Monday, June 27, 2022

Architecture

Iran tourism: Wonders of Khajou Bridge in Isfahan

Khajou Bridge is one of the rare beauties of the Iranian city of Isfahan that passes over the Zayandehroud, Iran’s largest and most water-rich river.

A mixture of Iranian and Chinese architecture in the Dragon Temple

In Dashkasan Temple, which some tourists call the Dragon Temple, a wondrous mixture of Iranian and Chinese architecture has created a unique work of art.

Iran tourism: Qazaq Khaneh building in Tehran

In the vicinity of the Shahrbani Palace in the heart of Tehran sits the Qazaq Khaneh building, an old monument with a minimal architecture. It can be described as one of the first-ever buildings serving military and administrative purposes in the capital which lives to this day.

Nowruz mood in Isfahan’s historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

Iran tourism: Barim Bridge, a relic of Iran civilization glory

Along the road connecting the city of Shiraz in Fars Province to Gachsaran, a city in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, there is an ancient bridge built over the Tang-e Shiv River, which, according to historical studies, dates back to the Sassanid or Zoroastrian eras in the pre-Islamic period.

Kashan’s Fin Garden among top Nowruz holidays travel destinations

The governor of the central Iranian city of Kashan says more than 15,000 people have visited the city’s iconic Fin Garden over the past two days, as the Nowruz travel season gets underway.

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.

Historical bath of Kababian neighborhood, Hamadan

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

Color and light combination in dream palace

A creative artist in the city of Saleh Abad, Hamadan Province, has used colorful pottery fragments to decorate the walls of a house turning it to a palace of light and color.

Mahyar historical caravanserai, artistic work rarely seen elsewhere

Mahyar caravanserai is one of the excellent and prominent examples of Safavid architecture style, which is decorated with brickwork, plaster crown molding and tiling.

Museum of Iranian ethnic groups in Garmsar

The city of Garmsar is known as “the island of tribes” due to the presence of five great and important Iranian ethnic groups there.

Citrus Fruits Harvest Season Begins in North Iran

Farmers have begun harvesting citrus fruits from orchards in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

New Portico at Imam Reza Shrine: An Architectural Wonder

Work got underway in 2002 to construct a portico at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in the city of Mashhad in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorassan Razavi.

Iran’s Yazd City: World’s Largest Adobe Town

The historical city of Yazd in central Iran is the world’s largest adobe town.

The Silk House: One of Iran’s Magnificent Historical Monuments

The Silk House is one of the most fantastic historical houses in the city of Tabriz in northeastern Iran.

Iran Beauties in Photos; Imam Mosque of Semnan

The Imam or Soltani Mosque in Semnan city, in eastern Tehran, is one of the most important and beautiful historical sites of Iran’s central region.

Diamond Mansion; A Royal Structure in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex located in Iran's capital city, Tehran.

Beautiful Tiling in Iran’s Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh

The Takieh of Moaven-ul-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.

Marble Palace in Northern Iranian City of Ramsar

The Marble Palace in Ramsar is one of the historic buildings and royal residences located in Ramsar, a city on the coast of the Caspian Sea in Mazandaran province.

Chehel Sotoun: A Mesmerizing Monument in Central Iran

Chehel Sotoun is one of Iran’s most famous historical monuments dating back to the Safavid era.

Rangooniha Mosque: An Awe-Inspiring Monument in Southern Iran

The Rangooniha Mosque is one of Iran’s most invaluable mosques with a completely different architecture.

Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House: A Masterpiece of Iranian Architecture

The historical Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House is one of two dome-shaped monuments in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Bushehr: A City of Mesmerizing Flowers in Southern Iran

Alleys in the city of Bushehr in the southern Iranian Bushehr province smell of spring.

In Photos: Four Seasons Bathhouse of Arak

The Four Seasons (Chahar Fasl) Bathhouse, which used to be the largest bathhouse of Iran, is located in the city of Arak in Markazi province, central Iran.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

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