Takht-e Soleymān; Manifestation of Persian Civilization

Iranian ancient citadel Takht-e Soleyman (Throne of Solomon), known to be a Zoroastrian fire temple, manifests Persian glorious civilization.

Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched

Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.

A tour of the largest private arts museum in Iran

Saba Museum owned by Pasargad Bank is home to precious works of arts.

Handicraft, resistance economy and employment

Handicrafts are independent products which are inspired by an artisan’s thought, creativity, and performance. It can be considered as one of axes of resistance economy by providing sustainable employment opportunity.

Khuzestan Province, Land of Oil and More

A closer look at Iran’s Khuzestan Province, widely known for its oil reserves, reveals oil is not the only resource of the province.

Persian Gulf archeological excavations in progress

Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Department in Hormuzgan province is conducting vital archeological excavations in the coastal regions of the Persian Gulf and its hinterlands, said the director general of the department.

ICHHTO introduces Tabriz and Yazd as Iranian creative cities to OIC

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has introduced Tabriz in northwest Iran and Yazd in central Iran as iranian creative cities to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said a senior official of ICHHTO.

World Travel Website Awards Hafez Historical Structure

The world’s largest travel website TRIPADVISOR has hailed the historical mausoleum of ancient Persian poet Hafez in Shiraz.

Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.

Tehran mounts intl. handicrafts exhibit

The 24th edition of 24th International Handicrafts Exhibition has been mounted at Tehran’s International Permanent Fairground.

Germany Planning to Consolidate Tourism Cooperation with Iran

A German tourism activist praised Iran's eye-catching tourist resorts and destinations and historical sites, and voiced Berlin's enthusiasm for dispatching more tourists to Iran.

7500-Year-Old Motifs Inspire Modern Fabric Designers

A group of fabric designers have created a collection inspired by motifs used on pottery previously discovered at the 7500-year-old Sialk Tepe near the central Iranian city of Kashan.

5000-Year-Old Water Pipeline Discovered in Western Iran

A 5000-year-old water system has been unearthed during the second season of a rescue excavation project at the Farash ancient historical site at the Seimareh Dam reservoir area in western Iran.

Iran, Italy Discuss Promotion of Cultural Cooperation

Iranian and Italian officials stressed the need for both Tehran and Rome to share their experiences in various cultural fields.

Shush: Major Iranian option for 2014 global registration

Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.

Persian literary figures honored at Turkish university

A ceremony was held in Ege (Aegean) University in Izmir (Turkey) to commemorate famous Iranian poets and top literary figures including Hakim Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Omar Khayyam and Saˈdi.

Iran Planning to Attract More Tourists

Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar vowed to do his organization's best to pave the ground for attracting more tourists to the country's holy shrines.

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour.Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.

President Rouhani: Iranian Hotels Heavy Tourist Traffic

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani welcomed the outstanding increase in the foreign tourists' visits to the country, and said many Iranian hotels have been reserved by them to the end of 2014.

UNESCO would cooperate in repair, maintenance of Persepolis

The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.

National Day of Saadi Commemorated throughout Iran

National Day of Saadi Commemorated in Iran. Saadi is known as a poetry both in and outside of Iran for his enticing choice of word, ethical and social teachings.

Iran marks Mother’s Day

Iranians celebrate Lady Fatima Zahra’s birth anniversary, designated by the Islamic Republic as Mother's Day in the country.

Frye : “They are very hospitable people. I love them very much,”

American scholar of Iranian and Central Asian studies, professor Richard Nelson Frye has passed away at the age of 94.

Go 7 mln years back visiting ‘Nakhcheer Cave’

Nakhcheer or Nakhjir is a limestone cave situated in Markazi Province of Iran with approximately seven million years old which is now a tourist and research destination for people from aroudn the world.

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