This morning, your adventure starts by:
- Narenjestan-e Qavam
- Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque)
- Vakil Complex (Bazaar, Mosque and Bathhouse)
In the late evening, you will go to Hafez Tomb, the beloved poet of 14th century, to participate in Yalda Festival in which the poems of Hafez are presented as traditional songs or reciting. Then, you will go to a traditional house to experience the Iranian rituals with locals while staying until midnight.
Yalda night or “Shabe Cheleh” is one of the most ancient Persian festivals. It is considered as the longest night of the year at the arrival of winter. The festival dates back to 8000 years ago, before the Zoroastrian religious. It is symbolizing the light, goodness and strength on earth. In Shiraz, people gather in Hafez Mausoleum and have cheerful time of pleasure by reading Hafez and Molana poetry books.