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South Iran’s largest fountain waterfall

South Iran’s largest fountain waterfall

Margun waterfall is one of Fars Province’s tourist attractions in southern Iran. There is no river to provide the water for this fall; instead, thousands of fountains bubble up from the heart of the mountain and pour down, making Margun the world’s biggest fountain waterfall.

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Carpet weaving skills in Fars Province

Carpet weaving skills in Fars Province

Rahman Mehraby writes in Destination Iran that the traditional skills of carpet weaving in Fars Province of Iran are the intangible cultural heritage of Iranians in central Iran. This province (Fars or Persia) is considered the region of Narenj-o-Toranj, meaning “Orange and bergamot”. It refers to the traditional motifs as well as the agricultural products of the region.

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Darius the Great pavilion new attraction in Pasargadae

Darius the Great pavilion new attraction in Pasargadae

The pavilion used by Darius the Great as a place to rest still remains from Achaemenid times in Fars Province, southern Iran. It dates back to 2500 years ago near the Pasargadae Unesco World Heritage Site, yet has remained in the dark until now.

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Nowruz traditions in Shiraz

Nowruz traditions in Shiraz

Apart from the traditional “Haft Sin” [Seven Ss] spread laid for Nowruz New Year on the spring equinox across Iran, a “Haft Mim” [Seven Ms] spread is also laid out in the provincial capital of Fars Province, Shiraz, in central Iran. These all start with M in Persian, and include chicken, fish, shrimp, masghati sweet, yoghurt, and raisins. Rhubarb yoghurt, honey, dates, butter, cheese, lettuce, and dyed eggs are also part of the spread.  

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Tourists join halim stew cooking ritual

Tourists join halim stew cooking ritual

The halim cooking ceremony in Eghlid, Fars Province, is a family occasion to usher in the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, on the spring equinox. This is an old tradition that takes place beginning of March every year. The event was held in an old house in the city this year together with a display of Iranian handicrafts and joined in by tourists.

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Sangtarashan Cave

Sangtarashan Cave

The man-made Sangtarashan Cave, aka Sangshekan Cave, is in the city of Jahrom, in Fars Province-Iran.

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Persepolis endangered by land subsidence

Persepolis endangered by land subsidence

Director General of Iran's Crowdfunding Office for the Environment has warned that Fars Province is at the top of the list for land subsidence in the world and this may cause great damage to Persepolis and place it at the mercy of complete annihilation.

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Paradise in Fars Province

Paradise in Fars Province

Iran’s vast territory still holds many immaculate natural areas which remain a mystery to Iranians themselves. One of the most important ones is the Raghaz Gorge in the Fasarud Valley in the south of Fars Province.

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Mastom Mastom (music)

Mastom Mastom (music)

Artist: Farzad Milani Album: Nostalgi Nameh Genre: Fusion Year: 2017   (Persia Digest) - Mastom Mastom is a folk song originally from Fars Province. In this arrangement, it has been beautifully combined with jazz and pop music. The vocalist has endeavored to create a new mood with a different style of singing.

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