SHIRAZ - PERSEPOLIS - NAQSH - SHIRAZ (130 km)
Breakfast. Departure towards Persepolis. Ancient capital of ancient Persia and archaeological site, visiting the ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis is certainly one of the highlights of your trip to Iran. Persepolis is the most valuable heritage of the Achaemenid Empire. You will see the staircases and terraces where the immortal guardians and countless tributaries are presented, as well as the palaces, the Apadana (the audience hall), the hall of one hundred columns and other monuments. Not far from Perspolis, there are the royal tombs of Achaemenid kings, Darius I and his three successors, in Naqsh-e Rostam cliffs. Return to Shiraz for lunch. Visit Nasir Al Molk Mosque, this mosque was built on the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Kadjar dynasty, from 1876 to 1888. The mosque contains several stained glass windows on its facade and displays several traditional elements. Then visit the Bazar e Vakil dating from the eighteenth century. Dinner and over stay at the hotel.