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Thursday, 12 July 2012 15:35

Archeologists find Persepolis canal exits

Archeologists have discovered the water canal exits of Persepolis in the south wing of the Achaemenid complex in the Iranian province of Fars.
Saturday, 07 July 2012 10:37

Vank Cathedral

Following the Ottoman war of 1603-5, Armenians began to arrive in Iran in search of a new life under the Safavid king, Shah Abbas I.
Iranian archeologists have started their studies on Iron Age skeletal remains found in Khorram Abad archeological site in the city of Meshkin Shahr.
Many places of worship worldwide are fascinating in terms of design and architecture. Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, situated to the west of Vakil Bazaar, is one such holy site.
Friday, 08 June 2012 13:30

Arg-e Bam: Unique ancient citadel

Arg-e Bam was the largest adobe building in the world, before it was devastated in the 2003 earthquake.
A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered 20 meters of a canal of the sewage system of Persepolis in southern Iran.
Archeologists have unearthed remains of an Achaemenid residential area during excavations on an ancient mound in Iran’s North Khorasan Province.
Chehel-Sotoun is one of the numerous monuments of the Safavid era, which reflects the rich Iranian architecture.
Archeologists have unearthed remains of the oldest Islamic palace ever found in Iran during excavations in the ancient city of Estakhr in Fars Province.
Arg-e Karim Khan or the citadel was the residential and ruling headquarters of Karim Khan.
Goharshad is one of the most famous mosques of Iran located in Khorasan Razavi province.
A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently returned to an area within the town of Nahavand, western Iran, to search for traces of the Laodicea Temple.
Archaeological teams from Italy and Japan are scheduled to travel to Iran separately in order to conduct a series of studies on several ancient sites in Fars Province. 
Managing director of Zanjan CHTO says the fifth season of archeological excavation will be conducted in October.
Friday, 30 March 2012 14:00

Mahan time-honored blue dome

Thirty five kilometers south of the city of Kerman, in the small town of Mahan, stands the beautiful pilgrimage shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Nur-ed-Din Nematollah Vali.
Goharshad Mosque, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture Goharshad Mosque is a remarkable Islamic structure due to its age, architectural characteristics and rich tile decorations.
Sunday, 11 March 2012 09:29

Charming castles and citadels

Iran boasts of many attractive castles and citadels, although a number of monuments have been ruined due to a number of reasons.
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 09:55

Ancient high buildings

The idea of high buildings can be traced back to centuries when monarchs built fortresses on hilltops, from where they could keep the surrounding areas under surveillance and better defend …
Thursday, 23 February 2012 13:41

Archeology organization planned

Iran Archeology Organization will be established in the near future to arrange activities related to science across the country.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 10:19

The 9th century Friday mosque of Qazvin

The Friday mosque of Qazvin is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. Originally built on the site of a Sassanid fire temple, it was subsequently developed and expanded over …