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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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The Persian Garden

On the UNESCO World Heritage site, under the name of Iran, you will find The Persian Garden. This rare listing on the world heritage actually consists of 14 different gardens. Nine of which are located within the borders of Iran today and six are in locations around the world that used to be part of [...]
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Tabriz Bazaar

Tabriz Historic Bazaar which is considered the largest covered bazaar in the world and the oldest bazaar of the Middle East is located in the center of Tabriz city in northwestern Iran. Tabriz bazaar was one of the most important commercial centers on the silk road. Tabriz Historic Bazaar was already flourishing in the 13th [...]
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Tchogha Zanbil

Less than 50 km west of the city of Shushtar, lies the ancient ziggurat of Tchogha Zanbil. This historical magnificence was founded in 1250 B.C. during the Elamite era in ancient Persia. Ziggurats were built for religious purposes. The building was made on an area of more than 22,000 m2 and each floor was built [...]
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