The latest news and views about Iran’s Semnan province
Iran Beauties in Photos; Imam Mosque of Semnan
The Imam or Soltani Mosque in Semnan city, in eastern Tehran, is one of the most important and beautiful historical sites of Iran’s central region.
Sangsar Museum of Rocks & Fossils; Unique Attraction in Central Iran
A museum in Iran’s Semnan province showcases fossils that belong to over 620 million years ago.
Sormeh and Telli; Two Traditional Cosmetics Made in Iran’s Shahroud
Sormeh or Kohl is one of the ancient eye cosmetics of Iran and Telli is a substance for maintaining the balance of the scalp and protecting the hair.
Chertmeh Polo; Appealing Cuisine Indigenous to Semnan
Chertmeh is one of the stews local to Semnan Province in central Iran, which is cooked using the sheep’s inner body parts including tail fat and liver. It is a traditional stew served with rice, which are known as Chertmeh Polo together.
Iran’s Army Starts First Large-Scale Drone Drills
The Iranian Army has started a joint and large-scale drone drill with its different divisions primarily in Semnan, central Iran.
Iranian Army, IRGC Start Massive Air Defence Exercises
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories.
Iran’s Nature in Photos: Reza-Abad Desert
Reza-Abad desert is located near the Khar Turan National Park, also known as Turan Wildlife Refuge, 200 km south-west of Shahroud in Semnan province, central Iran.
Iran’s History in Photos: Castle of Lions
Shir Qaleh or the Castle of Lions is located on the top of a mountain in central Iran.
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Salt Mines of Garmsar
The salt mines of Garmsar are an important natural resource and tourist attraction in Semnan province, central Iran.
Garmsari Meat Tahchin; A Luxury Persian Meal
Garmsari Meat Tahchin is one of the traditional but luxury Iranian foods most popular in central parts of the country.
Training Plane Crash Kills Two in South-East of Tehran
An ultralight training aircraft crashed on Thursday near the city of Garmsar, some 100 kilometres south-east of Tehran, killing two people.
Iranian Peace Dove Figurine Returns from Austria
The clay figurine of a white dove made by Iranian children as a symbol of peace has returned home from Austria, one of the many nations to have received the little birds with encouraging messages.
Semnan; A City Where Most Bakers Are Women
Women of Semnan in east-central Iran used to bake the region’s traditional bread in their houses’ ovens in the past. Now this bread is made in the bakeries, but the majority of them are still managed by women.
400-Year-Old Milking Ritual Still Observed in Central Iran
An ancient spiritual ritual named Shirdoushan (milking) is still held annually in central Iran after over four centuries.
Iranian Lady Keeping Decades-Old Legacy Alive
Shahrbanoo is an Iranian woman who has managed to preserve the legacy of her ancestors in the town of Sorkheh in the east-central Iranian province of Semnan, which is one of the hubs of weaving in Iran.
Visit Some Strange, Attractive Hotels in Iran
Iran is home to a number of attractive accommodation facilities which tempt every tourist to stay there. See some of the most strange hotels in Iran!
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sorkheh Wheat Fields
The nature of Sorkheh County in Iran’s Semnan province, 170 km from Tehran, looks stunningly beautiful especially in these days of spring.
Organs of Brain-Dead Iranian Girl Donated to 57 Patients
The organs of a 22-year-old Iranian girl have been donated to at 57 patients after her brain death.
Adventure without Wheelchair in Rig-e Jenn Desert
A special and adventurous desert tour was recently organized for the disabled in central Iran, where they went on an off-road tour of Rig-e Jenn desert.
Iran Publishes Satellite Images of Semnan’s Geomorphological Phenomena
The Iranian Space Agency has released some satellite images of the wonderful geomorphological phenomena of Semnan province.
Bayazid Bastami’s Tomb; Tourist Attraction in Iran’s Semnan
The tomb of Bayazid Bastami in Iran’s Semnan province is one of the attractions of city of Bastam. It is a large complex with different spaces from the third to fifth century AH.
Iranian Shepherd Constructs First New Underground City of Mideast
An Iranian shepherd, for the first time in the Middle East, has built an underground city in the province of Semnan, which has turned into a residential and tourist destination.
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pahneh Bath Museum in Semnan
The Pahneh Bath, or the Hazrat Bath, is among popular historical sites of the central province of Semnan, luring thousands of domestic and foreign tourists each year.
Iran to Boost Traffic Safety by Making Roads Musical
Officials in Iran’s Semnan province say they are going to boost traffic safety across the province by making the roads ‘musical’.
Iran Hosts First Edition of Silk Road Rally
The first edition of Iran Silk Road Rally was recently held on parts of the ancient Road in Semnan province, central Iran.
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