Saturday, May 21, 2022

Iran in Pictures

Sa’adat, a historical school in Iran’s Bushehr

The National Day of Bushehr coincides with the anniversary of the founding of Sa’adat School in the southern Iranian port city.

Tabriz hosts giant colored eggs festival

A park in the Iranian city of Tabriz is hosting a festival of large colored Nowruz eggs.

Tajrish bustling in run up to Nowruz

The Iranian New Year is fast approaching and the festive mood can be felt in the streets of the capital in the run up to Nowruz.

Red Beach of Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf

Hormuz Island spans an area of 42 square kilometers and is located in the Persian Gulf, 16 kilometers off the coasts of Bandar Abbas.

Iran tourism attractions: Beris, a port village in southeast

Beris is a village 60 km east of Chabahar in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Wives of foreign ambassadors in tree planting day ceremony

The tree planting day ceremony was held on Sunday at the Center for Political and International Studies of Iran’s Foreign Ministry. The Iranian foreign minister’s wife, the families of the Foreign Ministry’s martyrs and the wives of foreign ambassadors residing in Tehran attended the event.

Get to know Iran’s historical ‘Burnt City’ museum

Across from the ruins of Shahr-e Sukhteh (the Burnt City) near Iran’s southeastern city of Zahehdan, there is a museum that puts on display archeological finds uncovered in excavations of the ancient site such as clay and stone artifacts, statuettes, beads and reconstructed graves with skeletons.

Iran national heritage: Gorgan’s historic district

The historic district of the city of Gorgan, which spans an area of 162 hectares, was the first urban such districts countrywide to enter the national list of heritage sites in 1931.

An animal charity center in Iran’s city of Qom

Akbar Bozorgzadeh, an Iranian man who cares about the environment, has voluntarily allocated a 2,000-square-meter space in the city of Qom to taking care of birds and animals, which have been injured or seized from hunters, and preparing them for returning to the nature.

Oil slicks mar coasts in southern Iran

Oil slicks floating in waters off the coast of Khark Island in southern Iran, have come ashore in the city of Bushehr, contaminating the coastline in several locations.

Iran tourism: Hamedan’s Tarik Darreh ski resort

Tarik Darreh Ski Resort in the western Iranian city of Hamedan is one of the international ski resorts of the country.

Iran cultural heritage: 200-year-old Marvi Alley in Tehran

Kouche Marvi – Marvi Alley – is one of the oldest passageways in the Iranian capital Tehran. It is a historical alley in Nasser Khosrow street, in southern Tehran, that goes back 200 year ago.

Sheikh al-Raees Ibn Sina mausoleum under a blanket of snow

Hamedan is one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, with a long history that goes back to thousands of years, as the capital of different Iranian dynasties, including Medes.

Iran’s Shiraz city hosting migratory birds

Like in previous years, residents in the city of Shiraz in southern Iranian, Fars Province, are now hosting migratory wading birds.

Swan Flying Symphony

Every year, with decreasing temperatures in the northern Caspian Sea and parts of Siberia, migratory swans with a small population begin to migrate to low latitudes.

Historical bath of Kababian neighborhood, Hamadan

Kababian bath in the city of Hamedan in western Iran, was constructed in the late Qajar period.

Garmasar: Salt caves and green ponds

The salt mines of the central Iranian city of Garmsar are among the tourist attractions of Semnan Province and attract numerous visitors to the area every year.

Iran’s NW city of Ardabil covered in snow again

Ardabil is getting a heavy snowfall, the second of its kind this winter, with reports of slowed traffic across the northwestern Iranian city.

Beauties of Iran: Somewhere between fall and winter

Mazandaran, thanks to its geographical position, leads to the Caspian Sea on the one hand and to the Alborz Mountains on the other, which has bestowed special beauties on the province in all seasons.

Sand dunes of Iran’s Lut Desert, tallest in world

Lut Desert is a vast swath of land that covers about 10% of Iran’s territory. It is one of the most arid and warmest regions of the world with an area of ​​120,000 square kilometers.

Get to know Iran’s Maldives

Iran boasts spectacular scenery across the country. However, in the southern water of the Persian Gulf and western side of the Hormozgan Province lies an island, which has come to be known as “Iran’s Maldives”.

Winter Nature of Iran’s Lake Urmia Islands

Kaboudan Island (Quyun Daghi) and Ashk Island are the largest islands of Lake Urmia in West Azerbaijan, which were declared protected areas by the Environmental Protection Organization in 1967 and then became a national park in 1976.

Persian Gulf Hosting Seagulls

During autumn, the decline in the driving heat in Iran’s south heralds the arrival of migrant guests for the people of Bushehr port.

Urmia, capital of Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province covered in snow

It has begun to snow in many parts of Iran with the Meteorological Organization saying it will continue for several days.

Shur River: A miracle in the heart of Iran desert

When it comes to deserts, few people can imagine a river or even a pond in them.

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