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, […]

Gabbeh: A traditional variety of Persian carpet

 Persian Gabbeh is a hand-knotted (handmade) thick Persian rug with long pile. It is made by the nomads of Fars province in southern Iran, of which the famous city of Shiraz is the capital. The most famous nomad group of this region is the Qashqai Tribe. Although the existing few old pieces of Gabbeh rugs […]

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, […]

Shiraz Attractions

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 […]

5 Reasons to Visit Iran

5 Reasons to Visit Iran 1. Is it safe to Travel to Iran? Is Iran a safe country to travel and visit? Whether you travel alone or in a group, whether you are a woman or a man, or whether you arrive day or night time, Iran is very safe. The Iranian government devotes plenty […]

Dolmeh; a delicious traditional food in Iran

Dolmasi; delicious traditional food in Iran

Dolmasi; delicious traditional food in Iran Iran as a great country and old civilization attracts every year thousands of visitors. Among the the wide variety of ran attractions, Iranian traditional foods have a noticeable place. This article aims to introduce you one of the most delicious traditional foods of Iran, Dolmasi. Dolmasi with Different Tastes  […]

Iran Olive , Rudbar

Is Iran a Major Producer of Olive?

Is Iran a Major Producer of Olive?   Iran as a major producer of olive is ranked by the International Olive Council as 14th in the world in terms of area under olive cultivation which is about 84,000 hectares and 17th in terms of production. Historical Roots of Olive in Iran! Iran has several geographical […]

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 […]