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Haj-Agha Ali House; Historic Masterpiece in Heart of Iranian Deserts

The Haj-Agha Ali House is a historic house located six kilometres away from Rafsanjan in Kerman Province.

Nickel Silver Crafts; Traditional Art in Western Iran

The art of making beautiful crafts using nickel silver is among the oldest traditions in Lorestan province in western Iran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Zolfaqari Mansion

Zolfaqari Mansion is a structure located in a neighbourhood called Dalan Alti at the heart of the capital city of Zanjan Province in the northwest of Tehran.

Baharestan Neighbourhood, Witness to Major Events in Tehran History

Baharestan is one of the oldest squares of Tehran, built by Mohammad Shah Qajar about 231 years ago when the city became the capital of Iran.

Glory of Persian Architecture in Ganjali Khan Bath

Ganj-Ali Khan Historical Complex, including a spectacular bathhouse with the same name, is one of the most beautiful historical sites in Iran’s south-eastern Kerman province.

Sepahsalar Mosque; A Mixture of Persian, Ottoman Architecture

The Sepahsalar Mosque, also called Ayatollah Motahari Mosque, is one of the oldest and biggest mosques in Tehran and one of the most prestigious Islamic monuments in Iran.

Iran’s Museums in Photos: House of Top Poetess in Tabriz

The childhood house of Parvin Etesami, the most renowned Iranian female poet, has turned into a popular tourist destination for tourists visiting Tabriz in northwestern Iran.

Kamal-ol-Molk School; Museum of Qajar Art in Downtown Tehran

The Negarestan Garden-Museum, a Qajar era monument in Tehran’s Baharestan Square, is host to a museum displaying works of renowned Iranian painter Mohammad Ghaffari and his students.

“More Efforts Needed to Introduce Nowruz to Younger Generations”

A senior culture heritage official has called for greater efforts to raise awareness among Iranian youth about the Persian New Year festival Nowruz, an ancient tradition that has become the symbol of Iranian culture.

“Louvre in Tehran, Chance to Promote Friendship among Iran, France”

Iran’s Vice-President Ali-Asghar Moonesan says the ongoing exhibition of Louvre Museum’s items in Tehran can contribute to lasting peace in international relations as well as friendship between the two nations of Iran and France.

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