Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.
For nearly a millennium, quality sultanas (golden raisins) have been produced in an Iranian village which are unique and well-known throughout the country.
The tradition of carrying torches on the eve of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, is annually observed in the Iranian city of Qom in commemoration of the fire that burned Imam Hussein's tent in Karbala tragedy.
Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.
Zarbaft is the most exquisite and legendary Persian textile which was once a world-famous fabric.
Seven Mandaean children were recently baptized in Karun River in Khuzestan province, south-western Iran.
Khulak weaving, the art of weaving a special type of curtain using reeds, is a profession practiced by many people living near the Hamun Lake in the underdeveloped Sistan and Baluchestan Province, south-east of Iran.
Iranian people on Sunday commemorated the National Day of Shah-e Cheragh, which is a cultural occasion marked every year across the country in honour the brother of eighth Shiite Imam.
Special ceremonies are annually held in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.
The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.