Architecture

Naraq, attractive historical city in Markazi Province

Located in the central district of Delijan County, Markazi Province, Naraq is considered as the second unique city in terms of its architecture and urban construction.

Hypnotizing Beauty of Iranian Mosque Ceilings

IFP: Mosques in Iran, as well as being places of worship, are often tourist destinations for their impressive architecture. In the following collection, originally...

Aminabad Caravanserai

Aminabad Caravanserai lies south of Shahreza, Isfahan province, and is a Safavid dynasty era structure and a major tourist attraction.    

Attar’s Mausoleum in Nishapur

The well-known Persian poet and mystic, Farid Ud-din Attar Nishapuri, was born in c. 1145, and martyred in c. 1221. His mausoleum is located in Khorasan Razavi province, in the city of Nishapur.

Reyhanabad old public bath to become Museum of Anthropology

The old public bath in Reyhanabad village in Galougah County will become an anthropological museum, said head of Galougah office of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism here Sunday.

Six-thousand-year old village unearthed in Kurdestan

Iranian archeologists have discovered the relics of an ancient six-thousand-year old village in the Sarvabad county in Kurdestan Province.

Yazd Ashkezar Water Mill architectural masterpiece

Ashkezar Water Mill in Yazd Province is a masterpiece of traditional architecture, says director general of the city's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.

1,200-Year-Old Nain Jame Mosque, Iran’s Third Oldest

From Tehran to the country's third oldest mosque is about five hours’ drive. A mosque with a single brick-made minaret and a 700-year-old wood carving marquetry pulpit, all built without the use a single nail.

A Look at the World’s Pink Mosques

Mosques are common places of worship among Muslims all around the world. Regardless of whether they are Shi’a or Sunni, they all pray there. This is a building which, in people’s minds, is usually blue as a symbol of peace, and built with a specific architectural style.

Germany, Iran cooperate in building environment-friendly homes

Iran and Germany have signed a memorandum of understanding on training and promotion of construction of environment-friendly homes as a pilot study case in Iran's Hashtgerd and Isfahan cities.

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