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, […]

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 […]

Isfahan, Naqshe Jahan Square

Top 5 Best photography Spots in Iran

Top 5 Best photography Spots in Iran Iran is a country of endless photo opportunities. Diversity of attractions, tourists and open people always happy to pose for the camera make it a perfect photography destination. Iran Destination reveal top 5 photography spots and tips to get the perfect pictures from Iran. 1. Masuleh village Masuleh benefits […]

Liver Transplant Surgery in Iran

Liver Transplant Surgery

Live Donor Liver Transplant in Iran   Liver transplant is critically essential when the liver loses its normal function. This malfunction can occur suddenly (acute failure) or during the course of time, for example, after an infection, medication or prolonged health problems. In recent decades, Liver transplant from a live donor is noticed as a […]

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 […]

Necropolis, The city of dead. photo: @SamDavani