The Silk Roads

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  • A foodie paradise where it’s not just food on the menu   2022-02-21 18:40

    By Afshin Majlesi

    A foodie paradise where it’s not just food on the menu  

    Nowadays, a soaring number of travelers are looking for something different like spending all day in a tranquil landscape where you can hike up mountains in the thick mist of the morning and picnic by waterfalls in the shadow of jagged rocks in the afternoon.

  • Giant Sassanid urn recovered in Bushehr 2021-11-03 21:00

    Giant Sassanid urn recovered in Bushehr

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently recovered a giant clay urn, which was used to carry liquids on voyages in the Sassanid era (224-651 CE).

  • Restoration project to revive ancient monuments on Silk Road 2021-01-31 21:54

    Restoration project to revive ancient monuments on Silk Road

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Revitalization and Utilization Fund for Historical Places have launched a development scheme, based on which arrays of centuries-old monuments would be revived along the ancient Silk Road.

  • 3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran 2020-01-04 18:53

    3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran

    TEHRAN – There are silk makers in different parts of Iran, mainly in northern Gilan and northeastern Khorasan Razavi provinces, that still practice the trade their ancestors did some 3,000 years ago.

  • Exhibition on peace along the Silk Roads opens in Hamedan  2019-09-24 18:47

    Exhibition on peace along the Silk Roads opens in Hamedan 

    TEHRAN – A cultural exhibition, revolving around peace and friendship along the famed Silk Roads, opened to the public in the city of Hamedan on Monday. 

  • Caravan on the Silk Road, 1380 CE 2019-08-09 18:08

    Silk Road a suitable opportunity to introduce ancient Iran

    TEHRAN – The possible inscription of the ancient Silk Road on the UNESCO World Heritage list will open up a suitable opportunity for Iran to present its cultural, literary, historical and scientific achievements to the world, the secretary general of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO has said.