The small ponds or pools known as howz, once an integral part of houses in Iran, are among the wonders of the Persian architecture.
Houses in the historical city of Yazd in central Iran have been turned into magnificent ecotourism hotels.
The Grand Mosque of Neyriz is one of Iran’s oldest mosques and, based on some historical evidence, used to be a Zoroastrian fire temple which turned into a mosque during the Islamic era.
Ashraf Hall is a Safavid-era palace which has turned into a prominent attraction in the historical city of Isfahan, central Iran.
Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.
The historical Haj-Qoli-Khan house is one of the ancient homes in the central Iranian city of Qom.
Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.
Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.
Fantastic, eye-pleasing mantels are an integral part of ancient Iranian architecture.
Mohammad Moein was a prominent Iranian researcher and professor whose house in Tehran has turned into a museum.
The mansion of Mostofi-ol Mamalek is a 125-year-old Qajar building which somehow represents the contemporary history of Iran.
Nefar or Nepar are small wooden structures built in the paddy fields of Mazandaran villages in northern Iran.
Fresco and mural painting has a long history in Iran, has been of great significance and has contributed to the Persian architecture in different ways.
Every year, farmers of Golidagh in Golestan province, north-eastern Iran, dedicate hundreds of hectares of land to sunflower cultivation.
Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.
With an area of 12,000 square metres, the Grand Mosque of Qom is one of the largest religious, historical buildings in Iran.
Colourful windows have always been a prominent and integrable part of Persian architecture since ancient times.