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Baba Taaher’s Tomb
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July 7, 2015June 20, 2017

Baba Taaher’s Tomb

Of the most revered mystics and poets of Iran, Baba Taaher, also known as Baba Taher-e Oryan, walk the earth of 11th century AD; during the reign of Toghrul Bek of the Seljuk Empire. Dying in the same town, Hamedan, which he was born in, Baba Toher lived a full yet mysterious life up to...

the village is one of the oldest in Iran
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July 7, 2015June 20, 2017

the village is one of the oldest in Iran

The best seasons to visit this extraordinary village are spring and summer, although autumn and winter also have their own special appeal. During the spring season, which coincides with the Iranian New Year, many hotels offer specialized city tours. During Muharram, especially the Tasua and Ashura ceremony days, is also a peak time of visitation...

33 Pol (33 Bridge)
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July 7, 2015June 20, 2017

33 Pol (33 Bridge)

Zayanderud is the biggest river in central Iran that flows from the Zagros Mountains, beginning at Zardkuh, all the way down to the wetlands of Gavkhuni. This massive 2,000km long river is one of Esfahan’s very popular tourist attractions. Its points of attraction are the multiple bridges built across, connecting the two sides of the...

HAAJI FIROUZ also known as Khajeh Pirouz
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March 1, 2015June 20, 2017

HAAJI FIROUZ also known as Khajeh Pirouz

Haaji Feerouz, also known as Khajeh Pirouz, is a mythical character from Iranian folklore that is spotted in the early days of Norouz, visiting from city to city spreading the word about the forthcoming of the New Year. He is a slim dark faced man that wears pointy canvas shoes, a bright red shirt, pants...

VAKIL Masjeds (MOSQUE) are holy buildings belonging
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January 24, 2015December 26, 2017

VAKIL Masjeds (MOSQUE) are holy buildings belonging

Masjeds (mosques) are holy buildings belonging to followers of the Islamic faith. They are centers of prayer and gathering for all Muslims. In Iran, mosques constitute a large portion of the tourist attractions. Some of the mosques in Iran were, indeed, Zoroastrian holy buildings (Atashkadeh) which changed form after the invasion of Persia by the...

Historical Prison in Iran
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January 20, 2015June 20, 2017

Historical Prison in Iran

One of Yazd’s oldest historical sites; dating back to time of Alexander the Great from Macedonia. Although it was initially built and used as a prison, nowadays it has been converted into a school. Due to its large amount of adobe buildings, Yazd is firstly recognized as the ‘City Adobe City’ and secondly, the ‘Historical...

Exterior of These Tall Pigeon Towers
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January 9, 2015September 18, 2017

Exterior of These Tall Pigeon Towers

The exterior of these tall cylindrical towers are made in such a way that they keep any and every crawler off. This feature increases the safety and wellbeing of the prized pigeons, sitting at the top.     Recommended Reads | Internet Access in Iran The exact date or as to what means the pigeon...

Prior to the very recent discovery of electricity ABARKUH ICEHOUSE
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January 2, 2015June 20, 2017

Prior to the very recent discovery of electricity ABARKUH ICEHOUSE

Prior to the very recent discovery of electricity, people used the depths of the earth to keep and store their agricultural produce and water. This spectacular technique was especially useful in the desert regions. The majority of these underground refrigerators that preserved the towns’ water were made out of adobe and mud. more things about...