Karkas Mountain

In the center of Iran, near Natanz, you will see one of the highest peaks in Iran, Karkas. This large mountain chain is stretched from Kashan to Ardestan for more than 100 km. Its 3895 meter peak is mostly covered with snow which adds to its visual beauties. The name Karkas (vulture) Probably comes from […]

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Khaju Bridge

The historical bridges of Isfahan are among the most iconic landmarks of this city. Among these bridges, Si-o-Seh Pol and Khaju Bridge are definitely the most loved ones. Khaju Bridge, with its unique architecture and multi-purpose design is considered the city’s finest bridge. The important thing to consider when talking about Khaju is that it […]

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Koohrang Fritillaria Tulips

Kuhrang county is in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the west side of Iran. The unending natural beauties of this county have made it a unique tourist attraction. Kuhrang waterfall, Chama ice cave and Sheikh-Alikhan waterfall are examples of these attractions. The weather of this area is mostly cool, that’s why the best time for […]

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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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Monar Jonban – Shaking Minarets of Isfahan

The Monar Jonban is an amazing construction in the western side of Isfahan, close to the Atashgah fire temple and its one of the well-known historical monuments of the city. Monar Jonban was constructed about 700 years ago. This building was completed by famous scientist and architect Bahāʾ al‐Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al‐ʿĀmilī (also known […]

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Wojtek: the Persian Bear that Joined the Polish Army

The story of a soldier bear in the Polish army can’t be told without a brief introduction. When Poland was simultaneously invaded from both sides by Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia in the first weeks of World War II, both sides started the mass exile of Polish citizens, sending soldiers away first. Approximately 200,000 of […]

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Shater Abbas Restaurant

Shater Abbas restaurant located in northern Tehran, in Parkway Crossroad, Valiasr Ave, is a Persian traditional restaurant that was built about 80 years ago. At first sight, you can see the first menu of the restaurant and get familiar with the foods, culture and prices of that age. The restaurant has a great view of […]

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Shahrestan Bridge

If you want to visit the largest exhibitions held in Isfahan you need to go to Shahrestan area in the east of the city. The exhibition changes themes weekly. It’s always fun to walk inside the dynamic spacious halls and have a look on the latest products. The good thing is that the exhibition site […]

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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

  Sheikh Lotfollah mosque is marked as one of the best mosques in the world and a masterpiece of architecture which was built in the east side of Naghshe Jahan Square. This mosque was built between 1602 and 1619 during the reign of Shah Abbas I. It was the first mosque in the Naghshe Jahan […]

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Marnan Bridge

One of Isfahan’s oldest bridges running over Zayande rud river, Marnan bridge is a brick structure made in the Sassanid era. It isn’t clear when exactly the bridge was constructed, but it is believed that it was made during 224 to 651 A.D. after the building of Shahrestan Bridge. Marnan was rebuilt and renovated during […]

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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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Chehel Sotoun Palace

Located in Isfahan, adjacent to the royal Aliqapu palace, stands the largest and most luxurious building of the entire royal gardens as Chardin the French traveler of the 17th century describes it. The many historians who have visited this gem of the Safavid era in its time of glory, assure us that Chehel Sotoun was […]

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