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Iran, Austria Commemorate First European Ascent of Mount Damavand

Iran, Austria Commemorate First European Ascent of Mount Damavand

The Damavand 2018 Symposium was recently held on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the first European ascent of Mount Damavand by Austrian climber, botanist and scholar Theodor Kotschy.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Hanam Village

Hanam is a beautiful village located 25 kilometres south-east of Aleshtar in Lorestan province, western Iran.

Iran’s Printing Museum; A Must-See Site for Tourists

Iran’s Script and Print Museum is one of the most spectacular and fascinating places where a tourist can spend his or her time.

Iran Different Experience for Every Foreign Tourist: Indian Daily

An Indian daily has written in an article that Iran is surprisingly different from what the West is trying to introduce to the world as part of its propaganda campaign.

Iran Marks Inscription of Bam Citadel as World Heritage

Iran recently held the first edition of an international festival to mark the inscription of Bam citadel and its cultural landscape on the List of World Heritage sites by the UNESCO in its 14th anniversary.

Even Underground Tunnels Used to Get Married in Iran!

One of the oldest and strangest traditions in Iran was to hold wedding ceremonies between widows and underground water tunnels called qanats.

Iranian Lake Changes Colour throughout the Day!

There is a mysterious and gorgeous lake in Gilan province, northern Iran, whose colour changes during the day.

Sky Burial; Ancient Tradition of Iran’s Zoroastrians

Ancient Zoroastrians believed the dead body should be put in particular structures to be feasted upon by birds of prey, because the burial or burning of the corpses would cause water and soil to become dirty, which is forbidden in the ancient religion.

Qurut; Special Dish Made in Eastern Iran

Qurut is a local dish with a special purple colour which is originally made in South Khorasan province, eastern Iran. The food was inscribed on July 14 in the country’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Iran’s Biggest Aquarium Tunnel Opens in Anzali Port

The largest aquarium tunnel of Iran has been opened in the port city of Anzali in Gilan province, northern Iran.

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