5 Remarkable Churches in Iran

Armenian Churches in Iran It was in Parthian era that Christianity and the call to this religion were formed in Iran and some converted. Little by little, the shrines of the followers of this religion sprang up around Iran, each one built in a different way. The churches, as a symbol of the Christian world, were beautifully adorned and displayed unmatched architectural features. Today, there are nearly 600 churches in Iran, 90 of which are listed among the National Monuments list and 3 […]

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Iran’s Natural Attractions

If visiting ancient monuments and the beautiful historical mosques of Iran are not enough to satisfy you with Iran excursions, you should definitely visit Iran’s unique natural attractions which will leave you with a world of adventure and good memories, from high mountains to low deserts and from dense forests to exotic springs. Damavand Mountain, […]

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Persian Qanat | Iranian Invention

Several thousands of years ago, ancient Iranians invented a new system called Qanat or Kariz. With this unique invention it was possible to collect significant amounts of underground water and bring it to the surface, which, like natural springs, reaches its surface throughout the year without any help from inside the earth. The word Qanat […]

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Naqsh-e Rostam

Darius the great decided that the necropolis of the Achamenid king had to lie a few miles from Persepolis, and he chose the cliff site of Naqsh-e Rostam (also Naqsh-i Rustam) where some old Elamite works already stood as the home of the large tombs hewn out of the vertical rock face. Instead of creating a mausoleum […]

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Persian Garden: Iranian invention of chaharbagh

As one of the most important achievements of Iranian culture, Persian Garden  is a reflection of the Iranian worldview. For many years, many Iranian and foreign scholars have tried to study the different forms, patterns and layout of the Iranian gardens and of course, “Chahar Bagh” pattern has been globally understood as the main lay out of the […]

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Canyoning in Iran

Canyoning tours have recently expanded as a new step in the Iranian tourism industry, with the necessary facilities and improving safety as well as developing knowledge. Nowadays, Canyoning tours in Iran are performed with higher quality than previously known, and are ranked among the most popular Nature Activities in Iran. Iran is a vast country […]

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Nowruz | new year celebration in Iran

Starting on March 21st, Nowruz also spelled Nowrouz celebration is one of the most ancient Iranian celebrations and is said to be the moment the sun passes through the Earth’s equator and heads north to the sky; this moment called Vernal Equinox is the first day in the solar calendar. Nowruz is officially celebrated in 9 countries of Iran, Afghanistan, […]

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Bastani sport

Varzesh-e Pahlavani, known as Varzesh-e Bastani, was originally an academy of physical training and a nursery for warriors against foreign invaders similar in purpose to martial arts. Throughout the last 3000 years it acquired different components of moral, philosophical, and mystical values of the Iranian civilization. As a result, Varzesh-e-Pahlavani incorporated the richness of Sufism, […]

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Famous Castles of Iran

Since Iran had always been attacked by hostile enemies, kings usually ordered the construction of huge and solid buildings so that they could defend themselves, their families, their Kingdome and their cities. Some of these structures were used militarily and some were built just to protect farmers and peasants, but all of them are only […]

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Sufism & Hafez

Sufism is a belief that is intertwined with religion, and proponents of Sufism believe that this is the best way to understand the reality of God, and one can reach his ultimate and desired goal only after contemplation, thinking, experience, observation, and through some dedicated practice.   History of Sufism in Iran This Islamic mysticism […]

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