Tabriz

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  • An Iranian ensemble performs during a meeting organized at Maqbarat ush-Shoara in Tabriz on September 17, 2021 to celebrate the National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature. (Fars/Ali Hamed-Haqdoost) 2021-09-18 18:30

    National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature celebrated in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – Groups of Iranian literati and cultural figures came together during a meeting at Maqbarat ush-Shoara (Cemetery Of Poets) in Tabriz on Friday evening to celebrate the National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature. 

  • A view of the Constitution House in Tabriz 2021-08-14 22:02

    Tabriz: a perfect introduction to Iran

    TEHRAN - Tabriz is a big but relaxed city, filled with hospitable people and a UNESCO-listed bazaar to explore. It is the perfect introduction to Iran for sightseers crossing over the border from Armenia, or through the Gurbulak Bazargan border from Turkey.

  • Iranian sweets 2021-07-12 20:32

    Festival brings Iranian sweets, desserts under one roof 

    TEHRAN - Hundreds of Iranian sweets, cakes, and desserts were brought under the same roof in a one-day festival, which was held in Tabriz on Sunday. 

  • A view of UNESCO-registered Arg-e Bam in southeast Iran. 2021-06-22 21:02

    10 Iran travel destinations you must see

  • water park 2021-06-15 19:00

    Gigantic water park opened in northwest Iran 

    TEHRAN –On Monday, a gigantic water park opened in Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province. 

  • Tourism minister cuts ribbon on traditional boutique hotel 2021-06-14 18:39

    Tourism minister cuts ribbon on traditional boutique hotel

    TEHRAN – Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Sunday inaugurated a traditional boutique hotel during his visit to Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province.

  • Top Iranian cities where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate 2021-05-30 20:41

    Top Iranian cities where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate

    TEHRAN – If you are drawn to ancient destinations, Iran could be your thing. The country bears some of history’s biggest names – Cyrus the Great and Darius, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan – all left their footprints and the regions they conquered or ruled over are now among top travel destinations of the modern country.

  • Tabriz 2021-05-30 18:25

    Historical texture of Tabriz demarcated 

    TEHRAN – Historical texture of Tabriz and its associated lands, properties, and legal boundaries has been demarcated in order to facilitate the maintenance of the ancient Iranian city. 

  • Blue Mosque of Tabriz: a forgotten masterpiece of Iranian architecture   2021-05-23 21:00

    Blue Mosque of Tabriz: a forgotten masterpiece of Iranian architecture  

    TEHRAN – Completed in the mid-15th century, the Blue Mosque of Tabriz (better known as Masjed-e Kabud) was among the most glorious buildings of the time. Once built, artists took a further 25 years to cover every surface with the blue majolica tiles and intricate calligraphy for which it’s nicknamed.

  • Over 100 years of Iranian postage stamps under one roof at newly-established museum 2021-05-22 19:07

    Over 100 years of Iranian postage stamps under one roof at newly-established museum

    TEHRAN – Various collections of the Iranian postage stamps issued since the Qajar era (1789–1925) onwards have been put on show at a newly-established museum in the historical city of Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province.

  • stamp museum house 2021-05-15 18:54

    First stamp museum house to open in Tabriz

    TEHRAN –A museum house, dedicated to historical postage stamps, will open in Tabriz, the capital of the East Azarbaijan province. 

  • Tabriz museum featuring Sacred Defense scenes renovated 2021-05-01 18:27

    Tabriz museum featuring Sacred Defense scenes renovated

    TEHRAN – Newly-designed museum displays have been installed at Tabriz's Sacred Defense Museum, which is dedicated to the 1980-1988 Iraqi-imposed war.

  • Art aficionados visit the Ahad Hosseini Museum during the hours after its inauguration in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz on March 14, 2021. (ISNA/Maryam Ebrahimi)  2021-03-14 18:44

    Tabriz opens museum for sculptor Ahad Hosseini 

    TEHRAN – A museum was inaugurated in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz on Sunday to house artworks by the 76-year-old Iranian Azarbaijani sculptor and painter, Ahad Hosseini.

  • Khalkhali mosque 2021-03-07 21:53

    Qajar-era mosque in Tabriz being restored to former glory

    TEHRAN - A restoration work has been commenced on the Qajar-era (1789–1925) Khalkhali mosque, which is located in the UNESCO-registered bazaar of Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province, the director of the World Heritage site has said. 

  • Khosroshah Caravanserai 2021-03-06 22:35

    Mudbrick caravanserai one step closer to become national heritage 

    TEHRAN – The ruined Khosroshah Caravanserai, a Safavid-era (1501–1736) roadside inn located near Tabriz, northwestern Iran, will soon be assessed to possibly be added to the national cultural heritage list in order to receive more care and protection. 

  • UNESCO World Heritage: restoration work continues at Tabriz bazaar complex 2021-02-16 19:50

    UNESCO World Heritage: restoration work continues at Tabriz bazaar complex

    TEHRAN – A total of 200 shops have been restored in the UNESCO-designated bazaar of Tabriz during the current Iranian year (started March 2020), months after a blaze swept through the ancient site.

  • Take a trip back in time with a visit to vintage radio museum in Tabriz 2021-02-13 20:20

    Take a trip back in time with a visit to vintage radio museum in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – Hundreds of vacuum tube radios, rare oil radios, classic radios, vintage radios, and solid-state pocket radios, are placed all under one roof at the Sound & Music Museum in the historical city of Tabriz, northwest Iran.

  • Elgoli mansion 2021-02-13 19:30

    Elgoli mansion in Tabriz gains former splendor 

    TEHRAN-The hexagonal Qajar-era (1789-1925) mansion of Elgoli, which is located in the historical city of Tabriz, has undergone some rehabilitation works.

  • Iron Age Museum 2020-12-31 00:48

    Iron Age Museum in Tabriz to be equipped, organized

    TEHRAN-The Iron Age Museum in Tabriz, northwestern East Azarbaijan province, is planned to be equipped and organized, provincial tourism chief has said. 

  • Thieves’ Castle was once was home to a gang of robbers infamous for spreading fear and panic in the 19th century. 2020-12-02 22:38

    By Afshin Majlesi

    12 off-the-beaten-track destinations even Iranians don’t know about

    Welcome to some hidden gems you never thought to visit, but really should if you’re planning a trip across Iran.The ancient country is home to thousands of historic and architectural beauties on offer in famed cities like Isfahan and Shiraz, Tabriz, Kashan, Kerman, and Yazd in such a way that its diverse landscapes could be easily overlooked.

  • Travel destinations: ‘the robe wearing tower’ 2020-11-18 21:00

    Travel destinations: ‘the robe wearing tower’

    TEHRAN - This centuries-old brick tower, named Khal’at Pooshan (robe wearing) tower, is located about five kilometers east of Tabriz, northwest Iran.

  • Duathlon competition 2020-11-04 18:57

    Duathlon competition held in Tabriz

    TEHRAN - Duathlon competition was held in Tabriz, the capital of East Azarbaijan province, on Tuesday.

  • Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran 2020-11-01 19:51

    Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran

    If you are drawn to destinations where echoes of ancient civilizations resonate down through the ages, Iran could be your thing. Some of history’s biggest names – Cyrus the Great and Darius, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan – all left their footprints here and the regions they conquered or ruled over are now among top travel destinations of the modern country.

  • Turkish Airlines 2020-10-26 14:43

    Turkish Airlines resumes flights to Tabriz after seven months halt

    TEHRAN – Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines resumed its flights to Tabriz on Monday after seven months of suspension over the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 10 wonderful cultural sites in Iran you must see 2020-10-21 11:05

    By Afshin Majlesi

    10 wonderful cultural sites in Iran you must see

    Iran, one of the friendliest countries on Earth, was once the heart of the mighty Persian Empire which almost stretched from Greece all the way to China. And now, what we know as modern Iran is the inheritor of a land full of sites of high cultural values from corner to corner.

  • Archaeological map 2020-10-17 16:41

    Archaeological map to be prepared for East Azarbaijan 

    TEHRAN – An all-inclusive archaeological map of the northwestern East Azarbaijan province is planned to be prepared in collaboration with the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, the director of the institute has said.

  • Unmissable museum in northwest Iran 2020-10-11 21:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Unmissable museum in northwest Iran

    Holding thousands of works of art – from Persian, Mesopotamian, and Elamite antiquities to masterpieces by the Islamic-era artists, it’s no surprise that Azarbaijan Museum is known as the second major museum of cultural heritage after the National Museum of Iran.

  • Blue Mosque 2020-09-18 19:30

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Tabriz Blue Mosque, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture

    As an ancient historical city, Tabriz, the capital of the northwestern province of East Azerbaijan, has many sights to offer to the tourists, the highlight of which is the Blue Mosque, known as Masjed-e Kabud in Farsi. 

  • Turkish Airlines to resume flights to five Iranian cities, including Tehran 2020-08-18 19:43

    Turkish Airlines to resume flights to five Iranian cities, including Tehran

    TEHRAN – Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines has announced that it is scheduled to resume its flights to Tehran and four other major Iranian cities in September.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”