The deputy head of Iran’s Ministry of Tourism has said Iran is ready to repair Syria’s historic monuments which were damaged in the war on terrorist groups like Daesh. Ali Asghar Shalbafian said Iran is capable to do that and can share its experience with Syria.
Work got underway in 2002 to construct a portico at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in the city of Mashhad in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorassan Razavi.
Kolluk is a village in the Ghasr-e-Ghand county of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. The village is known as a unique tourist attraction with a pure bewitching nature and mineral springs.
The underground city of Tafresh, which is yet to be assigned a specific name, is located in the Tarkhoran area of Tafresh in Iran’s Markazi province.
Selasal Castle is a huge fortified building in Iran’s Khuzestan province dating back to the Sassanid era.
The Iranian researchers have found a Parthian era clay rhyton shaped in the form of wild goat in a graveyard in Semnan province, in eastern Tehran.
The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex located in Iran's capital city, Tehran.
A researcher on cultural heritage says the renowned poem of the Iranian poet Mohtasham Kashani on the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein, on the Day of Ashura, is the most widely used piece of Persian poetry in inscriptions around the world.
Archaeologists have dug out objects belonging to the Seleucid, Parthian and Islamic (Ilkhanid) eras while searching the site of the Laodiseh temple in the city of Nahavand in the west-central Iranian province of Hamadan.
The Ferdows Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran, dates back to the era of Mohammad Shah Qajar, the third king of the Qajary Dynasty who ruled in the 1830s and 1840s.
Iran’s National Sports, Olympics and Paralympics Museum is a treasure trove of the country’s history.
New excavations at Liar Sang Bon Cemetery in Iran’s northern province of Gilan have found a direct connection between the size of the graves and the social rank and status of the people buried there.
A museum in Iran’s Semnan province showcases fossils that belong to over 620 million years ago.
The Cultural Landscape of Iran’s Uramanat region, comprising agricultural villages located in the mountainous Kurdistan Province of Iran, has qualified for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Iran’s national railway network has been registered on the global cultural heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Sormeh or Kohl is one of the ancient eye cosmetics of Iran and Telli is a substance for maintaining the balance of the scalp and protecting the hair.
This is “Ordibehesht House”, a magnificent memento from Zand dynasty’s era, which housed Mirza Mohammad Nazer and his family during the rule of Nasereddin Shah from Qajar dynasty.
The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.
The Kent castle, named after a nearby village, is a historical monument dating back to the Afsharid era.
An analysis of structural techniques and designs shows that Zilu, although looking like a simple hand-woven thread rug, has a profound cultural richness and depth of thought.