Monday, July 4, 2022

Winter

Sheikh al-Raees Ibn Sina mausoleum under a blanket of snow

Hamedan is one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, with a long history that goes back to thousands of years, as the capital of different Iranian dynasties, including Medes.

Winter in Kish Island, southern Iran

Photo by Maral Shirinkhan

Hamedan hosting snowman making festival

On the occasion of the arrival of the Ten-Day Dawn, marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, and the Lunar month of Rajab, with the help of Hamedan Municipality, a snowman making festival was held in the city in western Iran.

Heavy snow, flooding block dozens of roads across Iran

The director of Iran's Roads Management Center says 45 roads in several provinces are currently closed due to floods, blizzards and lack of safety.

Heavy rain, snow strike dozens of provinces across Iran

Extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc on several provinces across Iran.

Iran’s Fars Province: Heavy snow blocks roads to ski resort

In Iran’s southwestern province of Fars, heavy snowfalls have blocked roads leading to the Pouladkaf Ski Resort in Sepidan County.

Iran’s NW city of Ardabil covered in snow again

Ardabil is getting a heavy snowfall, the second of its kind this winter, with reports of slowed traffic across the northwestern Iranian city.

Winter Nature of Iran’s Lake Urmia Islands

Kaboudan Island (Quyun Daghi) and Ashk Island are the largest islands of Lake Urmia in West Azerbaijan, which were declared protected areas by the Environmental Protection Organization in 1967 and then became a national park in 1976.

Northwestern Iranian cities snow-covered

Early autumn snow has covered the heights of the northwestern Iranian cities of Ardabil and Khalkhal.

In Photos: Migratory Swans in Sorkhrud Wetland

The Sorkhrud wetland in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, annually hosts a huge number of migratory swans in the cold season.

Single Trees Standing Shrouded in Winter Mist

Photos taken in Gharib-Mahalleh village of Behshahr in northern Iran by Gholam-Reza Ahmadi, Tasnim

In Photos: Ganjnameh Waterfall of Hamadan Freezes

Ganjnameh waterfall, located in Iran’s western city of Hamadan, is one of the most famous and attractive waterfalls of the country which becomes more beautiful when frozen in the winter.

Snow in Heights of Chalus, Northern Iran

Photo by Gholamreza Shams Nateri, Fars News Agency

Iran’s Masuleh Village Covered in Snow

The historical village of Masuleh in northern Iranian province of Gilan looks more beautiful when it becomes snowy.

Carrot Halva: An Iranian Winter Dessert

The carrot halva is made with carrots, milk, flour, sugar or grape syrup, and walnuts or pistachios.

Gorgeous Blossoms Herald Arrival of Spring in Northern Iran

Beautiful blossoms sprout and bloom in Golestan province, northern Iran, during the last days of winter.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Snowy Winter in Sanandaj

Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan province in western Iran, is covered by snow during its winter days.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Snowy Bojnurd

Bojnurd is a beautiful city located in North Khorasan Province, northeast of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Tarik-Darreh Ski Resort

The international ski resort of “Tarik-Darreh” is located in the slopes of Alvand Mountain, western Iran.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Hyrcanian Forests during Winter

Hyrcanian forests in northern Iran are home to various species surviving millions of years.

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.

Snowfall in Rasht, north of Iran

Photo by Khashayar Javanmardi, Tasnim

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Frozen Wetland of Choghakhor

The surface of water at Choghakhor wetland in south-western Iran is frozen during cold winter days.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Chahardangeh of Mazandaran

Chahardangeh region in northern Iran has unique beauties throughout all four seasons, especially winter.

Persepolis World Heritage Site Blanketed with Snow

Persepolis and Pasargadae, two prominent monuments of ancient Persia, have been covered with snow during the cold winter days of Fars province, southern Iran.

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