Imam Square

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  • ‘Untold stories’ now available for you to re-discover majestic Isfahan 2021-10-26 18:26

    By Afshin Majlesi

    ‘Untold stories’ now available for you to re-discover majestic Isfahan

    TEHRAN – A selection of 200 “untold stories” about Isfahan is now available for you to re-discover the ancient city, which has long been nicknamed as “half the world”.

  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque 2021-07-02 16:07

    Restoration of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque continues 

    TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts and experienced restorers supervises the restoration of parts of the creamy dome of the 17th-century Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, a masterpiece of Iranian architecture in Isfahan, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Imam Mosque: a grand, sparkling jewel of Islamic architecture   2021-02-08 21:06

    Imam Mosque: a grand, sparkling jewel of Islamic architecture  

    TEHRAN – At the southern end of the UNESCO-registered Imam (Naghsh-e Jahan) Square stands the big, grand, and imposing Imam Mosque in the touristic city of Isfahan, central Iran.

  • UNESCO-tagged Ali Qapu 2020-09-09 21:30

    Decoration pieces of UNESCO-tagged Ali Qapu being documented, restored

    TEHRAN- A documentation and restoration project has been commenced on over 40 pieces of decoration used in the 16th-century Ali Qapu Palace, an element of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran.

  • Naghsh-e Jahan 2020-07-28 18:47

    UNESCO-tagged Imam Square in Isfahan being restored

    TEHRAN – A restoration project has been commenced on the walls of the east side of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran, CHTN reported.

  • EU designates Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. as World Heritage asset 2020-05-29 21:59

    EU designates Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. as World Heritage asset

    TEHRAN – The Horizon 2020, which is a massive EU research and innovation program, has recently registered the 17th-century Naghsh-e Jahan Square in the city of Isfahan as a World Heritage asset with the goal of making world-firsts more known and lucrative, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Tehran Times: an advocate of cultural heritage, travel and folk awareness 2020-05-03 20:02

    Tehran Times: an advocate of cultural heritage, travel and folk awareness

    Iran’s first UNESCO sites registered when the daily was born

    TEHRAN - Since it was established in May 1979, the Tehran Times has put the priority on covering top stories about Iran’s history, cultural heritage, tourism, folk traditions, festivals and arts as well as notifying potential threats in these realms in line with its main mission to air the voice of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Restored creamy tiles to be reinstalled on Iranian architecture masterpiece 2019-07-22 20:04

    Restored creamy tiles to be reinstalled on Iranian architecture masterpiece

    TEHRAN – Some two eighths of delicately floral tiles, which for centuries adorned the creamy dome of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, have been restored and are ready to be reinstalled on the monument that is widely known as a masterpiece of Iranian architecture.

  • 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. 

  • A painting by the French architect Pascal Coste, who visited Isfahan in c. 1840, depicts the main courtyard and two iwans of the Imam Mosque. 2018-09-04 10:10

    Imam Mosque: Elegant, iconic and visually stunning

    With its perfect proportions and iconic blue-tiled mosaics, the Imam Mosque forms an elegant, visually stunning historical monument, which stands tall at the southern side of a massive square of the same name; the UNESCO-registered Imam Square of Isfahan in central Iran.

  • A view of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Isfahan 2018-09-02 18:49

    Partial restoration starts on Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

    TEHRAN - The second phase of a restoration project has commenced on creamy dome of the 17th century Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, which is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture.