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A collection of reports and photos of the Iranian-Islamic architecture

Iran in Photos: 70-Mullah Cemetery of Zahedan

Iran in Photos: 70-Mullah Cemetery of Zahedan

The 70-Mullah Cemetery is an 800-year-old graveyard whose architecture is inspired by the tomb of Cyrus the Great.
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Iran’s History in Photos: House of General Amini

The historical house of Brigadier General Amini Sedehi is located in Foroushan neighborhood of Khomeini-Shahr, Isfahan province, central Iran.
Iran's Architecture in Photos House of Mostofi-ol Mamalek

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.
Nefar; A Symbol of Vernacular Architecture in Northern Iran 2

Nefar; A Symbol of Vernacular Architecture in Northern Iran

Nefar or Nepar are small wooden structures built in the paddy fields of Mazandaran villages in northern Iran.
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Fresco Art Key Contributor to Traditional Persian Architecture

Fresco and mural painting has a long history in Iran, has been of great significance and has contributed to the Persian architecture in different ways.
House of Malek in Tehran

Tehran’s History in Photos: House of Malek

The historical house of Malek is located in Bein ol-Haramein Bazaar in the heart of the Iranian capital.
Tughrul Tower

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tughrul Tower

The Tughrul Tower is a remnant of Seljuk period located in Rey, southern Tehran.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Hakim Mosque

The historical mosque of Hakim is located in an old neighbourhood of Isfahan, a city in central Iran.
Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.
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Persian Architecture in Photos: Grand Mosque of Qom

With an area of 12,000 square metres, the Grand Mosque of Qom is one of the largest religious, historical buildings in Iran.