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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...

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...

MASULEH
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June 29, 2016January 28, 2017

MASULEH

Built right into the mountain’s incline with a very unique architectural plan in Gilan, the beautiful thousand-year-old village of Masuleh sits high

CHOGHA ZANBIL
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June 21, 2016January 24, 2017

CHOGHA ZANBIL

The Gem of Mesopotamia: Chogha Zanbil
Built in honor of the mighty Sumerian god, Inshushinak, the ziggurat at Chogha Zanbil is the greatest of a vast

TAKHT-E SOLEYMAN
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June 12, 2016January 19, 2017

TAKHT-E SOLEYMAN

The Royal Takht-e Soleyman Very long before any of us even existed today the magnificent archeological ensemble, Takht-e Soleyman, was built in the valley of a volcano some 2,600 years ago by the Persian Sasanian rulers. The mysterious ensemble holds a very big spiritual significance, dedicated to water and fire. The volcano’s valley has a...

CHAK CHAK FIRE TEMPLE
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June 5, 2016January 19, 2017

CHAK CHAK FIRE TEMPLE

The Sacred Chak Chak Fire Temple Filled with mystery and wonder, tourists and pilgrims travel the mountainous desert lands of central Iran in quest of visiting the sacred Chak Chak Fire Temple, also known as Pir-e Sabz (The Green Pir). The most sacred Zoroastrian mountain-shrine sits elegantly right beneath a towering cliff face in the...

JAMEH MOSQUE OF YAZD
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May 30, 2016February 27, 2017

JAMEH MOSQUE OF YAZD

The Antiquated Jameh Mosque of Yazd For nearly a thousand years, the residents of Yazd’s Muslim community have gathered at this beautiful holy-place of worship, Jameh Mosque (Masjed Jameh), to participate in the collective Friday-prayer ritual. Historians say that this mosque was originally constructed in place of the old Sassanid Fire Temple in the 12th...

YAZD ATASHKADEH (Fire Temple)
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April 20, 2016January 24, 2017

YAZD ATASHKADEH (Fire Temple)

The Ancient and Sacred Yazd Atashkadeh For nearly 2,000 years, it has been the strong Zoroastrian’s faith which has kept the sacred fire of the Yazd Atashkadeh (Fire Temple) or Atash Behram consistently alight through the ages in Iran. Attracting travellers and tourists from the farthest distance, this temple is one of nine Atash Behrams....

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...

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