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DOLAT ABAD GARDEN (Bagh-e Dolat Abad)
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April 17, 2016January 19, 2017

DOLAT ABAD GARDEN (Bagh-e Dolat Abad)

The Majestic Bagh-e Dolat Abad Wandering through the desert-city of Yazd, it’s not unlikely for the heat to make one start wishing-for or even hallucinating on stumbling into a miraculous oasis of some sort, however Bagh-e Dolat Abad is certainly no hallucination. Built in 1747 and also known as Dolat Abad Garden, this lush eight...

AMIR CHAQMAQ COMPLEX
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April 13, 2016January 25, 2017

AMIR CHAQMAQ COMPLEX

The Spectacular Alluring Amir Chaqmaq Complex Passing by the three bronze old men by the fountain, through Amir Chaqmaq Square, visitors to the Amir Chaqmaq Complex can’t help but get gently drawn-in towards the fantastic array of sunken arched alcoves. The near 600 year-old complex, built circa 15th century by Jalal-al-Din Amir Chaqmaq, is a...

NASIR-OL MOLK MOSQUE (Masjed-e Nasir Ol Molk)
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April 9, 2016August 11, 2017

NASIR-OL MOLK MOSQUE (Masjed-e Nasir Ol Molk)

Shiraz’s Hidden Gem: Masjed-e Nasir Ol Molk Although many of the historical attractions of Shiraz are very obvious from afar, Masjed-e Nasir Ol Molk (Nasir Ol Molk Mosque) sits silently and unpretentiously just as any other traditional mosque in Iran. However on the inside is nothing less than what seems like a building filled with...

ERAM GARDEN (Bagh-e Eram)
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April 3, 2016August 11, 2017

ERAM GARDEN (Bagh-e Eram)

The Stunningly Beautiful Bagh-e Eram Dating as far back as the 13th century Bagh-e Eram, also known as Eram Garden, is dubbed ‘a masterpiece of human genius’ by UNESCO and can only truly compete with paradise in its beauty and magnificence. For centuries this garden has left tourists and visitors amazed and captivated by its...

VANK CATHEDRAL
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April 1, 2016June 7, 2017

VANK CATHEDRAL

The Awe-inspiring and Captivating Vank Cathedral A traveller’s dream, birthed post-disaster after the Ottoman war very early 16th century, the extraordinary Vank Cathedral (former Amena Perkich – ‘All Saviors Cathedral’) was established by Armenian immigrants settled by Shah Abbas I in Isfahan. What was first a monastery with a small healing church (Amena Perkich), transformed...

KHAJU BRIDGE (POL-e KHAJU)
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April 1, 2016January 25, 2017

KHAJU BRIDGE (POL-e KHAJU)

Built in the peak of the Safavid Dynasty in 16th century Iran, in order of Shah Abbas II, the illustrious Pol-e Khaju (Khaju Bridge) is a very unique gem in Iranian and global architecture. Since it was built, travellers and visitors from all across the nation and globe came to value its beauty. Lavishly decorated...

CHEHEL SOTOUN
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March 20, 2016January 25, 2017

CHEHEL SOTOUN

The Enchanting Chehel Sotoun Palace Built on the beautiful landscape of Isfahan city during the reign of Shah Abbas II in 1646; Chehel Sotoun (Forty Pillars) is one of the most magnificent palaces in Iran. The astounding palace served as a place of leisure and entertainment for the king and his royal family. Surrounded by...

NAGHSH-e JAHAN SQUARE
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March 7, 2016June 18, 2017

NAGHSH-e JAHAN SQUARE

The Extravagant Naghsh-e Jahan Square Built in the heart of beautiful Isfahan early 17th century, Meidan-e Emam, also known as Naqsh-e Jahan Square, was the Royal Square of Isfahan and the staple of Persian socio-culture. The enormous square is surrounded by antiquated historical and monumental buildings all around. Ali Qapu Palace, the Royal Mosque (Shah...

JAMEH MOSQUE OF ISFAHAN
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March 7, 2016June 15, 2017

JAMEH MOSQUE OF ISFAHAN

The Historic Jameh Mosque of Isfahan Of the most antiquated standing mosques in Iran, the magnificent Jameh Mosque of Isfahan or Masjed-e Jāmé Isfahan, is the sweet fruit of over twelve centuries of Iranian Islamic architecture. There is much to be seen as one looks around from the center of the courtyard; however most of...

TEHRAN’S GRAND BAZAAR
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January 22, 2016June 14, 2017

TEHRAN’S GRAND BAZAAR

When in Tehran, the grand bazaar is a definite must-see for all visitors and tourists alike, as the busy hustle and bustle of shoppers and merchants in the antiquated market place is quite a sight. Most of the existing bazaar structure has been constructed in the past two to four hundred years. The area it...