Bazaar

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  • Iconic souvenirs and gifts to bring home from Iran 2021-04-16 18:51

    Iconic souvenirs and gifts to bring home from Iran

    TEHRAN - Strolling through any bazaar in Iran, you see rich diversity, especially in Persian handicrafts and confectionery, that makes it difficult to choose one. 

  • From mazy bazaars to nomadic lands: Visit Iran in a slow, no-tech fashion 2021-04-14 10:45

    From mazy bazaars to nomadic lands: Visit Iran in a slow, no-tech fashion

    TEHRAN – Hiking along the southern coasts of the Caspian Sea, discovering secret side streets in a tiny Iranian village, walking through labyrinthine bazaars, or roaming down a rain forest path to rural cottages are some of the most memorable experiences can happen only on foot.

  • A centuries-old pavilion at the UNESCO-recognized Fin Garden, Kashan, central Iran 2020-11-08 21:51

    Under travelers’ eyes: Kashan and its surrounding jewels

    TEHRAN - Many travelers to the central Iranian plateau opt to bypass Kashan on their journeys between Tehran, Isfahan, and Yazd, but this delightful oasis city on the edge of the Dasht-e Kavir (aka the Great Salt Desert) is one of the most alluring destinations.

  • Magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai undergoes restoration 2020-09-13 21:30

    Magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – A restoration project has been commenced on the magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai, which is part of a 17th-century complex in Kerman, southeast Iran.

  • Kashan, home to architectural wonders, labyrinthine bazaars 2020-09-13 14:40

    Kashan, home to architectural wonders, labyrinthine bazaars

    A photo collection depicts a variety of architectural wonders such as atmospheric houses, covered labyrinthine bazaars, public bathhouses, madrasas, caravanserais, mudbrick wind-towers, cisterns, Persian gardens, and boutique hotels scattered across the oasis city of Kashan. Many travelers opt to bypass Kashan on their journeys between Tehran, Isfahan, and Yazd, to visit its must-see destinations on the edge of one of the most beautiful deserts in central Iran.

  • Visit Imam Jomeh House solely or on tour of ‘Old Tehran’ 2020-06-06 21:23

    Visit Imam Jomeh House solely or on tour of ‘Old Tehran’

    Imam Jomeh House is a magnificent structure and one of the magnificent buildings that stand tall in the historical core of Tehran.

  • New restoration season starts on historical mosque in Zanjan 2020-01-12 19:14

    New restoration season starts on historical mosque in Zanjan

    TEHRAN – A fresh season of restoration has recently started on historical Mirzaei Mosque in Zanjan, west-central Iran, CHTN reported on Saturday.

  • A view of Dar ul-Funun in downtown Tehran 2020-01-01 18:59

    Iran’s first ‘modern university’ reopens to visitors

    TEHRAN – The 19th-century madrasa of Dar ul-Funun in Tehran, known as Iran’s first modern university, has reopened doors to visitors while undergoing restoration work.

  • World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Director Ghada Hijavi (front 4th L) along with her fellow expert and several Iranian local officials and craftspeople pose for a photo in Shiraz, southern Iran, December 17, 2019. 2019-12-18 18:57

    WCC experts assessing Shiraz as ‘a world city of handicrafts’

    TEHRAN - World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Director Ghada Hijavi along with a fellow expert arrived in Shiraz on Tuesday to follow up on their assessment to name the southern Iranian city “a world city of handicrafts”.

  • Archaeologists and restorers commence a new round of work on the ancient Manujan fort in the southeastern Kerman province, January 2019. 2019-12-13 18:11

    Some 2,500 historical monuments in need of restoration in Iran

    TEHRAN – Of the numerous historical buildings and structures that are scattered across Iran, some 2,500 ones are in need of restoration, an official with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has said. 

  • Shiraz to be assessed for being a world city of handicrafts 2019-12-02 18:59

    Shiraz to be assessed for being a world city of handicrafts

    TEHRAN – A delegation of experts and assessors from the World Crafts Council is slated to visit Shiraz for investigating the possibility of naming it a world city of handicrafts.

  • Beautiful carpets at Shiraz bazaar 2019-11-13 12:18

    Italian traveler finds Iran’s bazaars as heavens for photography

    TEHRAN – Angela Corrias, an Italian-born Journalist, blogger and photographer who captures daily life mainly in Afghanistan, Iran and Italy, has found certain traditional bazaars in Iran as heavens for photography.

  • Tens of Russian guests tour Qazvin historical sites 2019-11-13 11:36

    Tens of Russian guests tour Qazvin historical sites

    TEHRAN – Some 70 Russian artists, literati and diplomats on Monday toured historical sites in Qazvin as part of programs in line with holding Russia's cultural week in Iran.

  • Visit Imam Khomeini Mosque in downtown Tehran 2019-05-29 20:57

    Visit Imam Khomeini Mosque in downtown Tehran

    TEHRAN – Surrounded by Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, the vast Imam Khomeini Mosque is well worth a visit when you’re heading to downtown of the metropolis.

  • بورس نفت 2019-05-24 10:45

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    From Bazaar to Bourse

    On 20th May 2019, the Shana news agency reported that NIOC on the instructions of the Ministry of Petroleum will undertake, pursuant to the current Iranian year budget law, a sales programme of six million barrels per month of Iranian Light and Heavy Crude Oil and Iranian gas condensates on the IRENEX exchange platform. These sales will be priced in US dollars against UK Brent/BFOE (BWave) and Dubai US $ price benchmarks. I am unaware of any reason why this programme should be any more successful than the last, but it is possible that potential buyers have been discreetly found who are willing and able to buy this material.

  • A firefighter enters a fire inside a historic bazaar of the northwestern city of Tabriz, Iran, May 8, 2019. The Historic Bazaar of Tabriz dates back 1,000 years, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010 and was mentioned by Marco Polo when he travelled the Silk Road in the Middle Ages. 2019-05-10 20:08

    Historic bazaar of Tabriz sustains blaze thanks to regular restorations: tourism official

    TEHRAN – Historic bazaar of Tabriz in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province could sustain a blaze, which erupted around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, a fortune that provincial tourism chief attributes to rounds of previous restoration work on the UNESCO-tagged marketplace.

  • Masjed-e Vakil: A bustling tourist destination in Shiraz 2019-04-27 20:11

    Masjed-e Vakil: A bustling tourist destination in Shiraz

    TEHRAN – A trip to Shiraz without a visit to Masjed-e Vakil (Vakil Mosque), which is part of a bigger 18th-century ensemble, may be tantamount to a trip to Istanbul while missing the Blue Mosque.

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square  2019-03-01 14:51

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Isfahan: Why it’s great to wandering about

    TEHRAN – Soaked in a rich history, Isfahan was once a crossroad of international trade and diplomacy in Iran and now it is one of Iran’s top tourist destinations for good reasons. 

  • Shiraz Municipality plans to restore Saray-e Moshir to its former glory 2019-02-13 21:49

    Shiraz Municipality plans to restore Saray-e Moshir to its former glory

    TEHRAN - Shiraz Municipality has commenced a restoration project on Saray-e Moshir in a bid to make the centuries-old bazaar and caravanserai as beautiful as it used to be.

  • Archaeological remains unearthed in heart of Tehran 2018-12-29 21:11

    Archaeological remains unearthed in heart of Tehran

    TEHRAN – A team of archaeologists has excavated some archaeological remains in the basement of a shop located in the grand bazaar of Tehran.

  • Mashhad carpet bazaar to regain former glory 2018-07-25 18:27

    Mashhad carpet bazaar to regain former glory

    TEHRAN – The historical carpet bazaar of Mashhad will be restored to its former glory.

  • Restoration begins on historical bazaar of Shahreza 2018-06-09 21:43

    Restoration begins on historical bazaar of Shahreza

    TEHRAN – The vast historical bazaar of Shahreza in central Iran is being restored in order to be protected and strengthened, CHTN reported on Saturday.