Architecture

Bayazid Bastami’s Tomb Attracts Tourists to Iran’s Semnan Province

The tomb of Bayazid Bastami in Iran’s Semnan province is one of the attractions of city of Bastam. It is a large complex with different spaces from the third to fifth century AH.

Iran Tourist Attractions: Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili’s Shrine

Sheikh Safi al-Din’s Shrine is the tomb of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili located in Iran’s northwestern Ardabil province. Sheikh Safi was an eminent leader of an Islamic school established by the Safavids.

Iran Attractions in Photos: Yazd Mirror Palace

Mirror Palace mansion (Qasr-e Ayeneh) in Iran’s central city of Yazd is one of the country’s tourist attractions that dates back to the first Pahlavi era. The mansion is known as Museum of Mirrors and Lighting since 1998.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pahneh Bath Museum in Semnan

The Pahneh Bath, or the Hazrat Bath, is among popular historical sites of the central province of Semnan, luring thousands of domestic and foreign tourists each year.

Historical House in Tehran Converted into Hostel for Tourists

The Pahlevan Razzaz guesthouse, a historical building in downtown Tehran, has been turned into a hostel for foreign tourists.

House of Amir Bahador; 200-Year-Old Site in Downtown Tehran

The House of Amir Bahador in Moniriyeh Square, southern Tehran, is one of the most magnificent houses of the Qajar era which belongs to two centuries ago.

Iran’s Most Advanced Football Stadium Opens in Ahvaz

Foolad Arena, the most technologically advanced stadium of Iran, was officially opened in the south-western city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province on Tuesday.

Some Old Bridges Withstand Severe Flooding in Northern Iran

Some historical bridges in northern Iran have withstood recent flooding while some new ones have caved in, which shows how robust ancient bridges are.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

In Pictures: Modern Tehran vs Old Tehran

222 years ago, Tehran was selected by Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar as the centre of the Iranian government. But the city was officially named as the capital city later on October 6, 1907, after the Constitutional revolution.

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