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THE TRADITIONAL HAMMAM-E GANJ ALI KHAN During the Safavid Era
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June 3, 2017August 23, 2017

THE TRADITIONAL HAMMAM-E GANJ ALI KHAN During the Safavid Era

Commemorating the old tradition of the Persian Safavid bathhouses, Hammam-e Ganj Ali Khan, also known as the Ganj Ali Khan Bathhouse, invites travelers and visitors to a peek inside of an age-old tradition. Once inside, it becomes obvious as to why this was Kerman’s most valuable and important hammam (bathhouse). The beautiful building is absolutely...

VISITING THE TOMB OF THE GREAT PERSIAN POET, SAADI IN SHIRAZ
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May 25, 2017June 22, 2017

VISITING THE TOMB OF THE GREAT PERSIAN POET, SAADI IN SHIRAZ

Burried in the same place of his residence, the great Persian poet Saadi-e Shiraz, also known as Sheikh Moshrefodin bin Muslehedin Saadi Shirazi, rests eternally in his glorious tomb in Shiraz, Iran. Even as a first time traveler to the mystical land of Iran, it would be almost impossible for Shiraz to be an unheard...

TOMB OF HAFEZ (Hafezieh): THE RESTING PLACE OF ONE WORLD’S MOST SPIRITUAL POETS
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May 17, 2017June 7, 2017

TOMB OF HAFEZ (Hafezieh): THE RESTING PLACE OF ONE WORLD’S MOST SPIRITUAL POETS

Also known as Aramgah-e Hafez, the magnificently beautiful and spiritual Tomb of Hafez located in Shiraz, is one of Iran’s most visited famous destinations of local and international tourists alike. Having impacted the entire world through his lasting spiritually rich words, Hafez is a name known by all Iranians, young and old. Hafez, in Persian,...

MEGA SHOPPING ON IRAN’S TINY PARADISE ISLAND KISH
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May 13, 2017May 12, 2017

MEGA SHOPPING ON IRAN’S TINY PARADISE ISLAND KISH

For those who have visited Iran and possibly the ones who have done an amazing job at their research prior to going, the name ‘Kish Island’ most certainly rings a bell. However, the bell it usually rings is one that sounds something like ‘awesome recreational activities’ or ‘ancient city’. One thing is for sure, not...

A DAY IN THE CHARISMATIC HOME OF IRAN’S KISH ISLAND LOCALS
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April 14, 2017April 15, 2017

A DAY IN THE CHARISMATIC HOME OF IRAN’S KISH ISLAND LOCALS

Kish, Iran’s number one holiday-resort island; famed for its multitude of free-trade shopping, beachfront hotels, diverse restaurants, and numerous recreational activities – everything one can imagine except for, its best kept secret, the Kish Island locals. This attraction is so low-key that not many Iranians even know about, let alone foreign iran’s tourists. Although it...

THE WHITE HOT KAVIR-E LUT (Lut Desert) in iran
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April 5, 2017June 7, 2017

THE WHITE HOT KAVIR-E LUT (Lut Desert) in iran

There are only a special few adventure seekers and curious travellers worldwide that can say they’ve experienced this rare and phenomenal landscape that goes by the name of Lut Desert, the hottest place on earth. Iran is geographically situation in such a way that it’s a part of the Afro-Asian desert belt. Lut Desert (Kavir-e...

DAZZLINGLY THE LAVISH BORUJERDI HOUSE
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March 22, 2017June 4, 2017

DAZZLINGLY THE LAVISH BORUJERDI HOUSE

The word ‘house’ in Borujerdi House is very much an understatement in describing this dazzlingly lavish mansion; built in 1857, Kashan, it took 18 years to complete this masterpiece of traditional Persian residential architecture. Aside from being sturdy, the Borujerdi House’s foundation is quite a romantic one as well. It was built by Ostad Ali...

THE ANCIENT CITY OF HARIREH ON THE PARADISE ISLAND OF KISH
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March 18, 2017August 7, 2017

THE ANCIENT CITY OF HARIREH ON THE PARADISE ISLAND OF KISH

Although the Island of Kish is best known for its leisure and recreation, it’s still a part of the Persian land – which means that you can definitely count on seeing some ancient ruins. Dated to be at least 800 years old, what remains of ancient 3 in Iran still draws much attention. This little town...

Iran’s Modernized Antiquity – The Underground City of Kariz
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March 12, 2017June 7, 2017

Iran’s Modernized Antiquity – The Underground City of Kariz

Discretely tucked away under the Earth’s surface and out of the sight of by passers, the underground city of Kariz is quite a unique and attractive destination to visit on Kish Island, Iran. It was initially constructed as an underground aqueduct system some 2,500 years ago and was used by the inhabitants of ancient Harireh...