Tomb of Hafez
Archaeology » Archaeological Monuments » Tomb of Hafez
Tomb of Hafez - Iran
Tomb of Hafez is located in Shiraz, Iran.
Tomb of Hafez monument was established on 1935.
Primary threats to Tomb of Hafez :

In the memory of Hafez,a prominent court poet; a small, dome-like structure was erected in Shiraz near his grave at Golgast-e Mosalla in 1452 at the order of Babur Ibn-Baysunkur, a Timurid governor

Historical facts of Tomb of Hafez :

  • The tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall, the Hafezieh, are two memorial structures erected in the northern edge of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the celebrated Persian poet Hafez.

  • The open pavilion structures are situated in the Musalla Gardens on the north bank of a seasonal river and house the marble tomb of Hafez.

  • The present buildings, built in 1935 and designed by the French architect and archaeologist Andre Godard, are at the site of previous structures, the most well-known of which was built in 1773.

  • The tomb, its gardens, and the surrounding memorials to other great figures are a focus of tourism in Shiraz.