Eram Garden in Shiraz
Visiting the historic Eram Garden is one of the top things to do in Shiraz. In the center of the garden, there is an old pavilion, and it is one of the best examples of Persian Gardens. Eram garden was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 -the symbol of Persian gardens-and found worldwide fame. Fortunately, at present, it attracts visitors from all walks of life, not only for its historical identity but also for its beauty and as a botanical research center.
Additionally, the garden bears a favorable environment for over 45 plant species and many cultivars to be grown identified and labeled accordingly. It has a vast area allocated to fruit trees including pomegranates, sour oranges, persimmons, olives, and walnuts. In the rock garden part, a wide range of beautiful sub-tropical plants are on display. The beautiful 200-year-old towering cypress trees are globally known as (Sarv-e- Naz) attract visitors from around the world to the garden.
The building within the garden is regarded as a masterpiece of Qajar era with respect to its architecture, painting, tiling, chiseling, lithography, and tori. The columns of the building are covered by monolithic Gandomak slabs of more than two meters high on which poems by famous Iranian literary figures Hafez, Saadi, and Shourideh Shirazi are carved.
All in all, the panoramic views of the garden, the aroma of flowers, the splendid view of old cypress trees and the grandeur of ancient building enchants visitors from all over the world and these are some of the reasons this unique garden has become one of the most visited attractions of Shiraz and it is included in the itineraries of almost all travel packages of Iran tours. So enjoy your visit to one of the most splendid and nicest Persian gardens on Earth.
+98 71 3227 2538
Visiting time from 8:00 A.M. to 19:30 P.M.
Entrance fee: About 2 US$
Address:Fars Province, city of Shiraz, Eram Square, Eram Street, Eram Botanical Garden
Eram Garden is one of the most beautiful attractions of Iran and not only Shiraz. Its green and relaxing space can be attracting to any traveler. This beautiful Persian garden is located on Eram Street in Shiraz and many of the best restaurants and cafes of this city are also placed on this street. After a walk for less than 10 minutes, you can see the Azadi Park which is one of largest and most beautiful parks of Shiraz. On the other side, Eram Garden reaches the new part of Quran gate where the entrance gate and street of Shiraz are located and Tombstone of Khaju-ye Kermani who is one of the famous poets of Shiraz, is also placed here. This part of the city of Shiraz is another attraction of the city with its gorgeous lights at night.
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