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  • Smell of life: Rose harvest offers jobs to women 2020-06-08 18:24

    Smell of life: Rose harvest offers jobs to women

    Farmers, including women and young adults, are harvesting delicate purple petals of damask rose flowers in a garden field in Iran’s Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, June 4, 2020. They work quickly to gather petals as much as they can before the sun gets too hot.

  • Tiran-Karvan home 2020-05-08 11:43

    Tiran-Karvan home to enigmatic stone doors

    Tiran-Karvan county in central Iran is somewhat known for its enigmatic stone doors that lead to backyard of many houses.

  • A view of the Stone Garden in Iran’s Kerman province 2020-04-11 23:39

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Meet the most peculiar Iranian garden in desert

    TEHRAN - Originally, it was a way to protest against the government policies but the genius plan led to the construction of something wonderful that invites thousands of visitors every year.

  • Bagh-e Narenjestan: One of the smallest yet most visited gardens of Shiraz  2020-03-14 21:16

    Bagh-e Narenjestan: One of the smallest yet most visited gardens of Shiraz 

    TEHRAN - Named after the bitter oranges that line the central courtyard, Bagh-e Narenjestan is one of the brilliantly manicured gardens of Shiraz. Bitter oranges are “Narenj” in Persian.

  •  A view of the 12th-century Jameh Mosque of Yazd (Masjid-e-Jameh Yazd) in central Iran. 2020-01-03 18:14

    Porticos, arches, domes and gardens, key elements of Persian architecture

    TEHRAN – Iran has inherited numerous architectural traditions over the course of history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic and Islamic-era dynasties have left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Chogha Zanbil and Persepolis—both of which were designated UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.

  • Newly-excavated site yields pre-historic to Islamic-era relics in Iran 2019-12-24 19:27

    Newly-excavated site yields pre-historic to Islamic-era relics in Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists and researchers has recently unearthed pre-historic to Islamic-era relics and fragments of objects from a piece of land, which is speculated to be once a historical cemetery, in Asiabsar village, northern Mazandaran province.

  • A view of Goharshad Mosque next to Imam Reza (AS) shrine in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad. 2019-08-26 17:54

    A glance at essential elements of traditional architecture in Iran

    TEHRAN - Persian architecture has a long and complex history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic dynasties left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Chogha Zanbil and Persepolis—both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979. 

  • A view of Shazdeh Garden near Mahan, Kerman province 2019-06-26 20:05

    Iranian Garden, microcosm of paradise on Earth!

    For millennia, Iranian gardens have combined the beauty of nature with the aesthetic qualities of art and architecture to create a symbolic representation of paradise on Earth.