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Eram Garden

Introduction A flourishing garden with towering cypress and orange trees, various gorgeous flowers and tropical plants attract anyone to roam around for hours. A palatial edifice with a big pool in front easily fascinates you. You are right in the middle of a Persian garden called Eram, placed in Shiraz, Iran. There's not an exact [...]
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The Persian Qanat

A Qanat which literally means ‘channel’ in Persian is an underground tunnel that directs fresh water from a source in the mountains to an opening at a lower altitude for the purpose of irrigation. The Qanat is an ingenious and sustainable way to easily provide a reliable supply of water to all societies living in [...]
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Statue and Cave of Shapur I

In the beautiful Zagros mountains, located in the southern region of Iran about 6 km from the ancient city of Bishapur, you will find one of the numerous mesmerizing pieces of history in Iran. A 7-meter colossal statue of Shapur I, the second ruler of the legendary Sasanid Empire (224-651 AD). The Sasanid Empire was [...]
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square – A Gem in Isfahan

Among lots of new-built streets of Isfahan, you can find a hidden intact site that makes you forget all overwhelming issues and widens your horizons. It’s like you’ve used a time machine and flashed back to the Safavid time of Iran, named Naqsh-e Jahan Square. It’s not an ordinary square, it has seen many important [...]
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Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan

Locally known as Masjed-e Jame or Masjed-e Jome, the Jame Mosque or Friday Mosque is Iran’s oldest mosque. Some features of the mosque have persisted through 1200 years, from the Abbasid era through to the Safavid dynasty. These remains show that this masterpiece of a building has been retouched or rebuilt a few times through [...]
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