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Zarch; Longest Qanat of Iran, World

The longest Qanat in Iran and the world is the Qanat of Zarch which is located in Central Yazd province.

Nehchir Citadel; Historical Structure in Heart of Iran

Nehchir Citadel is a historical building located near the city of Mobarakeh in Isfahan Province, central Iran. The magnificent structure dates back to the Safavid era, and has been restored during the Qajar period.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Amir Nezam Garousi Mansion

The mansion of Amir Nezam Garousi is one of the most attractive historical buildings in the city of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province, northwestern Iran.

Tehran’s Cultural Heritage in Photos: Museum of War

The historic House of Teymourtash, which is now open to visitors as the Museum of War, dates back to the late Qajar period, and has been registered on the National Heritage List in 2004.

Iran’s Qajar Era Films to Be Restored in France

A collection of films belonging to the Qajar era found at Tehran's Golestan Palace are going to be sent to France for refurbishment, an Iranian official announced.

Antiquities Advertised for Online Sale Seized in Iran

A number of historical items put up for sale on an Iranian advertising website have been confiscated by the country’s cultural heritage authorities.

Mummy Found in Southern Tehran May Belong to Former Shah!

A mummified body found in Shahr-e Rey in southern Tehran is assumed to be the body of the ex-king of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi.

Iranian Villager Turns His House into Popular Hotel Museum

A construction worker from a village in Iran’s Semnan Province hosts tourists from all over the country at his local home which he himself has turned into a hotel museum.

4,000-Year-Old Skeletons of Mother, Infant on Show in Iran

The intact skeletons of a mother and her infant dating back to 4,000 years ago are on display at a museum in the eastern Iranian province Semnan.

Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Qajar Era Artworks

An exhibition of various works by prominent Iranian artists during the Qajar era has opened in Malek National Museum in capital Tehran.

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