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  •  A view of Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine in Kerman province 2017-06-23 10:36

    NGOs helping restore historic sites in Kerman

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of historical places scattered across the southern province of Kerman has been or being restored to their heyday glory by the assistance of non-governmental organizations, CHTN reported on Monday.

  • An exterior view of Vakil Caravansary in Kerman province, southern Iran. 2017-06-10 19:05

    Historical lodgings can buttress Iranian hospitality industry

    TEHRAN – Abundant historical mansions scattered across Iran, if restored properly as tourist lodgings, can bolster hospitality industry of the country that is steadily becoming a hot tourist destination.

  • A man fills his sacks with damask roses he picks on the outskirts of Kashan May 3, 2017. 2017-05-17 19:52

    Rosewater festivals take center stage in central Iran

    TEHRAN - Each spring rosewater distillation ceremonies, known as Golab-giri, take center stage in central Iran, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the city of Kashan and its neighboring towns and villages from early May to mid-June.

  • A general view of the historical Abyaneh village in central Iran. 2017-05-11 07:04

    Abyaneh village, open-air museum of living traditions

    TEHRAN – Dominated with reddish hues and lost in labyrinth of heights, Abyaneh village is one of the oldest in Iran. It is an example of human adaptation to nature, wherein one can redraw the boundaries of time and feel a flavor of ancient Iranian culture and civilization.

  • ICCROM Director-General Stefano De Caro (L) speaks with CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour during a meeting in Tehran, May 3, 2017. 2017-05-06 20:30

    ICCROM expertise to help Iran preserve historical sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization aims to cement collaboration with the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), in a bid to accelerate preservation of numerous historical sites scattered across the country.

  • Clusters of natives and travelers mark the national Shiraz Day during their visit to Hafezieh where Hafez, an illustrious 14th-century Persian poet, is laid to rest in the southern Iranian city on May 2017-05-05 21:03

    Iran marks national Shiraz Day

    Clusters of people mark the national Shiraz Day during their visit to Hafezieh where Hafez, an illustrious 14th-century Persian poet, is laid to rest in the southern Iranian city on May 5, 2017.

  • Iranian tourism official Mohammadreza Pouyandeh (L) shakes hands with Spanish Paradores official Juan Carlos Sanchez Gavez in Tehran on May 1, 2017. Spanish Ambassador Eduardo Lopez Busquets is seen i 2017-05-05 12:22

    Spanish company to put extra sparkle to Iranian heritage sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Revitalization and Utilization Fund for Historical Places has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Spanish hospitality company Paradores in a bid to refurbish some historical structures across Iran and repurpose them into lodging facilities.

  • A detail of an ancient citadel in Belqeys historical city, northeast Iran 2017-05-02 09:04

    Archaeological probe seeks to cast new light on Belqeys historical city

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archeologists has commenced a detailed survey in the historical city of Belqeys in a bid to shed new light on the northeastern Iranian mudbrick site.

  •  Vestiges of an old structure is seen after being unearthed by a massive sandstorm in Fahraj, Kerman Province on April 4, 2017. 2017-04-09 09:06

    Archaeologists dispatched to newly-unearthed site in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has dispatched a cluster of archaeologists to the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman Province, where a wave of recent tremendous sandstorms discovered vestiges of what believed to be an ancient site.

  • Sandstorm unearths historical site in southeastern Iran 2017-04-08 14:19

    Sandstorm unearths historical site in southeastern Iran

    Vestiges of an ancient city are seen after being unearthed by a recent massive sandstorm on the outskirts of Fahraj, Kerman Province, Iran, on April 4, 2017.Tehran Times / Leila Khajooei