Saturday, April 09, 2011

Eram Garden, Shiraz - Iran

Eram Garden (New Persian:Bagh-e Eram) is a historic Persian garden in Shiraz, Iran. Eram is the Persianized version of the Arabic word "Eram" meaning heaven in the Muslim's book of Koran. Eram Garden therefore is so called for its beauties and aesthetic attractions resembling "heaven." This garden is located on the northern shore of the Kushk river in the Fars province. Both pavilion and the garden are built during the middle of nineteenth cenutry by the Ilkhanate or a paramount chief of the Qashqai tribes of Pars.