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Taste Shiraz Gastronomy in a Culinary Walk Tour

Taste Shiraz Gastronomy in a Culinary Walk Tour

Shiraz food culinary walk tour | Shiraz is to be the capital of Gastronomy in whole country

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There are a few places in Iran that embody the delicacy and sophistication of Persian culture as well as Shiraz. And what better way to discover a land's rich culture than food? Shiraz is to be the capital of Gastronomy in the whole country.  Walk into the colourful alleys of the ancient bazaar in search of local ingredients, navigate your way between the fragrances of spices and orange blossom, and savour some of the most incredible saffron ice cream to discover the real taste of Shiraz!

What you experience
  • Discovering Shiraz through the lens of food and cookery with a local guide

  • Tasting the traditional Shirazi Faloodeh and some of the best saffron ice creams

  • Getting familiar with Persian food and the use of local ingredients

  • Enjoying bites and pecks of various Iranian sweets, drinks and delights

  • Perceiving a traditional Iranian meal in a local restaurant

  • Visiting undisclosed landmarks and ancient neighborhoods

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  • Meals: Special Breakfast, Shirazi Lunch, and samples
  • Other services: English guided walk, samples of food and side dishes
  • Not included: Transportation, entrance fees, service of a translator for any other language than English, additional meals and drinks other than the samples and those included in the breakfast and the lunch
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water bottle

You're a food lover and a curious visitor? Then combine the discovery of the old city of Shiraz with a culinary walk that will let you know everything about Persian cookery. Have a Taste of Shiraz with this half a day walk to meet with vendors in their tiny antique shops.

Observe the daily life of the market, smell the aromas of spices in the air, and learn how Iranians use them daily in their traditional cuisines. Hear merchants advertising out loud for their fresh products, and discover the usage of a large range of local vegetables as a visitor. Then cross the threshold of nuts and pickles shops, a real feast for the eyes as much as the palate.

Shiraz colorful Bazaar
Colourful kept secrets of Shiraz are to reveal themselves for you, Nadia Badiee | TasteIran

Taste the best Shirazi foods

Be ready for endless tasting all along the way, as Shirazi cuisine has lots of delicacies to share. Don't miss trying the famous and incomparable Faloodeh, a sorbet of frozen noodles soaked with rose water. Save some room for the rest: the incredible taste of saffron ice cream, as well as many other side dishes and traditional herbal drinks. You can also seize this opportunity to shop authentic souvenirs, along with locals.

Sangak Naan is a favorite type of bread in Iran
Traditional furnace and the smell of fresh "Naan" in the alleyways of the old town, Nadia Badiee | TasteIran 

Soon enough, you'll pierce the secrets of Iranian food and its central ingredients of the routine. Meanwhile, you can admire several historical places and hidden treasures of Shiraz's old neighbourhoods to fully appreciate the culture and history of the city. Eventually, perk yourself up by seating in a beautiful traditional restaurant to enjoy a delightful Iranian meal.

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