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86th Tehran Derby (photos)
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86th Tehran Derby (photos)

The most sensitive football club meeting in Iran took place between the capital’s two most popular teams – Persepolis and Esteghlal. The match took place on 2 March in Tehran. The Esteghlal blues jerseys won the reds 1-0. Giovanni Infantino was the game’s VIP guest.  

A piece of Mars in Iran  (photos)
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A piece of Mars in Iran (photos)

The Miniature, or Martian Mountains, also known as Kalaani among the locals, are a mountain range stretching from Kachu to Gwadar Bay alongside the sea. After a 40km drive from Chabahar in southeastern Iran, going towards Gwadar Bay, the mountains appear on the left hand side of the road. These are known as Miniature or Martian Mountains and are one of the most beautiful, staggering natural landscapes of Sistan and Baluchestan Province, as well as Iran. This unique eye-catching view is one of the most famous attractions of Chabahar. However, it is a lesser visited area due to meagre marketing.

A determined girl with a different job (photos)
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A determined girl with a different job (photos)

Farnaz is a young girl who has chosen a tough, unconventional career. She spends her working days dealing with nails, sledgehammers, mallets, furnaces, and anvils. She is Iran’s only lady farrier and horse whisperer, specializing in equine hoof care. Farnaz Hasehmi is known by many for the unconventional career she has chosen for herself. She is a young girl who owes her success to her daring and perseverance in a vocation that she loves.  

The love of a rooftop hobby  (photos)
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The love of a rooftop hobby (photos)

These days, keeping homing pigeons is little by little becoming a sport. Next week will see the first round of pigeon racing in Iran. Keeping homing pigeons, which has also come to be known as “lovemaking” in popular culture, is an old hobby in Iran. Although a starting date cannot be set for it, but historic evidence shows that Iranians have taken to this hobby from ancient times for various reasons.

The ancient myth of Hashtrud  (photos)
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The ancient myth of Hashtrud (photos)

With a history of over 3000 years, Zahhāk Fort stands on Monfared Peak as an important monument of Parthian and Sassanid times. Zahhāk Fort is near Hashtrud town, East Azerbaijan. Standing at an altitude of 2300 meters, it is a must see historic site, going back in time [from Zahhāk to Anahita] from Parthian-Sassanid eras. It has borne many names throughout history, from Zahak Ezdehak, Qiz Qalasi, Dash Qalasi, Ru’i Fort, and Gu’i Castle. Zahhāk Fort was first researched and studied by a German archaeological delegation in 1971.  

World’s largest salt dome  (photos)
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World’s largest salt dome (photos)

The salt dome in Bushehr Province is the largest and most beautiful salt dome in Iran and the Middle East. The salt dome of Bushehr province is located 144 kilometers southeast of Bushehr Port and 64 kilometers from Khormoj city; it is considered to be the largest and most beautiful salt dome in the world. The area of the dome is about 3,666 hectares, the height of the summit is 1,490 meters above sea level, and its minimum height from the sea level is 70 meters.