National Museum of Iran

You might have heard about historical dynasties of Iran and the order in which they came to power; But there are few people who know that the history of Iran does not end with these dynasties and that this ancient land dates back to the era before the invention of writing. If you only have [...]
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Sa’adabad Palace Complex

The Saadabad palace (also Sa’ad Abad) complex is located in north Tehran. It was originally the summer residence of the Qajar kings in the 19th century and later became the residential complex of the Pahlavi family in 20th century. Saadabad complex was built in a large garden with a total area of about 300 hectares. […]

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Niavaran Palace Complex

located in north Tehran, Niavaran Palace was originally built during the Qajar Era in mid-19th century and served also as the residence of the last king of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. After the Islamic revolution in 1979, this complex turned into a museum and was opened to people. In this article, we are going to […]

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Sasanian Empire

The Sasanian or Sassanid Empire (224-651 CE) was the last imperial government before the Arab invasion of Iran. This Sasanian dynasty, which ruled Iran from 224 to 651 AD, belonged to the Sassanid family. The founder of this dynasty was Ardeshir Babakan known as Ardashir I, who was able to establish this government by defeating […]

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Karim Khan Citadel

Karim Khan Citadel, also known as Arg-e Karim Khan,  was built in 1697 following the order and under command of Karim Khan Zand, the famous ruler of the Zand Dynasty. The citadel is a prominent legacy of the Zand Dynasty in Shiraz, especially from the architectural point of view. It is currently under renovating procedure […]

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Zayandeh Rud

Zayanderud also spelled as Zayandeh Rood (meaning Life-giving river in Persian), is the largest river of the Iranian Plateau in central Iran that originates from mount Zardkooh in the Zagros mountain ranges in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari province, and flows east in the central plain of Iran until finally flows into the  Gavkhouni Wetland.     […]

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Things to know before travel to Iran

You may have been to many countries  around the world,  spent a lot  of time to learn  about them before your trip started, in order to get to know the destination.

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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf is a waterway that runs along the Sea of Oman between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It covers an area of 237,473 km2 and is the third largest in the world after the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of Hudson. From east, Persian Gulf is connected to to the Indian Ocean […]

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Birdwatching in Iran

Birding or Birdwatching is a growing branch of ecotourism and is one of the most popular types of “specific purpose tourism”. Surveys in different countries show that usually the educated part of society is interested in this particular type of activity. Unlike other nature hiking branches, such as trekking or climbing, people with less physical […]

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Taq-e Bostan

The Farsi term Taq-e Bostan, which means ‘arch of the garden’ is the name of one of those enchanting places so loved by the Persians in which nature and Man worked together to create a ‘paradise’. Laid out around a pool surrounded by large trees that provide refreshing shade, this site a few miles from Kermanshah […]

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