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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.
kaole tanzania

Iranian Descendants in Tanzanian Town

The inhabitants of “Kaole”, a small town in Tanzania, insist that they are descendants of Iranian Balochi soldiers who came to the region in 18th century.

Saint Stepanos Monastery in Northwestern Iran

The St. Stepanos Monastery, located about 11 km northwest of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan Province, is the second most important Armenian monastery in Iran.
Iran Oil Museum

Iran’s 1st Oil Museum to Open Up in Abadan by December 20

An Iranian oil official says Iran's first Petroleum Museum will be opened in Abadan, southwest of Iran, by December 20.
Shazdeh Garden

A Garden in the Heart of Iranian Deserts[:es]Un paraíso en el medio de desierto...

Shazdeh [Prince] Garden is a historical Persian garden located near Mahan in Kerman province. Inscribed as a World Heritage Site, the Garden is a fine example of Persian gardens.[:es]Shazdeh [príncipe] es el nombre de un jardín antiguo situado cerca de Mahan, en la provincia de Kerman. Registrado como Patrimonio de la Humanidad, ha sido un buen ejemplo de los jardines persas.

Persian New Year Re-Inscribed as UNESCO Cultural Heritage[:es]Año Nuevo persa reinscrito como Patrimonio Cultural...

Nowruz, the tradition of Persian New Year, was re-inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage after revisions were made to its previous inscription.[:es]Nowruz, la tradición del año nuevo persa, fue reinscrito el miércoles en la Lista Representativa del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad de la Unesco después de las revisiones realizadas a su inscripción anterior.
Lavash Bread

Iran’s Lavash Bread Inscribed at UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.
Polish Cemetery

Polish Cemetery in Iranian Port City to Be Restored

Efforts are underway to restore the cemetery of World War II Polish refugees in northern Iranian port city of Bandar Anzali.
Khorshid Palace

18th Century Palace in Northeastern Iran

The Khorshid (sun) Palace in Kalat, near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran, was built at the order of Nader Shah Afshar, the founder of the Afsharid dynasty, in 1729 CE.

Iran to Open Tourism Office in Russia

Iran is going to open a tourism office in Moscow by March 2017 in reciprocation for the same Russian office in Tehran, an Iranian official announced.

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