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FIN GARDEN (BAGH-E FIN)
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February 14, 2017June 4, 2017

FIN GARDEN (BAGH-E FIN)

The oldest standing Persian garden in all of Iran, Bagh-e Fin (also known as Fin Garden) is a lush botanical oasis surrounded by Kashan’s harsh desert landscape that was constructed in 1590. This beautiful paradise was the resting spot and summer abode of the kings and royalty throughout the ages. The dense garden is filled...

SULTAN AMIR AHMAD BATHHOUSE
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February 10, 2017June 4, 2017

SULTAN AMIR AHMAD BATHHOUSE

Characterized by its beautiful vaulted domes and gorgeous interior decorations, the alluring 16th century Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is one of the most exquisite and best preserved buildings of its kind in all of Iran. Named after a Safavid Imamzadeh, this Iranian National Heritage Site also goes by the name of the Ghasemi Bathhouse. Although...

TABATABAEI HOUSE
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February 9, 2017June 4, 2017

TABATABAEI HOUSE

As many begin their journey in Tehran when first arriving in Iran, it may be a bit difficult to catch a glimpse of any sort of a traditional house or truly authentic Persian architecture. Due to the hasty modernization of Iran’s urban architecture much of the age-old craftsmanship of the past has been lost. Not...

THE WONDROUS KANDOVAN VILLAGE
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February 5, 2017November 23, 2017

THE WONDROUS KANDOVAN VILLAGE

What initially seems incredibly surreal to wonderstruck first-time tourists and travellers is, indeed, a very normal every-day reality for the simple yet ancient people of the phenomenal Kandovan Village in Northwestern Iran. The exceptionally rare cave-homes here are of the most organic in the world. Built into the heart of the large mountainous rock formations,...

SETAREGAN VALLEY
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January 26, 2017March 26, 2017

SETAREGAN VALLEY

THE WONDROUS SETAREGAN VALLEY The amazing two million year old valley on Qeshm Island, also called Darreh Setaregan, is a local legend made of completely natural cement and sand that has a very strange form and feel to it. Locals claim that it was first formed by the impact of a fallen star and has...

NAGHSH_e ROSTAM
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January 24, 2017August 11, 2017

NAGHSH_e ROSTAM

The Ancient Necropolis of Naghsh-e Rostam Lying quietly within enormous cliff walls about 12 kilometers northwest of Persepolis an ancient cemetery, Naghsh-e Rostam, dating back to around 1000 BC, awaits the attention of curious travellers and discoverers. The necropolis is named after its oldest relief rock-carving dating back to 1,000 BC. Suspected to be of...

BADAB-E SURT
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January 23, 2017January 30, 2017

BADAB-E SURT

THE NORTHERN NATURAL WONDER: BADAB-E SURT Found in the beautiful Northern countryside of Iran, this ancient breathtaking ecological anomaly has had every visitor absolutely awe-struck with its exceptionally rare beauty since the time it was discovered. Badab-e Surt is a collection of magnificent terraced sediment formations located high up in the mountain of the Mazandaran...

ABGINEH MUSEUM
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January 20, 2017June 7, 2017

ABGINEH MUSEUM

ABOUT ABGINEH MUSEUM The Abgineh Museum is home to a specialized collection of ancient Persian ceramics and glasswork. This historic 1,040 m2 octagonal-designed building and its decorative entryway columns, were constructed during the Qajar Dynasty to the order of Ahmad Ghavam (Qavam Al-Saltaneh). Until 1951 (solar year 1330), this building was his personal residence and...