The head of the Ahranjan Hill Stratigraphy Program has announced the discovery of four tombs dating back to the Chalcolithic Age under rural houses. The hill is one of the most important historical sites in northwestern Iran.
May 18 marks International Museum Day and Cultural Heritage. On this occasion, visiting historical and cultural sites run by the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts in Iran was free for the public on Wednesday.
In the vicinity of the Shahrbani Palace in the heart of Tehran sits the Qazaq Khaneh building, an old monument with a minimal architecture. It can be described as one of the first-ever buildings serving military and administrative purposes in the capital which lives to this day.
Iranian archeologists have discovered hundreds of slabs and stone inscriptions at Persepolis, the ancient capital of the Achaemenian dynasty of Iran.
Iran has put on display 29 historical objects the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts says were returned to the country from France after a flurry of diplomatic contacts with Paris.
Garmsar, a city in the west of Iran’s Semnan Province, has numerous historical and tourist attractions. it’s a suitable place for a stay to take a rest during Nowurz holidays.
The beautiful and ancient city of Harsin, dubbed by some archaeologists “The oldest city of Iran”, is a perfect tourist destination given that it is home to many historical monuments. However, many people know little about this unique region. Harsin is among the oldest cities of Iran and Asia and is located 44 kilometers east of the provincial capital of Kermanshah Province.
If you want to travel to a city that is unique in terms of natural beauty and is at the same time historical and ancient, then visit the city of Hamun in Iran’s Sistan and Balouchestan Province.
The mixture of all elements of tourism, that is, the existence of multiple historical monuments, markets, shopping centers and gorgeous natural scenery, the production of scrumptious souvenirs and beautiful handicrafts, the cooking of unique food all have made Larestan a good tourist destination for Nowruz.
Qeshm is a beautiful Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz, which separates the Persian Gulf from the Oman Sea. Shaped like a dolphin, it is the largest Persian Gulf island and of the biggest of its kind in the world.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.
A festive carnival, called the Carnival of Joy, has been travelling across Iran’s north-central province of Semnan, as Iranians are celebrating the start of spring and the Persian New Year.
Along the road connecting the city of Shiraz in Fars Province to Gachsaran, a city in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, there is an ancient bridge built over the Tang-e Shiv River, which, according to historical studies, dates back to the Sassanid or Zoroastrian eras in the pre-Islamic period.
The governor of the central Iranian city of Kashan says more than 15,000 people have visited the city’s iconic Fin Garden over the past two days, as the Nowruz travel season gets underway.
Ancient pottery originally unearthed in the western Iranian region of Bookan, has been put on show at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, after being returned home from Switzerland.
Chaharshanbe Suri is one of the most ancient and beautiful traditional festivals of Iran. This festival has been celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year since ancient times up until now. Chaharshanbe Suri is very popular among Iranians and is marked across the country.
Nowruz is one of the most beautiful and lasting traditions of Iranians and ethnic Iranians, which is marked across the world. Nowruz rituals ranging from Haji Firuz, Chaharshanbe Suri and New Year house-cleaning to Haft Seen and visits to relatives’ houses and Sizdah Bedar have evolved over a span of thousands of years and are observed with slight differences at each corner of the Iranian lands.
One of the traditional customs and rituals in Guilan Province is Nowruz Khani – or singing to mark Persian New Year, Nowruz.