Nashtifan windmills are one of the largest wood and adobe structures from the Safavid period. The windmill complex is also the largest of its kind in the world as a source of clean energy for the people of old Iran.
Bahu Kalat is a village close to the city of Chabahar in Sistan & Baluchistan Province, in southeastern Iran. This village has turned into a tourist attraction for its rare species of crocodiles found in Iran. A protected area in Bahu Kalat called “Gando” is home to these reptiles who go by the same name, aka Persian marsh crocodiles or short-snouted crocodiles. The region takes its name from this crocodile.
You will find the coastal village of “Darak” in the southernmost tip of Iran, on the Makran coast of the Oman Sea. This is a beautiful, touristic village enjoying all three cliff, sandy, and coral beaches at proximity.
The Toghrud salt dome is the only symmetrical one in the world with a small lake at its heart, creating a unique natural phenomenon.
A geotourism attraction in Iran, salt domes are the result of large masses of salt being forced upwards by constant pressure.
Saint Mary’s Church in Shiraz is an ancient Armenian church built 355 years ago under the reign of Shah Abbas II Safavid and is still frequented by adherers to the faith in Iran.
This old church was constructed in 1662 CE in the old district of “Sang-e Siah” Black Rock in Shiraz. In 1550, there was a small church in its place in the midst of homes belonging to Iranian-Armenians. It is located near Moshir Mosque next to the Armenian bazaar.
(Persia Digest) – Following the first network of waterways discovered in Persepolis, new excavations have found an amazing network of waterways in this enclosure, also used to collect and drain rainwater from here.
Construction works were brought to a halt at the centre of one of Iran’s most ancient cities with the discovery of priceless artifacts from the 7th-century BCE. Archaeologists are hoping this will lead to finding the ruins of “Hegmataneh”– Iran’s first capital city.
A masterpiece of the 13th-century Islamic architecture and the world's tallest brick dome, the Soltanieh building has been registered as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2005 at its committee meeting in Durban, South Africa. It is Iran’s seventh historic monument on its list of national heritage. The octagonal monument in the town of Soltanieh is located in northwestern Iran. Its nearest big city is Zanjan at a distance of 40kms from here.
Bahador Malek is a historic house from the Qajar era which still stands is southeastern Iran, close to Kerman Province.
Bardsir is located 60kms northeast of Kerman and a 120kms west of Sirjan in southeastern Iran. It has a temperate mountainous climate with cold winters and mild summers.