Shiraz is a city in the south of Iran, famous for its literary heritage and numerous gardens. Among the attractions of Shiraz stands the marble mausoleum of the famous poet Hafiz surrounded by a garden. In the eastern part of the city is the mausoleum of the writer Saadi, built in the XIII century and famous for its mosaic and underground pool. In the vicinity of the city are the ruins of Persepolis VI century BC. e. This is the former capital of the northeastern region, where impressive gates, columns and friezes have been preserved to this day. The population of Shiraz is 1,500,000 people.