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History of Persepolis – Legacy of the Achaemenid Empire

There was once a Persian general. His name was Darius I. He had inherited what was at the time, the peak of civilization, the crown of the fertile crescent, the Achaemenid kingdom. Darius wanted to make a statement. He wanted a symbolic capital to host nations from all corners of the known world. He was, […]

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Iran Is Making Entrance Fees 5x More Expensive

The Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran has announced some new rates of entrance fee for museums, monuments, and historical sites. As the costs for maintaining the time-precious items and renovating constructions have risen, the ministers' community have reached a compromise to increase the entrance fee of the historical-cultural centers and museums. The [...]
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Trekking Iran, Land of Adventure – Part 2

Besides stunning valleys and forests, mountains are probably the major attractions for the trekkers who come to Iran. Most people think they have seen mountains until their first time visiting Iran. Gigantic, monolithic, behemoths rising towards the sky, towering over the land, can be observed as far as the eyes can see. The monumental Alborz […]

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Trekking Iran, Land of Adventure – Part 1

With no doubt, Iran is one of the richest countries in the world. Not only its nature but also its culture and history will offer you the best scenes one can see. From the very northern part, the Caspian Sea, to the southern part, in the islands of Persian Gulf, you get to experience one […]

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The Ancient City of Susa

Introduction When we think about the oldest civilizations in the world, we may not imagine a very developed life but in fact, they had some improvements that can still amaze us. The humans have the ability to be innovative at any time. If you're interested to know about one of the oldest cities in the [...]
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