Resembling an old painting, “Chal Nakhjir” in Delijan is a little-known treasure trove of earth’s science and history dating back to 70 million years ago. Parts of this cave still remain undiscovered, always motivating tourists who stand in awe of it.
The King’s oil extraction plant – Assarkhaneh Shahi – is a 16th-century building constructed on the orders of Shah Abbas of Safavid at the heart of Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan in central Iran. In the old days, oil seeds were extracted in the Assarkhaneh.
A massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has rattled the west of Iran along the country's border with Iraq; initial reports said a number of villages were damaged. Media reports said several people have also lost their lives in Iran's western areas.
Renowned British-German sculptor Tony Cragg was in Iran to open the exhibition of his artworks at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA) in an exhibition which will run from 24 October 2017 to 12 January 2018 after two years of preparation.
The glorious gathering of Arba’een on the traditional 40th day after the anniversary of the Ashura tragedy is gathering momentum every hour as pilgrims continue to flock into Iraq from all entry points, the busiest being the borders with Iran, as over 30 million devotees are expected this year in Karbala to pay homage to the Chief of Martyrs, Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).
When you cross the unsurpassed beauty of the forest on the highlands of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, especially in autumn, you will emerge in a village called Mazichal. A magnificent scenery awaits you here among the oceans of clouds.