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In Photos: Four Seasons Bathhouse of Arak

The Four Seasons (Chahar Fasl) Bathhouse, which used to be the largest bathhouse of Iran, is located in the city of Arak in Markazi province, central Iran.

Gate of Cyrus the Great Discovered Near Persepolis in Southern Iran

The ancient Gate of Cyrus the Great has been discovered near Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (c. 550–330 BCE), in southern Iran.

Ancient Iranian City Built on Natural Terrace

The town of Dahaneh-Gholaman in southeastern Iran was discovered by Italian archaeologists in 1959.

Historical Qanat in Central Iran Revived

A historical qanat, an underground channel to transport water, in the city of Yazd in central Iran has been successfully revived.

Iran Says to Help Restore Taq Kasra Only Upon Iraq’s Official Invitation

Iran says it will help restore the Persian archaeological masterpiece Taq Kasra (also known as the Arch of Ctesiphon), located in modern-day Iraq, only if Baghdad officially asks Tehran to do so.

Se-Kooheh; Ancient Castle Shining on Hilltop in Southeast Iran

The Se-Kooheh castle in southeastern Iran is among the most  important castles of the Islamic era.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

Iranian Miniature: A Unique, Fabulous School of Art

The Iranian miniature, which was recently registered by the UNESCO as a world heritage, includes a whole range of arts, including flower and bird painting, illustration with human themes, illumination, decoration of books with Islamic-themed miniatures, etc.

Bam Citadel: 17 Years after Devastating Earthquake

The Arg-e Bam or Bam Citadel was almost completely destroyed by an earthquake on December 26, 2003, along with much of the rest of Bam and its environs.
Switzerland Returns 2800-Year-Old Smuggled Glazed Bricks to Iran

Switzerland Returns 2800-Year-Old Smuggled Glazed Bricks to Iran

A total of 49 works of ancient art that had been looted and smuggled out of Iran some four decades ago have recently been returned home with the aid of Swiss officials.