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Grave Belonging to Iron Age Warrior Discovered in Northern Iran

Iranian officials say the body of a forty-year-old man and his weapons belonging to 3 thousand years ago have been discovered in Rostamabad near Rasht in northern Gilan province.

Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran

Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.

Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

Deir-e Gachin; Mother of Iranian Caravanserais

Deir-e Gachin Caravanserai is one of the greatest caravanserais of Iran which is located in the centre of Kavir National Park in Qom province.

“Iran, Cradle of Civilisation” Exhibition to Move to Spain

In the coming days, the exhibition of “Iran, Cradle of Civilisation”, which is now underway in the Netherlands, is set to move to a museum in eastern Spain after the end of the exhibition.

Historical Water Transfer System Unearthed in Central Iran

A complicated water transfer system dating back to the mid-Islamic centuries has been unearthed in central Iran.

Two Possibly Ancient Jars Discovered in Iran

Two large and possibly old earthenware jars are found during construction operations in the south of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

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.

Nashtifan Windmills of Iran; Commination of Art & Technology

Windmills in the city of Nashtifan in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province are one of the most beautiful and largest collections of clay, mud and wood, and of course the oldest of these kind in the world.

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.

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