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Jameh Mosque of Yazd - A blend of art and religion at the heart of the desert
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Jameh Mosque of Yazd - A blend of art and religion at the heart of the desert

Jameh Mosque of Yazd is one of the most beautiful, unique and important tourist attractions of Yazd Province, central Iran, in the form of an iwan at the heart of desert. This is one of the most beautiful mosques of the Timurid period, considered to be the most beautiful architectural masterpiece of the 9th century AH in terms of tile works, the tall portal, minarets, and inscriptions.  

Pir Guel mud volcano in Chabahar  (photos)
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Pir Guel mud volcano in Chabahar (photos)

Pir Guel mud volcano is a natural phenomenon, and like a volcano it is a conical hill, but instead of lava, gas and mud flow out of its mouth. Pir Guel mud volcano, 76 km from Khash, is 1,663 m high, and located between the Taftan Mountains. It is a unique phenomenon in which mud is thrown out of ground with the tide of the sea.

The art of wood and glass windows  (photos)
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The art of wood and glass windows (photos)

Sash windows are still a popular part of the Iranian-Islamic architecture produced in a workshop in Tabriz in Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran. The word “orsi” for sash windows has entered the Persian language from Russian – “or” meaning slide up and “si” meaning light and fountains which is also used in the dialects of southern Iran.  

Darya Sar - Paradise in Ordibehesht  (photos)
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Darya Sar - Paradise in Ordibehesht (photos)

Darya Sar Plain in Tonekabon is one of the most beautiful areas in northern Iran, located in the southern part of Tonekabon, in the area of Do Hezar. The plain, located at more than 2,000 meters above sea level, is enclosed between four mountains. From the southwest, Mount Alamut is the tallest mountain that surrounds this plain. In fact, this plain is a borderland that connects the lush forest cover of northern Iran to the snowline and glacier of Mount Alamut.