UNESCO / Eram Garden, Persian Gardens
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When the name of Shiraz comes, it reminds us the magnificent scent of bitter orange which creates the unmatched scenery. You can spend hours and hours to walk down the streets and to sweeten your moments with the delightful taste of Faloodeh or you can listen to the poems of Hafiz or Saadi to learn the lessons of life. All of these frame an unforgettable memory which resides as the long-lasting memoir at the corner of your heart. One of these memories is the gardens of Shiraz, which are adorned with Iranian architecture and pleasant and blissful atmosphere. These gardens like a generous host open their door to everybody. Today we are going to one of these gardens which dazzles everybody with its marvelous attractions and it is among nine Iranian gardens which is registered in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Pack your bags and come with us to Shiraz to step into Eram garden….
Get Familiar with Eram Garden
At the northwest corner of Shiraz, a garden is absorbing the attention which has gone through the ups and downs of fortune and now is fascinating everybody with its beauty and furnishing their moment with new color. Its name is Eram Garden which is located near the north mountains (Baba Kuhi) of Shiraz and close to its south side is Khoshk River which runs from east to west.
Eram garden is one of most beautiful gardens of Iran which attracts many national and international tourists with its towering trees and rose flowers.
Have pleasure in Eram Garden
Eram garden offers you a unique combination of history and nature; a combination which creates a heavenly atmosphere and charms everybody. Walking through the garden, every second you see unique perspective which entertains you. So, do not count on a short visit, keep going and watch every part of the garden.
Architecture of Eram Garden
Eram garden is in the shape of square and very vast whose entrances are located in the bigger side which is extended toward north and its smaller side is extended toward west ….
Eram garden has changed over time, and its area has decreased or increased very much, but today it’s area is 11,380 square meters.
The direction of the garden’s slope extends from west to east. Since the slope is too steep, architectures have made some stairs on key and side pathways. These elevation differences have increased the beauty of garden and offers the special appearance.
Garden of plants /Eram Garden hosts the tallest Cypress of Shiraz
Eram garden has high plant diversity and contains different plants from all over the world. This feature makes the garden as a flower show having various kind of ornamental flowers. Shiraz University has employed the garden as a center of research development for plant science.
National and International Registration of Eram Garden
Because of its unique features, Eram garden has been registered on Iran National Heritage list on November 5th, 2015 with registration number of 1013.
Eram garden is among nine Persian gardens that has been registered on UNESCO World Heritage list on June 27th, 2012 with registration number of 1372 by the 35th summit of UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Following criterion have been considered for its registration:
_ Manifestation of human creativity and genius.
_ Symbol of human being values at the one specific historical era in terms of advancement in Architecture, Technology, Urban Planning, and Landscape Design.
_ Evidence of lived or wiped out cultural tradition or civilization