Iran - Central Iran (PDF Chapter)
Central Iran, encompassing the magnificent cities of Esfahan, Yazd and Shiraz, is the cultur-al tour-de-force of Iran. Wedged between the Zagros Mountains to the west and the Dasht-e Kavir to the east, it offers the quintessential Persian experience.
- watch a master at work in Esfahan, the cultured capital of handicrafts
- decipher the calligraphy of the magnificent Masjed-e Jameh (Jameh Mosque) in Yazd
- scoop up the coloured light of a morning visit to the Masjed-e Nasir-al-Molk (Pink Mosque) in Shiraz
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Qom, Kashan & Around, Esfahan, Zagros Mountains, Dasht-e Kavir, Yazd & Around, Shiraz, Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam & Naqsh-e Rajab, Pasarga-dae, Bavanat, Firuz Abad, Kazerun & Bishapur.
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