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A collection of the most beautiful photos of Iran, including the country’s natural attractions, cultural heritage, handicrafts, and important sites

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.

Gilan Province, Historical Hub of Silk Farming in Iran

Sericulture or silk farming has been practiced since ancient times in Iran, particularly in the northern province of Gilan.

Makhunik Village; The Mysterious Land of Lilliputians

Makhunik, also known as the land of Lilliputians, is a unique village in eastern Iran which dates back to hundreds of years ago.

Stunning Beauty of Iran’s Intact Juniper Forests

Juniper, or as local Iranians call it Ores, is a rare, coniferous and long-life tree which can live for up to 2,000 years. The ever-green tree grows up in mountainous areas with a height of over 2,500 metres above the sea level.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Gavkhouni Saltmarsh

Gavkhouni is a wetland and saltmarsh located in the Iranian Plateau in central Iran. The majority of the wetland is located within the central province of Isfahan.

Tehran’s Attractions in Photos: Post Museum

The Post and Telegraph (Communications) Museum of Iran was first opened in 1933 on the southern side of Imam Khomeini Square in central Tehran inspired by European specialized museums.

Lari House in Yazd: A Luxury Residence for Qajar Aristocrats

The Lari House in Iran’s central city of Yazd has a unique desert architecture that makes it a truly exceptional place to visit.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sarash Village

Sarash is a gorgeous village in Layl, a mountainous rural district at the centre of Lahijan County in the northern Iranian province of Gilan.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Grape Harvest in Khuzestan

The agriculture-rich province of Khuzestan in south-western Iran is home to thousands of vineyards, from which thousands of tonnes of grape are harvested.

Iran Furniture Museum; History of an Industry

The Furniture Museum of Iran reveals the long history of the industry in the country, and opens a window for the visitors to thousands of years of art and industry in the Iranian territories.

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