Iran in Photos
A collection of the most beautiful photos of Iran, including the country’s natural attractions, cultural heritage, handicrafts, and important sites
One of the traditional customs and rituals in Guilan Province is Nowruz Khani – or singing to mark Persian New Year, Nowruz.
Noruz Khani is a traditional song that has been sung since ancient times in many Iranian cities since the middle of the Persian month of Esfand (around March 6).
Iran has held a mass funeral for two Iranian military advisers and members of the IRGC killed in an Israeli missile attack on the Syrian capital Damascus earlier this week.
With Nowruz or the Persian New Year just around the corner, Iranian villagers, like other compatriots, begin spring house cleaning, called Khooneh Tekooni in the Persian language, a national tradition marked by almost all Iranians every year prior to the turn of the season.
Beris is a village 60 km east of Chabahar in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
The tree planting day ceremony was held on Sunday at the Center for Political and International Studies of Iran’s Foreign Ministry. The Iranian foreign minister’s wife, the families of the Foreign Ministry’s martyrs and the wives of foreign ambassadors residing in Tehran attended the event.
Across from the ruins of Shahr-e Sukhteh (the Burnt City) near Iran’s southeastern city of Zahehdan, there is a museum that puts on display archeological finds uncovered in excavations of the ancient site such as clay and stone artifacts, statuettes, beads and reconstructed graves with skeletons.
Amir-Reza was diagnosed with pineoblastoma (brain tumor) at the age of 5 and recovered after 2 years of treatment. His parents, being aware of Amir-Reza’s interest in singing, decided to introduce him as a singer to perform at events organized by a cancer-stricken children’s charity.
The historic district of the city of Gorgan, which spans an area of 162 hectares, was the first urban such districts countrywide to enter the national list of heritage sites in 1931.
Akbar Bozorgzadeh, an Iranian man who cares about the environment, has voluntarily allocated a 2,000-square-meter space in the city of Qom to taking care of birds and animals, which have been injured or seized from hunters, and preparing them for returning to the nature.
Kouche Marvi – Marvi Alley – is one of the oldest passageways in the Iranian capital Tehran. It is a historical alley in Nasser Khosrow street, in southern Tehran, that goes back 200 year ago.
Hamedan is one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, with a long history that goes back to thousands of years, as the capital of different Iranian dynasties, including Medes.
The Ebrat Museum, located in downtown Tehran, once served as a prison facility run by the highly-notorious SAVAK secret police prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.
Extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc on several provinces across Iran.