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Yazdi Komaj; Tasty traditional cake from Iran’s deserts

Komaj is a traditional type of bread that is baked in almost all regions of Yazd Province, but there is an outstanding difference in the ingredients, in a way that the Komaj baked in Bafgh could be presented as a type of “traditional cake.” The art of cooking Komaj in Bafgh has been registered on the list of Iran’s intangible cultural heritage.

Fatir; A Sweet Iranian Bread for Breakfast

Fatir is a traditional type of sweet bread that has long been baked in Iran, either for breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

Tar Halva: Persian Dessert Perfectly Suitable for Ramadan

Tar Halva is a traditional dessert from Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, cooked mainly in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Qaen Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Qaen is an 1000-year-old architectural masterpiece in eastern Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Poshtab Fort

Poshtab Fort is an ancient site in the mountainous regions of north-eastern Iran.

Iran in Photos: Greek Ship of Kish Island

A Greek ship that has been beached on the coast of Kish Island, southern Iran, more than 50 years ago is now a main tourist attraction of the region.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shif Island

Shif Island, formerly known as the Island of Sheikh Sa’d, is a Persian Gulf island located 12 km away from the city of Bushehr in southern Iran.

Tea: Popular Hot Drink for Iranians

Tea is deemed as a highly popular hot drink with the Iranians. Having it anytime can hit the spot.

Iran in Photos: Rayen Citadel of Kerman

A photo gallery featuring the ancient site of Rayen Citadel in the southern city of Kerman.

Iran in Photos: Garmeh Village

Among other tourist attractions, an ancient castle and a pond surrounded by palm trees have turned Garmeh Village in the central province of Isfahan to a touristy spot for nature lovers.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Tabatabaei House

Tabatabaei House is a prominent epitome of Persian Architecture, located in the historical city of Kashan, central Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Moghadam House and Museum

Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.

Iran in Photos: Abbasabad Lake in Mazandaran

Abbasabad Lake is a beautiful site in northern Iran which also includes a centuries-old monument.

Century-Old House in Qom Boasts Unique Architecture

The historical Haj-Qoli-Khan house is one of the ancient homes in the central Iranian city of Qom.

Kahak: A Traditional Town with Mesmerizing Tourist Attractions

The town of Kahak in Iran’s north-central Qom province boasts picturesque scenery as well as historical monuments much revered by Iranians.

Gargoor: A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor-weaving is one of the popular handicrafts in Bushehr province in southern Iran, as most of the people in the coastal region make ends meet by catching fish.

Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.

Iran’s Treasury of National Jewels: Collection of Priceless Jewellery

Iran’s Treasury of National Jewels is a treasure-trove of rare, priceless jewellery and one of the world’s biggest collections of gold.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Raghaz Canyon

Raghaz, the jewel of Iranian canyons, is where the water has met the rocks since thousands of year ago, creating stunning natural landscapes.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mohammad Moein

Mohammad Moein was a prominent Iranian researcher and professor whose house in Tehran has turned into a museum.

40 Photos, 40 Memories: Iran-Iraq War on 40th Anniversary

The Iraqi-imposed war on Iran officially began on September 22, 1980 when the Iraqi military launched offensives against southern and western Iranian cities and conducted an airstrike on Mehrabad International Airport in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Bandar Torkaman: A Must-See Port City in Northern Iran

Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.

Kachi: An Old but Delicious Iranian Dessert

Kachi is an old pudding which was first cooked in the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman before becoming popular nationwide.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Tang-e Boraq

Tang-e Boraq is a village with numerous springs and waterfalls, which turn it into a magnificent tourist attraction.

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: House of Mostofi-ol Mamalek

The mansion of Mostofi-ol Mamalek is a 125-year-old Qajar building which somehow represents the contemporary history of Iran.

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