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A toy designed to teach children a lesson in archeology

Going through different stages of the magic hill, children will get to know the difficulty that archeologists face in recovering ancient items that go on display in museums.
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Taq-e Bostan (PHOTOS)

Photos of Taq-e Bostan, an ancient site in western Iran, which is a major tourist attraction.

Iran Commemorates Poet Ferdowsi

Iranian cultural centers in Tehran and Mashhad are commemorating Abulqasem Ferdowsi, the poet of the Persian epic masterpiece Shahnameh, during a six-day celebration which began on Monday.

Iran National Library Hosts Georgian Manuscript Exhibit

A Georgian manuscript exhibition opened at Iran’s National Library with Georgian Ambassador to Iran Ioseb Chakhvashvili, ambassadors and diplomats from Bulgaria and Egypt, and several prominent Georgian-Iranians all in attendance.
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Iran plans to offer Alamut Fortress to UNESCO

Iran is planning to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Alamut Castle.
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Iranian architecture makes a splash

Magnificent images of historic Iranian architecture shot by foreign photographers visiting Iran
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Turkey Claiming Possession of Rumi with Hollywood’s Help

In an interview with Sobh-e Now, the Iranian director Shahram Asadi talks about Turkey’s plans to claim possession of famous Persian poet, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, including their ongoing plan to produce a film about his life with Hollywood’s help.
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Statue of peace, a journey from Persepolis to Rome and back (PHOTOS)

The Statue of Penelope unearthed in Persepolis along with its three Roman counterparts is on display at the Iranian National Museum.
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Ghasr Garden Museum (PHOTOS)

Ghasr Garden Museum has set out on a long journey, turning from a park to a mansion, a prison and finally a garden museum.
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Millennia-old stone houses near Tehran (PHOTOS)

The houses which are carved into rocks date back to the pre-Islamic era.

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