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
TEHRAN – A wave of recent tremendous sandstorms has uncovered vestiges of an ancient city on the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman Province, southeastern Iran.
The capital city of Kerman Province, Kerman, is one of the largest cities of Iran in terms of area. Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples. Kerman is also on the list of the recent world's 1000 cleanest cities. Kerman is also a former capital of Iran, a position that it held during several periods.Tehran Times / Hamid Sadeghi
TEHRAN - For some visitors to Iran staying at or even a short visit to a caravanserai seems to be a must. The 16th-century Zeinodin Caravanserai, which is tastefully renovated, is amongst such time-honored roadside inns.
TEHRAN – The ancient Qa’leh Dokhtar castle in the southeastern province of Kerman is projected to undergo restoration.
TEHRAN — Flood has struck eastern and southern parts of Iran over the past six days.
A young Iranian entrepreneur has set up a farm on a business loan in Jiroft, Kerman province. Doing this he has provided six people with job as well. Photo: Mizan/ Ali Shirband
Daewoo Engineering & Construction has signed a contract to build a thermal power plant in Iran, raising its profile to win more orders in the promising Middle Eastern market.
A photo collection depicts colorful scenes of the well-preserved Shazdeh Garden in southeastern Iran on December 2, 2016. The rectangular garden, spanning around 5.5 hectares, provides its visitors with delightful yet greenish peace and quiet though it is situated on margins of the central Iranian desert. Sprawled in Mahan, a city in Kerman Province, the garden was founded by Abdolhamid-Mirza Farmanfarma, the then governor of Kerman in the late Qajar era (1785 to 1925). It also embraces a two-floor residential structure at the upper end. UNESCO describes the Persian Garden an idea that combines natural elements with manmade components in a bid to materialize the concept of Eden or Paradise on Earth.
As one of the oldest trading centers in Iran, the grand Bazaar of Kerman embraces a variety of mazes, intersections, entrances, and passageways.
TEHRAN – The historical Gonbad-e Jabaliye, or Jabaliye Dome, is one of the architectural landmarks in southeastern Iran.
TEHRAN - Thousands of years before Persepolis - the magnificent Achaemenid ceremonial capital - was made in southern Iran in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, residents of its eastward village named Maymand carved out rocky hillsides to take refuge from harsh climate of the Iranian Plateau.