Quince Stew; An Iranian Tasty Dish for Cold Season

Quince Stew; An Iranian Tasty Dish for Cold Season

Quince is a fruit of the cold season; a fruit that has many benefits and with which various and delectable foods are prepared in Iran. Quince stew is one of these dishes.
Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum (7)

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Portuguese Castle in Hormuz Island

Iran to Restore Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island

The minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts has approved a plan to renovate the Portuguese castle on the Hormuz Island in southern Iran.
Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone (5)

Iranian Craftsman Inscribes Quran on Stone

An artisan in Iran has turned his house into an exhibition of superb pieces of craftsmanship: stones on which are written the verses of the Quran, the holy book of Muslims.
Traditional Seafaring in Iran Revived after 50 Years

Traditional Seafaring in Iran Revived after 50 Years

The Kong port in the southern Iranian Hormozgan province has witnessed the revival of traditional seafaring.

‘Roman Wall’ of Iran among Top 2019 Discoveries: Live Science

The Live Science website has listed a 73-mile (115-kilometre) stone wall built between 2400 and 1400 years ago in Sarpol-e Zahab in Western Iran among the top archaeological discoveries of the world in 2019.

Iran’s Customs in Photos: Bakhtiari Wedding

The colourful wedding parties of Bakhtiari nomads begin at the end of harvest season in the tribal areas of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, south-western Iran.
Iran to Turn Tourism into Its Top Source of Income

Iran to Turn Tourism into Its Top Source of Income: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Culture Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts says the country is planning to boost its tourism revenues, and turn it into its top source of income as a replacement for oil.
Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu: Mysterious Cave in Iran Where Heracles Used to Live

Karaftu is the name of a mysterious cave in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan; which has gained fame as the habitat of Greek divine hero Heracles.
Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath (4)

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath

Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath, also known as the Twin Bath, is a great portrayal of traditional Iranian-Islamic art.