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Iran’s Kerman Province Home to Globally-Registered Qanats

Kerman province in southeastern Iran is home to hundreds of qanats through which underground waters have long been extracted by local people.

Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran also known as Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Newly-Discovered Rock Carvings Prove Ancient History of Boxing in Iran

Researchers have recently found some ancient engravings in the city of Khomeyn in Iran’s Markazi Province that show boxing competitions used to be held in Persia thousands of years ago.

San’ati Museum in Tehran Home to 6,000 Art Pieces

Ali-Akbar San’ati Museum, a gallery of the Iranian maestro’s artworks, is located in a historic building in central Tehran belonging to the Qajar era.

Tehran’s Beauties in Photos: Museum of Glass Paintings

Tehran’s Museum of Glass Painting, the only one of its kind in Iran and the second one in the world, is a unique museum showcasing reverse paintings on glass.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Bazaar of Arak

The historic bazaar of Arak in Iran’s Markazi Province was built as the main marketplace of the city of Arak by Yusef Khan-e Gorji, during the reign of Fat’h-Ali Shah Qajar (1772–1834) when he founded the city of Soltan Abad, the modern-day Arak.

Iran to Host Multinational “Letter to My Child” Festival

Iran is to hold the first international festival of “Letter to My Child” with a focus on the future of the children and youths of the countries that celebrate the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Exhibit of Iranian Antiquities to Open in Netherlands

An exhibition showcasing hundreds of Iranian historic items is to open in the Netherlands shortly after the end of an exhibit of Qajar era artworks and relics in France.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient Seb Castle

As one of the tallest castles of ancient Iran, the historic Seb Castle in southeastern province Sistan and Baluchestan is a symbol of the old civilization of this land.

Iran’s Shahreza Home to Ancient Seed Oil Extraction Workshop

The ancient Assarkhaneh (seed oil extraction workshop) in the Iranian city of Shahreza is a historic site which dates back to 300 years ago.

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