Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, is situated 60 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in Fars Province, southern Iran.
A top Iranian official says measures are being taken to bring back a number of ancient Persian artefacts kept in a Chicago museum to the country after the US Supreme Court ruled Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize the relics.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that American citizens injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel cannot seize ancient Persian artefact from a Chicago university and museum as compensation.
Winter rain in the Western Iranian province of Kermanshah has created very attractive scenes in the historic site of Taq-e Bostan.
The Museum of Nations Art is located at the basement of the White Palace, the largest mansion in the Sa'dabad Complex in northern Tehran, a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs.
Sultan Amir-Ahmad Bathhouse, also known as the Qassemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in Kashan, Isfahan province.
The historic Musalla (mosque) of Mashhad in Iran's Khorasan Razavi Province is located on a street with the same name in the east of the holy city.
France’s Louvre Museum plans to showcase over 50 of its antiquities and artefacts in Tehran in an exhibition entitled “Louvre in Tehran” in early March.
An exhibition called “Iran and Armenia, Memory of a Land” was held at the National Museum of Iran, showcasing 103 historic objects from Armenia and 200 relics from Iran.
After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.