Shiraz, located on the southern part of Iran, is the capital of Fars Province and has 1.7 million inhabitants. The city is the third most visited city of Iran and is considered as the economic hub of southern Iran. With more than 25 malls and 10 bazars, Shiraz is known as a perfect place for shopping, both in Iran and the Middle East. Shiraz has over 170 hotels and apartment hotels.
Currency & Exchange rate
The official currency unit is Rial. 1 Euro= 44.620 Rials. (Subject to alteration, exchange rate: 22.01.2018)
Major currencies can be exchanged at the hotel’s cashier desk, currency exchange and most bank branches.
No credit cards are accepted.
Please note that you will need a visa for your trip to Iran. You will receive further information about the visa proceeding:
at a local embassy of Iran or the responsible Iran consulate in your home country
from any travel agency with Iran-experience of your trust
Important: Messe Düsseldorf GmbH is not entitled to give invitations for visa processing or any support for obtaining a visa.
The local time in the Islamic Republic of Iran is: CET/MEZ +2.30 hour.
220 volts AC/50 Hz
Iran has a hot, dry climate characterized by long, hot, dry summers and short, cool winters.
January: 5°C - 10°C
August: 20°C - 30°C or more
Lightweight clothing for the summer, with a sweater for cooler evenings, especially in the inland areas. Waterproof mediumwear is recommended for the winter, and warmer clothing for the mountainous areas of northern Iran.
Please note: Islamic Wearing for women is obligatory. (long dress, scarf etc.)
Fars International Permanent Fairground
Fars International Permanent Fairground is situated in Shiraz and covers an area of 760,000 sqm. It has hosted more than 600 international and professional exhibitions in many different fields such as building industry, medical and health care, agriculture, oil and gas equipment, electronics & computer, gold & jewelry, etc. which have been visited by experts and professionals.
17,000 sqm stand area (indoor)
3,000 sqm stand area (outdoor)
18,000 sqm parking for exhibitors & visitors
Facilities (praying place, WC services, coffee shop, fast food)