Persian Gardens The art of gardening in this country return to Achaemenid Empire .Cyrus the great made the first garden with Persian concept and design. Persian gardens are not only about geometries and shapes; but also manifest different design elements, each representing a specific symbol and its significance among the society. The Gardens always divided into four sectors, with water playing an important role for both irrigation and ornamentation, the Persian garden was conceived to symbolize Eden and the four Zoroastrian elements of sky, earth, water and plants. Here, you get familiar with nine Persian Gardens registered in the UNESCO so far: 1.Ancient Garden of Pasargadae Cyrus the Great’s palace garden at Pasargadae c550 BC. The paths are conjuctural. Water channels define the space between two palaces. There are two small pavilions. This is the earliest known remnant of what became the classical Persian garden. 2. Eram Garden, Shiraz Eram Garden, the Garden of Paradise, was made in the nineteenth century and is typical of the period. It has some ‘typically Persian’ features and some western features. The garden is now managed by the botany department of Shiraz University. 3. Chehel Sutun Garden, Isfahan Built as a royal pavilion at the end of the sixteenth century and extended by Shah Abbas II. It has a pavilion with 20 columns and is known as the Forty Columns because a reflecting pool doubles their number. The pavilion stands in a garden of 6.75 ha. Which once had other pavilions and pools. It is well planted with plane trees. 4. Fin Garden, Kashan A garden was made near the village of Fin by Shah Abbas 1. Most of the present garden, which is in good condition, dates from the nineteenth century. Approx 1.5 ha is enclosed by a high curtain wall with circular towers. Water is supplied by a spring and a qanat. 5. Abbas Abad Garden, Behshahr Located in the southeast of Behshahr in the midst of the forest, Abbas Abad Garden include a lake with an area of about 10 hectares. Due to the fact that in past, Shah Abbas Safavid was responsible for constructions in this vicinity, thereby the name. Being easily accessible by vehicle, in addition to a resting area, ancient relics, sweet water and pleasant weather make this region a must place for tourists to visit. 6. Shazdeh Garden, Kerman This remarakable garden was made in the 1890s by the Governor of Kerman. It is a rectangular green oasis surrounded by brown desert. There are pavilions and a central canal. The residence for which it was built is now derelict. The design looks best in an aerial photograph. 7. Dolat Abad Garden, Yazd The garden was built for the governor with a private space for the family and another enclosure to receive guests. There is a summer pavilion, with a wind tower, and a winter pavilion with a southern exposure for warmth. 8. Pahlavan Pour Garden, Mehriz Pahlavanp Pour historical Garden is one of a kind and has been constructed based on the design of original Iranian gardens. The historical buildings in this garden have created an especial bond between the nature and art of architecture. This garden covers an area of roughly five hectares, and dates back to the Qajarid era. It is situated in the city of Mehriz in Yazd Province, central Iran. 9. Akbariyeh Garden, Birjand Akbariyeh Garden and mansion is a historical monument of Birjand, South Khorasan Province. The garden was built during Qajar Dynasty and has been registered in UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2011. In this tour, we will see gardens.Also we can organize all for you to see and enjoy it.

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