Fars province is known as cradle of Iran culture and civilization, due to be unique historical and cultural background. The province recorded around 3000 monuments on the national Heritage list, and ranks first in the country in terms of having cultural and historical monuments. The existence of four UNESCO world heritage sites such as: Pasargad, Persepolice, Pasargad Persian Garden (date back to Achaemenid era), Eram Garden, as well as historical cities of Anshan and Malian (Date back to Elimate era), historical cities of Istakhr, Bishapour, Goor, Sarmashhad, Darabgerd, and more than 30 Sassanid bas- relief indicates the importance of the Fars province.
The existence of two prominent poets by the name of Hafez and Saadi, having many beautiful mosques, holy shrines lead to Fars special position among other provinces that is why Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province regarded as third religious city in Islamic Republic of Iran as well as cultural capital of the country.
Having very many unique natural places in which most of them are regarded as top tourism spot; introduce Fars Province as one of the most important investment opportunities for domestic and international investors.
In addition to all above information, having different kinds of handicrafts field with presence of the best handicrafts artisans’ shows high potential of Fars Province in realm of handicrafts.
Inlaid work artisan of Fars Province introduce this art to all part of Iran and the rest of the world, moreover, authentic nomad’s art and hand-woven nomadic art cannot be found elsewhere in the world.
Fars Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts & Tourism organization has always tried to step forward to identify, protect and introduce historical, natural and religious attractions in order to accomplish its mission.
Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Naqshe Rostum (Necropolis)
Bishapour (Shapour’s City)
Karim Khan Citadel (Arg-e Karim Khan)
Eram Botanical Garden (UNESCO Word Heritage Site)
Zinat al- Molk House