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The Legend of the Mighty Persian City of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)
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August 16, 2017October 16, 2017

The Legend of the Mighty Persian City of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)

The mighty metropolis of Persepolis, an enormous archive of ancient Persian texts, bas-relief carvings, palaces, halls and tombs of the antiquated empire’s royalty, and the ceremonial capital and seat of the great Achaemenid Empire. For over two centuries the ancient Persian Empire ruled from the archeological marvel. The earliest remains, however, were discovered to be...

The Ancient Persian City of Pasargadae, The Cradle of Civilization
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August 15, 2017October 16, 2017

The Ancient Persian City of Pasargadae, The Cradle of Civilization

Founded by Cyrus II the Great, the mighty ruler of the Achaemenid Empire 6th century BC, the impressive city of Pasargadae was the first dynastic capital of the ancient Persian Empire. The Achaemenid Empire’s was the first-ever known to respect and maintain the cultural diversity of the people that it conquered. Aside from uncovering its...

YAZD, IRAN, UNESCO’S LATEST INSCRIPTIONTO THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST
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July 10, 2017August 23, 2017

YAZD, IRAN, UNESCO’S LATEST INSCRIPTIONTO THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST

During its 41st session held in Krakow, Poland, the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO voted in favor of Iran’s ancient historical city of Yazd being inscribed on the World Heritage List; as one of only three, last Sunday; July 9, 2017. The very recent news was a sure cause of celebration for Iran’s Cultural Heritage,...

THE CULTURALLY LEGENDARY VAKIL COMPLEX IN SHIRAZ, IRAN
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July 3, 2017August 23, 2017

THE CULTURALLY LEGENDARY VAKIL COMPLEX IN SHIRAZ, IRAN

Located nearby Arg-e Karimkhan in the monumental city of Shiraz, Iran, the culturally rich Vakil complex (Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque) is one of the last standing and well preserved reminiscence of the mighty Zand Dynasty. Comprised of the Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar, this old complex still is, as it once...

The Historic Bazaar of Kerman Dating Back to 1,500 Years Ago
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June 15, 2017June 15, 2017

The Historic Bazaar of Kerman Dating Back to 1,500 Years Ago

The Grand Bazaar, lying in the central heart of Kerman, Iran is one of a multitude of origins built in during the rule of the different governors of each period. It is uniquely constructed in eight interconnected rows. These alleys go by the names of Arg, Ganj Ali Khan, Ekhtiyari, Sardari, Vakil, Attari, and Qadam...