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Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:51

Iranian architects to design Shams mausoleum

Iranian architects and designers have been invited to design the mausoleum of Muslim mystic Shams Tabrizi in Khoy, West Azarbaijan province.
Sunday, 12 February 2012 12:12

Blue Mosque of Tabriz

The Blue Mosque (Masjed-e Kaboud), also known as Masjed-e Mozaffariya, was built during the rule of the Qara Qoyunlu Dynasty (1351-1469) and completed in 1465.
The Masjid-i Jami of Fahraj is the congregational mosque of the town of Fahraj, thirty kilometers east of the city of Yazd.
Thursday, 12 January 2012 18:51

Signs of Central Asian ties in Bronze Age

Archeological signs found in Bojnourd, North Khorasan province, indicate the existence of cultural ties between Iran and Central Asian countries in the Bronze Age.
Isfahan is well known for 11 historical bridges that manifest the archeological styles evolving during the Safavid era.
Isfahan is well known for 11 historical bridges that manifest the archeological styles evolving during the Safavid era.
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 12:34

New historical findings on Kish Island

Archeological excavations, recently launched in the historical city of Harireh on Kish Island, have revealed new historical findings.
Sunday, 25 December 2011 12:29

Expanding cultural ties with Japan, Georgia

Japanese archeologists will join their Iranian counterparts in studying the artifacts and historical sites dating back to Assyrian rule.
Saturday, 24 December 2011 12:06

UNESCO favors Qanat registration

Iran’s qanat (ancient underground canal) should be registered on the World Cultural Heritage List, calling on officials concerned to facilitate the same.
Saturday, 17 December 2011 12:09

Int’l archeology confab planned

An international conference on archeology will be held in Iran in the near future.
Saturday, 17 December 2011 12:08

Aali Qapu: Wonderful Palace

Aali Qapu is a wonderful Safavid palace in Isfahan, Iran.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 03:24

Gonbad Kavoos, world’s tallest pure-brick tower

The historic tower of Gonbad Kavoos is an enormous decagon building with a conic roof located in a city by the same name in Golestan Province, northeast of Iran.
A structure, which is part of the Elamite ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil in Khuzestan Province, has become seriously dilapidated by neglect.
Sunday, 06 November 2011 13:24

Achaemenid Archeology: Patterns of discovery

While outside Iran, the Bible, Histories of Herodotus and a host of other early sources served to preserve a knowledge of the conquests of Cyrus the Great and Darius the …
The historical schools of Isfahan province, which used to operate as religious schools, still have preserved their past identity, said director general of Isfahan’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.
Saturday, 29 October 2011 09:34

Kaka Reza Bridge under renovation

Kaka Reza Bridge will open for tourists after its renovation is complete.
Monday, 29 August 2011 09:47

Southern Iran yields Islamic earthenware

Iranian archaeologists have unearthed pieces of Islamic earthenware in Fars Province, which bear patterns similar to those found on pre-historic pottery.
Saturday, 20 August 2011 10:50

Choghazanbil: Elamite Excellence

Choghazanbil, an ancient Elamite complex in Khuzestan province, is one of the few existent ziggurats outside Mesopotamia.
Thursday, 18 August 2011 12:51

Sheikh Zahed Gilani Tomb

Sheikh Zahed Gilani Tomb, which dates back to the Safavid era, requires urgent restoration.
Monday, 15 August 2011 10:08

Shiraz’s Khan School under renovation

Renovating Shiraz’s Khan Theological School is underway at a cost of over 2,500 million rials (about $250,000), said the deputy head of Fars Cultural Heritage Department, Abdolreza Nassiri.