Thursday, February 29, 2024

Isfahan Province

Armenians ready for festive celebrations at Vank Church in Iran’s Isfahan

Amidst the vibrant cityscape of Isfahan, in central Iran, the Jolfa neighborhood is set to become a beacon of cultural celebrations as Iranian Armenian compatriots gear up for the New Year and Christ's birth.

Premature fall in summer in Isfahan

Climatic changes, drought, temperature stress and lack of water flow in the landmark Zayandehroud River have led to chlorosis, or yellowing of normally green leaves, and premature fall of plantain trees in recent years in Isfahan.

One citizen, two police officers killed in firefight with armed assailant in central Iran

Two police offiers have been gunned down in a shootout with an armed assailant in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

Ali Qapu; Unique Historical Palace in Heart of Iran

The historical palace of Ali Qapu in Iran’s Isfahan province dates back to the beginning of the eleventh century AH and is unique in its architectural and decorative arts.

The Tragedy of Zayandeh Rud, in Isfahan

Zayandeh Rud is the largest and most watery river in the central plateau of Iran.

Iran interior minister says ‘can’t confirm attack on Isfahan’s Defense Ministry site for now’

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi says for now, he cannot confirm reports of an abortive attack by a micro aerial vehicle that was approaching a facility belonging to the country’s Defense Ministry in the central city of Isfahan.

Iran foils drone attack on defense ministry facility

Iran has thwarted a drone attack on one of the facilities of the Ministry of Defense in the central city of Isfahan.

Iran court issues initial execution rulings in killing of thee security forces

A court in the central Iranian city of Isfahan has issued initial rulings in the case of a deadly armed attack on three security forces during the recent protests and rioting in the country, sentencing three people to execution.

Official: Iranian security guard shot dead by thugs amid riots in central city

A member of Iran’s security personnel has been shot dead by armed thugs during sporadic unrest and riots in the central city of Semirom.

Isfahan’s Abbasi Hotel to be listed as Memory of the World Programme site

Thanks to efforts by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Abbasi Hotel in Isfahan is going to be listed as a Memory of the World Programme site.

Raisi inspects major river, wetland in central Iran amid water crisis

President Ebrahim Raisi paid an aerial visit to Zayandehrud, the largest river in Iran and its basin, the Gavkhuni wetland, a region that had been severely affected by water shortages mainly caused by drought.

Iran tourism: Wonders of Khajou Bridge in Isfahan

Khajou Bridge is one of the rare beauties of the Iranian city of Isfahan that passes over the Zayandehroud, Iran’s largest and most water-rich river.

Firefighters rescue 3 from drowning in Isfahan

Isfahan’s firefighting department says three people have been rescued from drowning in Zayandeh Rood River that passes through this old Iranian city.

“Gaz” Candy, Traditional Souvenir of Iran’s Isfahan

Gaz (Candy) is the name of a type of Persian nougat which originated from Isfahan in central Iran. The sticky white substance is formed of honeydew combined with other ingredients including pistachio or almond kernels, rosewater and egg white.

Symbolic polo game played in Isfahan’s iconic field

Symbolic polo competitions have been held at Naqshe-Jahan, a major square in the central Iranian city of Isfahan to commemorate Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the Persian New Year.

Nowruz mood in Isfahan’s historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

Once upon a time, Isfahan’s Naqshe Jahan Square

Naqshe Jahan Square is one of the oldest squares in Isfahan and one of the most beautiful monuments registered in UNESCO.

Mahyar historical caravanserai, artistic work rarely seen elsewhere

Mahyar caravanserai is one of the excellent and prominent examples of Safavid architecture style, which is decorated with brickwork, plaster crown molding and tiling.

New Year celebrations in Isfahan’s Julfa neighborhood, Vank Cathedral

Members of the Armenian community in the Julfa neighborhood of the Iranian city of Isfahan are celebrating the festive season ahead of the New Year.

Explosion over Natanz caused by missile test-launch

Media reports say an explosion was heard over the town of Badrud near the Iranian city of Natanz at 20:15 local time Saturday evening.

People in Isfahan demand revival of dried-up river

Iran’s central city of Isfahan has been the scene of a protest by thousands of people, including farmers upset by actions resulting in a major river drying up there.

Official: Esfahan Ready for Foreign Tourists’ Return

A local official in Iran’s central province of Esfahan says it is ready to receive foreign tourists over a year after travels were barred due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Swiss Parliament speaker visits Isfahan, Yazd

The speaker of the Swiss National Assembly Andreas Aebi has traveled to Isfahan and Yazd to visit the historical sites of these Iranian cities.

65-million-year-old wonder cave in Isfahan Province

With its stunning stalagmites and stalactites in the form of chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and stone columns on the floor, Sangriz cave is mostly calcareous.

The Butterfly Garden Museum of Isfahan

Isfahan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iran, which is visited by many domestic and foreign tourists every year.

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