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Monday, 21 January 2013 13:38

Fin Garden: Where history overtakes nature

Fin Garden is located in southwest Kashan, Isfahan province. Its reputation is due to a historic event that happened there.
Sunday, 20 January 2013 13:41

Bronze Age engravings in Jajarm

The engraved stones of Jorbat Village, located in the eastern part of Jajarm city, play a very significant role in the tourism sector of North Khorasan province.
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 14:37

Turquoise: An auspicious gemstone

The charming shades of turquoise have delighted humans for centuries.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 09:35

Isfahan: An amazing city

Isfahan is Located about 340 km south of Tehran (the capital of Iran), and it is Iran’s third largest city after Tehran and Mashhad.
Abu Jafar Tousi, better known as Khajeh Nassireddin Tousi, was born in Tous, Khorasan province of Iran in 1201 AD and died in 1274 AD in Kazemain ( Iraq).
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 13:08

Iranian Churches

With the start of Gregorian New Year, many Christian visitors travel to Isfahan, Tehran, Kermanshah and Shiraz where Iranian churches are located.
Friday, 04 January 2013 07:52

Persian turquoise, jewel of the Orient

For at least 2,000 years, the region once known as Persia, has remained the most important source of turquoise. Its sky-blue turquoise has always been a magnet for beauty seekers …
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 14:21

Globalization Of Iranian heritages

The registration of cultural heritage (tangible and intangible), natural heritage as well as digital heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization serve as capacity-building tools.
Sunday, 30 December 2012 12:47

Scholars to hold seminar on Rumi in Tehran

A brief history of the Persian mystic and poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273) will be discussed during a seminar at the Book City Institute on Tuesday.
Saturday, 29 December 2012 12:21

Kermanshah: Land of history & culture

Kermanshah province is known for its historical and cultural richness. It is also the land of eternal lovers: Shirin and Farhad.
Statues of 17 Islamic figures were unveiled at Tehran’s Eshraq Cultural Center on Thursday.
Saturday, 22 December 2012 14:31

Jewelry, makeup in ancient Persia

Archeological findings in Iran show that women and men applied makeup and arrayed themselves with ornaments approximately 10,000 years ago, a trend inspired by religious convictions rather than mere beautification …
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 11:45

Ancient City of Dwarfs

Remember Lilliput, the fictional island nation that appears in the first part of the 1726 novel Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, in which dwarfs lived?
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:29

Apadana Palace reopens

Apadana Palace has been reopened to visitors, said the executive director of Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis) Complex.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:23

Khanat Caravansary: Historical heart of Tehran

Khanat Caravansary in Amin-ol-Sultan Square embodies the historical heart of Tehran.
The hubbub surrounding Imam Khomeini and Hassanabad squares in Tehran is so overwhelming that one seldom notices a unique museum on Sheikh Hadi Street. Moqadam Museum is located in the …
Sunday, 16 December 2012 14:08

Iran through others’ eyes

Since ancient times, foreigners have shown avid interest in the life and customs of Iranians. The mysteries of Iranian plateau attracted many researchers and swashbucklers from other lands, especially the …
Friday, 14 December 2012 09:50

Iranian translator Jahanshahi dies at 66

Veteran Iranian writer, translator and theater critic Jahed Jahanshahi has passed away at the age of 66, in the capital city of Tehran.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 11:58

Iranian Gardens: Heavenly and Unique

For the ancient Iranians, the symbol of eternal life was a tree with a stream at its roots.
Archeologists announced that they have recently found a large number of ancient objects in the Persian Gulf island of Abu Musa, which prove that Iranians have been living on the …