Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Markazi Province

‘World’s largest underground city’, located in Iran’s Tafresh

The underground city of Tafresh, which is yet to be assigned a specific name, is located in the Tarkhoran area of Tafresh in Iran’s Markazi province.

In Photos: Four Seasons Bathhouse of Arak

The Four Seasons (Chahar Fasl) Bathhouse, which used to be the largest bathhouse of Iran, is located in the city of Arak in Markazi province, central Iran.

Jirya; Iranian Village Globally Known for Its Carpets

Jirya is the name of a small village in Markazi province, central Iran, where a unique carpet with international reputation is woven.

Sarooq Rug: A Hand-Woven Persian Rug Popular among Western Buyers

The Sarooq rug is a kind of hand-woven Persian rug and a handicraft with international reputation.

Arak; A Tourist Hub in Central Iran with Picturesque Sites

The city of Arak in central Iran is home to numerous tourist attractions which draw large numbers of visitors every year.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Zalian Village

The Zalian village is located in the western part of the city of Shazand, 60 km from Arak, the capital city of Markazi province in central Iran.

250 Major Energy Projects to Be Launched across Iran by Year-End

Iranian Energy Minister says 250 key water and electricity projects worth about $12 billion will get under way this year.

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.

Pumpkin Soup; Suitable Dish for Autumn

Pumpkin Soup is a traditional dish of Iran’s Markazi Province. In ancient times, people in this region tried to strengthen themselves by using soups that provided the necessary energy.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient Village of Chenaghchi

The village of Chenaghchi Oliya is located in Zarandieh town, 45 kilometres northwest of the city of Saveh in central Iran. The history of the village dates back to hundreds of years ago, with some estimates saying it belongs to the Safavid dynasty.

Agh-Gol Wetland Hosting Colourful Flamingos

Filled with water after the late spring downpours, Agh-Gol wetland on the border of Iran’s Hamadan and Markazi provinces is hosting flamingos that preferred this western Iranian habitat to Lake Urmia and Bakhtegan lake for incubation.

80 Ancient Relics Confiscated in Central Iran

Iranian police forces have confiscated at least 80 pieces of ancient relics in Shazand County in Markazi province, central Iran.

Delaram; A Village with One Doctor in Every Family

Delaram, a village near the city of Tafresh in Markazi province in central Iran, is known as the village of doctors due to the huge number of physicians it has raised.

Red Willow Production Cuts Unemployment in Iranian Village

A small village named Bezijan, located near the city of Arak in Iran’s Markazi Province, has come under the spotlight for its success in ending unemployment using red willow.

Imam Khomeini’s House Turns Khomein into Tourism Hub

The historical house of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, in the central Iranian city of Khomein in Markazi province, has turned his hometown into a major attraction for tourists.

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.  

Kahak Cave: Ideal Choice for Adventurous Cavers

Kahak cave is one of the most attractive ones in Iran. The cave’s wonderful scenes and its massive chambers makes it an ideal choice for adventurous ecotourists who love to get the adrenaline going every now and then.

Thousands of Cranes Convene in Iran’s Meighan Wetland

Between 30,000 and 40,000 migratory birds, including about 15,000 wild gray cranes, come to the Meighan Wetland in central Iran every year. Due to the gathering of cranes in this wetland on November 6, the day has been called the National Day of Cranes.

Iran’s Largest Motocross Track Opens in Arak

The largest motocross track of Iran, which was recently launched in the city of Arak in Markazi province, has been warmly welcomed by local athletes.

Quince & Walnut Broth: A Yummy Traditional Iranian Food

The quince and walnut broth is a local Iranian food cooked in central Markazi province and highly recommended for autumn.

Newly-Discovered Rock Carvings Prove Ancient History of Boxing in Iran

Researchers have recently found some ancient engravings in the city of Khomeyn in Iran’s Markazi Province that show boxing competitions used to be held in Persia thousands of years ago.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Bazaar of Arak

The historic bazaar of Arak in Iran’s Markazi Province was built as the main marketplace of the city of Arak by Yusef Khan-e Gorji, during the reign of Fat’h-Ali Shah Qajar (1772–1834) when he founded the city of Soltan Abad, the modern-day Arak.

Tulips Festival Underway in Iran’s Markazi Province

A festival of tulip flowers is being held in the Iranian city of Arak in Markazi province.

Saveh Grand Mosque (PHOTOS)

Magnificent Grand Mosque of Saveh contains history of a millennium. This Seljuk-era monument was built in the 12th century and is located in Markazi Province.   The...

Chal-Nakhjir Cave in Photos

Natural ventilation of the cave keeps it cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

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