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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 following images have been released by Mehr News Agencies:

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