Persian Carpet

Persian Carpet Iranian rugs ( persian carpet ) have a long history. From ancient items, the Iranians have been weaving rugs and other floor mats. According to historiographers, travelers and historical records Iranian peasants and nomadic tribesmen have been weaving carpets from ancient times. The oldest Iranian rug was a small rug with genuine Achaemenid patterns which was discovered by …

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Hekmataneh& Museum (Ecbatana), Hamadan

Hekmataneh& Museum (Ecbatana), Hamadan The giant hill (4 hectares) was used as a famous Median Fortress during the 7th century BC. The fortress and the town were expanded by the Achaemenid and Parthian kings. A French team of archaeologists was dispatched when they traveled to Iran and Hamadan in 1913 to inspect Tappeh Hekmataneh. The inspection revealed many golden vessels …

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The Burnt City, UNESCO Site

The Burnt City (Shahr-e Sukhteh), UNESCO Site One of the largest and richest Bronze Age sites in Iran and the Middle East is located in Sistan and Baluchestan. Located near the city of Zabol the Burnt City (Shahr-e Sukhteh) spans an area of more than 300,000 hectares. Founded in 3200 BC, the city fell into ruins in 2100 BC after …

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Rayen Citadel, Kerman

Rayen Citadel, Kerman Rayen Castle is an adobe castle in 100 Kilometers south of Kerman, and valuable to visit when tourists travel to Iran. Rayen Citadel covers an area of 22000 sq. m and is the second biggest adobe building after Bam Citadel and consists of a bazaar, a stable and aristocratic and ordinary adobe houses. There are many castles …

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Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf From ancient times various tribes have lived beside Persian Gulf and shipping was popular in the Gulf since the 7th century B.C. After the establishment of the Achaemenid Dynasty, the Achaemenid kings became aware of the significance of navy and Iranian were able to sail at the Iranian seashores. A tablet discovered at Sues Canal from Darius the …

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Bahram Beigi Waterfall

Bahram Beigi Waterfall Visiting beautiful waterfalls is absolutely offered when travel to Iran has Bahram Beigi waterfall is located in the Deli Bahram Beigi village, one of the central environs of Dena at the distance of 50 km of north-west of Sisakht and 70 km from Yasuj, the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad Province. This waterfall is falling from …

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Jajarm, Iranian Cheetah Zone

Jajarm, Iranian Cheetah Zone The historical monuments in Jajarm consist of the tomb of Khajeh Ali Mehzyar, Tappeh Pahleven, Jajarm public bath and museum of anthropology and several graves and mosques.Jajarm also hosts parts of a protected zone called Miandasht which is one of the best habitats for Asiatic Cheetah. The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus), also known as the …

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Hoseynie Aminiha, Qazvin

Hoseynie Aminiha, Qazvin One of the attractions and architectural monuments of Qazvin is Hoseynie Aminiha. Hoseynie Aminiha is a historic Hoseynie in the Molavi neighborhood of Qazvin. Built in 1858, it comprises 16 interconnected structures, constructed by a merchant called, Haj Mohammad Reza Amini. The public mourning area or Hoseynie consists of three parallel halls running in an east to …

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Makhunik, Lilliputs Village!

Makhunik, Lilliputs Village! Makhunik is a village near Sarbisheh which has become well-known because in the past its people were shorter than those of neighboring villages. Makhunik village is 143 km away from the city of Birjand and is only 20 km from Iran-Afghanistan borderline. Due to its residents being relatively short, its intact condition and plain architectural style, the …

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Clouds Forest (Jangal-e Abr)

Clouds Forest (Jangal-e Abr ) Iran has many famous forests, one of which is the Clouds Forest.Clouds forest is located near the cloud village in Shahrud area.Jangal-e Abr (EN: Clouds Forest) is the oldest and prettiest Hyrcanian jungle (the oldest jungles of the world) which in the north contains rare animal species. In fact, this forest is located in a …

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