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UAE Attracting Tourists by Showing Off Persian Architecture

The Arabs states of the Persian Gulf, particularly the UAE, have been building elements of Persian architecture, particularly the Iranian wind-catchers, to turn their countries into attractive destinations for foreign tourists.

Susa Museum; A Gem Located in Southern Iran

The Archaeological Museum of Susa is located in the ancient city of Susa in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: A Rainy Day in Persepolis

Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, is situated 60 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in Fars Province, southern Iran.

Measures Underway to Bring Back Ancient Artefacts from US to Iran

A top Iranian official says measures are being taken to bring back a number of ancient Persian artefacts kept in a Chicago museum to the country after the US Supreme Court ruled Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize the relics.

Top US Court Forbids Seizure of Achaemenid Artefacts

The US Supreme Court has ruled that American citizens injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel cannot seize ancient Persian artefact from a Chicago university and museum as compensation.

Rain in Iran’s Taq-e Bostan Creates Beautiful Scenes

Winter rain in the Western Iranian province of Kermanshah has created very attractive scenes in the historic site of Taq-e Bostan.

Museum of Nations Art; Tourist Attraction in Heart of Tehran

The Museum of Nations Art is located at the basement of the White Palace, the largest mansion in the Sa'dabad Complex in northern Tehran, a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs.

Iran’s Kashan Home to World’s Most Beautiful Bathhouse

Sultan Amir-Ahmad Bathhouse, also known as the Qassemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in Kashan, Isfahan province.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Old Mosque of Mashhad

The historic Musalla (mosque) of Mashhad in Iran's Khorasan Razavi Province is located on a street with the same name in the east of the holy city.

Louvre Museum to Hold Exhibition of Its Works in Tehran

France’s Louvre Museum plans to showcase over 50 of its antiquities and artefacts in Tehran in an exhibition entitled “Louvre in Tehran” in early March.

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