Friday, August 19, 2022


Iran in Photos: Nowruz Celebration in Shiraz

Iranians gathered in Hafezieh, tomb of Hafez, to celebrate the Nowruz on Sunday in Shiraz. The following images have been released by Mehr News Agency:    

Germany’s Leipzig String Concert in Shiraz’s Vakil Historical Bath

Germany’s Leipzig String Quartet performed in the Vakil Bath cultural-historical complex in Shiraz on Sunday evening.

Nasir al-Mulk or Pink Mosque in Iran’s Shiraz

Nasir al-Mulk or Pink Mosque is one of the major tourist attractions of Shiraz, the well-known cultural city in southern Iran.

Umbrella alley in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

A shopping mall in Shiraz, Fars province in Iran, has a ceiling covered by hundreds of colorful umbrellas giving pedestrians a nice shade and...

The cooking of 80-ton pottage in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

Cooking pottage and distributing it as votive food is an age-old tradition to mark the demise anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad.

Afif-Abad Garden in southern Iran (PHOTOS)

The garden once served as a quiet retreat for Safavid kings.

Takht-e Jamshid, a look at Iran’s colorful past (PHOTOS)

Takht-e Jamshid, a World Heritage Site, which is in Fars Province, is a reminder of Iran’s historical past.

Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.

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