Taj Mahal

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  • 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!”

  • Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh 2020-05-20 21:41

    40 historical monuments restored in Zanjan

    TEHRAN – Some 40 historical buildings and structures in northwestern Zanjan province were restored during the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 19).

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh in Zanjan, west-central Iran. 2020-04-17 19:29

    Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’ marks Intl. Day for Monuments and Sites amid virus concerns

    TEHRAN – As in previous years, the UNESCO-tagged Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, sometimes referred to as Iran’s ‘Taj Mahal’, celebrated the International Day for Monuments and Sites, but this time, in an online program aimed to help stop transmission of the coronavirus, which is currently challenging the whole world.

  • A view of Taj Mahal, India 2019-08-20 21:38

    Explore Indian architectural marvels at Tehran’s Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – A loan exhibit featuring architectural marvels of India is underway at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, which has long been a major destination for foreign travelers.

  • “From Sultaniyya to Florence”: Tehran conference to address medieval architecture 2019-01-21 21:28

    “From Sultaniyya to Florence”: Tehran conference to address medieval architecture

    TEHRAN – A range of architectural designs and craftsmanship traditions of the 14th and 15th centuries will be discussed at a Tehran conference titled “From Sultaniyya to Florence”.

  • Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal”  2019-01-19 20:51

    Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh: Iran’s magnificent “Taj Mahal” 

    TEHRAN - Locally known as Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh, the UNESCO-registered Mausoleum of Oljaytu is a prime tourism destination while traversing Iran.