With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the spread of the pandemic, the first advice to cut off the contagion chain is to stay home. In such circumstances, the place in which people live and the objects with which they are in touch are redefined, and will have a new and perhaps different meaning.
Kal Namak or the Salt River of Tabas is a beautiful river in South Khorasan province, eastern Iran.
Attempts to have Persian language eliminated will lead to exclusion of an important part of culture from the history of regional countries; including the Iranian New Year festival.
One of the happiest and most indigenous celebrations in Iran is the Qashqa'i wedding. The people of this tribe do their best to hold a glorious ceremony.
The Shapoori House in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz has been built more than 80 years ago in the early years of the Pahlavi dynasty.
The Reza Abbasi Museum is a museum in Tehran, named after one of the greatest artists of the Safavid era. It is home to a unique collection of Persian art dating back to the second millennium BCE, from both the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras.
If the underlying messages of Nowruz are promoted, disputes, cruelty and insatiable greed will die down in society.
The Boloni ritual, a less-known ritual performed in Iran during Nowruz holidays, predicts the good and bad events of the New Year for the person doing it based on the country’s literary heritage and the Iranian people’s belief in good and bad luck.
The art of making felt is an age-old tradition in Iran’s western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari that was invented by the ancient people, since the region is a major producer of livestock and wool, the natural fabric used in the felt.
As a common practice among the people of different cultures or the first days of New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes, such as Sabzi Polo, on the initial days of Nowruz.
Laft is a small, beautiful village in Iran's Qeshm Island, which is known as the port of windcatcher.
Vegetable cultivation, sunflower farms and beautiful palm groves are among the tourist attractions of Tourian village in Iran's Qeshm Island.
Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf with many natural, cultural and tourist attractions. The island is considered a tourist hub which has the capacity to absorb more domestic and foreign travellers.
The Iranian city of Kashan is one of the major tourist attractions of the country, drawing large numbers of visitors each year.
The Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, located in Khuzestan province in south-western Iran, is a temple of the 13th century BCE that the Elamites had built for their gods.
Rosewater is a fragrant liquid highly beneficial for human eyes but before any use, we should make sure about its purity.
After visiting Iran as a way to relieve the sorrow of his wife’s death, a German engineer left his prestigious job to be a full-time traveller.
The central Iranian city of Kashan is home to several historical houses with beautiful architecture and decorations. These houses, including those of Boroujerdis, Tabatabaeis, and Abbasis, are among the most interesting tourist destinations in Kashan.