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Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Farah Abad

The Grand Mosque of Farah Abad in Sari, Mazandaran province, is part of Farah Abad historical complex built at the time of Shah Abbas Safavi (In around 1791).

Yazd Commits Itself to Promoting Adobe Structures

The central Iranian city of Yazd, which is known as the world’s first adobe city, has given the UNESCO a commitment to promote construction of adobe buildings and structures both inside the city and in other parts of the world.

5,000-Year-Old Skeleton Unearthed in Northern Iran

The skeleton of a baby girl dating back 5,000 years has been unearthed in northern Iran.

Tajabad Caravanserai; Unique Structure in Iran’s Hamadan

Tajabad Caravanserai, one of the rarest circular caravanserais of Iran, is located in the village of Tajabad in western Hamadan province.

Tehran’s First Fortification Unearthed in Grand Bazaar

A number of ancient pieces from Safavid era, belonging to the first fortification of the Iranian capital, have been unearthed during an excavation in the Grand Bazaar of Tehran.

Imam Khomeini’s House Turns Khomein into Tourism Hub

The historical house of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, in the central Iranian city of Khomein in Markazi province, has turned his hometown into a major attraction for tourists.

Iran Proposes UNESCO to Name 2019 after Iranian Philosopher, University

Iran has called on UNESCO to name 2019 as the year of late philosopher Sheikh Shahaboddin Sohrevardi and the Gondishapur University.

History of Military Service in Iran in Photos

Military service in Farsi language is called “Sarbazi” which means to lose your head, to sacrifice, and to stand up to death in battle.

Cemetery in Tehran Burial Site of Hundreds of Poles

Catholic cemetery of the Poles in southern Tehran is located in district of Doulab, close to the Armenian cemetery.

Biglar Beigi Tekyeh; Fabulous Hall with Mirror Works

Biglar Beigi Tekyeh is a valuable building in the historical neighbourhoods of the ancient and beautiful city of Kermanshah in western Iran.

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