A collection of reports and photos of the Iranian-Islamic architecture
Mahyar caravanserai is one of the excellent and prominent examples of Safavid architecture style, which is decorated with brickwork, plaster crown molding and tiling.
Work got underway in 2002 to construct a portico at Imam Reza’s holy shrine in the city of Mashhad in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorassan Razavi.
The Silk House is one of the most fantastic historical houses in the city of Tabriz in northeastern Iran.
The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex located in Iran's capital city, Tehran.
The Takieh of Moaven-ul-Molk in western Iranian city of Kermanshah is the country's finest Hosseinieh, a distinctively Shiite shrine where plays are acted out during the Islamic month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
Chehel Sotoun is one of Iran’s most famous historical monuments dating back to the Safavid era.
The Rangooniha Mosque is one of Iran’s most invaluable mosques with a completely different architecture.
The historical Nasser-ad-Din-Mirza House is one of two dome-shaped monuments in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Alleys in the city of Bushehr in the southern Iranian Bushehr province smell of spring.
The small ponds or pools known as howz, once an integral part of houses in Iran, are among the wonders of the Persian architecture.
The Grand Mosque of Neyriz is one of Iran’s oldest mosques and, based on some historical evidence, used to be a Zoroastrian fire temple which turned into a mosque during the Islamic era.
Ashraf Hall is a Safavid-era palace which has turned into a prominent attraction in the historical city of Isfahan, central Iran.
Moghadam Museum is a historical house in Tehran which contains many priceless historical objects.
The historical Haj-Qoli-Khan house is one of the ancient homes in the central Iranian city of Qom.
Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.
Fantastic, eye-pleasing mantels are an integral part of ancient Iranian architecture.