Over 30 groups of artists gathered in Iran’s eastern province South Khorasan to build and display their salt statues in a national festival held in the past weekend.
Baharestan is a village in northern Iranian province of Guilan. The province is next to the Caspian Sea and enjoys attractive natural sites.
Ardabil is an attractive region located in northwestern Iran, bordering the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the Iranian provinces of East Azarbaijan, Zanjan, and Gilan.
Gorgan, the provincial capital of Golestan province in northeastern Iran, is next to the Caspian Sea and enjoys attractive natural sites.
A huge beluga – or European sturgeon – with a weight of 600 kilograms has been caught in northern Iran from the Caspian Sea.
Iranian families went for a picnic at parks or in the countryside on Sunday to mark Sizdah-bedar, an ancient festival in celebration of the 13th day of spring, which is an official holiday in Iran known as the Nature Day in the calendar.
A stunning set of photographs show an amazing sunken forest rising out of a 400-metre-long crystal clear mountain lake in Kazakhstan.
Interesting scenes have been created following the sharp decline in temperature within the past days that has frozen parts of the lake of the Mahabad Dam in West Azerbaijan province.
The city of Marivan in western Iranian province Kordestan has been blanketed by heavy snow in recent weeks.
Many tourists annually visit the beautiful salt dome and ponds located near the city of Qom in central Iran.