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Shiraz - Paradise on Earth, Persian Gardens and Mansions

Paradise on Earth, Persian Gardens and Mansions

(155 reviews)
Old city of Shiraz, Iran, Shiraz, Iran
60 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Persian Gardens have always been famous and impressive. An artistic combination of natural elements such as water and flowers with architecture. a great taste of art to bring all beauties together in one place. Although surrounded by high walls, the Garden and Mansion inside, bring you a positive atmosphere. Let's take a visit to one of these paradises in Shiraz. Take a walk to an old house built in 18th century, enter the rooms, walk through the Garden. Naranjestan Garden is now open as a museum and in 20th century was used as an Institute, called Asia Institute directed by Prof. Arthur Upham Pope, american orientalist and archaeologist. .


Meet your local guide

Farzaneh

With a B.A in English translation from university, Farzaneh trained and became a certified tour guide 18 years ago. Through this, she has traveled through most parts of Iran. She is particularly interested in history and archaeology, which she has also studied. She loves meeting new people and sharing the beauties of her country. She also enjoys having fun with photography.

Farzaneh has been guiding since Mar 2003


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Shiraz with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Shiraz. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Madeleine B.

18 March 2021

Very enjoyable tour, highlighting a beautiful garden and stunning works of art.

Pat L.

18 March 2021

Wow what a building Farzaneh showed us - can't wait for more.

R W.

18 March 2021

Very good. Lovely to see round the house again and good to have the detail pointed out and explained.

Loni 🎀(Virginia) ..

17 March 2021

Another 5-star virtual tour! Thank you for always leaving your guest with awe-struck fascination—beautiful sites and history.

jean H.

17 March 2021

So wanted us to see and tell us about so much in the grand mansion and garden we saw. So much to 'wow'. We had insight into the lives lived there among so many superb decorations on walls ceilings, doors and windows etc. Farzeneh brought it all to life with her enthusiasm and knowledge.


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