Falak-ol-Aflak

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  • Iran preparing to get Sassanid fortress, arch bridges on UNESCO list 2022-05-14 17:50

    Iran preparing to get Sassanid fortress, arch bridges on UNESCO list

    TEHRAN – Lorestan province’s tourism chief has said they are preparing to apply to UNESCO for listing a Sassanid collection, which comprises a fortress and several (ruined) arch bridges, on the World Heritage list.

  • Hundreds visit tribe festival in Lorestan 2022-05-13 20:27

    Hundreds visit tribe festival in Lorestan

    TEHRAN - Hundreds of people attended a tribe festival held in Lorestan province from May 8 to 12.

  • President Raisi visits Sassanid fortress in Lorestan 2021-12-10 20:20

    President Raisi visits Sassanid fortress in Lorestan

    TEHRAN – On Friday morning, President Ebrahim Raisi toured Falak-ol-Aflak fortress during his visit to Lorestan province.

  • Fence wall completed around Sassanid fortress 2021-11-14 18:44

    Fence wall completed around Sassanid fortress

    TEHRAN – The construction of a fence wall has been completed around Falak-ol-Aflak fortress, an imposing monument of Sassanids, which dominates the capital city of Khorramabad in western Iran.

  • Lorestan’s museums begin to reopen 2021-09-24 17:40

    Lorestan’s museums begin to reopen

    TEHRAN – Cultural heritage museums and historical sites across Lorestan province began to reopen Thursday after being closed for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Restoration work exposes ancient brick flooring in garden 2020-12-07 23:13

    Restoration work exposes ancient brick flooring in garden

    TEHRAN – Segments of an ancient brick flooring have been unearthed in a restoration project at the Golestan Garden of Khorramabad, western Iran. The Persian garden is situated adjacent to the Sassanid-era Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress in Lorestan province.

  • A view of Narin Castle with a scenic vista of Meybod in the background 2020-11-23 10:47

    By Afshin Majlesi

    14 of the greatest castles, fortresses, and citadels in Iran

    Since antiquity, mankind has assumed the need to fortify properties to survive in an ever-changing world of invasion and conquest.Commencing from simple earthworks and wooden walls, fortifications were gradually evolved into complex, unconquerable imposing citadels.

  • Falak-ol-Aflak 2020-05-30 15:30

    Falak-ol-Aflak’s façade restored

    TEHRAN – The Sassanid-era Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress in Khorramabad, western province of Lorestan, which was damaged by an earthquake earlier this month, has undergone urgent rehabilitation works. 

  • 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.