Dome of Soltaniyeh

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  • Ten gorgeous mosques to visit in Iran 2020-10-17 18:01

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Ten gorgeous mosques to visit in Iran

    TEHRAN – Cascades of photogenic domes and minarets can be seen in every corner of Iran as inseparable elements of mosques some of which widely known as timeless benchmarks of the Islamic architecture.

  • Dome of Soltaniyeh 2020-10-13 17:32

    World Heritage ‘Dome of Soltaniyeh’ rehabilitated

    TEHRAN – Worn-out adobe brickworks have been rehabilitated at the rooftops of the Dome of Soltaniyeh, a 14th-century UNESCO site in the northwestern Zanjan province.

  • 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!”

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh in Zanjan, west-central Iran. 2020-04-17 19:29

    Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’ marks Intl. Day for Monuments and Sites amid virus concerns

    TEHRAN – As in previous years, the UNESCO-tagged Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, sometimes referred to as Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’, celebrated the International Day for Monuments and Sites, but this time, in an online program aimed to help stop transmission of the coronavirus, which is currently challenging the whole world.

  • “From Sultaniyya to Florence”: Tehran conference to address medieval architecture 2019-01-21 21:28

    “From Sultaniyya to Florence”: Tehran conference to address medieval architecture

    TEHRAN – A range of architectural designs and craftsmanship traditions of the 14th and 15th centuries will be discussed at a Tehran conference titled “From Sultaniyya to Florence”.

  • Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal”  2019-01-19 20:51

    Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal” 

    TEHRAN - Locally known as Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, the UNESCO-registered Mausoleum of Oljaytu is a prime tourism destination while traversing Iran.