Sa’d al-Saltaneh

Depths of History in World’s Biggest Urban Caravanserai

The 135-year-old Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh is the world’s biggest urban caravanserai located in Iranian city of Qazvin.
Historic Water Supply Network _Isfahan

Historic Water Supply Network Discovered under City of Isfahan

A large, complicated underground water network has been discovered in an old neighbourhood of Isfahan, central Iran.
Laft Port

Ancient Laft Port in Persian Gulf Island of Qeshm

Laft Port with its ancient waterfront is situated on Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf. The port village is also known for its wells and wind-catchers.
Tehran418

Tour of Tehran Rewarded to Book Donors

People who donate books to a library near Tehran will receive a free ticket for a tour of the Iranian capital.

Relics Extradited from Italy Exhibited in Iran’s National Museum

Iranian National Museum unveiled 30 Iranian relics which had been smuggled to Italy before being returned to Iran a few months ago.

Italian Photographer Portrays Use of Science and Math in Persian Architecture

Italian photographer Massimo Rumi spent a month travelling around the breathtaking ancient mosques and bazaars of Iran, and took stunning photos of Islamic buildings, which show how Persian architects used science and math in their works.
Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions

One Single Step Left to Retrieval of Achaemenid Inscriptions from US

The process of retrieving Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions, which belongs to Iran, is reaching its end. It is now an irreversible process with only one single vote necessary for the arrival of these historical artefacts from the United States.
Zakariya al-Razi - Book

New Version of Medical Book by Rhazes Found in Austria

Iranian attaché in Austria announced that a Latin version of Kitab Al-Mansuri, a medical book by Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, the famous Iranian polymath of Middle Age, has been discovered in the European country’s National Library.
Namazee Villa

Efforts to Prevent Demolition of a Villa in Tehran Designed by Gio Ponti

A petition has been drawn up to save Namazee Villa, a villa in northern Tehran designed by well-known Italian architect Gio Ponti in late 1950s, which is to be demolished and replaced by a five-star hotel. Meanwhile, Ponti’s grandson has also decided to visit Tehran to prevent the demolition.
Tabriz

Blue Mosque of Tabriz: Distinguished Architecture in Northwestern Iran

The Blue Mosque is a famous historic mosque in Tabriz, northwest of Iran. The mosque was constructed in 1465 upon the order of Jahan Shah, the ruler of Kara Koyunlu.

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