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Old laundry house in northwestern Iran (PHOTOS)

The laundry house which was built in 1966 now serves as a museum of anthropology.
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Tileworks of Moaven al-Malek Tekyeh (PHOTOS)

The tiles feature images of battles led by the Prophet Muhammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shiite Imam, the battle of Karbala and ancient Persian kings.
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Iran’s first shoe museum opens in Tabriz

The museum displays 200 valuable pairs of shoes from different historical eras and ethnic groups.
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Ozbaki Hill (PHOTOS)

Ozbaki Hill is only known for being the origin of the first man-made adobe handed over to the United Nations.
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Biglar Beigi Tekyeh (PHOTOS)

A massive mirror hall on the western flank of the yard is graced with remarkable interior designs and a lot of inscriptions.
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Mohammadabad Caravanserai (PHOTOS)

The caravanserai was registered on the list of Iran’s national monuments on October 31, 1998.
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Statue of peace, a journey from Persepolis to Rome and back (PHOTOS)

The Statue of Penelope unearthed in Persepolis along with its three Roman counterparts is on display at the Iranian National Museum.
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World Craft City, an opportunity to boost tourism

An Iranian official has said that Isfahan’s new title, the World Craft City, can help the country boost its tourism.
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Windcatchers in central Iran (PHOTOS)

Kashan, a city in Isfahan Province, is home to windcatchers which used to act as ventilators.
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Jalaleddin Castle in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

The centuries-old castle is perched on a hill in North Khorasan Province.

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