Friday, July 1, 2022

Lorestan Province

Kotal Bandoon; A Traditional Ritual to Mourn the Dead

Kotal Bandoon is a ritual held at the time of the death of senior members and warriors of the Iranian Baktiari ethnic group coupled with a special ceremony and musical performance.

New Historical Rock Carvings Found in Western Iran

Ancient rock carvings have been newly discovered in the western Iranian province of Lorestan, according to the province’s Department of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

Iran’s History in Photos: Castle of Falak-ol-Aflak

The Castle of Falak ol-Aflak or Shapur Khast is a historical fortress in western Iran, dating back to the Sassanid era.

Lak Tribe Start Seasonal Migration in Western Iran

The nomadic tribe of Lak in western Iran annually travel from the warm region of Lorestan to their summer resort in Spring and begin their migration back to the winter quarter when autumn arrives.

Keeyow Lake; A Popular Resort in Heart of Khorramabad

Keeyow Lake is a very popular resort and recreational centre located in the north-west of Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province in western Iran.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Mehrabkooh Mountain

Mehrabkooh is the name of a mountain with interconnected soaring cliffs in Lorestan province, western Iran.

Dead Woman Wakes Up in Mortuary in Iran

A 42-year-old Iranian woman whose heart stopped following a cardiac arrest has come back from the dead after 18 hours.

Historic Polo Field Found in Western Iran

Archeologists have discovered a historic polo field in Iran’s western province of Lorestan by unearthing the stone goal posts of the field and an inscription with a Persian poem on it.

Tarkhineh Soup; A Nutrient Iranian Dish with Yogurt

Tarkhineh (also known as Kashkineh) is a nutritious local dish cooked in many western cities of Iran.

Several Wounded as Magnitude 5.1 Quake Hits Western Iran

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake has struck Lorestan province in western Iran, leaving at least 25 people injured.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Hanam, Lorestan

Lorestan province in western Iran is known for its pristine nature, which is quite stunning during spring. What follows are Tasnim News Agency’s photos of...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Relief in Iran’s Lorestan

The first ancient relief of Lorestan province has been discovered by archaeologists in the Western Iranian region.

Torsheh Vash; Great Choice for Those Who Like Sour Foods

Torsheh Vash is one of the local foods of northern Iran, especially Gilan province. The name of this stew is taken from one of its ingredients, a plant called Torsheh Vash (wood sorrels).

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Qaroon Wetland

Azgan wetland, also known as Qaroon wetland, is located in the foothills of Periz mountain in Lorestan province, west of Iran.

Ancient Homo Sapien Skull Discovered in Iran

Part of an ancient skull belonging a homo sapien (wise man) has been discovered in an archaeological site in western Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pol-e Dokhtar Lagoons

The city of Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan province, western Iran, is home to numerous historical and tourist attractions, including seven permanent and four seasonal lagoons, which have made Pol-e Dokhtar known as the City of Wetlands.

Iran President Pays Visit to Flood-Hit Areas

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited flood-hit areas in Lorestan and Khuzestan provinces in western and south-western Iran, vowing to compensate for the damages as soon as possible.

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

IRGC Says Its Relief Operations to Gain Momentum in Flood-Hit Areas

Top commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Ja’fari says the military unit will adopt further preemptive measures to cope with the floods engulfing the country to lessen the casualties and damages.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Makhmalkuh in Iran’s Lorestan Known as Velvet Mountains

Makhmalkuh is one of the mountains in Iran’s Lorestan province with a height of over 2900 metres in the northeast of capital Khorramabad.

Oldest Iranian Woman Dies at 140

Gholi Papi, the oldest Iranian woman and perhaps the oldest human in the world, have passed away at 140.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Helt Canyon

There is a river flowing between the rocky and towering mountains of Zagros in Iran’s western province of Lorestan which has artistically carved them downwards creating a wonderful canyon called Helt.

Traditional Wedding Ceremonies Still Popular in Iran’s Lorestan

Holding wedding ceremonies in the traditional style has been around for thousands of years in Lorestan Province, west of Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Hanam Village in Lorestan

Hanam is a beautiful village located 25 kilometres south-east of Aleshtar in Lorestan province, western Iran.

Latest news