• No major harm to Sassanid-era fortress by quake 2020-05-06 23:08

    No major harm to Sassanid-era fortress by quake

    TEHRAN – No serious damage was inflicted on the centuries-old Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress as a medium-sized quake struck Iran’s western province of Lorestan on Wednesday, according to a group of assessors dispatched by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

  • People tour Falak-ol-Aflak fortress, which dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Iran’s Lorestan province. 2019-10-14 18:24

    Khorramabad festival to feature tribal lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – A major festival, intended to turn the spotlight on the lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of various tribes and nomadic people across Iran, is scheduled to be held in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, from October 30 to November 2.

  • Falak-ol-Aflak fortress in Khorramabad, western Iran, is lit at sunset 2017-12-05 10:13

    Falak-ol-Aflak steady and in good condition: official

    TEHRAN – No physical threat poses Falak-ol-Aflak, a historical fortress in western Iran, as a wave of recent reports on social media hinted that the ancient brick structure has been partly hurt, a cultural heritage official said on Sunday.

  • People visit Falak-ol-Aflak Castle in Khorramabad, the capital city of Lorestan province. 2017-09-16 18:16

    Lorestan province’s tourist numbers on rise

    TEHRAN – The number of tourists who visited natural and historical attractions in Lorestan province, western Iran, rose nearly 30 percent during the first four and a half months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017) in comparisons to the same period last year, the province’s tourism chief says.