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 […]

Shiraz Attractions

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” […]

Persian Carpet- Iran Nomad

Persian Carpet

Persian Carpet One of the ancient arts and handcrafts in Iran is Persian Carpet which has worldwide popularity. As a fact, the western people know the Persian Carpet as the oriental carpets. Iran is one of the greatest countries in the Middle East through which the Silk Road passed and its caravans brought not only […]