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  • Restorers launch project at Tehran’s UNESCO-tagged palace 2020-09-27 21:17

    Restorers launch project at Tehran’s UNESCO-tagged palace

    TEHRAN – A team of restorers and cultural heritage experts have commenced working on some tile work that covers the exterior walls of Golestan Palace located in downtown Tehran, adjacent to the Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital.

  •  An Iranian bronze padlock in the shape of a ram 2020-09-04 18:32

    A brief history of locks, locksmiths in Iran

    TEHRAN – Available evidence suggests that locks have been made in Iran since at least the second millennium BC.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • In Focus: Grand Bazaar of Kerman 2020-07-19 19:38

    In Focus: Grand Bazaar of Kerman

    As one of the oldest trading centers in Iran, the grand Bazaar of Kerman embraces a variety of mazes, intersections, entrances, and passageways.

  • Potter makes miniature models of genuine elements of Iranian architecture 2020-07-11 21:30

    Potter makes miniature models of genuine elements of Iranian architecture

    TEHRAN – An Iranian potter has crafted miniature models of the genuine elements which are prevalent in the traditional Iranian architecture during a project that exercises an aesthetic approach rather than a technical and engineering one.

  • Visit 17th-century museum-like factory in Isfahan 2020-07-10 22:23

    Visit 17th-century museum-like factory in Isfahan

    TEHRAN – “Assarkhane” is a Persian word equivalent to a traditional oil-extracting factory where special mills are/were used to grind stuff such as stones, turmeric, and pepper. There were many Assarkhanes operational in every corner of Iran in the time of yore.

  • Travelers sit overlooking the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-06-01 19:09

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran’s trump cards to kick-start tourism in post-COVID-19 world

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has plunged the travel and tourism industry in the global scene, disrupting life in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago.

  • A view of the Abr (“Cloud”) Forest near Shahroud 2020-06-01 18:41

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    Shahroud, the land of five climates

    Shahroud is the city of my ancestors and the summer city, where most of my childhood and adolescence summers were spent. A city where forests, mountains, and deserts meet. This feature has given the city a special tourist status, called the “small continent”. In this article, I will introduce some of the tourist attractions of this small continent.

  • Coronavirus: Qazvin reopens historical bazaar as lockdown eases 2020-05-01 18:02

    Coronavirus: Qazvin reopens historical bazaar as lockdown eases

    TEHRAN – The historical bazaar of Sa’d-al Saltaneh, which is located in the city of Qazvin, west-central Iran, has recently been reopened as lockdown measures are relaxed in the country.

  •  Sometimes called “a city within another”, the Bazaar of Isfahan, like any other of its counterparts, is a maze of lanes, madrasahs, caravanserais and timchehs (domed halls or arcaded centers of a single trade, such as carpet vendors or coppersmiths). 2020-04-28 18:25

    Labyrinthine Bazaar of Isfahan may equal an endless charm for you!

    TEHRAN - One of Iran’s most historic and fascinating traditional marketplaces, the sprawling covered Bazaar of Isfahan (locally known as Bazaar-e Bozorg) is situated in a city of the same name.

  • Photo depicts domes and minarets of the holy shrine of Shah Abdol Azim in Rey, southern Tehran. 2019-10-04 19:43

    ‘Tehran Week’ tourism programs announced

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has announced its various tourism programs to mark Tehran Week, which comes to end on October 10.

  • From labyrinthine bazaars to nomadic landscapes: Feel Iran on walking tours 2019-07-19 19:21

    From labyrinthine bazaars to nomadic landscapes: Feel Iran on walking tours

    To offer tourists with new experiences and fresh points of view, a number of tour operators have developed a range of creative “off-the-beaten-track” tours and activities in Iran, in order to explore new tastes of the ancient land, ISNA reported in a recent article.

  • A firefighter approaches a fire inside the historic bazaar of Tabriz on May 8, 2019. The vaulted marketplace dates back 1,000 years, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010. 2019-05-11 20:08

    Fire incurs $1.3 million loss to historic bazaar of Tabriz

    TEHRAN – A blaze which erupted late on Wednesday at the historic bazaar of Tabriz, northwest Iran, is estimated to have caused about 200 billion rials ($1.33 million) to the UNESCO-registered site.