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  • Explore Na’in old mosque as remarkable feat of architecture 2021-06-28 18:35

    Explore Na’in old mosque as remarkable feat of architecture

    TEHRAN - The oasis town’s Friday Mosque is the highlight of a visit to Na’in. Constructed between the 10th and 11th centuries, it was one of the first mosques built in Iran and is unusual in that it does not conform to the usual four-iwan plan of its time.

  • ‘Head’ of Achaemenid soldier found in passenger’s baggage 2020-10-31 19:30

    ‘Head’ of Achaemenid soldier found in passenger’s baggage

    TEHRAN – A prehistorical bas-relief carving, depicting the head of an Achaemenid soldier, has recently been found in the baggage of a passenger during a routine police investigation near the city of Na’in, central Iran.

  • sabat 2020-09-06 20:00

    Historical sabat in central Iran being restored 

    TEHRAN – A historical sabat in the ancient neighborhood of Noabad in the city of Na’in, central Isfahan province, has undergone some rehabilitation works, a provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Rostam historical fortress 2020-08-15 22:43

    Safavid-era fortress in central Iran undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN- Rostam historical fortress in the city of Bafran, Na’in county, central Isfahan province, has undergone some rehabilitation works, a provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Abu Reyhaneh Mosque 2020-07-27 20:00

    18th-century mosque in Na’in undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN- The 18th-century Abu Reyhaneh Mosque in the city of Na’in, central Isfahan province, underwent some rehabilitation works, a provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Parthian-era citadel to undergo restoration 2019-07-21 20:14

    Parthian-era citadel to undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – The crumbling Narin citadel, which is said to date from the time of Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 CE), is about to undergo renovation set to last two months and cost 910 million rials (about $22,000), CHTN reported on Sunday. 

  • Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more 2019-07-15 23:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more

    Well regarded for its hospitable people, handicrafts, and ancient qanats (manmade subterranean aqueducts that brings water from the mountains), Na’in dates back to nearly 2000 years, which makes it one of the oldest continuously settled towns in the Iranian plateau.