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Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient City of Khaf

Khaf is a historical city in Khorasan Razavi province in eastern Iran, bordering with Afghanistan.

Book of Hours of Louis XII to Be Unveiled in Tehran on Christmas

The library of the Museum of Niavaran is going to unveil the Book of Hours of Louis XII on the occasion of Christmas.

Historical House in Tehran Converted into Hostel for Tourists

The Pahlevan Razzaz guesthouse, a historical building in downtown Tehran, has been turned into a hostel for foreign tourists.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historical Chogan Canyon

The historical Chogan Canyon is located 23 kilometers away from the city of Kazeroun in Fars Province, southern Iran.

Iran Hosts “Yalda, Christmas Festival” to Strengthen Inter-Cultural Ties

The first festival of “Yalda and Christmas” was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on the eve of the Yalda Night, the longest night of the year which has long been celebrated on the last night of autumn by Iranians since ancient times.

Archaeological Museum of Tehran Opens to Public

The Archaeological Museum of Tehran has been officially opened as part of the National Museum of Iran to display objects unearthed in the historical city of Tehran.

11,000 Ancient Objects to Be Returned to Iran from US

Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organisation (ICHTO), says eleven thousands of valuable ancient relics belonging to Persepolis will return to the country based on the US Supreme Court’s ruling.

Louvre Museum Urges Rediscovery of Qajar Art

Yannick Lintz, the director of Islamic Art at the Louvre Museum, has hailed the unique features of Persian art during the Qajar era, highlighting the need for conducting further research to rediscover Persian artworks created in the nineteenth century.

Iranian, German Researchers Study Varamin’s Prehistoric Climate

A group of Iranian and German scientists has started the second phase of its joint research into Varamin Plain in southern Tehran with the main goal of understanding the area’s climate in prehistoric eras.

National Day of Isfahan Commemorated with Various Events

The city of Isfahan in central Iran is hosting dozens of cultural events this weekend which mark a national day in the Persian calendar dedicated to the popular tourist destination.

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