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,...

Pottery Uncovered in Iron Age Cemetery in Iran’s Qazvin

A number of pottery objects have been found during excavations in an Iron Age cemetery hill in Qazvin with a new ancient tomb emerging from underground.

Remnants of 2m-Year-Old Elephant Discovered in Iran

Remnants of an ancient elephant’s ivory and its upper and lower jaws were found in a village in Iran’s north-western province of Ardebil.

Tughrul Tower, 12th Century Monument in Southern Tehran

Tugrul Tower, which was built in the 12th century CE, is located in the city of Rey, south of the Iranian capital. The 20-metre tall...

Darougheh House in Iran’s Mashhad Wins UNESCO Conservation Award

The conservation of Darougheh House in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Historic Bazaar of Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

The Bazaar of Tabriz is a historical market situated in the middle of Tabriz, Iran. It is one of the oldest bazaars in the...
Iranian Mobile Museum

Iranian Mobile Museum Moving from One Continent to Another

Iran’s Ambassadors for Peace Mobile Museum travelled to five African countries in an effort to disseminate the culture of peace.

9,000-Year-Old Ozbaki Ancient Hill Inaugurated in Iran

Ozbaki Ancient Hill, which dates back to some 9,000 years ago, is located in Nazarabad, Alborz province, and is in the interim list for...

Dutch Adventurer after Visiting Iran: I Can’t Even Remember my Preconceptions

“Never before had I been to a country whereby the preconceptions of it were so far away from reality… the people of Iran are the best.” These are the words of Kim Berghout, a hitchhiking world-traveling adventurer from the Netherlands who has shared her experiences about visiting Iran.
Achaemenid Tablets

Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years

Iranian Vice President Massoud Soltanifar announced that the Achaemenid tablets kept in the US will be repatriated to the country after 80 years unless those who have accused Iran of an alleged involvement in the 1997 Jerusalem terrorist attacks ask the court of appeals for a reversal.

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