City Park or Mohtasham Garden is the oldest park of the northern Iranian city of Rasht, the capital of Guilan Province. Statues made out of trees and reshaped by artists have been put in the park.
The centuries-old Soltaniyeh Dome in the northwestern Iranian province of Zanjan, is an architectural masterpiece of the Ilkhanid dynasty.
An official with Hamedan’s Department General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has announced the discovery of 17 ancient relics in the western Iranian province that date back to the 1st millennium B.C.
Some 400 pieces of fossils dating back to 10 million years ago have been discovered near Iran’s northwestern city of Maragheh, the director general of the Environmental Protection Office of East Azarbaijan Province revealed on Tuesday.
The Goujebel Caravanserai is one of the major historical monuments of the southwestern Iranian town of Ahar registered on the list of heritage sites.
In the picturesque city of Ramsar in the Mazandaran province, a tale of artistry and heritage was woven into the fibers of felt.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has arrived in Tehran from New York where he took part in the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, bringing back home 3,500 historical clay tablets of the Achaemenid Empire.
The National Museum of Iran has opened its doors to exhibit a collection of historical artifacts recently repatriated from France and England.
The Babak Castle located in the town of Kaliber in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azerbaijan is one of the country's most well-known historical castles and among the province's visitor sites, being an ideal place for history enthusiasts.
The United States will return thousands of historical tablets of the Achaemenid Empire to Iran within months, an Iranian official announced on Monday.
The historical palace of Ali Qapu in Iran’s Isfahan province dates back to the beginning of the eleventh century AH and is unique in its architectural and decorative arts.
An Iranian museum official says archaeological studies show that the glasses found in Japan, South Korea and the span of the ancient Han Empire originate from Iran and its northern province of Gilan.
The results of recent excavations conducted jointly by Iranian and French archeological teams at the Qal-e Kord Cave in the city of Avaj, in the northwestern province of Qazvin, show the cultural deposits in the vicinity of the cave are more than 400,000 years, making it the oldest human settlement discovered in Iran.
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.
Southwestern Iran is home to a small hillside that has been burning non-stop for years, creating a mesmerizing sight at night.
“Yalda Night,” also known as “Shab-e Chelleh,” observed both in Iran and Afghanistan, goes on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.
Archeologists discover the remains of a building dating back 5,600 years ago during a search in the city of Robat Karim, located southwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran.
An Iranian official says recent flash flooding in Iran’s central city of Yazd has destroyed almost one percent of the historical district of the city.
The largest Iranian kilim, measuring 105 square meters, has been woven by seven full-time and three part-time weavers in a matter of 40 days in Havarz Village in Iran’s Fars Province, with a design by and under the supervision of a distinct entrepreneur lady.
The House of Anisoddoleh dates back to the Qajar era. The building is on Tehran’s Valiasr Street. The monument was registered as a national heritage site in 2003.