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Tomb of Seyyed Gholam Rasoul (PHOTOS)

The tomb which dates back to the 11th century AD has white walls and Indian-style architecture.
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Why is ground subsiding at Persepolis?

Land subsidence and cracks in Takht-e Jamshid have concerned people and officials in Fars Province.
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Excavations unravel mystery of ancient aqueduct system in Borujerd

An ancient aqueduct system has been discovered in Lorestan province after excavations to erect a new building.
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Varkaneh Village in western Iran (PHOTOS)

Varkaneh is a touristy village in Hamedan Province and has been registered as a national heritage site.
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Spanish delegation visits Isfahan (PHOTOS)

Three Spanish ministers, heading a big delegation, visited the tourist attractions of the historical city of Isfahan.
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Kharanaq, a shaking adobe minaret in central Iran (PHOTOS)

The adobe minaret dates back to the Sassanid era.
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Chak Chak, a Zoroastrian shrine in central Iran (PHOTOS)

Chak Chak is very popular with both Zoroastrian pilgrims and Muslim tourists. But between June 14 and 18 each year, it is only open to Zoroastrian worshipers.
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Qazvin Day (PHOTOS)

Some old professions have been revived at Sa'd al-Saltaneh Caravanserai to mark Qazvin Day.
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Kerman Bazaar in southern Iran (PHOTOS)

Different sections of the ancient bazaar were constructed during the reign of different rulers of the city.
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Maragheh Temple in northwestern Iran (PHOTOS)

The temple which dates back to the Parthian era was the largest Zoroastrian place of worship during that period.

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