Tomb of Khawju Kermani
Khwaju Kermani (1280–1352) was a famous Persian poet and Sufi mystic who has been laid to rest north of Shiraz. Khwaju was said to have traveled extensively in his youth to meet scholars of other lands. His mausoleum, which is located by the famous Quran Gate, is still visited by admirers of his work today. The tomb of the poet is encased in a protective glass to shield it from the elements.