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Iran’s History in Photos Yam Caravanserai 5

Iran’s History in Photos: Yam Caravanserai

The historical caravanserai of Yam, located in the city of Marand in north-western Iran, once used to be an important place on the way of Silk Road.
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Remains of Humans, Animals Found in Persepolis Ruins

Remains of over a dozen humans and animals have been unearthed in the ancient ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran.
House of Malek in Tehran

Tehran’s History in Photos: House of Malek

The historical house of Malek is located in Bein ol-Haramein Bazaar in the heart of the Iranian capital.
National museum of Iran

Iran Digs Ancient Cup Out of Fallen Soldier’s Chest

A precious antique cup has been dug out at Iran’s Hassanlou historical site, which is one of the most important ancient spots in the Iranian plateau with international reputation.
Tughrul Tower

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tughrul Tower

The Tughrul Tower is a remnant of Seljuk period located in Rey, southern Tehran.
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Iran’s History in Photos: Ancient Temple of Anahita

The Temple of Anahita, an ancient monument dating back to the Parthian era (247 BCE – 224 CE), is the second stone building of Iran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Hakim Mosque

The historical mosque of Hakim is located in an old neighbourhood of Isfahan, a city in central Iran.
Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian 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.
Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran has officially objected to Ankara’s proposal for the registration, by UNESCO, of what it calls “Islamic calligraphy” as part of Turkey’s intangible cultural heritage.
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Iran’s History in Photos: Castle of Lions

Shir Qaleh or the Castle of Lions is located on the top of a mountain in central Iran.