The Lost Churches in Iran

The majority of historical churches in Iran that possess historical and artistic value were built around the eight century A.H. or the 14th century AD, and the period thereafter. However, this does not mean that there were no churches existing in the country before that period. During the reign of Shah Abbas, the Safavid king, […]

5 UNESCO Persian Gardens at a Glance

Iran is home to the ancient ruins of Persepolis and eight amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are many reasons to visit this beautiful country. Persian gardens are considered one of the main spotlight registered in UNESCO World Heritage sites. These gardens, dating back to different periods since the 6th century BC, also feature buildings, […]

The Mysterious Ancient Prison: Takht-e Soleyman

The archaeological site of Takht-e Soleyman, in north-western Iran, is situated in a valley set in a volcanic mountain region. Takht-e Soleyman is the holiest shrine of Zoroastrianism and the most important relic of the former Sassanid Empire. Registered in UNESCO,  The archaeological site dates from the 6th century. It was partially rebuilt during the […]

The Hottest Spot on the Planet: Lut Desert

The Hottest Spot in the Planet: Lut Desert Let’s see what’s going on the hottest, driest, and most scenic desert on Earth. The Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, (registered as World Heritage List)  is an extreme landscape in more ways than one. The hyper-arid desert is one of the hottest and driest places […]

The Natural Treasures of Iran

The Natural Treasures of Iran Iran, the mountainous and desert country of Central Asia offers to tourists not only interesting hiking in the Alborz mountains (with the monumental volcano Damavand) or Zagros, but also many interesting towns. But it is a vast country, so the distance between the places is relatively large. In the summer […]

4 Spectacular Wildlife Creatures in Iran

4 Spectacular Wildlife Creatures in Iran When someone says the word “Iran,” people immediately seem to think of politics, oil, or burkas.  Rarely do they think about wildlife.  However, the wild frontiers of Iran are actually home to some incredible animals, some that you may not even have heard of before. Iran has roughly 20 […]

Necropolis, The city of dead. photo: @SamDavani
Nomad life in Iran

Top 4 Oldest Cities of Iran

Top 4 Oldest Cities of Iran We’ve already mentioned to some amazing and less undiscovered points of Iran. Here in this article, we’d like to lead to you the oldest cities of Iran that you might not heard before! follow us. 1. Shahre Sukhteh (The Burnt City) Number one in our “oldest cities of Iran” […]