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Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sirik Lagoon

Sirik Lagoon, located 35 km from the city of Sirik in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran, is one of the most amazing tropical wetlands in the country.

Iranian Artist Uses Plastic Bags to Give Environmental Warning

Damages inflicted on the environment and human’s negative impacts on the nature and the wild life were the main theme of an exhibition recently held by an Iranian artist in the capital city Tehran.

“Iran, Interesting Destination for Australian Tourists”

Australia’s cultural attaché says people of his country are much interested in visiting Iran and getting more familiar with the history, culture and civilization of the country.

Citizens of Capital Mark Tehran Day on October 6

The Tehran Day is annually marked by Iranian people on October 6, the day when the city was officially chosen as the capital of Iran by the Qajar dynasty back in 1907.

Number of Tourists Visiting Iran Increases by 50%

A senior Iranian official says the number of tourists who visited Iran in the first six months of the current Iranian year (started March 21) rose by 51 percent compared to the same period in the past year, and that cheap prices is expected to lure more tourists.

Dutch Antiques on Show in Iran National Museum

A collection of Dutch antiquities and artworks are on show at the Muslim Era section of the National Museum of Iran in Tehran.

Iran’s Abarkuh Hosts Historical Public Lamentations for Imam Hussein

The “Rawda Khani” or public lamentation is among historical ceremonies annually held in the old part of the city of Abarkuh in Yazd Province, central Iran, during the lunar month of Muharram when Imam Hussein was martyred some 14 centuries ago.

Historical Works of Iran’s Ardabil Showcased at Turkish Tourism Fair

Historical monuments from the north-western Iranian province of Ardabil were recently put on show at the Tourism and Travel Fair in Turkey’s Van city.

Remnants of 20-Million-Year-Old Elephant Tusks Unearthed in Iran

The remnants of two Proboscidean fossils including two elephant tusks have been unearthed in Iran’s northwestern city of Ardabil, said the General Director of Ardabil’s Department of Environment.

Preparing Doushab; Old Tradition among Iran’s Date Farmers

At the end of the harvest season, palm farmers in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan cook the surplus of the dates and use them to make “Doushab” or date syrup.

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