Dar ul-Funun has partly been restored with the aim of making it into a museum on education. Its courtyard houses an atmospheric garden that is hemmed by walls featuring Persian poetry inscribed on decorative tiles.
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.
An Iranian troupe of high school students took a tragedy on the U.S. nuclear attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on stage in Tehran on Sunday.
Ahmad Beigi is the director of the play “Japanese Fishermen” written by German writer Wolfgang Weyrauch ...
A collection of paintings by Nasser Ovissi, a pioneer of the Saqqakhaneh School, a neo-traditional style of art that derives inspiration from Iranian folk art and culture, is on display in an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in the Sadabad Cultural-Historical Complex.
At the tail end of this quarter is the old square in the city center, at the termination of which is the Darvazeh of Ray or Ray gateway. The old bazaar, Lacheen Bek passage, the Jame' Mosque and Naseri school are all located in this area.
The above mentioned school is located near the old square of the city, and due to the renovation and development of the city, is situated in Azar Avenue. The structure of this school is related to the early mid 9th century (830 AH.). The facade of this ...
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