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The shrine of Imam Ali ibn Mousa Al-Reza (AS) is by far the most important historical and religious building of Iran.
Monday, 08 August 2011 12:29

Hojib Caravansary: Under restoration

Restoration of Hojib Caravansary in Qazvin province is underway, said director of the provincial cultural heritage directorate, Asadollah Biranvand.
Thursday, 21 July 2011 12:11

Atiq Mosque under renovation

Atiq Mosque, which is one of the most ancient mosques of Iran, will be renovated.
Friday, 01 July 2011 09:42

Excavations to commence at Gohar Tepe

The ninth season of archeological excavation will start in Gohar Tepe ancient site on October, 2011; Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism News Agency reported.
Thursday, 30 June 2011 12:46

Saveh’s Red Mosque Registered

The Red Mosque of Saveh in Markazi province is registered on the National Heritage List.
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 11:46

Decius mosque goes under renovation

Iranian archeologists have started to renovate the old mosque of the ancient city of Decius, which has been unearthed in the central province of Kerman.
Several buildings violating the perimeter of Iran’s Qabus Tower have been removed in order to meet the conditions for registering the 1000-year-old monument on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Saturday, 25 June 2011 12:57

Houreh Bridge attractive still

The historical Houreh Bridge in Saman district of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has a traditional architectural style dating back to the Safavid era. But it remains unrecognized due to lack …
The late "Mohammad Karim Peernia", one of Iran's most prominent researchers and master architect, subdivided architectural styles in Iran into six categories.
Monday, 06 June 2011 12:29

The architecture of Azerbaijan area

When the first detachment of Aryans left the Aran Mountains for Iran, they reached Azerbaijan.
Thursday, 02 June 2011 11:08

Iranian-German team monitoring Bisotun

A team of Iranian and German experts has recently been assigned to monitor the ancient site of Bisotun during an 18-month project.
Historical buildings and Islamic architecture in Iran have motivated planners and builders of educational centers to design educational complexes based on the Iranian-Islamic mode of construction, according to Iran Daily.
Friday, 08 April 2011 06:17

Old Jiroft revived

Ancient architectural areas situated in Old Jiroft in Kerman province have been revived by Cultural Heritage Department of Jiroft.
Sunday, 03 April 2011 12:44

Vakil Mosque Zandieh Masterpiece

Vakil Mosque, situated in the west end of the famous Vakil Bazaar in the historical city of Iran, is considered one of the masterpieces of the Zandieh Era.
A part of the Ecbatana mound in Hamedan has been covered with stones to provide a passageway for tourists while the archaeological excavations are still underway at the ancient site.
Ganj-Ali Khan Bathhouse is among Iran’s well-known tourist attractions due to its historical precedence and architectural style.
Sunday, 20 February 2011 13:13

Shush Castle ceiling partially collapses

Part of the Shush Castle, a monument located near Susa in Shushtar in Khuzestan Province, has collapsed.
Sunday, 30 January 2011 10:52

Ashraf Mound to become site museum

The historical Ashraf Mound in Isfahan will be converted into the country’s largest site museum in the near future.
A recognizable Islamic architectural style emerged soon after Islamic rule spread in the Middle East, integrating Egyptian, Persian and Greek elements.
Sunday, 23 January 2011 12:42

Ancient kiln found in southern Iran

Iranian archeologists have found the remains of an ancient kiln in the country's southern Fars Province, which they say dates back to some 4,700 years ago.