Darreh Shahr, Ilam

Darreh Shahr, Ilam 128 km southwest of Ilam, Darreh Shahr was very large town but was reduced to ruin by earthquakes at the beginning of Arab Conquesi. Recent excavations have shown that it was a famous city during the Sassanid Period. The water mill and castle in Sheikh Makan village, historical palaces and bazaars, Tighen Tappeh, the shrines of Jaber …

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Louvre Museum in Tehran (limited time)

Louvre Museum in Tehran For most people, the word “Louvre” is the equivalent of that of “museum”. Its collections, historically combined with the history of France, are the result of centuries of passion. They are the consequences of the taste of numerous collectors- kings, princes and amateurs, of discoveries in Greece, Egypt or Near East, of the generosity of donators …

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Chogha Zanbil, UNESCO Site

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat, UNESCO World Heritage Site   Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat (/tchoghä Zambil/), constructed about 1250 BC, is the globally important remains of palace and temple complex of the ancient Ilamite city of Our Untashi (Dur Untash) near Susa which has survived from the Ilamite Period. The complex consists of a magnificent ziggurat (the largest structure of its kind m …

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Alisadr Cave, Hamedan

Alisadr Cave, Hamedan Alisadr Cave is the world’s largest aquatic cave which attracts millions of visitors every year. The Caves lies 100 km away from Hamedan. Tourists enter the Cave from Sari Ghiye gate. The cave is also entered from Sari Ghiye side which also includes Sarab and Soubashi caves, near Ali Sadr Cave. Apparently the water in Ali Sadr …

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Dimeh Spring, Shahrekord

Dimeh Spring, Shahrekord The mountainous village Dimeh is located 10 km north-east of the town of Chelgard in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, in the vicinity of Koohrang region, in an altitude of 2240 meters above the sea level. What has made Dimeh village famous is a spring named Dimeh in its vicinity. According to the experts, its water is one …

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Bisotun, UNESCO Site

Bisotun, UNESCO World Heritage Site Bisotun historical complext is complete gathering of Iranian history and located in Kermanshah province in Iran. Bisotun monument, Hercules’ Statue, Sarab Bisotun, Bisotun Cave, Bisotun Median temple, Bisotun Bridge, Black Bisotun Cave and several bridges, caves and inns are worthy of inspection in Bisotun. After Persepolis, Takhte Soleyman, Chogha Zanbil, Naqsh -e Jahan, Pasargadae and …

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Katalekhor Cave

Katalekhor Cave 165 km southwest of Zanjan, Katalekhor Cave /kaetaeleh xor/ is a natural rock/watery cave which like Alisadr Cave in Hamadan belongs to the Third Millennium BC with some difference in form and quality. Alisadr Cave is composed of a lake whereas Katalekhor Cave is made of rocks and water deposits. Strangely enough Katalekhor is a multistory cave of …

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Arg e Bam , UNESCO Site

Arg e Bam, UNESCO World Heritage Site Arg e Bam or Bam Citadel is the biggest adobe building in the world, built about 2200 years ago. The citadel is located northeast of Bam city over Tappeh Azarin. It consists of 39 watchtowers and a giant moat and parapet which protected the citadel for centuries. Bam Citadel covers an area of …

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Darak Beaches, Sistan and Baluchestan

Darak Beaches, Sistan and Baluchestan Darak or Darag in the local language means settling along the sea.The beaches of the village of Darak are located in the ZarAbad district of Konarak city, in Sistan and Baluchestan province. Darak beaches are not only one of the most exclusive beaches in Iran, but also are one of the most unique beaches in …

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Sheikh Safi al-din Complex, UNESCO Site

Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegah and Shrine Ensemble Sheikh Safi was constructed among the beginning of the 16th century and the end of the 18th century, this place of otherworldly withdraw in the Sufi custom uses Iranian old-style architectural forms to expand utilization of accessible space to accommodate an assortment of capacities (containing a mosque, a library, an institute, a storage, …

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