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  • Kashan is where you can dive into ancient Iranian culture   2022-01-10 17:55

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Kashan is where you can dive into ancient Iranian culture  

    TEHRAN – Atmospheric spaces, rosewater, textiles, rugs, delicious dishes, and above all, hospitable people are some famous examples to describe Kashan in central Iran. The delightful oasis city is famed for numerous architectural masterpieces, a photogenic bazaar, and many old traditional houses some of which transformed into cozy boutique hotels where sightseers may feel the traditional lifestyle.

  • bathhouse 2021-11-14 21:31

    Bathhouse to be repurposed into heritage museum

    TEHRAN – The Safavid-era (1501-1736) Haj Saleh public bathhouse in the western Iranian city of Saqqez, Kordestan province will be repurposed into a museum, a local tourism official has announced. 

  • Old structure, probably a public bathhouse, discovered in Shiraz    2021-10-17 21:30

    Old structure, probably a public bathhouse, discovered in Shiraz   

    TEHRAN – Sections of an old structure, which probably belongs to a public bathhouse, have been exposed by chance during a grading and site preparation in Shiraz, southern Iran.

  • bathhouse 2021-09-17 18:27

    New round of restoration starts on Qajar-era bathhouse in southern Iran

    TEHRAN  - The third round of a restoration project has been commenced on Hammam-e Molla Baba, a Qajar-era (1789-1925) public bathhouse in Kazerun county, which is located in the southern Fars province.

  • North Khorasan 2021-09-08 18:20

    Bathhouses, mansions, cistern in North Khorasan made national heritage 

    TEHRAN - A total of 12 historical sites and aging structures scattered across North Khorasan province have recently been inscribed on the national heritage list.

  • Historical bridge, madrasa, fortress added to Iran national heritage list 2021-09-07 20:30

    Historical bridge, madrasa, fortress added to Iran national heritage list

    TEHRAN – Seven historical structures including a bridge, madrasa, and a fortress, situated in Iran’s Semnan province, have recently been added to the national list for cultural heritage.

  • Hammam-e Okhovat 2021-08-22 21:30

    Historical bathhouse in central Iran undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – Parts of Hammam-e Okhovat have undergone some rehabilitation works. The Pahlavi era (1925-1979) public bathhouse is located in Najafabad of Isfahan province. 

  • Hammam-e Hassan Abad 2021-08-08 20:30

    Qajar-era bathhouse restored to former glory 

    TEHRAN – Work has commenced restoring Hammam-e Hassan Abad, a Qajar-era (1789–1925) public bathhouse, which is located in the oasis city of Meybod in Yazd province. 

  • Hammam-e Haj Lotf-Ali 2021-07-16 21:48

    Centuries-old bathhouse designated as national heritage 

    TEHRAN - Hammam-e Haj Lotf-Ali, a Qajar-era (1789-1925) public bathhouse in northeast Iran, has recently been added to the national heritage list. 

  • Mud-brick domed bathhouse to undergo restoration 2021-05-30 20:41

    Mud-brick domed bathhouse to undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – Hammam-e Zerhan, which is a mud-brick domed bathhouse in Tuyserkan county of Hamedan province, will undergo restoration to regain its former splendor, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Public baths in Iran and interesting customs behind 2021-01-30 20:11

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    Public baths in Iran and interesting customs behind

    Most people today have baths in their homes, but in the past, there were public baths that were not just for bathing but also a public place for family, social, business, and even political gatherings.

  • Committee formed to safeguard ancient cisterns, watermills in Meybod 2020-08-30 18:27

    Committee formed to safeguard ancient cisterns, watermills in Meybod

    TEHRAN – A cultural heritage committee has been set up tasked to lay the ground for safeguarding ancient cisterns, watermills, public bathhouses, and qanats (subterranean aqueducts), which are scattered in and around the oasis city of Meybod, central Yazd province.

  • 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!”

  • Once public bathhouse now an anthropological museum 2020-06-08 20:30

    Once public bathhouse now an anthropological museum

    TEHRAN - Once a hammam (public bathhouse) in the town of Jajarm, northeast Iran, the monument has lost its original usage as pile water is ubiquitous in almost every corner of the ancient land. The bathhouse is now an anthropological and cultural heritage museum depicting scenes of the lives of people in the past.

  • Archaeologists and restorers commence a new round of work on the ancient Manujan fort in the southeastern Kerman province, January 2019. 2019-12-13 18:11

    Some 2,500 historical monuments in need of restoration in Iran

    TEHRAN – Of the numerous historical buildings and structures that are scattered across Iran, some 2,500 ones are in need of restoration, an official with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has said. 

  • Remnants of Safavid-era bathhouse discovered 2019-10-19 18:53

    Remnants of Safavid-era bathhouse discovered

    TEHRAN – Archaeologists have discovered remnants of a Safavid-era (1501–1736) public bathhouse within a former royal ensemble in the Iranian city of Qazvin.

  • Kordasht Bathhouse; a tourist destination famed for intricate interior design 2019-07-31 17:46

    Kordasht Bathhouse; a tourist destination famed for intricate interior design

    TEHRAN – Photos depict exterior and interior views of the historical Kordasht Bathhouse, a tourist destination famed for intricate geometrical arrangements and spectacular wall paintings, July 27, 2019.

  • Remnants of historical bathhouse, sewage system unearthed in Rey     2019-02-04 23:21

    Remnants of historical bathhouse, sewage system unearthed in Rey    

    TEHRAN – Vestiges of a centuries-old bathhouse and its sewage system have recently been discovered during an ongoing excavation project in Rey, southern Tehran, CHTN reported.

  • Study begins on ruined historical bathhouse 2018-12-29 21:14

    Study begins on ruined historical bathhouse

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian experts has commenced studying on a recently excavated historical bathhouse used to be supplied with clay water pipes in northwest Iran.