• A view of the UNESCO-registered Yazd, which its historical structure is referred to as a “don't miss” destination by almost all of its visitors. 2019-08-13 19:56

    Foreign arrivals in Yazd jumps 29% in 4 months on year

    TEHRAN – The number of foreign travelers visiting Iran’s Yazd province surged 29 percent in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • Sassanid-era tombs discovered in northeast Iran 2019-02-24 09:25

    Sassanid-era tombs discovered in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Two tomb cambers, which are said to date from early Sassanid era, have recently been discovered in Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran. 

  • Dr. Philip G. Kreyenbroek, professor and Director of Iranian Studies in Georg-August University of Göttingen (1996-2017) 2018-12-04 10:50

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Zarathustra’s message seems to have impressed the Greeks: Professor Kreyenbroek

    TEHRAN - "Zoroastrianism" as one of the oldest religions still in existence and probably the world’s first monotheistic faith, had been the state religion of three Persian dynasties, while shaped one of the ancient world’s largest empires—the mighty Persia Empire, before the Muslim conquest of Persia in the seventh century A.D.

  • Towers of silence where antiquity meets modernity 2017-12-27 20:04

    Towers of silence where antiquity meets modernity

    TEHRAN – Towers of silence in central Iran are not any more dedicated to bones of the dead to get cleaned by vultures. In modern era, they are just peaceful destinations for domestic and foreign travelers.