Shiraz is attractive and charming with a vibe that balances old-world Achaemenid history with urban grit and cosmopolitanism. From the architecture to the cuisine, discover what gives Shiraz its unique character. Shiraz is one of the most popular destinations to visit in Iran. There are still crowded tourist hotspots, but most of the city still feels truly Iranian. You can roam the streets in peace and pretend that you live there. This pond in Shiraz is a tranquil place of quite beauty, that you can enjoy watching the flight of birds over water.