kerman

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  • A painting by the 11-year-old Iranian boy, Seyyed Ali Mousavi. 2021-01-24 18:40

    Kerman organizing intl. painting contest to boost its child-friendly image

    TEHRAN – Kerman, which has been selected as a child-friendly city in a UNICEF pilot plan, intends to organize a children’s painting competition to acknowledge the choice.

  • Replica of prehistorical ‘alchemy’ vessel built by Iranian potters 2021-01-10 21:12

    Replica of prehistorical ‘alchemy’ vessel built by Iranian potters

    TEHRAN – A group of Iranian researchers and potters has reconstructed a replica of a prehistorical vessel, which is believed to be used for alchemy, a form of speculative hypothesis tried to transform base metals such as lead or copper into silver or gold and to discover a cure for disease and a way of extending life.

  • Divine Commander Theater Festival 2021-01-01 18:17

    2nd Divine Commander Theater Festival kicks off in Kerman 

    TEHRAN – The 2nd Divine Commander Theater Festival was inaugurated on Wednesday in the southern Iranian city of Kerman, Commander Qassem Soleimani’s hometown.

  • Bronze lion to return home after decades 2020-12-28 22:59

    Bronze lion to return home after decades

    A bronze statue of a lion which had been unearthed in Hormozgan province some 37 years ago, but kept at a museum in Kerman province, will be returned home. 

  • Jiroft, Weight made of chlorite, ca. 3000 BC–ca. 2000 BC 2020-12-26 21:48

    Jiroft culture: a ‘missing link’ of the Bronze Age

    TEHRAN - Jiroft, a fertile plain situated in Iran’s Kerman province, is a splendid cradle of civilization, which dates from the Early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC). Geological factors have led to it being overlooked for years by tourists and archeologists, who have generally been more interested in Mesopotamia some 1,000 km away.

  • Book on Mahan’s cultural heritage unveiled 2020-12-23 19:39

    Book on Mahan’s cultural heritage unveiled

    TEHRAN - A book containing rare manuscripts and other cultural heritage of Mahan, a historical town in southeast Iran, was unveiled during a ceremony at Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman on Tuesday.

  • Thieves’ Castle was once was home to a gang of robbers infamous for spreading fear and panic in the 19th century. 2020-12-02 22:38

    By Afshin Majlesi

    12 off-the-beaten-track destinations even Iranians don’t know about

    Welcome to some hidden gems you never thought to visit, but really should if you’re planning a trip across Iran.The ancient country is home to thousands of historic and architectural beauties on offer in famed cities like Isfahan and Shiraz, Tabriz, Kashan, Kerman, and Yazd in such a way that its diverse landscapes could be easily overlooked.

  • Historical relics 2020-12-02 18:02

    Historical relics recovered from smugglers in Kerman

    TEHRAN-A total of 35 historical objects have recently been confiscated from smugglers in Kerman province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said. 

  • Craftswomen plan to revive ancient water systems near harsh desert 2020-12-01 19:30

    Craftswomen plan to revive ancient water systems near harsh desert

    TEHRAN – An Iranian NGO, founded by a group of female Iranian crafters, has planned to financially support the revival of ancient qanats situated near the scorching Lut Desert in east-central Iran.

  • Quran inscriptions, ancient rhytons added to national heritage list 2020-11-30 18:53

    Quran inscriptions, ancient rhytons added to national heritage list

    TEHRAN – A total of seven relics, including ancient copies of the holy Quran, and centuries-old rhytons, have recently been inscribed on Iran’s National Cultural Heritage list.

  • Bam 2020-11-29 22:16

    Intl. webinar resonates Kerman’s handicrafts, tourism attractions

    TEHRAN – An international webinar has recently put the spotlight on the wide-ranging handicrafts, tourist attractions, and cultural heritage existing across Iran’s Kerman province, a local official announced on Saturday. 

  • Five historical relics donated to Kerman cultural heritage department 2020-11-23 20:00

    Five historical relics donated to Kerman cultural heritage department

    TEHRAN – Residents of Kerman province have recently donated five objects with historical values to the cultural heritage and tourism department of the southwestern Iranian province.

  •  Masjed-e Jameh Kerman: an old mosque with exclusive tiling 2020-11-10 21:00

     Masjed-e Jameh Kerman: an old mosque with exclusive tiling

    TEHRAN - The congregational Masjed-e Jameh of Kerman, which boasts four lofty iwans (porticos), and loads of exemplar tilework, stuccowork, and masonry, is a must-see when you are in Kerman, southeast Iran.

  • Sassanid fortress equipped with new lighting system 2020-11-08 21:43

    Sassanid fortress equipped with new lighting system

    TEHRAN - Rayen Castle in the southeastern province of Kerman, dating back to the times of the Sasanian dynasty (226-651) and even deeper, has been equipped with a new lighting system.

  • Fath-Abad Garden 2020-11-07 18:17

    Fath-Abad Garden, a green jewel in heart of desert

    TEHRAN – Fath-Abad Garden, one of the valuable and fascinating tourist attractions of Kerman province, southeastern Iran, shines like a green jewel in the heart of the desert.

  • Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran 2020-11-01 19:51

    Top 10 cities, islands to visit in Iran

    If you are drawn to destinations where echoes of ancient civilizations resonate down through the ages, Iran could be your thing. Some of history’s biggest names – Cyrus the Great and Darius, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan – all left their footprints here and the regions they conquered or ruled over are now among top travel destinations of the modern country.

  • Iran’s Regional Music Festival 2020-10-26 19:24

    Iran’s Regional Music Festival to go online in Kerman 

    TEHRAN – The 13th edition of Iran’s Regional Music Festival will be held online in the southern Iranian city of Kerman from October 31 to November 2, the director of the Kerman branch of Iran Music Association Suraj Yasai said on Monday.

  • Beauties of Iranian desert in limelight at photography exhibit 2020-09-29 21:00

    Beauties of Iranian desert in limelight at photography exhibit

    TEHRAN – Scenes of the magnificent Lut Desert, a UNESCO World Heritage in the Iranian heartland, are on show at a specialized photography exhibition in Zahedan, the capital of Sistan-Baluchestan province.

  • 77 historical relics, sites identified in plains of Kerman 2020-09-15 21:30

    77 historical relics, sites identified in plains of Kerman

    TEHRAN – A total of 77 historical relics, places, and sites, including ruined fortresses, farmhouses, (archaeological) hills, tombs (or cemeteries), kilns, solo structures, have been identified on the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman province, southeast Iran.

  • Magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai undergoes restoration 2020-09-13 21:30

    Magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – A restoration project has been commenced on the magnificent Ganjali Khan caravanserai, which is part of a 17th-century complex in Kerman, southeast Iran.

  • historical relics 2020-08-24 19:00

    Police seize over 100 historical relics in southeastern Iran  

    TEHRAN- A total of 110 historical objects have been confiscated in the southeastern Kerman province since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year 1399 (March 20), a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • Archaeologists find Paleolithic sites in southeast Iran 2020-08-19 22:00

    Archaeologists find Paleolithic sites in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered first-hand Prehistorical human settlements believed to date back to the Paleolithic era on the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman province, southeast Iran.

  • 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!”

  • In-depth study starts on Iran’s UNESCO-tagged ‘village of troglodytes’ 2020-08-02 10:44

    In-depth study starts on Iran’s UNESCO-tagged ‘village of troglodytes’

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive study has been commenced on the UNESCO-registered Maymand in a bid to expand protective measures on this ancient manmade-cave dwelling where the then residents made a living about five or six millennia ago in what is now a village in the southeastern Kerman province.

  • tourism projects 2020-07-19 21:00

    Over 100 tourism projects worth $83m underway in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN- A total of 119 tourism projects, worth 3.5 trillion rials (over $83 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) are underway in southeastern Kerman province, CHTN reported.

  • In Focus: Grand Bazaar of Kerman 2020-07-19 19:38

    In Focus: Grand Bazaar of Kerman

    As one of the oldest trading centers in Iran, the grand Bazaar of Kerman embraces a variety of mazes, intersections, entrances, and passageways.

  •  File photo depicts the remnants of a mud-brick village in Kuhbanan county of Iran’s southeastern Kerman province. 2020-07-05 18:48

    Archaeological survey identifies 205 relics, ancient sites in Kerman

    TEHRAN – A total of 205 relics and ancient sites have been identified during an archaeological survey in Kuhbanan, the southeastern Kerman province, suggesting that the region has long been a hub for Tutia (vitriol) production and the main corridor for human migration into the eastern parts of the Asian continent.

  • Archaeological survey yields 145 relics in southeastern Iran 2020-06-23 22:33

    Archaeological survey yields 145 relics in southeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – A total of 145 ancient and prehistorical relics have so far been identified during an archaeological survey being conducted in the central core of the Qalehganj county, southeastern Kerman province.

  • Aliabad caravanserai 2020-06-08 19:00

    Aliabad caravanserai in Kerman under restoration 

    TEHRAN – The second phase of a restoration project has recently been commenced on Aliabad caravanserai in a village of the same name near Mahan city in Kerman province, southeastern Iran. 

  • Sistan-Baluchestan exports over $3m of handicrafts 2020-04-29 23:00

    Sistan-Baluchestan exports over $3m of handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Handicrafts exports from the lesser-known Sistan-Baluchestan province surpassed $3 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended on March 19), IRNA reported.