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Parthian necropolis unearthed in northern Iran

Out of 15 catacombs discovered so far, just nine are not damaged and the rest are either vandalized by antiques smugglers or destroyed by bulldozers digging for pipe-laying.

Vaziri Cave Museum in suburban Tehran

Images of Vaziri Cave Museum whose sculptures represent Iranian folklore.

Lisar Castle in northern Iran

Images of Lisar Castle is in the northern Iranian province of Gilan.

Iranian architecture makes a splash

Magnificent images of historic Iranian architecture shot by foreign photographers visiting Iran
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Old Telegraph House in southeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

The Telegraph House is the oldest modern building in Chabahar which was built by the British in 1864 to promote sailing and trade.
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Rijab tourist attraction (PHOTOS)

Images of Rijab, one of at least top 50 tourist attractions in the western Iranian provinces of Kermanshah.
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Facial reconstruction of 7,000-year-old skeleton

The computer-aided facial reconstruction has resulted in the creation of a chin, cheekbones, lips, a nose, eyes and ears.
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Taq-e Bostan (PHOTOS)

Photos of Taq-e Bostan, an ancient site in western Iran, which is a major tourist attraction.
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Naqsh-e Rustam (PHOTOS)

Images of Naqsh-e Rustam, a representation of Iranian arts, culture and history which dates to back to 1200 BC.
Moghadam Museum

Moghadam Museum (PHOTOS)

Moghadam House-turned-Museum is known to be the world's most expensive when it comes to housing priceless historical objects.

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