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Silkworm Breeding; A 600-Year-Old Career in NW Iran

Breading silkworm in order to produce silk, which is called Noqan-dari in Iran, has a long history in the country's north-western region.

Iran’s First ‘Gallery Alley’ Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz

The first "gallery alley" of Iran has been opened in the historical passage of Qavam Orangery, Shiraz.

Iran Nature in Photos: Colourful Mountains of Tabriz

Beautiful images of colorful mountains in northwestern Iran.

Iran Cultural Heritage in Photos: Dome of Soltaniyeh

Soltaniyeh Dome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northwestern Iran, in photos.

Iran in Photos: Hidden Layers of Earth in Badab-e Soort

Badab-e Soort is a natural phenomenon located 95 km south of Sari, the capital of Mazandaran province in northern Iran.

Iran Home to Attractive, Dreadful Caves for Tourists

A top caver describes Iran as one of the few places in the world with dreadful and beautiful caves, shedding more light on the main features of these mysterious attractions.

Hilevar Rock Village; A Survivor of Mongol Invasion of Iran

Dating back to the Ilkhanid period, the historical rock village of Hilevar is located in Osku, East Azarbaijan province, northwestern Iran.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Plain of Chamomiles

Chamomile flowers grow every year from early May to late June in Fandoqloo forest of Namin, northwestern Iran.

Iran Architecture in Photos: Fin Garden in Kashan

Located in central Iran, Fin Garden is well-known not only for its beautiful architecture, but also an important historical event.

Parthian Graveyard Found in Central Iran

Archaeologists have unearthed a jar burial cemetery at an ancient historic site in Iran’s central city of Isfahan dating back to the Parthian Empire.

Qamsar, Hub of Rosewater Extraction in Iran

Special ceremonies are annually held in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Niavaran Palace

The Palace of Niavaran in Shemiranat, northern Tehran, is an important example of Persian architecture in the 20th century.

Iran’s Wildlife in Photos: Persian Fallow Deer

Persian fallow deer is an endangered species which has been reproducing in the wildlife sanctuary of Dasht-e-Naz in northern Iran for more than 50 years.

Vali Castle in Western Iran, Iconic Symbol of Indigenous Culture

The Vali Castle is a major tourist attraction in Iran’s western province of Ilam as the site has turned into a museum since a decade ago.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Atigh Grand Mosque of Shiraz

The Atigh Grand Mosque of Shiraz is one of the city’s oldest mosques, registered in the Iranian national heritage list in 1932.

Takht-e Soleyman, Mysterious Historical Site in Northwestern Iran

Since Takht-e Soleyman was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, efforts have been made to unravel its mysteries.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Mughan Plain

Full of stunning natural landscapes, Mughan Plain is located in Ardabil province, north-western Iran.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Mehrabkooh Mountain

Mehrabkooh is the name of a mountain with interconnected soaring cliffs in Lorestan province, western Iran.

Tis Mosque, Millennium-Old Building in Southeastern Iran

Tis Mosque is located in Chabahar, southeastern Iran. The interior of this building, which is similar to Pakistani and Indian mosques, has been built 1,000 years ago.

Iran in Photos: Castle of Zahhak in East Azarbaijan

East Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran is known as the land of forts, including the one named after Zahhak, an evil figure in Persian mythology.

Special Ramadan Traditions Practiced in Iran’s Hamadan Province

The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.

Omar Khayyam; Eminent Polymath Who Married Science with Literature

Iran’s minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts has, in a message, expressed congratulations on National Omar Khayyam Day, paying tribute to the eminent Persian poet.

Iran Culture in Photos: Tomb of Omar Khayyam

Snapshots of the tomb of Omar Khayyam, a famous Persian poet who was born and laid to rest in Neishabour.

Arak; A Tourist Hub in Central Iran with Picturesque Sites

The city of Arak in central Iran is home to numerous tourist attractions which draw large numbers of visitors every year.

Baking Bread at Home All the Rage in Iran amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The custom of baking traditional home-made breads, which had long been forgotten in many Iranian cities, has revived amidst the outbreak of coronavirus.

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