Khorram Abad

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  • 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.

  • Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts 2019-11-09 19:24

    Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – Various lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of Iranian tribespeople and nomads are under spotlight in a five-day exhibition, which is underway in Khorramabad, the capital of western Lorestan province.

  • New findings at Iran’s Kaldar cave were unveiled during a special ceremony on May 18, 2019. 2019-05-25 20:03

    Excavation goes on at Kaldar Cave where remains of Homo sapiens found

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism has extended permit for exploration at the Kaldar Cave, which has previously yielded a fragment of a fossilized skull along with some stone tools attributed to Homo sapiens.

  • Kaldar cave 2019-05-08 19:47

    Iran’s cave offers new glimpses of Paleolithic life

    TEHRAN – In one of significant archaeological finds of Iran’s Lorestan province, Kaldar cave has yielded further evidence for its Paleolithic residents.

  • Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge   2019-05-07 22:57

    Restoration commences on Iran’s flood-hit Sassanid bridge  

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has commenced on Kashkan Bridge, a ruined Sassanid era (224–651) monument in western Iran, which further suffered from flooding in March.

  • Makhmal Kuh: rugged, towering mountain of “velvet”! 2018-12-22 20:30

    Makhmal Kuh: rugged, towering mountain of “velvet”!

    Makhmal Kuh, literary meaning velvet mountain, is an eye-catching and popular mount that dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, western Iran.

  • Top eulogists pose during the 16th International Congress of Islamic Eulogists at the Falak-ol-Aflak Castle in Khorramabad on September 6, 2018. (Mehr/Mohsen Rezai) 2018-09-07 18:33

    Intl. Congress of Islamic Eulogists held in Khorramabad  

    TEHRAN – The 16th International Congress of Islamic Eulogists was held at the Falak-ol-Aflak Castle in Khorramabad last week from Tuesday to Thursday.

  • 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.

  • سد 2017-10-22 18:50

    Korean companies to build dam in west of Iran

    TEHRAN- South Korea will construct a dam in west of Iran, South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Kim Seung told IRIB news in an exclusive interview.

  • 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.

  • National Orchestra 2017-03-08 19:38

    National Orchestra to give concert in Khorramabad 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s National Orchestra is scheduled to give a concert today in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan Province.

  • planting seeds 2016-11-21 08:59

    Picture of the day

    People and environmental communities in Khorram Abad, Lorestan province, gathered on Saturday, planting acorns and other plants endemic to the area to help preserve the regional biodiversity. (ISNA/ Bayat Azadbakht)