Iran Architecture in Photos: Fin Garden in Kashan
Located in central Iran, Fin Garden is well-known not only for its beautiful architecture, but also an important historical event.
Qamsar, Hub of Rosewater Extraction in Iran
Special ceremonies are annually held in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.
Tis Mosque, Millennium-Old Building in Southeastern Iran
Tis Mosque is located in Chabahar, southeastern Iran. The interior of this building, which is similar to Pakistani and Indian mosques, has been built 1,000 years ago.
Chabahar Port; International Gate in Southeastern Iran
Chabahar, an Iranian port city known for its strategic position and access to high seas, has also remarkable natural places and tourist attractions.
Unique Wetland of Lipar in Southeastern Iran
The pink wetland of Lipar in Chabahar, southeastern Iran, is a unique natural place for those fond of marine environment.
What to Eat in Iran: 10 Essential Persian Dishes
The well-known food website Food Republic has introduced 10 Iranian dishes and invited its users to try them during their visits to the country.
A Look at 10 Delicious Iranian Desserts
In a different look at the Persian cuisine, an Iranian-American woman named Pontia Fallahi has introduced ten Iranian desserts that could be a different experience for those who travel to the country.
Geopolitics of Nowruz: Saving Persian Culture From Elimination
Attempts to have Persian language eliminated will lead to exclusion of an important part of culture from the history of regional countries; including the Iranian New Year festival.
Nowruz; Centuries-Old Tradition Keeping People Together
If the underlying messages of Nowruz are promoted, disputes, cruelty and insatiable greed will die down in society.
Haft-Seen: Permanent Fixture of Nowruz
A time-honored tradition associated with Nowruz [which means New Day in Farsi] is preparing Haft-Seen.
Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi
As a common practice among the people of different cultures or the first days of New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes, such as Sabzi Polo, on the initial days of Nowruz.
Asafoetida: A Wonder of Traditional Medicine
Asafoetida is an important medicinal herb with numerous health benefits. Asafoetida has an umbel inflorescence.
Laft Village, Port of Windcatcher in Iran’s Qeshm Island
Laft is a small, beautiful village in Iran's Qeshm Island, which is known as the port of windcatcher.
Tourian Village, Green Place in Iran’s Qeshm Island
Vegetable cultivation, sunflower farms and beautiful palm groves are among the tourist attractions of Tourian village in Iran's Qeshm Island.
Spring Cleaning for Nowruz in Northern Iran
Based on an old tradition, Iranian people all over the country clean their houses before the beginning of spring, and the Persian New Year holidays known as Nowruz.
Mangrove “Hara” Forests of Iran’s Qeshm Island
The Hara Forests in Qeshm Island are an important ecological resource, as well as a main tourist attraction of southern Iran.
Naz Island, One of the Seven Wonders of Iran’s Qeshm Island
Naz Island is the only place tourists can wade on foot or by car one km into the Persian Gulf waters.
Qeshm Island’s Tala Water Wells (Tal Eau)
There are 366 wells forming Tala Water wells, equal to the number of days in a leap year; each day people used the water of one well.
Namakdan Salt Cave of Iran’s Qeshm Island
Namakdan Salt Cave is a main tourist attraction of Qeshm Island. Its high quality salt, rich in magnesium, that can be used for medical purposes.
Kharbas Caves, Historical Attraction of Iran’s Qeshm Island
Kharbas Caves in Qeshm Island have been a temple of Mithraism in ancient times. They attract the attention of archeologists and visitors alike.
Iran’s Qeshm Island; Major Hub of Tourist Attractions
Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf with many natural, cultural and tourist attractions. The island is considered a tourist hub which has the capacity to absorb more domestic and foreign travellers.
Chickpea Cookie; Favourite Home-Made Sweet for Nowruz
Chickpea cookie is one of the most popular sweets baked for the Persian New Year holidays. It is served during Persian New Year visits among families and friends.
Kashan: A Major Tourist Attraction in Heart of Desert
The Iranian city of Kashan is one of the major tourist attractions of the country, drawing large numbers of visitors each year.
Iran’s World Heritage Sites: Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil
The Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, located in Khuzestan province in south-western Iran, is a temple of the 13th century BCE that the Elamites had built for their gods.
People of Zanjan Celebrate ‘Fireworks Wednesday’ in Own Way
People in different parts of Iran mark the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian year by holding various festivities such as "Chaharshanbe Suri,"- the Fireworks Wednesday.
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