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Salasel Fortress, an impenetrable Sassanid monument
Salasel Fortress is located on a hill overlooking Shatit River in the city of Shushtar. In pre-Islamic times water from the river passed beneath th...
Monday, 11 June 2012
National Museum of Iran at a glance
National Museum of Iran, aging more than 70 years, containing 300,000 museum objects in an area more than 20,000 square meters, is not only the lar...
Saturday, 09 June 2012
Sialk ancient hills, once the earliest ziggurats in the world
The archaeological complex known as Tepe Sialk consists of two hills, about half a kilometer apart, and two cemeteries, known as A and B. The excav...
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
Standing tall, the 9th century Qazvin Friday mosque
The Friday mosque of Qazvin is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. Used for large congregations, it is one of the best structures to see while trav...
Monday, 04 June 2012
Meymand, home of the 12000-year-old man made caves
Maymand is believed to be one of human's primary residencies in Iranian Plateau. According to experts its history stretches from 12,000 years ...
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Miracle sounds of history
Iranian traditional music instruments at a glance The traditional music of Iran is a message, a call from the artist's innermost consciousnes...
Monday, 28 May 2012
Minoudasht, a truly color spectacular adventure
Minoudasht is one of the eastern cities known as the bride of the northern Golestan Province. This area has been known invariably as the Green Plain,...
Saturday, 26 May 2012
Chess, Iranian or Indian invention?
Chess is one of humanities popular pastimes and has been described not only as a game, but also as an art, a science and a sport. Chess is sometimes ...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Persian Bazaar: Veiled space of desire
Iranian Bazaars (Persian Bazaars), these very old structures, were first formed as a set of shops at the sides of water streams or rivers in the...
Monday, 21 May 2012
Mulla Sadra: Accomplished philosopher of the mystics
Sadr al-Din Muhammad b. Ibrahim b. Yahya Qawami Shirazi (ca. 1571–1636) is arguably the most significant Islamic philosopher after Avicenn...
Monday, 21 May 2012
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