Dovecotes (Kaboutarkhaneh or Pigeon Towers) or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Isfahan (Esfahan). These have been built with the purpose of collecting the excreta of these birds. The turrets are topped with domes with crevices ...
The Castle of Ardeshir-e Babakan (Palace of Ardashir Papakan), also known as the Atash-kadeh, built in 224 AD by Ardashir I, is a castle located on the slopes of a mountain which Ghaleh Dokhtar is also situated on.
Nushijan Citadel (Nooshijan Fire Temple or Noushijan Tappe) lies 20km northwest of Malayer and 60 kilometers away from Hamadan in Hamedan Province, in the district of Shurkat.
In this region three cycles of civilizations have been distinct. The first ...
Ilam (capital of Ilam Province) located 710 kilometers from Tehran, surrounded by heights covered with forests enjoying a mild mountainous climate with very pleasant springs. In the ancient time, Ilam was known as Arboojan.
Persian art and Literature or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and has been strong in many media including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture.
Khosro-Abad Mansion in Sanandaj is a must visit place in Iran. Located in Khosro Abad region, this is one of the most famous monuments which attracts a lot of tourists to Kurdistan Province each year. Tourists especially love this site because of its beautiful Iranian architecture.
Persian architecture has a long and complex history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic dynasties left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Choqa Zanbil and Persepolis both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.
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