Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Distinguished Architecture in Northwestern Iran

The Blue Mosque is a famous historic mosque in Tabriz, northwest of Iran. The mosque was constructed in 1465 upon the order of Jahan Shah, the ruler of Kara Koyunlu.

18th Century Palace in Northeastern Iran

The Khorshid (sun) Palace in Kalat, near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran, was built at the order of Nader Shah Afshar, the founder of the Afsharid dynasty, in 1729 CE.

Marble Palace in Northern Iranian City of Ramsar[:es]Palacio Marmóreo de Ramsar, Irán

The Marble Palace in Ramsar is one of the historic buildings and royal residences located in Ramsar, a city on the coast of the Caspian Sea in Mazandaran province.[:es]El Palacio Real de la ciudad de Ramsar, en la provincia norteña de Mazandarán, consiste en uno de las obras magníficas de aequitectura iraní, pereteneciente a la época de Pahlaví.

Iranian Architecture Shines in Eastern Europe

Mehr Khaneh (House of the Sun), a project in Ukraine inspired by Iranian traditional architecture and the ancient culture and religion of Mithraism, has drawn foreign media attention in an international exhibition.

Tehran’s Tabiat Bridge Receives Aga Khan Architecture Award

Iran's largest pedestrian bridge is among the six winners of this year's $1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge, a pink rubberised...

Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture[:es]Edificios de Teherán, una arquitectura excepcional

From its iconic Azadi (freedom) tower, which has ridden out a revolution, an eight-year war and innumerable protest rallies, to the elegant museum of contemporary art or the city theatre, Tehran has long been home to a brand of wacky, yet distinctively Iranian, contemporary buildings.[:es]Desde la torre icónica de Azadi (Libertad), que fue testigo de una revolución, de una guerra de ocho años y de concentraciones e innumerables protestas. A la elegante del museo de arte contemporáneo o del teatro de la ciudad de Teherán le ha sido durante mucho tiempo, el hogar de una gama de edificios contemporáneos y extravagantes, pero distintivamente iraníes.

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.

Hypnotizing Beauty of Iranian Mosque Ceilings

Middle Eastern architecture is renowned for its kaleidoscopic beauty. If you have not had a chance yet to witness it for yourself, we can take you on a mesmerizing visual journey.

Historical Houses of Iran’s Kashan

The central Iranian city of Kashan is home to several historical houses with beautiful architecture and decorations. These houses, including those of Boroujerdis, Tabatabaeis,...

Historic Kalantari Bazaar in Tehran

Most of the businessmen in Kalantari Bazaar, an ancient trading district in Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital city of Tehran, are selling domestic...

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