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Depths of History in World’s Biggest Urban Caravanserai

The 135-year-old Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh is the world’s biggest urban caravanserai located in Iranian city of Qazvin.

Sun Palace; Monument from 18th Century in Northeastern Iran

The Sun Palace is located in Kalat Naderi near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran.

Religious Ceremony of Carpet Washing Held in Central Iran

The religious Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the rituals of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan.

Safavid Monuments; Hidden Gems in Iran’s Qazvin

Qazvin contains several notable edifices from the Safavid era, dating back to the period in which it was capital of Persia.

Gomishan, Less-Visited Destination in North-eastern Iran

Very few people visit Gomishan city in Golestan province, north-eastern Iran, despite its interesting historical houses.

Iran in Photos: Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi

Originally built as a royal residence and treasury, the Sun Palace in Kalat Naderi, north-eastern Iran, has turned into a museum.

Tomb of Seyyed Gholam Rasoul in Iran’s Chabahar

The tomb of Seyyed Gholam Rasoul, which dates back to the 11th century AD, has white walls and Indian-style architecture.

Windmill: Original Iranian Experience of Industrial Structure

The widespread availability of wind has made it possible for Iranians in desert areas to use the windmills.

Stepanos Church in Western Iran

The ancient church of Stepanos has now turned into a museum in Hamedan.

Iran in Photos: Underground City of Nooshabad

Nooshabad, known as Ouyi to locals, is an underground city with many passages and chambers in Isfahan Province in central Iran. It is one of the world's most remarkable underground cities and dates back to the pre-Islamic era.