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.

Iran to Open Tourism Office in Russia

Iran is going to open a tourism office in Moscow by March 2017 in reciprocation for the same Russian office in Tehran, an Iranian official announced.

Iran, Italy Start Restoration Work in Pasargadae

A team of Iranian and Italian experts have kicked off the restoration of Pasargadae in Iran’s Fars province.

Persian Official Used to Work in Ancient Japan over 1,000 Years Ago

Ancient Japan may have been far more cosmopolitan than previously thought, archaeologists said Wednesday, pointing to fresh evidence of a Persian official working in the former capital of Nara more than 1,000 years ago.

Visit Mausoleum of Sa’adi, Persian Poet, in Shiraz

The mausoleum of Sa’adi, known also as the Sadiyeh, is one of the major tourist attractions of Shiraz which draws huge number of Iranians and non-Iranians.

7,500-Year-Old Skeleton Unveiled in Iran’s Shazand

The 7,500-year-old skeleton of an adult man recently discovered in Shazand in central Iran was unveiled on Wednesday, September 28, on the third day...

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,...

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.

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