Vank Cathedral – A stunning Armenian legacy (photos)
Surb Amenaprkich Vank is the name of an old Armenian cathedral in Isfahan. It is also known as the Vank, which means "monastery" or "convent" in the Armenian language.
The first double-storey mosque (photos)
Ardestan Grand Mosque is the first double-storey mosque and the second mosque with four ivans in the world of Islam.
Saryazd historic fort (photos)
Saryazd is an important historic fort in Yazd Province, central Iran, dating back to Sassanid times.
Barsian 1000-year old mosque (photos)
The Barsian Grand Mosque and minaret date back to the 5th century AH and are a prominent example of brickwork in the Seljuk era.
Kharanagh – The birthplace of the sun (photos)
Kharanagh is a historic village in Yazd Province, central Iran. The old city fabric is one of the largest adobe architectures of Iran.
The Ganjali Khan Baths of Kerman (photos)
The Ganjali Khan complex is one of Kerman’s most popular historic attractions left behind by its governor, Ganjali Khan, who ruled in this southern Iranian province in the Safavid era. It comprises a bazaar, baths, main square, caravanserai, water cistern, mosque, and mint. The baths are the biggest attraction and architectural masterpiece of the Safavid era.
Touran Posht – Capital of the Sassanid Queen (photos)
Touran Posht is an ancient village near the city of Taft in Yazd Province, central Iran. The Studied ruins of the village show that it dates back to the Sassanid era.
The father of Iranian Chestnut (photos)
Mozafar Afshar is an environmentalist from Luristan who has spent half of his life voluntarily protecting chestnut forests; he has earned himself the nickname “Father of Iranian chestnut”.
The 800-year old art of Ikat weaving in Yazd (photos)
“Darayi Bafi” or Ikat weaving is an ancient art of patterning textiles with a tight wrapping applied in the desired pattern to the yarn employing resist dyeing before the fabric is woven. The art has been on the verge of extinction for years with the new mechanized systems becoming more and more popular.
The Northern Railroad (photos)
The northern railroad was built during the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi in 1939.The 382-km long Iranian northern Railway begins from Garmsar Station in Semnan province.
Oghada historical village (photos)
Oghada is one of Ardakan’s largest and oldest villages, situated 48kms from Ardakan on the Tehran-Bandar Abbas road.
Hassal Marsh (photos)
Hassal is a quiet marsh next to Talaju village in Chalous Country, in a forested area in northern Iran called Mash’al. It is visited by nature lovers in the fall.