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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

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.

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.

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.

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