A new trade on the ancient Silk Route

A new trade on the ancient Silk Route Once a thriving trade route with Tibet, today the Johar Valley is home to a new type of commerce: a bizarre caterpillar fungus that can fetch more than $20,000 per kilo. so it is considered a new trade on the ancient Silk Route. Far from the modern […]

Zeinodin Caravanserai

Zeinodin Caravanserai, Yazd

Zeinodin Caravanserai Zeinodin Caravanserai: The Zein-o-Din Caravanserai is located in Mehriz, Yazd, Iran. The caravanserai belongs to the 16th century and it is situated on the ancient Silk Road. This caravanserai was built during the reign of Shah Abbas I to provide facilities to travelers. Zein-o-din is one of two caravanserais built with circular towers […]

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Bam and its Cultural Landscape – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Bam Citadel: Bam and its Cultural Landscape – UNESCO World Heritage Centre : Bam Citadel was the largest brick building in the world which is located in Bam, a small city in Kerman Province of southeastern Iran. It registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site which includes Bam and its Cultural Landscape. Bam citadel originally can […]

Tabriz Bazaar

Tabriz Bazaar

A traditional Bazaar Tabriz Bazaar : Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity. Its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centres on the Silk Road. A bazaar has existed on the same site since the early periods of Iranian urbanism following Islam. bazar of tabriz mentioned by marco […]

Damqan

Damqan, a silk road city, attractions

Damqan, a silk road city, attractions Damqan a city in Semnan province is one of the oldest cities of Iran which dates back to the time when it was the capital of Parthian and the called it Sad Darvazeh (in Greece Hekatom Polis). The oldest mosque in Iran is located in this city.It has been […]