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With its long history dating back to thousands of years ago, the city of Yazd in central Iran has grabbed the attentions of domestic and foreign tourists as an intangible cultural heritage with unique rituals and traditions, especially when the Persian New Year arrives.
The childhood house of Parvin Etesami, the most renowned Iranian female poet, has turned into a popular tourist destination for tourists visiting Tabriz in northwestern Iran.
The Negarestan Garden-Museum, a Qajar era monument in Tehran’s Baharestan Square, is host to a museum displaying works of renowned Iranian painter Mohammad Ghaffari and his students.
Iran’s Vice-President Ali-Asghar Moonesan says the ongoing exhibition of Louvre Museum’s items in Tehran can contribute to lasting peace in international relations as well as friendship between the two nations of Iran and France.
The Arabs states of the Persian Gulf, particularly the UAE, have been building elements of Persian architecture, particularly the Iranian wind-catchers, to turn their countries into attractive destinations for foreign tourists.
Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, is situated 60 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in Fars Province, southern Iran.
A top Iranian official says measures are being taken to bring back a number of ancient Persian artefacts kept in a Chicago museum to the country after the US Supreme Court ruled Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize the relics.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that American citizens injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel cannot seize ancient Persian artefact from a Chicago university and museum as compensation.
Winter rain in the Western Iranian province of Kermanshah has created very attractive scenes in the historic site of Taq-e Bostan.