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Masjed-e Vakil, Shiraz  
   

Masjed-e Vakil, Shiraz

The main mosque inside the bazaar has this forest of 48 columns which really lends itself to a picture.
Shiraz: The City, Not The Wine...

January 4th 2019
Just like the irony of there being no beef madras in Madras, there is no shiraz to be found in Shiraz. A place that once produced some of the finest wine in the world, Iran's 300 pre-revolution wineries have now been reduced to zero. We are in the Islamic Republic after all and as such, there is not a drop of alcohol to ... read more
Middle East » Iran » South » Shiraz

Iranian Flag Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile. Conservative clerical forces established a theocratic system of government with ultimate political author... ... read more
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