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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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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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