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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 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...

the Parthians and Sasanians. After the spread of Islam
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October 9, 2015June 20, 2017

the Parthians and Sasanians. After the spread of Islam

History books tell us that Kish Island has been a part of Iran, since the time of the Achaemenids and in succession, the Parthians and Sasanians. After the spread of Islam, it fell into the control of the Umayyad Caliphate. After some years of domination an Iranian, from the city of Rey, left the Caliph...