Tomb of Hafez (Shiraz, Iran) Reviews
Description:The resting place of Iran's most famous poet in Shiraz.
Newest Review: ... is known to recite the Koran from memory' so you might expect his poems to be of a religious bent but that's not the whole story. He does have religious poems indeed, but the ones that draw the crowds are the poems that speak of love, romance, passion, visits to taverns to get sozzled on wine and ones that point the finger at hypocrites. You can see how the latter might come in handy in ... more
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by - written on 14/10/11 (Very useful, 70 readings)
~World Famous in all of Iran~ If I asked you to name some famous Iranian poets I think you could be forgiven for giving me a blank look and changing the subject very quickly. Unless you have some specialist knowledge in that area or have visited the city of Shiraz, famed for centuries as a city of poets, why would you know? Personally I struggle with the words 'famous' and 'poet' in the same sentence due to my general ignorance of anything that wasn't on my school's English literature syllabus. However, in the pantheon of great Persian poets, the city of Shiraz can offer you the tombs of two of the greatest - Hafez and Sa'adi - both popular not only in their ... Read the complete review