Hamadan Travel Guide

Hamadan History of Hamedan Hamadan Travel Guide , Hamadan province is one of the most ancient parts of Iran and its civilization. Relics of this area confirm this fact. Today’s Hamedan is what is left of Ecbatana, The Medes’ capital before they formed a union with the Persians. The poet Ferdowsi says that Ecbatana was […]


Ahvaz, Iran

Ahvaz   Ahvaz (Ahwaz) is a city in the southwest of Iran, and the capital of Khuzestan province. At the 2011 census, its population was 1,112,021 and its built-up area with Sheibani was home to 1,136,989 inhabitants. History:   Ahvaz is the analog of “Avaz” and “Avaja” which appear in Darius’s epigraph. This word appears […]

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, Hamedan

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai The Tomb of Esther and Mordechai is located in Hamadan, Iran, and some believed to house the remains of the biblical Queen Esther and her cousin. Mordechai, it is the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in the country. There are the bodies of Ester, wife of Xerxes I, and […]

Kermanshah, Iran

Kermanshah The capital of Kermanshah Province is located 525 kilometers from Tehran in the western part of Iran. A majority of the population speaks Southern Kurdish. History: The province has a rich Paleolithic heritage. Many caves with Paleolithic remains have been surveyed or excavated there. There are some caves which are located in Bisetoun and […]


Bishapoor, Kazeroon

Bishapoor   Bishapoor,  was an ancient city on the ancient road between Persis and Elam in Sasanid Persia. The road linked the Sassanid capitals Estakhr (it is very close to Persepolis) and Ctesiphon. It is located south of modern Faliyan in the Kazerun County of Pars Province, Iran. Bishapur was built near a river crossing […]

Abarkooh Cypress

Abarkooh Cypress, Yazd

Abarkooh Cypress Abarkooh Cypress , also called the Zoroastrian Sarv, is a Cupressus sempervirens tree in Abarkuh in Yazd Province of Iran. It is protected by the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as a national natural monument and is indeed a major tourist attraction with a height of 28 meters and circumference of 18 meters. […]

Hasht Behesht Palace

Hasht Behesht Palace, Isfahan

Hasht Behesht Palace   Hasht Behesht meaning “Eight Paradises” is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan, Iran. It was protected by Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organization in 1669. More than forty mansions which existed in Isfahan during the rule of Safavids, this is the only one left today. The shape of the mansion is octagonal with […]



Qom Some historians believe that this city is founded before Islam; and others believe that this city of Iran is one of the oldest residences in the Iranian Plateau. Al-Ya’qubi believes it is as one the pre-Islamic cities. The fact that Muslims conquered this city empowers the theory. In contrast, some historians like Abu Dulaf al-Khazraji, […]

Islamic Museum Tehran

Islamic Museum Tehran

Islamic museum Islamic museum Tehran : Next door to the National Museum, and part of the same complex, this museum offers a stunning collection of arts and antiquities from throughout the Islamic period, including calligraphy, carpets, ceramics, woodcarving, sculpture, miniatures, brickwork and textiles. The collection includes silks and stucco-work from Rey, portraits from the Mongol […]

Imam Reza Shrine

Imam Reza Shrine

Mashhad Imam Reza Shrine : Mashhad is the capital of Khorasan province in the North East of Iran, 892 km away from Tehran. It is located at the altitude of 985 Meter occupying an area of 204 sq. Km. and has a population of about 1.5 million. Mashhad grew from a small village called Sanabad, 24 […]