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Architecture

Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

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.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Qom

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; An Inseparable Part of Persian Architecture

Colourful windows have always been a prominent and integrable part of Persian architecture since ancient times.

Is Saint Thaddeus Monastery Oldest Christian Church in World?

The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in north-western Iran is considered by some experts to be the oldest church of the Christian world.

Shafe’i Mosque; A Gem of Architecture in Kermanshah

The Shafe’i grand mosque in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah highlights an elegant example of Islamic mosques inspired by the Ottoman architecture.

Persian Architecture in Photos: House of Imam Jomeh

Dating back to the 19th century, the House of "Imam Jomeh" – the Imam of Friday prayers – is a gem in the heart of Tehran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Fin Garden in Kashan

Located in central Iran, Fin Garden is well-known not only for its beautiful architecture, but also an important historical event.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Niavaran Palace

The Palace of Niavaran in Shemiranat, northern Tehran, is an important example of Persian architecture in the 20th century.

Essential Utility Systems Every Household Needs

Utility systems have seen much improvement over the last half-century thus allowing for tonnes of incredibly important additions to your home; with light switches controlled remotely and ovens too, there is no shortage of smart, essential, and downright awesome utilities your household needs.

Vali Castle in Western Iran, Iconic Symbol of Indigenous Culture

The Vali Castle is a major tourist attraction in Iran’s western province of Ilam as the site has turned into a museum since a decade ago.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Atigh Grand Mosque of Shiraz

The Atigh Grand Mosque of Shiraz is one of the city’s oldest mosques, registered in the Iranian national heritage list in 1932.

Iran in Photos: Castle of Zahhak in East Azarbaijan

East Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran is known as the land of forts, including the one named after Zahhak, an evil figure in Persian mythology.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Hamadan Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Hamadan in western Iran is one of the country’s oldest mosques.

In Pictures: Kebar Dam Full to Capacity

Located near the city of Qom, central Iran, Kebar Dam is considered to be one of the oldest arched dams in the world.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Shafi’abad Caravanserai

The Shafi’abad Caravanserai is located in a village with the same name in Kerman province, southern Iran.

Jabalieh Dome; An Ancient Stone Building Made with Camel Milk

Jabalieh Dome is a spectacular octagonal stone building in Kerman province, southeast of Iran, built in the second century BCE.

Matlab Khan; Largest Open-Air Mosque in Iran

Located in the city of Khoy in West Azerbaijan Province, Matlab Khan mosque is known as the largest open-air mosque across Iran with unique architectural features.

Shapoori House in Shiraz; Stunning Site for Visitors

The Shapoori House in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz has been built more than 80 years ago in the early years of the Pahlavi dynasty.

Laft Village, Port of Windcatcher in Iran’s Qeshm Island

Laft is a small, beautiful village in Iran's Qeshm Island, which is known as the port of windcatcher.

Mollabashi House; Most Beautiful Mansion of Isfahan

The Mollabashi House is a beautiful mansion in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, dating back to the eighteenth century.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Church of Sohreqeh

The church of Sohreqeh in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan is a historical building belonging to the Catholic Armenians.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Qadamgah Town

Qadamgah Razavi, a town near the city of Neyshabour in north-east of Iran, is one of the main religious tourist attractions of Khorasan Razavi province.

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath

Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath, also known as the Twin Bath, is a great portrayal of traditional Iranian-Islamic art.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Historical House of Motamen-ol-Atebba

The house of “Motamen-ol-Atebba” – a beautiful building of Qajar era in Oudlajan neighbourhood, downtown Tehran – was decorated on Saturday for Yalda Night celebration.

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