Nashtifan

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  • Asbads, the windy pride of Nashtifan 2020-10-18 17:47

    Afshin Majlesi

    Asbads, the windy pride of Nashtifan

    In the tiny village of Nashtifan in northeastern Iran, one may feel an ancient magic inherited from preceding generations, a traditional technique to harness the wind power.

  • Iranian windmills one step closer to UNESCO status 2020-04-29 23:00

    Iranian windmills one step closer to UNESCO status

    TEHRAN – Iran is further moving towards inscribing its ancient windmills on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the country has recently completed their documentation as a preliminary stage.

  • Centuries-old vertical-axis windmills are being restored in Tabas-e Masina, South Khorasan province, eastern Iran. 2019-07-29 19:35

    Centuries-old windmills to come to life again

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has been commenced on six mudbrick windmills that are still standing tall in Tabas-e Masina, South Khorasan province, eastern Iran.

  • A boy stands by a tiny house in Makhunik, eastern Iran.   2019-07-24 21:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran’s ‘Lilliput’ may be your upcoming travel destination!

    TEHRAN – South Khorasan is somewhat known for its ancient windmills, however, tourism authorities of the eastern province are making efforts to put one of its mysterious villages, commonly known as Iran’s ‘Lilliput’, on the tourist map of the region.

  • Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing 2018-12-27 10:16

    Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has almost completed preparations for a chain of ancient vertical-axis windmills for possibly becoming a UNESCO World Heritage.