Reasons To Visit Shiraz
Shiraz is celebrated as one of the richest centers of culture and history in Iran with its wealth of architectural and religious wonders, making it one of the top destinations to visit in Iran. One of the most famous attractions in the city is the majestic Tomb of Hafez, although there are many other lesser-known gems like the Narangestan Qavam house and the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. As well as its many heritage sites, you may want to do other things in the area such as going on a nomadic tour to experience the traditional way of life, while the city is also excellently equipped when it comes to modern shopping malls and quality restaurants.
Arriving In Shiraz
Shiraz International Airport is located around 7 km away from the city center of Shiraz and is made up of two passenger terminals, with international flights handled at Terminal 2. As well as this, a new international terminal is being constructed at the airport and is scheduled to open in 2020 – this will replace the current international terminal. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Shiraz, it is possible to fly directly out of Dubai or Sharjah. Those making the journey from Dubai to Shiraz can book flights with flydubai, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Airlines and Kish Air, while travelers based in Sharjah will be able to fly with Air Arabia.
At Shiraz International Airport you will find all of the essential amenities and facilities you would need, with a small selection of shops, cafés and eateries available to keep travelers happy. Once your flight has touched down at the airport, there are public transport services available if you are on a budget, but you may prefer the convenience of hopping in a taxi instead.
Shiraz Travel Information
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As a UAE national traveling to Iran, you will be able to get a visa upon arrival so you won’t need to apply for one before your journey. In Shiraz temperatures can get very hot during the summer with average highs of around 37 degrees from June until August, although over the winter temperatures soon drop and can get below freezing. Getting around Shiraz is quite easy as the city is served by a public transport network which consists of buses and a metro system, while there are also plenty of taxis available around the city.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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