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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.
Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran has officially objected to Ankara’s proposal for the registration, by UNESCO, of what it calls “Islamic calligraphy” as part of Turkey’s intangible cultural heritage.
Castle of Lions 2

Iran’s History in Photos: Castle of Lions

Shir Qaleh or the Castle of Lions is located on the top of a mountain in central Iran.
Skeleton of Parthian Woman Unearthed in Central Iran 3

Skeleton of Parthian Woman Unearthed in Central Iran

The skeleton of a Parthian woman has been unearthed during archaeological excavations on a historical hill in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.
Tehran War Cemetery; A World War Site Inside British Embassy 5

Tehran War Cemetery; A World War Site Inside British Embassy

One of the most interesting cemeteries in Iran’s capital belongs to the soldiers of Alliance who were killed during the two World Wars.
Sistan and Baluchestan; Home to World's Oldest Windmills 2

Sistan and Baluchestan; Home to World’s Oldest Windmills

The first windmills of the world were built around 1,000 years ago in Sistan region, south-eastern Iran.
Armenian Cemeteries of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 3

Iran in Photos: Armenian Cemeteries of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari

The Armenian cemeteries in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, southwestern Iran, are among the region's most interesting tourist attractions.
Iran's First 'Gallery Alley' Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz 6

Iran’s First ‘Gallery Alley’ Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz

The first "gallery alley" of Iran has been opened in the historical passage of Qavam Orangery, Shiraz.
Tehran Police Seize 750 Coins Dating Back to 3,000 Years Ago

Tehran Police Seize 750 Coins Dating Back to 3,000 Years Ago

The Police in Iran’s capital of Tehran have disbanded an antique dealing ring, confiscating 750 antique coins dating back to 3,000 years ago.