Afif abad garden ShirazReviewed by mohsen panahi on Oct 6Rating: 4.5Afif abad garden in ShirazThis garden is one of the oldest gardens in Shiraz belonging to safavid empire. (around 700 years ago ) .
Afif Abad Garden
This garden is one of the oldest gardens in Shiraz belonging to safavid empire. (around 700 years ago ) & was used as a promenade . In that time there was a castle inside but during the time it has been destroyed . Afif Abad Garden then rebuilt in the Zand Era & the new building constructed in this period. Afif Abad is also called Golshan Garden in an area of 127000 m2 contains a royal palace, a museum of ancient armaments and a Persian type garden. It was registered as No. 913 on the National Heritage List. The main buolding has two floors with nearly 30 rooms. Two carved marble fireplaces are in the north and south of the hall. The lower floor is now a military museum . This floor leads to the second floor through three stairs.The second floor has a long corridor with rooms along both sides. It has a wooden ceiling decorated with images of flowers, plants, hunting preserves and festivity. Ebrat Museum (Edification Museum) is located on this floor.
Tehran And Shiraz are the two cities where you can find most of the persian type gardens . in this site we try to show you as much as of these attractions . just like many of the attractions in Shiraz , this place is also flourished & renovated in Zand Era which they announced Shiraz as their capital & wanted this city to be the cultural & commercial center in Persia . Afif Abad Garden name is from its last owner Ms.Afifeh. this nice place is located in the center of shiraz & we recommend you to visit it to take some memorable pictures there .
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