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HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN IRAN (category)

More information about Moshir Arcade
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.
More information about Holy Defense Museum
Holy Defense Museum
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
Opening Time: Saturday-Thursday (9:00 - 17:00), Friday (11:00 - 17:00) For many in the west, the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war is just a footnote in history. But in Iran the bloody episode ... MORE
Tehran's Holy Defense Museum is a 21-hectare complex focused on the Iran-Iraq War of 1980 to 1988 -- the conflict known in Iran as the "Holy Defense." remembers the eight-year Iran–Iraq War through maps, photos, weapons, letters and intelligence documents from the war.
city: Tabriz
Maqbaratoshoara or the Mausoleum of Poets belongs to poets, mystics and famous people, located in the Surkhab district of Tabriz in northwestern Iran. Undoubtedly Maqbaratoshoara can ... MORE
Maqbaratoshoara or the Mausoleum of Poets belongs to poets, mystics and famous people, located in the Surkhab district of Tabriz in northwestern Iran. Undoubtedly Maqbaratoshoara can be seen as a symbol of culture and literary of this land. Because it comprises more than 400 tombs of poets, mystics, ...
city: Malayer
Mir-Fattah Ice Chamber (Mirfatah Ice Place, Yakhchal-e-Mirfattah or Mir Fattah Ice Pit) This relic is from the Qajar period and its founder is Mir Fatah. The structure is constructed ... MORE
Mir-Fattah Ice Chamber (Mirfatah Ice Place, Yakhchal-e-Mirfattah or Mir Fattah Ice Pit) This relic is from the Qajar period and its founder is Mir Fatah. The structure is constructed of brick and is a dome like shape and located on the Panzdah Shahrivar boulevard on the way from Malayer to Borujerd ...
city: Bojnurd
Besh Qardash spring or in other words "five brothers" spring is 8 km. south of Bojnurd (in North Khorasan Province) and to the east of the Bojnurd-Esfarayen Road. It is narrated that ... MORE
Besh Qardash spring or in other words "five brothers" spring is 8 km. south of Bojnurd (in North Khorasan Province) and to the east of the Bojnurd-Esfarayen Road. It is narrated that five brothers have disappeared at this place. The water of this spring is high in mineral content, is good for helping ...
More information about Izadkhast Castle
Izadkhast Castle
in Abadeh City
city: Abadeh
the ruins of Izadkhast ancient castle are at a distance of 141 km from Esfahan. In this castle small houses and narrow alleys dating back to the Sassanian period can still be distinguished. ... MORE
the ruins of Izadkhast ancient castle are at a distance of 141 km from Esfahan. In this castle small houses and narrow alleys dating back to the Sassanian period can still be distinguished. The sqaure building which in the Sassanian era was supposed to be a fire temple and praying quarter was later ...
More information about Historical Ice-Pits
Historical Ice-Pits
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
These places were storage compartments for ice in the winter season, so as to be used during the hot summer months. The most important of which are named as, ice house of Atashgah ... MORE
These places were storage compartments for ice in the winter season, so as to be used during the hot summer months. The most important of which are named as, ice house of Atashgah locality, Biabanak ice house, (village of Biabanak), Khazaneh ice house (Garmeh Village of Semnan), ice house of Mian Abad ...
More information about Astaneh Old Sector
Astaneh Old Sector
in Qom City
city: Qom
In this quarter or sector of Qom, which is one of the historical localities, the Holy Shrine of Hazrat Ma'soomeh (AS) is located. In the same vicinity there is the large and small ... MORE
In this quarter or sector of Qom, which is one of the historical localities, the Holy Shrine of Hazrat Ma'soomeh (AS) is located. In the same vicinity there is the large and small cemetery of Arg, houses to its west, a small bazaar, the water reservoir of Seyed Arab, the houses of Amin-ol-Soltani and ...
city: Yazd
One of the distinctive features of the cities of Yazd province which discriminate it from other cities, is the existence of various wind trappers. Most of them belong to old residential ... MORE
One of the distinctive features of the cities of Yazd province which discriminate it from other cities, is the existence of various wind trappers. Most of them belong to old residential houses. On the other hand majority of urban reservoirs and mosques also have wind trapper. In other words the same ...
More information about Ice-Pits
Ice-Pits
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
Ancient icehouses are very interesting samples of old urban structures in Iran, which were constructed to store ice. Icehouses consist of four basic parts as follows: the Ice house, ... MORE
Ancient icehouses are very interesting samples of old urban structures in Iran, which were constructed to store ice. Icehouses consist of four basic parts as follows: the Ice house, dome, main wall and a little pool. In Yazd province, during the winter when there was sufficient water, it was led to ...
More information about Naqareh Khanehs
Naqareh Khanehs
in City
In the province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad, remnants such as Naqareh Khaneh can still be observed. The said are relics from the pre-Islamic era in Iran. The distinct period when ... MORE
In the province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad, remnants such as Naqareh Khaneh can still be observed. The said are relics from the pre-Islamic era in Iran. The distinct period when the drums would come to sound at sunrise, sunset, and whenever religious anthems were sung. These locations were specially ...
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, ...
More information about Naqareh Khanehs
Naqareh Khanehs
in City
In the province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad, remnants such as Naqareh Khaneh can still be observed. The said are relics from the pre-Islamic era in Iran. The distinct period when ... MORE
In the province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad, remnants such as Naqareh Khaneh can still be observed. The said are relics from the pre-Islamic era in Iran. The distinct period when the drums would come to sound at sunrise, sunset, and whenever religious anthems were sung. These locations were specially ...
More information about Moayedi Ice-Pit
Moayedi Ice-Pit
in Kerman City
city: Kerman
This is a circular structure made of sun baked bricks and clay. The same resembles a huge dome. This structure located in the city of Kerman, is surrounded by lush greenery and is ... MORE
This is a circular structure made of sun baked bricks and clay. The same resembles a huge dome. This structure located in the city of Kerman, is surrounded by lush greenery and is a site for tourists.
city: Tehran
Other historical remnants in the province are as follows: Darvazeh Nou or (Darvazeh Mohammadiyeh) in Tehran, Tappeh Meel on the Meel Road (Varamin), (Tappeh means hillock), Tappeh ... MORE
Other historical remnants in the province are as follows: Darvazeh Nou or (Darvazeh Mohammadiyeh) in Tehran, Tappeh Meel on the Meel Road (Varamin), (Tappeh means hillock), Tappeh Kahrizak, Tappeh Komail and Khallariz in Ray, Tappeh Hissarak and Tappeh Qalian in Lavasan, Tappeh Keymir, Tappeh Sarqal'eh ...
More information about Saraan Building
Saraan Building
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This large edifice is located to the north of the international exhibition grounds and covers an area of 24,500 sq. m. in a vicinity of 100.000 m. The main pavilion is covered by a ... MORE
This large edifice is located to the north of the international exhibition grounds and covers an area of 24,500 sq. m. in a vicinity of 100.000 m. The main pavilion is covered by a large conical dome with a steel framework. The ceiling is of a ‘Paneled’ type and is placed within 36 m. distance from ...
More information about Malek-ol-Tojar Arcade
Malek-ol-Tojar Arcade
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This historical road is a relic of the Qajar period and is connected to the bazaar of Kashan by way of large wooden doorways. MORE
This historical road is a relic of the Qajar period and is connected to the bazaar of Kashan by way of large wooden doorways.
More information about Sabaq Arcade
Sabaq Arcade
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The said is a relic of the Qajar era. It is in three floors and has two courtyards. MORE
The said is a relic of the Qajar era. It is in three floors and has two courtyards.
city: Isfahan
'Aqa Sharif Fadayi' constructed this three storeyed structure in the late Qajar period. Its interesting aspects are the vaulted tile work adorning the chambers and its beautiful paintings ... MORE
'Aqa Sharif Fadayi' constructed this three storeyed structure in the late Qajar period. Its interesting aspects are the vaulted tile work adorning the chambers and its beautiful paintings depicting hunting scenes.
More information about Eshq Ali Sector
Eshq Ali Sector
in Qom City
city: Qom
The Qazi ice house is located here, besides the Lakhast school. This area comprises of streets such as Baq-e-Qazi, Sang Tarasha, Darvisha, and Lab Chal. Then there is the Golshan bath, ... MORE
The Qazi ice house is located here, besides the Lakhast school. This area comprises of streets such as Baq-e-Qazi, Sang Tarasha, Darvisha, and Lab Chal. Then there is the Golshan bath, the Bazazha and Kucheh Tarmini Caravansaries till the Chal Arabistan locality which is included in this sector.
More information about Hashti Building
Hashti Building
in Qom City
city: Qom
The said building is near the mausoleum of Khak Faraj. In the midst of this structure is a well with a hillock on it. There are two theories related to this vicinity. The first is ... MORE
The said building is near the mausoleum of Khak Faraj. In the midst of this structure is a well with a hillock on it. There are two theories related to this vicinity. The first is that the Hajar-ol-Asvad (or the black stone) in Mecca, was transferred from here to the Kaba . The second theory is that ...
More information about Old Mosalla of Mashad
Old Mosalla of Mashad
in Mashhad City
city: Mashhad
This Mosalla was constructed in the year 1087 AH and is located to the east of Mashad. The structure besides its portico and two porches, has a brick made dome decorated with sudorific ... MORE
This Mosalla was constructed in the year 1087 AH and is located to the east of Mashad. The structure besides its portico and two porches, has a brick made dome decorated with sudorific tile works and vaulted plaster works.
More information about Aminodolleh Arcade
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.
More information about Covered Passages
Covered Passages
in Yazd City
city: Yazd
One of the noticeable features of the old province of Yazd and many other desert cities in Iran are roofed and covered lanes and passages. The reason behind designing and constructing ... MORE
One of the noticeable features of the old province of Yazd and many other desert cities in Iran are roofed and covered lanes and passages. The reason behind designing and constructing these is to shelter and protect people against heat, harsh sun-shine and hot seasonal winds. In order to further secure ...
city: Ahar
Qobol Darahsi has been located at one km. from Chonab Village of Hourand, opposite the Hashtsar Mountain. It is narrated that this place was the main residential place of Babak Khorram ... MORE
Qobol Darahsi has been located at one km. from Chonab Village of Hourand, opposite the Hashtsar Mountain. It is narrated that this place was the main residential place of Babak Khorram Din. Considering the versatile natural, historical and environmental aspects, visiting this area would be an unforgetful ...
More information about Chaldran Battle Field
Chaldran Battle Field
in Chaldran (Siyah Cheshmeh) City
This is a reminder of the battle between Iran and the Ottomans in the north east of Siyah Cheshmeh. The historical background in brief is as follows: Sultan Saleem Osmani sent a message ... MORE
This is a reminder of the battle between Iran and the Ottomans in the north east of Siyah Cheshmeh. The historical background in brief is as follows: Sultan Saleem Osmani sent a message to his contemporary Shah Esmail, stating that many of the cities belonging to the Ottoman Empire was in the hands ...
More information about Shekl Shah
Shekl Shah
in Chaloos (Chalus) City
In the Bandborideh Pass, a portrait of Naseredin Shah along with other engravings, have been etched on the skirts of the mountains overlooking the Haraz River. This portrait which ... MORE
In the Bandborideh Pass, a portrait of Naseredin Shah along with other engravings, have been etched on the skirts of the mountains overlooking the Haraz River. This portrait which shows the monarch on a horse, surrounded by the courtiers, and the other inscriptions is 8 m. in length. Around the said ...
city: Khoy
This gateway or 'darvazeh' is located to the south of the ancient bazaar of Khoy, and was the original gateway of this city to the city of Salmas. Some attribute this relic to the ... MORE
This gateway or 'darvazeh' is located to the south of the ancient bazaar of Khoy, and was the original gateway of this city to the city of Salmas. Some attribute this relic to the Eilkhanian era and some to the Qajar period. The northern side of the gateway is constructed in brick laid out diagonally, ...
More information about Doqooz Peleh Ice pit
Doqooz Peleh Ice pit
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
This water reservoir is in the ancient section of the city called Asqar Khan. It is from the Qajar era and made of gray polished stone. The roof is of brick along with the spring which ... MORE
This water reservoir is in the ancient section of the city called Asqar Khan. It is from the Qajar era and made of gray polished stone. The roof is of brick along with the spring which is also in brick-work.
More information about Abbas Abad Ice-Pit
Abbas Abad Ice-Pit
in Rafsanjan City
city: Rafsanjan
The same is located near the city of Rafsanjan, and the founder of this structure was Haj Aqa Ali Rafsanjani. (The founder of the aggregate of Haj Ali Kermani). This structure comprises ... MORE
The same is located near the city of Rafsanjan, and the founder of this structure was Haj Aqa Ali Rafsanjani. (The founder of the aggregate of Haj Ali Kermani). This structure comprises of a tall rampart with an ice reservoir constructed of sun dried bricks, and also displays decorative affects. This ...
More information about Roodsar Main Square Complex
Roodsar Main Square Complex
in Roodsar City
city: Roodsar
The same is an example of the evolution of architecture during the first decade of the Pahlavi reign. Built according to the western standards by German or Armenian architects, this ... MORE
The same is an example of the evolution of architecture during the first decade of the Pahlavi reign. Built according to the western standards by German or Armenian architects, this aggregate is of importance due to these architectural techniques. Hence it is registered as a national monument by the ...
More information about Alasht Old City Sector
Alasht Old City Sector
in Savad Kooh City
The ancient locality of Alasht, 18 km. from Zirab, is the birth place of Reza Khan, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. The vicinity of Alasht is in a mountainous and forest region. ... MORE
The ancient locality of Alasht, 18 km. from Zirab, is the birth place of Reza Khan, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. The vicinity of Alasht is in a mountainous and forest region. Here the dwellings are mainly constructed of sun baked bricks, with roofs covered with wood. The birthplace of Pahlavi ...
More information about Kheraf Khaneh
Kheraf Khaneh
in Shushtar City
city: Shushtar
Kheraf Khaneh comprises of a series of crypts which have been made within the rocks on the outskirts of the city. There is a strong possibility that these crypts used to belong to ... MORE
Kheraf Khaneh comprises of a series of crypts which have been made within the rocks on the outskirts of the city. There is a strong possibility that these crypts used to belong to Zoroastrians of the Medes and Parthian eras. According to public opinion, when in past the families were unable to take ...
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