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Iran’s Nature in Photos: Ardal & Mashayekh Region

Located in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, Ardal and Mashayekh is a temperate mountainous region with magnificent sceneries.
Jirya-Iranian Village Globally Known for Its Carpets (30)

Jirya; Iranian Village Globally Known for Its Carpets

Jirya is the name of a small village in Markazi province, central Iran, where a unique carpet with international reputation is woven.
Bones Exhibition

Bones Exhibition; A Link between Human Body and Nature

Iranian artist Atash Shahkarami is holding an exhibition of her paintings called "The Bones" at Tehran’s Vista gallery.
Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World 1

Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World

Jahan-Nama Museum, which contains collections of artworks from all over the world, is located in Sahebqaraniyeh Palace, northern Tehran.
Snake Tongue Canyon; Bizarre Attraction in Iran’s Lut Desert 5

Snake Tongue Canyon; Bizarre Attraction in Lut Desert

At a depth of 60 kilometres in the central Lut Desert there is a valley created by a lack of vegetation and high soil erosion known as the Snake Tongue Canyon.
Smuggled Iranian Antiquities to Return Home from Austria

Smuggled Iranian Antiquities to Return Home from Austria

Ancient artefacts belonging to Iran have been handed over to the Iranian representative in Austria via legal formalities.
Khulak Weaving Thriving Again in Iran’s Sistan as Lake Hamun Revives

Khulak Weaving Thriving Again in Iran’s Sistan as Lake Hamun Revives

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 Woman Turns Farmland into Doll Exhibition

Iranian Woman Turns Farmland into Doll Exhibition

An Iranian woman has turned her farmland into an exhibition of dolls she makes for fun at the sixth decade of her life.
Khoda-Afarin Natural Bridge (29)

Khoda-Afarin Natural Bridge; A Tough Mountain Pass for Nomads

Khoda-Afarin mountain pass is one of the most dangerous ones crossed by Iranian nomads in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s south-west.
Engraving Art ; Unique Manifestation of Iranian Culture, History 4

Engraving Art; Unique Manifestation of Iranian Culture, History

Toreutics or the art of engraving patterns on metal objects is a traditional art in Iran that has long been practised by many people in different parts of the country.