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Boroujerdi House

Walking through this historic house full of memories, feelings, and character can take us to 19th century Iran. It’s like a trip back to the past time and feeling the authentic atmosphere of old residential areas. Boroujerdi House is just one of the must-see houses in Kashan, Isfahan Province. Some of the other attractions are [...]
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Narenjestan-e Ghavam

Introduction Do you want to see a house with shining walls and ceilings? Let us take you to a house with an exclusive architecture and design that you cannot find anywhere else. Somewhere that you get to walk in a garden with a big pond in the middle with fountains and you are surrounded by [...]
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Kuku Shirin

Kuku Shirin, one of the popular Qazvin dishes and similar to a French quiche, can be made with chicken or potatoes as a fully vegan food! Sweet Kuku is made in two parts and the final dish is decorated with almond or pistachio slices which had been cut into diamond shaped pieces.   Ingredients For [...]
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Nowruz, The Persian New Year

Introduction The lives of ancient people depended on being able to accurately predict the cycles of the seasons. Everything about ancient Iranians and their Zoroastrian roots goes back to their intense focus and respect for nature and its cyclical patterns. Through centuries of observations and recordings, they were able to come up with a system, [...]
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Kalam Polo Shirazi

Kalam Polo is one of the most popular meals in Iran. Combination of cabbage ( kalam) with Persian rice, flavorful herbs, and minced meat, makes an aromatic food that comes from the beautiful and ancient city of Shiraz.   Ingredients 3 cups of rice- 6 cups of shredded cabbage- 1 onion- 1 lb ground beef- [...]
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Termeh: The Luxurious Persian Handwoven Fabric

For more than 400 years, Termeh has been the most sumptuous Iranian handwoven cloth. This luxurious fabric was woven by natural silk and wool fiber. It was traded throughout the Aryan trade regions, where now we know as the Silk Roads. Yazd has the reputation of producing high-quality Termeh products such as scarves, cushion covers, [...]
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Registering Your Mobile Phone In Iran | (Update 2019)

With the implementation of Iran’s National Mobile Registry Plan back in October 2017, all new mobile phones must now be registered to be eligible for use in Iran. Foreign tourists visiting the country can use Iranian SIM Cards on their phones, however, you need to register your phone if you are going to stay more [...]
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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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Nasirolmolk Mosque, The Pink Mosque of Shiraz

Let me take you to the rainbow mosque, somewhere with stained glass windows in different colors, a wonderful place for you to get in touch with your inner peace. You won’t dare to close your eyes as it feels like a dream and if you blink it will all disappear. Don’t worry my friends, everything [...]
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January 2019 Newsletter

Similarities Between New Year's Eve (Gregorian Calendar) and Nowruz (Iranian Calendar) On January 1st, a very large portion of the world will gather around to bring in the new year. But did you know that the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) is also just around the corner? Nowruz falls on the spring equinox, usually around March [...]
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Vank Cathedral

Introduction The Armenian Quarter of Isfahan, Jolfa, has been home to one of the highly respected minorities in Iran. Jolfa is among the most famous neighborhoods in the city. Its liveliness and numerous cafes has made it the perfect spot for many locals and tourists to spend time in. Iranian Armenians have been residing in [...]
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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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