Architecture

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Farah Abad

The Grand Mosque of Farah Abad in Sari, Mazandaran province, is part of Farah Abad historical complex built at the time of Shah Abbas Safavi (In around 1791).

Yazd Commits Itself to Promoting Adobe Structures

The central Iranian city of Yazd, which is known as the world’s first adobe city, has given the UNESCO a commitment to promote construction of adobe buildings and structures both inside the city and in other parts of the world.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Rocky Mosque of Azarshahr

Azarshahr Mosque, located in East Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran, is one of the unique structures of Iran which annually attracts thousands of visitors to the region.

Tajabad Caravanserai; Unique Structure in Iran’s Hamadan

Tajabad Caravanserai, one of the rarest circular caravanserais of Iran, is located in the village of Tajabad in western Hamadan province.

Imam Khomeini’s House Turns Khomein into Tourism Hub

The historical house of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, in the central Iranian city of Khomein in Markazi province, has turned his hometown into a major attraction for tourists.

Biglar Beigi Tekyeh; Fabulous Hall with Mirror Works

Biglar Beigi Tekyeh is a valuable building in the historical neighbourhoods of the ancient and beautiful city of Kermanshah in western Iran.

Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran

Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.

Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

Deir-e Gachin; Mother of Iranian Caravanserais

Deir-e Gachin Caravanserai is one of the greatest caravanserais of Iran which is located in the centre of Kavir National Park in Qom province.

Iran’s Beauties: World’s Oldest Arch Dam

Kebar dam, the world’s oldest arch dam, has been built on a river with the same name in southwest of the central city of Qom.

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