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Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

Iran’s Beauties: World’s Oldest Arch Dam

Kebar dam, the world’s oldest arch dam, has been built on a river with the same name in southwest of the central city of Qom.

Bayazid Bastami’s Tomb Attracts Tourists to Iran’s Semnan Province

The tomb of Bayazid Bastami in Iran’s Semnan province is one of the attractions of city of Bastam. It is a large complex with different spaces from the third to fifth century AH.

Iran Tourist Attractions: Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili’s Shrine

Sheikh Safi al-Din’s Shrine is the tomb of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili located in Iran’s northwestern Ardabil province. Sheikh Safi was an eminent leader of an Islamic school established by the Safavids.

Iran Attractions in Photos: Yazd Mirror Palace

Mirror Palace mansion (Qasr-e Ayeneh) in Iran’s central city of Yazd is one of the country’s tourist attractions that dates back to the first Pahlavi era. The mansion is known as Museum of Mirrors and Lighting since 1998.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pahneh Bath Museum in Semnan

The Pahneh Bath, or the Hazrat Bath, is among popular historical sites of the central province of Semnan, luring thousands of domestic and foreign tourists each year.

Historical House in Tehran Converted into Hostel for Tourists

The Pahlevan Razzaz guesthouse, a historical building in downtown Tehran, has been turned into a hostel for foreign tourists.

House of Amir Bahador; 200-Year-Old Site in Downtown Tehran

The House of Amir Bahador in Moniriyeh Square, southern Tehran, is one of the most magnificent houses of the Qajar era which belongs to two centuries ago.

Some Old Bridges Withstand Severe Flooding in Northern Iran

Some historical bridges in northern Iran have withstood recent flooding while some new ones have caved in, which shows how robust ancient bridges are.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

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