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Iran’s Railway Network Registered on UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage List

Iran’s national railway network has been registered on the global cultural heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Iran in Photos: People of Kalat Still Hold Their Weddings in Traditional Way

Wedding celebrations have long been held in a traditional way in the town of Kalat in Iran’s North Khorasan Province.

Gozlama; A Fast Food Indigenous to Iran’s Azarbaijan

Gozlama is one of the dishes that is cooked in Urmia, the capital city of Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Sormeh and Telli; Two Traditional Cosmetics Made in Iran’s Shahroud 

Sormeh or Kohl is one of the ancient eye cosmetics of Iran and Telli is a substance for maintaining the balance of the scalp and protecting the hair.

Indian Lotus in Ojak Sar Pond

The water spreading pond of Ojak Sar village, with an area of 52 hectares, is located five kilometres from the city of Babolsar in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran.

Tirgan; A Splendid Festival of Ancient Persia

The Tirgan Festival, along with Nowruz, Mehregan and Sadeh festivals, is among the most important festivities of ancient Iran, which used to be performed with special splendor.

Wildlife in Iranian Wetland on Verge of Death Due to Drought

A drop in rainfall and the ensuing drought this summer have resulted in the deaths of fish, buffalos and the marsh in the Hour-ol-Azim Wetland.

Ordibehesht House; Cultural Centre in Tehran’s Historic Oudlajan Neighbourhood

This is “Ordibehesht House”, a magnificent memento from Zand dynasty’s era, which housed Mirza Mohammad Nazer and his family during the rule of Nasereddin Shah from Qajar dynasty.

Original Dishes of Tehran: Nostalgic, Mouth-Watering, Ambrosial 

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is one of the nation’s largest cities and is home to a whole variety of cultures and traditions. However, local dishes of the capital are little known. 

World’s Rarest Lilly Blooms in Northern Iran

Lilium ledebourii, one of the rarest species in the world, has recently flowered in Damash village of Amarlu region in Gilan province, northern Iran.