Bandar-e Bushehr is the capital city of Bushehr province that is located on the border of the Persian Gulf and it has a warm and humid climate. The city leads to the Persian Gulf from the North, West, and South.
Bushehr has been labeled as the Iranian capital of energy due to its rich oil and gas reserves. The city has a lot of historical attractions as well as so warmhearted people who speak Bandari accent that make your trip wonderful.
Day One in Bushehr
Bushehr has many attractive places that you can go visit. Today you will go to visit, Malek edifice that is 100-year-old and was built by French architects. After that visit Zohoor-e Masih church and Rishar, an ancient city that is related to the 3rd millennium BC. Then the Persian Gulf seafaring museum where the first battlecruiser of Iran is in. After lunch and some hour rest, you will go to visit Rais Ali Delvari museum that was the house of a Bushehr's hero who fought against England and Portugal
Day Two in Bushehr
Today after eating your breakfast you will drive toward Ancient Siraf City to visit Siraf wind towers, burial graves, and caves, Ilkhanid mosque, Zoroastrian wells, fire temple, Jame mosque, Siraf museum, Nasoori castle.
Where to stay in Bushehr?
There are a lot of hotels in Bushehr, but they are not luxurious. Delvar hotel in Rais Ali Delvari Boulevard and Pasargad hotel in Imam Street are good three-star hotels of Bushehr. If you prefer to stay at less expensive hotels, Aseman hotel 1 in west Hafez Street, Aseman hotel 2 in Safavi Street, Siraf hotel in Imam Khomeini Street, and Saheli hotel in Saheli Street can be good choices for you.
What to eat? Where to eat?
Seafood is the best choice in Bushehr because you cannot find the delicious fishes of Bushehr like Narrow-Barred Spanish mackerel, tiger tooth croaker, and silver pomfret, that are cooked by skilled cooks anywhere else. Since Bushehr in near the sea and fishing is common there, seafood is considered as the main traditional food of the city. Ghalieh Mahi, Fried fish, Mahiye Shekampor, Tah Andaz (Bottom cooked fish), and Khoresh-e Gheimeh are the famous foods of the city that you can try them in Midaf restaurant, Qavam and Jafreh Alibash Hookah Bar. Gargoor, Khadem, and Ostureh are other good restaurants of Bushehr. For those who interested in eating fast food, Rafael and Pedare Khoob restaurants are the best choices. And if you like to eat foreign foods, we recommend you to go to Gano Italian restaurant in Bushehr
What do we buy from Bushehr?
Souvenirs of a city represent the culture of the city. Handicrafts like Kilim and Gabbeh are the most popular souvenirs of Bushehr. Abaye Shotori, Gargoor (fish trap), wickerwork, Felt, Fishing net, Tonireh, Dolche, Pottery, and Ceramic are other handicrafts of the city. South fishes, Date Palm, Masqati, Tahini (Ardeh), Rashi Halva, Sangak Halva, Kharak, and Ranginak are the delicious souvenirs of Bushehr that you can buy them from Bazaars of the city especially Bushehr's old Bazaar. Zeytoon shopping centers in Motahari Street, Mellat, and Azadegan malls in Shohada Street are also good places in the city for shopping.