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Where is the oldest human settlement in Iran?
The results of recent excavations conducted jointly by Iranian and French archeological teams at the Qal-e Kord Cave in the city of Avaj, in the northwestern province of Qazvin, show the cultural deposits in the vicinity of the cave are more than 400,000 years, making it the oldest human settlement discovered in Iran.
Remains of 6000-year-old house unearthed in Iran’s Kashan
The director of Iran’s National Museum says excavations at the Sialk Archeological Hills in the central city of Kashan have unearthed the remains of a house dating back to the 4th millennium B.C.
Iran tourism: Minaee Heritage House the first narrative-museum of Tehran
Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.
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.