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Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed 8

Iran in Photos: Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed

Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.
Iran Marks National Day of Village, Nomads

Iran Marks National Day of Village, Nomads

Iran annually marks the 15th day of Mehr (the first month of autumn) as the National Day of Village and Nomads with the aim of promoting the nomadic and rural culture and lifestyle.
Iranian Village Comes to Be Known as “Litter-Free Village” Nationwide 3

Iranian Village Comes to Be Known as “Litter-Free Village” Nationwide

An Iranian village has come to be known as the “trash-free village” in the country as one may find no litter there.

Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas

An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.
Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan (2)

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.
Old Iranian Village Nominated for ‘To Do Award’ (2)

Old Iranian Village Nominated for ‘To Do Award’

A plan envisaging the touring of the old quarter of the Esfahak village in the city of Tabas in central Iran has found its way to the final stage of the “To Do Award” contest.
Iran to Host Int’l Rural Tourism Conference Next Year

Iran to Host Int’l Rural Tourism Conference Next Year

A senior Iranian official says the country will host an international conference on rural tourism next year.

Iran: The Land of Curious Villages

There are many villages in Iran which are known for being unusual in some ways.

Zonuzaq Village: An Architectural Marvel in Iran

The Zonuzaq village in Iran boasts a unique architecture as the yard of a house above serves as the roof of the house below.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Villagers, Nomads’ Capabilities

The forth Exhibition of Iranian Villagers and Nomads’ Capabilities is currently underway at Tehran International Permanent Fairground.