Iran recently held the first edition of an international festival to mark the inscription of Bam citadel and its cultural landscape on the List of World Heritage sites by the UNESCO in its 14th anniversary.
One of the oldest and strangest traditions in Iran was to hold wedding ceremonies between widows and underground water tunnels called qanats.
Ancient Zoroastrians believed the dead body should be put in particular structures to be feasted upon by birds of prey, because the burial or burning of the corpses would cause water and soil to become dirty, which is forbidden in the ancient religion.
Makhunik, also known as the land of Lilliputians, is a unique village in eastern Iran which dates back to hundreds of years ago.
A number of ancient artefacts dating back to first millennium BCE have been seized from smugglers in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran, a cultural heritage official announced.
The Post and Telegraph (Communications) Museum of Iran was first opened in 1933 on the southern side of Imam Khomeini Square in central Tehran inspired by European specialized museums.
The Lari House in Iran’s central city of Yazd has a unique desert architecture that makes it a truly exceptional place to visit.
Intense preparations are underway by related Iranian organizations for holding the 64th annual religious ceremony of Armenians in Qara Kelisa or St. Thaddeus Complex in Chaldoran, northwest of Iran.
The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz is known as the largest roofed Bazaar in the world and the oldest one in the Middle East.
The Khanat caravanserai is one of the oldest monuments in the Iranian capital, Tehran, dating back to the Qajar era.