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Take a trip to Pars land

Tehran Airport
Domestic flights
Maharlo lake(near to Shiraz)
Shiraz Airport
Pars INT Hotel
Arg e karimkhani
Arg (citadel) of Karim Khan
Pars museum
Bank melli
This province is located in south of Iran and is counted as one of the most famous provinces. This vast land is of the oldest civilization centers and was the capital for Iranian Kings for centuries.
Two great Pre-Islamic kings, Cyrus the Great and Ardeshir-e-Babakan were from this land . Cyrus the Great was founder of Achaemeind dynasty (kings of this dynasty reigned over Iran for 219 yeas) and were overthrown by Alexander the Great and Seleucids I and his son (311 B.C.), tried to bring the Greek civilization to Iran and constructed cities in Fars (Pars).
At the same time local Iranian government came to power in the central part of Pars in Estakhr area. Although Fars was a part of Seleucids Empire , till Antiochus IV period , but soon after his death (164 B.C.) it began to separate. Parthians conquered the central part of Seleucids government and in this way Pars became independent.
Splendid and important monuments are remained from different dynasties in this province , such as: Takht-e-Jamshid (persepolis) , Pasargad , Naqsh-e-Rostam, Kaabe Zardusht , Sarvestan Palace Shapur Cave , Shapur City (Bishapur) ,Band -e-Ami (Dam), Vakil Bazar and Ark-e-Vakil Mosque.
Fars Province with an area of 126, 489 sq. Kms., is counted as one of the well-Known and important provinces in Iran for industry , agriculture and handicrafts (especially inlaying ) and has over 250 industrial sites.
This province has three different climates:
1-North and north west: is mountainous , so is cold , it rains and snows in winter and is moderate in summer.
2-South and south east: is moderate in winter and hot in summer.
3-Central part: is moderate and it rains in winter and is hot in summer .This province with a population of 3,767,983 in 1992, is the sixth most populous province in Iran.

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