Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), Tabriz

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#4 of 11 in Historic Sites in Tabriz
Feel the presence of greatness at Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), the final resting place of notable Eastern poets throughout history. Situated in the middle of a large garden, the cemetery represents a quiet and peaceful place free from the noise of the surrounding city. The first tombs have been here for almost a millennium, but the mausoleum itself was built in the 1970s by a former secretary of arts and culture. Take a walk through the site and reflect on the mesmerizing architecture, characterized by grand arches, rose windows, and engraved poems. Among the poets buried here lie Asadi Tusi and Aziz Dowlatabadi. Add Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara) to your Tabriz travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tabriz route planning website .
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  • Actually it gives a good idea about Azeri Turkish poetry. Interior is beautiful. However the exterior is closed due to renovations. It was a pity not to be able to photograph the exterior as we...  more »
  • Maqbarat ol Shoara (The tomb of the poets) is one of the historic cemeteries in Tabriz, located in the Sorkhab neighborhood. More than 400 poets, mystics of Iran and the countries of the region have.....  more »
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