About Delgosha Garden
Delgosha Garden is a Persian garden located in the northeast of Shiraz on the south of Ab Khan Gorge on the hillside and it belongs to Sasanid, Safavid and Qajar periods. Delgosha Garden has been fully verdurous during Teymoor Goorkani Period and it has been said that Teymoor has built a similar garden with the similar name in Samarkand after visiting Delgosha Garden. It has also been very famous during Safavid Period so that in writings and paintings remained from European globetrotters of that time, this garden has been mentioned a lot. The water streaming from Cheshmeh Ghanat in tomb of Sa'di, passes flows across this garden. Bitter orange and some orange trees cover all over Delgosha Garden. These trees blossom in early April to early May and white and beautiful blossoms of these trees spread a pleasing fragrance in the air. Some mansions belonging to Qajar Period are seen in this garden that are built according to the architecture of Bishapur palaces in Sasanid Period and contain a hall with four alcoves. One of these mansions is a three-story building and a porch with two pillars. It has mirror art work along with oil paintings and cielings made of wood and plaster work adorned with flowers and plants and two entrances on both sides of the mansion and a porch in the middle story. Around this porch, some poems of Shoorideh are carved on plaster in Nasta'ligh and there is a large stone pool in front of the mansion. The porch and courtyard of this mansion indicate the magnificent era of this garden. It is worth saying that the first pergola in Iran has been built in this garden. Delgosha Garden has been registered as a national monument of Iran.