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Milad Tower
in City
Dominating the skyline of Tehran’s western suburbs, Milad Tower is 435m high, including 120m of antenna, making it, in 2017, the world’s sixth-tallest free-standing tower. Bearing ... MORE
Milad Tower is 435m high, the world’s sixth-tallest free-standing tower located in Tehran.
Opening Time: every day (9:00 - 18:45)
Last entry: 17:30

The complex contains 18 palaces belonged to the royal families of Qajar ...
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Saadabad is a cultural and historical complex that covers an area of 110 hectares and is located at the northernmost part of Tehran.
city: Fooman
Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval castle in Iran.  Located 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province, it is a military complex which had been constructed ... MORE
Tons of Steps but worth visiting! Rudkhan Castle is an ancient brick and stone medieval castle located 25 km southwest of Fuman city (Fooman) north of Iran in Gilan province. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact.
Moshir Arcade
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
Saraye Moshir, Golshan or Moshir Caravansary is located near Vakil Bazaar, which is relic of Mirza Abol Hassan Moshir-ol-Molk. This arcade was repaired in 1970. Its rooms have been ... MORE
One of the oldest Bazaars in Iran, A traditional Bazaar in Shiraz.
Tabiat Bridge
in City
Tabiat Bridge (Pol-e Tabiat) is the largest pedestrian bridge built so far in Iran. Located in north of Tehran, it connects two public parks by spanning over Shahid Modarres, one of ... MORE
The largest pedestrian overpass built in Tehran, The 270-metre (890 ft) bridge connects two public parks: Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park by spanning Modarres Expressway, one of the main highways in northern Tehran.
Book Garden is a Book Mega Mall which hosts, Exhibition spaces focusing on exhibiting books and other sorts of media, Children Science Park, Art Galleries, a Drama Theater, Cinemas ... MORE
World’s Largest Bookstore, Book Garden is a Book Mega Mall which hosts, Exhibition spaces focusing on exhibiting books and other sorts of media, Children Science Park, Art Galleries, a Drama Theater, Cinemas and more
Siniz Port
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
The remnants of the ancient port of 'Siniz' or 'Bandar-e-Siniz' can be observed about 20 km. from Bandar-e-Daylam and near 'Khor (Estuary) Imam Hossain.
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The remnants of the ancient port of 'Siniz' or 'Bandar-e-Siniz' can be observed about 20 km. from Bandar-e-Daylam and near 'Khor (Estuary) Imam Hossain. The Hessar village was the site of the western rampart of the ancient city of 'Siniz' and a few relics can be observed ...
Forests and Deserts
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
The forests areas of the province are the natural forests located in the northern fringes which are the continuation of the mountainous forests of the Alborz mountains, the juniper ... MORE
The forests areas of the province are the natural forests located in the northern fringes which are the continuation of the mountainous forests of the Alborz mountains, the juniper forests on the southern skirts of the Alborz range with tall and dense trees, the desert forests situated in the vicinity ...
city: Qom
A section of Qom province, specially the vicinity of the Qamar Rood village lies within the limits of the National Desert Park. The same is almost a virgin area, with valuable specimens ... MORE
A section of Qom province, specially the vicinity of the Qamar Rood village lies within the limits of the National Desert Park. The same is almost a virgin area, with valuable specimens of wildlife and various herbal species in the country. The Kavir National Park is an example of desert and arid type ...
Desert Attractions
in Qom City
city: Qom
The province of Qom is located along the western part of the desert, and a section of the Kavir (Desert) National Park is within the limits of this province. This characteristic has ... MORE
The province of Qom is located along the western part of the desert, and a section of the Kavir (Desert) National Park is within the limits of this province. This characteristic has created a special background in respect to the said vicinity and is important from the aspect of tourism. Climatically, ...
Tondureh National Park
in Quchan City
city: Quchan
Located between the towns of Daregaz and Quchan, this park has an area of 57.000 hectares out of which 20,000 hectares can be claimed to be protected area. It is under interest due ... MORE
Located between the towns of Daregaz and Quchan, this park has an area of 57.000 hectares out of which 20,000 hectares can be claimed to be protected area. It is under interest due to rich natural resources and wildlife. This area is near the borders of the Republic of Turkemenistan.
city: Qom
Within 6 km. to the east of Qom, and near the tomb of Hadi Gorgabi Jamkaran is a cypress tree. The same is also famously known as the Hadi Mehdi cypress. Being 500 years old, is to ... MORE
Within 6 km. to the east of Qom, and near the tomb of Hadi Gorgabi Jamkaran is a cypress tree. The same is also famously known as the Hadi Mehdi cypress. Being 500 years old, is to the girth of 3 m. and rises to an elevation of 13 m.
Kavir National Park
in Varamin City
city: Varamin
This national park is to the west of the central desert of Iran and east of the ‘salt Lake’. This area in general has a valuable flora and fauna reserves as well as a variety of ... MORE
This national park is to the west of the central desert of Iran and east of the ‘salt Lake’. This area in general has a valuable flora and fauna reserves as well as a variety of wildlife. Ancient, historical monuments such Shah Abbasi caravansary (Bahram Palace) and the remnants of Haram Khaneh ...
city: Yazd
Amongst the natural features pertaining to tourism in Iran, are desert characteristics. Taking a stroll is these vast spaces, watching the wonders of the moving sands, the burning ... MORE
Amongst the natural features pertaining to tourism in Iran, are desert characteristics. Taking a stroll is these vast spaces, watching the wonders of the moving sands, the burning and dry salt marshes, historical monuments, brick colored buildings of simple and harsh styles, shadows of scattered villages, ...
city: Yazd
The same is located in Bida Khid in Yazd. It comprises of a mausoleum, monastery and mosque that are regarded as valuable relics of the region. Within the mausoleum there are three ... MORE
The same is located in Bida Khid in Yazd. It comprises of a mausoleum, monastery and mosque that are regarded as valuable relics of the region. Within the mausoleum there are three tombs, one of which belongs to the reputable Gnostic Sheikh Ali Benyamin. This monument, in terms of inscription and other ...
Khajeh Nasir Observatory
in Maraqeh (Maragheh) City
This famous observatory was constructed in the year 657 AH. during the rule of Hollakoo Khan under the orders of the great Iranian scholar Khajeh Nasiroddin Toosi. Archeologists have ... MORE
This famous observatory was constructed in the year 657 AH. during the rule of Hollakoo Khan under the orders of the great Iranian scholar Khajeh Nasiroddin Toosi. Archeologists have excavated sections of this aggregate, the most important of which being the central tower and library besides other evidences ...
Sika Water Mills
in Shushtar City
city: Shushtar
One of the oldest and most beautiful structures of Shooshtar is the Sika Water Mills. It is an area with small rooms and narrow corridors, alongside which streams of water canals are ... MORE
One of the oldest and most beautiful structures of Shooshtar is the Sika Water Mills. It is an area with small rooms and narrow corridors, alongside which streams of water canals are observed. It has outlets to the Gerger River. In these mills the high pressure of water current from up to down, move ...
Ab Ali Ski Slope
in Damavand City
city: Damavand
The slope stands at an attitude of 2,800 m. above sea-level in the Haraz Road and at a distance of 50 km from Tehran. This vicinity has scope for other sports like tennis, horse riding ... MORE
The slope stands at an attitude of 2,800 m. above sea-level in the Haraz Road and at a distance of 50 km from Tehran. This vicinity has scope for other sports like tennis, horse riding and gliding. Three restaurants, a hotel including medical facilities are also available here. The best season for skiing ...
Naghsh-e-Shapoor Engraving
in Kazeroon City
city: Kazeroon
It has remained as a part of a thriving city. The ruins of Shapour exists in the Chogan Valley, a few kilometers away from Kazeroon. In the Chogan Valley, on the precipice of the mountain ... MORE
It has remained as a part of a thriving city. The ruins of Shapour exists in the Chogan Valley, a few kilometers away from Kazeroon. In the Chogan Valley, on the precipice of the mountain and on both sides of a river, many carvings can be distinguished: Two men on their horses standing face to face ...
Alvand Ski Slope
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
This ramp has a length of 4 m. Facilities such as a shelter, guest-house and a skiing school are available here, including three tele-cabins. MORE
This ramp has a length of 4 m. Facilities such as a shelter, guest-house and a skiing school are available here, including three tele-cabins.
Persian Gulf Coast
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
The coast of this province is of two types,i.e., sandy and rocky. The latter in itself is a wonderful sight worth seeing. Being of limestone and due to the active water erosion, leaving ... MORE
The coast of this province is of two types,i.e., sandy and rocky. The latter in itself is a wonderful sight worth seeing. Being of limestone and due to the active water erosion, leaving beautiful and natural impressions behind. The sandy shores, however, provide recreational areas for water sports. ...
This vicinity is 83 km. south east of Burazjan located at 1,691 m. above sea-level and forms the 'winter residing quarters' of the tribes in this area. About 7,000 herds of wild sheep ... MORE
This vicinity is 83 km. south east of Burazjan located at 1,691 m. above sea-level and forms the 'winter residing quarters' of the tribes in this area. About 7,000 herds of wild sheep and wild goat exist here. Hunting is only allowed during special seasons and with a permit of the Department of the ...
Dovecotes
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Dovecotes or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Esfahan. These have been built with the purpose of collecting the excreta of these birds. The turrets are ... MORE
Dovecotes or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Esfahan. These have been built with the purpose of collecting the excreta of these birds. The turrets are topped with domes with crevices so as to facilitate the access and exit of these birds, and guide them to their nests within ...
Dizin Ski Slope
in Karaj City
city: Karaj
Standing at an attitude of 3,800 m. above sea-level in the Chaloos road, it is at a distance of 60 km from Tehran. This vicinity offers caoching facilities as well as tennis courtyards, ... MORE
Standing at an attitude of 3,800 m. above sea-level in the Chaloos road, it is at a distance of 60 km from Tehran. This vicinity offers caoching facilities as well as tennis courtyards, volleyball grounds, a park for children, slope for skiing on turf, some altitudes for mountain climbing and walking ...
Gorgan Gulf
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
The Gulf of Gorgan is the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea. It has been created due to the expansion of Mian Kaleh peninsula in southeast of the Caspian Sea. The Gulf of Gorgan covers ... MORE
The Gulf of Gorgan is the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea. It has been created due to the expansion of Mian Kaleh peninsula in southeast of the Caspian Sea. The Gulf of Gorgan covers an area of about 400 km. and its length is about 70 km. in an east-west direction. Its maximum depth is 4 meters and ...
Ashraf Pavillion
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This structure is within the palace and was erected during the reign of Shah Abbas II with the aid of scaffolds. The roof of which is flat and supported by thick, tall columns covered ... MORE
This structure is within the palace and was erected during the reign of Shah Abbas II with the aid of scaffolds. The roof of which is flat and supported by thick, tall columns covered with gold. The said structure was put under repair about fifty years ago, in order to prevent it from being destroyed.
Golestan National Park
in Gorgan City
city: Gorgan
The Golestan National Park is the first Iranian National Park that is situated in the jurisdiction of Golestan, Semnan and Khorassan provinces. This park because of its natural values ... MORE
The Golestan National Park is the first Iranian National Park that is situated in the jurisdiction of Golestan, Semnan and Khorassan provinces. This park because of its natural values like verdant and virgin forest and different species of flora and fauna is one of the famous areas in Iran and the world. ...
Moavenol Molk Mourning Place
in Kermanshah City
The mourning place and Hossainieh of Moavenol Molk comprises of 3 buildings such as the Abbasieh, Hossaineh and Zeinabieh, located in the city center of Kermanshah. The Tekieh has ... MORE
The mourning place and Hossainieh of Moavenol Molk comprises of 3 buildings such as the Abbasieh, Hossaineh and Zeinabieh, located in the city center of Kermanshah. The Tekieh has 2 courtyards and a building in the center. The Hossainieh walls are covered and adorned with beautiful multi colored tiles. ...
Taq-e-Bostan Engraving
in Kermanshah City
The "Taq-e-Bostan" (Bostan Arch) or "Taq-e-Vostan" (Vostan Arch) is situated to the right of the city entrance of Kermanshah, and is to the north east of this city. This aggregate ... MORE
The "Taq-e-Bostan" (Bostan Arch) or "Taq-e-Vostan" (Vostan Arch) is situated to the right of the city entrance of Kermanshah, and is to the north east of this city. This aggregate which comprises of engravings and epigraphs is related to the Sassanide era. The same is located in the mountain, and together ...
Kool Farah Engraving
in Izeh (Eazeh) City
The same is situated at the end of Eazeh plains, and on its own way is an astonishing one. This engraving depicts the figure heads of the monarch, commander, men, women, captives and ... MORE
The same is situated at the end of Eazeh plains, and on its own way is an astonishing one. This engraving depicts the figure heads of the monarch, commander, men, women, captives and beasts such as cows, bison and sheep. It shows a form of worship or respect and the offering of gifts to the ruler. This ...
Plant Coverings
in Boyer Ahmad (Yasooj) City
The vegetation coverage is diverse because there are two different types of climates, one in the warmer locations and the other one, in the colder climatic regions. In the cold areas, ... MORE
The vegetation coverage is diverse because there are two different types of climates, one in the warmer locations and the other one, in the colder climatic regions. In the cold areas, because of abundant water, the vegetation coverage is dense. But in the warmer regions, this covering is sparse, 80% ...
city: Kerman
The tribal life-style can be considered as one of the very interesting characteristics of this province, specially so in relation to tourist activities in the province of Kerman. The ... MORE
The tribal life-style can be considered as one of the very interesting characteristics of this province, specially so in relation to tourist activities in the province of Kerman. The tribes of Kerman are in the vicinities of the skirts of the mountains such as Pareez, Kooh Panj, Chehel Tan, Beed Khoon, ...
Kooh Rang Tunnel, Chelgerd
in Farsan (Faarsaan) City
This tunnel is situated near Chelgerd city. The said tunnel was constructed so as to annex the waters of Koohrang to that of the Zayandeh Rood. It is said that construction of the ... MORE
This tunnel is situated near Chelgerd city. The said tunnel was constructed so as to annex the waters of Koohrang to that of the Zayandeh Rood. It is said that construction of the tunnel began during the Sassanide period and approximately from the time of Shah Abbas I. At that time they planned to make ...
Plains and Deserts
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
The province of Kerman in respect to its relief and natural terrain, encompasses elevated plains and vast desert spaces. Some of these such as the plains and summer residing quarters ... MORE
The province of Kerman in respect to its relief and natural terrain, encompasses elevated plains and vast desert spaces. Some of these such as the plains and summer residing quarters are taken advantage of as recreational areas. The plains of Shahdad, Bam and Jiroft are low-lying plains, and reach a ...
city: Kerman
The said bath was constructed in unique style and adorned just as skillfully in the year 1280 AH . Its architecture being relative to the Zandiyeh-Qajar reigns. Its walls and floorings ... MORE
The said bath was constructed in unique style and adorned just as skillfully in the year 1280 AH . Its architecture being relative to the Zandiyeh-Qajar reigns. Its walls and floorings are finished in ceramic and tiles. The bath comprises of two sections, the cloak room and the bath itself. In the recent ...
Chehel Akhtaran Dome
in Damgan (Daamghan) City
This tower is located in the Fallahi Avenue of Damqan. The same is related to the Saljuqi period, and was constructed in the year 446 AH., under the orders of Abu Shoja. The structure ... MORE
This tower is located in the Fallahi Avenue of Damqan. The same is related to the Saljuqi period, and was constructed in the year 446 AH., under the orders of Abu Shoja. The structure is made of brick, and near the dome is a beautiful engraving in the 'kufic' script. On top of the doorway is another ...
Shemshak Ski Slope
in Shemiranat City
This slope which is 3000 m. in length is situated 3,600 m. above sea level, and located 58 km north-east of Tehran. The suitable skiing season begins around the third week of December ... MORE
This slope which is 3000 m. in length is situated 3,600 m. above sea level, and located 58 km north-east of Tehran. The suitable skiing season begins around the third week of December lasting till late April. This slope has two rest houses.
This exhibition center covers an area of 1.3 million sq.m. and consists of 62 halls. The first international exhibition in Tehran was inaugurated in1969 at the same venue. MORE
This exhibition center covers an area of 1.3 million sq.m. and consists of 62 halls. The first international exhibition in Tehran was inaugurated in1969 at the same venue.
Haft Tanan Mourning Place
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
Karim Khan Zand built a beautiful edifice in a garden at the foot of the Chehel Maqam Mountain. There are seven tombs in this place that is for which the present name stands for, meaning ... MORE
Karim Khan Zand built a beautiful edifice in a garden at the foot of the Chehel Maqam Mountain. There are seven tombs in this place that is for which the present name stands for, meaning Seven Bodies.
Provincial Battle Feilds
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Around Esfahan are various such areas that are tourist attractions. These examples are the vicinities where the Iran-Arab combats took place, and that of Nader Shah and his battle ... MORE
Around Esfahan are various such areas that are tourist attractions. These examples are the vicinities where the Iran-Arab combats took place, and that of Nader Shah and his battle against Ashraf Afqan. Besides the vicinity where Soltan Hossain fought against Mahmood Afqan.
Local Music and Dances
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Esfahan music teaching is one of the most famous Iranian schools of music, which has been blossomed in Safavid period, being the capital of monarch then. Due to the same fact one of ... MORE
Esfahan music teaching is one of the most famous Iranian schools of music, which has been blossomed in Safavid period, being the capital of monarch then. Due to the same fact one of the most famous Iranian musical divisions is known as "Bayat of Esfahan". In addition to the same, in Christian locality ...
city: Babol
Located in the Bandpey locality of Babol, the same is adorned with paintings, carvings and plaster work of extreme intricate design. The structure has two entrances, with a large hall ... MORE
Located in the Bandpey locality of Babol, the same is adorned with paintings, carvings and plaster work of extreme intricate design. The structure has two entrances, with a large hall in the center, surrounded by rooms. On the upper walls are poetical verses of the reputed poet Mohtasham-e-Kashani. ...
Qebleh Do'a Ceremony
in Bandar Abbas City
This ceremony is performed when the rain fail to fall. The chief prayer leader arranges such that the congregation assembles at the public place for prayers or (Mossallah) for this ... MORE
This ceremony is performed when the rain fail to fall. The chief prayer leader arranges such that the congregation assembles at the public place for prayers or (Mossallah) for this event. Groups of children are sent out amongst the inhabitants to collect money and eatables. Whilst they are busy they ...
Zaar Ceremony
in Bandar Abbas City
The believes regarding the winds of Zaar came all the way from Ethiopia to the Islamic land. "Hawa" people where those who involved by one of these winds. These are so to speak evil ... MORE
The believes regarding the winds of Zaar came all the way from Ethiopia to the Islamic land. "Hawa" people where those who involved by one of these winds. These are so to speak evil winds that possess a person, who then has to be freed from it by the performance of a special ritual. The person or patient ...
Galin (Qebleh Doa) Ceremony
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
This ritual is performed during a drought. The ritual is in such a way that the inhabitants of a village select a person and call him 'Galin'. Galin is then changes into Shepherds ... MORE
This ritual is performed during a drought. The ritual is in such a way that the inhabitants of a village select a person and call him 'Galin'. Galin is then changes into Shepherds clothing along with a beard made of sheep wool and a straw hat with two horns. A bell is also hung round his neck. Then ...
Zaar (Leava) Ceremony
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
This ritual is usually performed on Wednesday nights. People (both men and women) adorn themselves with special attire and shower themselves with special perfume in order to get ready ... MORE
This ritual is usually performed on Wednesday nights. People (both men and women) adorn themselves with special attire and shower themselves with special perfume in order to get ready for this occasion, which also entails dancing. A week before this event a particular concoction (which is a type of ...
Hunting Regions
in City
The province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad have several wetlands with splendid views. These are Bromalvan, Bromshir, Bromkooh Gol where species of different kinds of native and immigrant ... MORE
The province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad have several wetlands with splendid views. These are Bromalvan, Bromshir, Bromkooh Gol where species of different kinds of native and immigrant birds live. Visiting this aggregate, in addition to the summits and elevations around these areas specially the Dena ...
Plant Coverings
in Dehdasht (Kohkiluyeh) City
The vegetation coverage is diverse because there are two different types of climates, one in the warmer locations and the other one, in the colder climatic regions. In the cold areas, ... MORE
The vegetation coverage is diverse because there are two different types of climates, one in the warmer locations and the other one, in the colder climatic regions. In the cold areas, because of abundant water, the vegetation coverage is dense. But in the warmer regions, this covering is sparse, 80% ...
city: Dezful
This vestige is located in the west of Dezful, alongside the Dez River. Around this place various roman arches, walls made of stone and mortar along with large and small chambers in ... MORE
This vestige is located in the west of Dezful, alongside the Dez River. Around this place various roman arches, walls made of stone and mortar along with large and small chambers in a state of ruin and can be observed. The Golegah Mills situated at a distance of 300 m. from the Balarood Dam, and is ...
Bard Engraving
in Izeh (Eazeh) City
In the Bard Nebeshteh Valley there is an irregular piece of stone present alongside the mountain. They are carved by excellent skilled artisans. The carvings show a tall man with abundant ... MORE
In the Bard Nebeshteh Valley there is an irregular piece of stone present alongside the mountain. They are carved by excellent skilled artisans. The carvings show a tall man with abundant hair and a round uncogged cap, with a sword in his hand. To his right hand is a rider, and to his left a few human ...
Koobad Engraving
in Izeh (Eazeh) City
This engraving is carved on a rectangular rock with the dimention of 3x1.5 sq.m. in area. This tablet denotes five human figures with long robes, and with their hands on their chests. ... MORE
This engraving is carved on a rectangular rock with the dimention of 3x1.5 sq.m. in area. This tablet denotes five human figures with long robes, and with their hands on their chests. In front of these five people there is a figure of a man or woman with long robe, sitting on a platform and gazing at ...
city: Esfarayen
The village of Noushirvan is the birth place of Sultan Anushirvan is located northeast of Esfarayen. In the eastern section there is a sturdy wall named Faqat Dej (Fort) and the construction ... MORE
The village of Noushirvan is the birth place of Sultan Anushirvan is located northeast of Esfarayen. In the eastern section there is a sturdy wall named Faqat Dej (Fort) and the construction of this relates to Gobad Firooz. Remnants of this area relative to the early Islamic era and the Mongol period. ...
Old Trees
in Esfarayen City
city: Esfarayen
There are many old and archaic trees in the Esfarayen township that are worth observing. Such as the trees of Koshtan Village, the plane trees of Masjed Koshtan, the plane trees of ... MORE
There are many old and archaic trees in the Esfarayen township that are worth observing. Such as the trees of Koshtan Village, the plane trees of Masjed Koshtan, the plane trees of Masjed Khajeh etc.
This site is close to the mausoleum of Imamzadeh Soltan Shah in Garmsar. This place comprises of a large courtyard, in the center of which is the section to do with the religious mourning ... MORE
This site is close to the mausoleum of Imamzadeh Soltan Shah in Garmsar. This place comprises of a large courtyard, in the center of which is the section to do with the religious mourning rituals. Besides which there are chambers and other rooms. Two porches also stand to the eastern and western sides. ...
Shir Sangi (Stony Lion)
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
This statue is located in the park and square of Sang Shir. There are various theories as to the history of this statue. There could be a possibility that the same is from the Parthian ... MORE
This statue is located in the park and square of Sang Shir. There are various theories as to the history of this statue. There could be a possibility that the same is from the Parthian period. Others suggest that this could be a relic of Medes times till the Parthian era. Yet another version holds good, ...
Abbas Abad Tele Cabin
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
This tele-cabin takes visitors to and from the Abbas Abad Hill to the southern side of the Eram Blvd., MORE
This tele-cabin takes visitors to and from the Abbas Abad Hill to the southern side of the Eram Blvd.,
Old Water Mills
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
There are the remains of several water mills all over the province some of which are being operated now. The most important historical mills are Qoba, Kazem Bege Tanour, Kolai, Chegavazneh, ... MORE
There are the remains of several water mills all over the province some of which are being operated now. The most important historical mills are Qoba, Kazem Bege Tanour, Kolai, Chegavazneh, and several other mills.
Stony Statues
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
On the outskirts of Anar Kooh in northern Ilam, there are some large stones naturally resting on each other. Local people believe that these stones are Shotor Saleh (Saleh camel) that ... MORE
On the outskirts of Anar Kooh in northern Ilam, there are some large stones naturally resting on each other. Local people believe that these stones are Shotor Saleh (Saleh camel) that has brought provisions for people during draught in ancient times. In order to prevent the attack of brigands, they ...
Aminodolleh Arcade
in Kashan City
city: Kashan
This three storeyed building with its grand entrance is an affect of 'Farrokh Khan Qaffari-e-Kashi', (known as Aminodolleh) who completed this structure in the year 1285 AH. MORE
This three storeyed building with its grand entrance is an affect of 'Farrokh Khan Qaffari-e-Kashi', (known as Aminodolleh) who completed this structure in the year 1285 AH.
Herkool Statue
in Bisotun City
city: Bisotun
Alongside the Bistoon - Kermanshah Road, is an embossment of a heroic figure leaning against a piece of lion skin. This embossment shows a completely naked and powerful man with curly ... MORE
Alongside the Bistoon - Kermanshah Road, is an embossment of a heroic figure leaning against a piece of lion skin. This embossment shows a completely naked and powerful man with curly hair and beard. He is leaning on his left side under the shelter of a tree. To its left hand side a cup is seen. In ...
Khomein Water Mills
in Khomeyn City
city: Khomeyn
Within the limits of the province, specially in the rural vicinities, in respect to the lifestyle, and available water resources, a number of water mills are present. In the township ... MORE
Within the limits of the province, specially in the rural vicinities, in respect to the lifestyle, and available water resources, a number of water mills are present. In the township of Khomein, there are over 100 of these. The same is unique and interesting from two aspects. One from the point of architecture ...
Sangi Whirlpool
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
The above mentioned is located to the north west of the city of Khoram Abad. A circular stone wall , 3 m. in width surrounds this spring. The slabs used to construct this wall are ... MORE
The above mentioned is located to the north west of the city of Khoram Abad. A circular stone wall , 3 m. in width surrounds this spring. The slabs used to construct this wall are 1x1 sq. m. in area. To the eastern portion of this wall is an outlet, that is controlled by means of a trap-door in order ...
city: Maku
The village of Shoot Abad lies 2 km. southeast of Maku. 2.5 km. away from this village is a hill that thermal spring gushes out from its top. The outflow of the main spring is about ... MORE
The village of Shoot Abad lies 2 km. southeast of Maku. 2.5 km. away from this village is a hill that thermal spring gushes out from its top. The outflow of the main spring is about 3 lit/sec.
Kerd Kola Mourning Place
in Qaem Shahr (Ghaemshahr) City
The same is an area for religious mourning rituals, and is situated 28 km. north east of Qaem Shahr. It is a rectangular brick structure with an earthenware tiled roof. The same also ... MORE
The same is an area for religious mourning rituals, and is situated 28 km. north east of Qaem Shahr. It is a rectangular brick structure with an earthenware tiled roof. The same also comprises of a porch with four wooden pillars, along side these are rooms in two floors symmetrical to each other. Besides ...
Seyedan Sector
in Qom City
city: Qom
Located in this vicinity is the Soltan Sharif street, where there is the Mirza Abu Talib water reservoir. Besides there is the Hamzeh Ebne Moosa Mausoleum, Shahzadeh Hamzeh square, ... MORE
Located in this vicinity is the Soltan Sharif street, where there is the Mirza Abu Talib water reservoir. Besides there is the Hamzeh Ebne Moosa Mausoleum, Shahzadeh Hamzeh square, Old square, the Do Minareh Qiasieh School and a section of the southern portion of the Old square is situated in this vicinity.
city: Qom
The same are as follows: The Zand house (Haj Ali Khan), in the ancient city center, and in the Chaharmardan sector, related to the late Qajar period. The old sector of Loudid with ... MORE
The same are as follows: The Zand house (Haj Ali Khan), in the ancient city center, and in the Chaharmardan sector, related to the late Qajar period. The old sector of Loudid with the Haj Bala water reservoir and mosque, at the end of which is the Lab Chal alley. The Chaharmardan sector which includes ...
Sangy (Stony) Fire Case
in Semirom City
city: Semirom
The said brazier is related to the Achaemenian and Sassanid periods, but its pillars are from the Sassanide era. These are engraved with portraits of Khosrow Parviz on the upper part ... MORE
The said brazier is related to the Achaemenian and Sassanid periods, but its pillars are from the Sassanide era. These are engraved with portraits of Khosrow Parviz on the upper part of the columns. One of the two of these pillars has been damaged.
Water Mills
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
In Semnan and the surrounding villages, remnants of ancient water mills can be observed. The main structure of the said are cylindrical in shape. Some of these have a dome-like roof ... MORE
In Semnan and the surrounding villages, remnants of ancient water mills can be observed. The main structure of the said are cylindrical in shape. Some of these have a dome-like roof and a spiral staircases. In the township of Semnan three water mills have remained in a somewhat good condition. One is ...
Meadows alongside the wetlands of Gandoman, Choqakhor, Solegan, Alooni, and on the fringes of seasonal lakes such as Javan Moreed and Laqarak are considered as suitable spots providing ... MORE
Meadows alongside the wetlands of Gandoman, Choqakhor, Solegan, Alooni, and on the fringes of seasonal lakes such as Javan Moreed and Laqarak are considered as suitable spots providing areas for riding and polo sports. In addition to these, relatively flat skirts of low altitudes opposite Imamzadeh ...
Mills
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
Usually besides the villages and along the current of subterranean canals, wherever allowed by the relief of the land people used clean and cheap energy of water for running of their ... MORE
Usually besides the villages and along the current of subterranean canals, wherever allowed by the relief of the land people used clean and cheap energy of water for running of their millstones. The main part of the mill is its flue which resembles an incomplete cone and in an up-side down shape, so ...
city: Yazd
The Soltan aggregate of Bondor Abad is located in the Rastaq vicinity. The most significant parts of this complex are: Monastery (Khaneqah), Jame' Mosque, Hosseinieh (Mourning Place), ... MORE
The Soltan aggregate of Bondor Abad is located in the Rastaq vicinity. The most significant parts of this complex are: Monastery (Khaneqah), Jame' Mosque, Hosseinieh (Mourning Place), water reservoir, watch tower and a tomb which is the burial-place of a number of Sheikhs of Dadaee Dynasty. In terms ...
city: Yazd
Sheikh Taqi-Oddin Dada, Serrick, Kushk Nou, Qatarian, Sheikh Mohammad, Maju Mard, Maybod, Taft, Qahestan, Abarqoo, Aqda, Shamsiyeh and Bida Khid Monasteries. MORE
Sheikh Taqi-Oddin Dada, Serrick, Kushk Nou, Qatarian, Sheikh Mohammad, Maju Mard, Maybod, Taft, Qahestan, Abarqoo, Aqda, Shamsiyeh and Bida Khid Monasteries.
city: Zanjan
This is similar to a 'Thanks Giving' ceremony after the harvest is collected from the fields in early autumn. In this ritual each rural family saves about 20 sq.m. of his crop (wheat) ... MORE
This is similar to a 'Thanks Giving' ceremony after the harvest is collected from the fields in early autumn. In this ritual each rural family saves about 20 sq.m. of his crop (wheat) on their respective field and harvests the rest. The crop left aside is known as 'Halla' and remains on the field tile ...
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