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Yazd, Bride of Desert
Friday, December 23, 2011

Yazd is the capital of Yazd Province in Iran, and a centre of Zoroastrian culture. The city is located 270 km southeast of Isfahan. Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd is an architecturally unique city. It is also known in Iran for the high quality of its handicrafts, especially silk weaving, and its sweet shops.

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A Paradise, Gilan North of Iran
Saturday, November 12, 2011

Gilan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It lies along the Caspian Sea, just west of the province of Mazandaran, east of the province of Ardabil, north of the provinces of Zanjan and Qazvin. The northern part of the province is part of territory of South (Iranian) Talesh. At the center of the province is the main city of Rasht. Other towns in the province include Astara, Astaneh-e Ashrafiyyeh, Fuman, Lahijan, Langrud, Masooleh, Manjil, Rudbar, Roudsar, Shaft, Talesh, and Soumahe Sara.

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Dowlatabad Garden
Monday, July 18, 2011

Dowlatabad Garden located in Yazd, central Iran, is a Persian architecture jewels. The Garden is an authentic Iranian garden that annually attracts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists. Dowlatabad garden is regarded as one of the sites worth visiting due to verdant gardening skill in landscape architecture, irrigation method, and in the richness of architectural design.

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Persian Gardens on World Heritage List
Friday, June 24, 2011

The Persian garden was registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The decision to register the property on the list was made during the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee, which opened in Paris on June 19.

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Vakil Mosque
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

There are places of worship throughout the world that can claim to be extraordinarily beautiful in design and form. The Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran, situated to the west of the Vakil Bazaar is just such a holy site.

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Badab Sourt Natural Spring
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Between the world’s largest lake and the Alborz mountain range lies the beautiful Mazandaran province that attracts millions of Iranian and international tourists to its eye-catching nature scenery and fine weather. The Badab Sourt Natural Spring is located south of Sari and is considered one of the most incredible sights of its region.

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Cones of Kandovan
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Kandovan is an ancient village tucked away in the northwest corner of Iran at the foothills of Mount Sahand and near the city of Tabriz. The historical village of Kandovan is one of the three rocky villages of the world. Houses in this village look like beehives built in the heart of mountains.

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Happy New Iranian Year
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Norouz is a relic of ancient times. A memory of old tales and epics, a celebration of rebirth and rejuvenation. Spring has arrived and the previous year with all its events, good or bad, has passed. Noruz is a strong testimony to Iranian rich civilization, national characteristics and history. It proves how a nation with its irreversible determination to endure, and even flourish, through periods of devastation, political chaos, hardship and oppression. It is a story that stretches far back in time, yet even as you read this, that story is still being written.

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Persia Cradle of Science, Technology
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Active ImagePersia was a cradle of science in ancient times. Persian scientists contributed to the current understanding of nature, medicine, mathematics, and philosophy. Persians made important contributions to algebra and chemistry, invented the wind-power machine, and the first distillation of alcohol. Trying to revive the golden time of Persian science, Iran’s scientists cautiously reach out to the world. Many of the today’s concepts in Science including Helio-Centric model of solar system, finite speed of light, and gravity were first proposed by Persian scientists.
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Persian Relics in Louvre
Monday, January 10, 2011
Active ImageMany Persian relics are kept in museums across the world. Most of these were looted from Iran due to the negligence of past rulers. The Louvre in Paris is one of the most famous museums of the world housing Persian artifacts. These artifacts attract many visitors every year. The Louvre museum is Iran's second embassy in Paris, said its curator Henri Loyrette. Few French people travel to Iran; however they have been able to view Iran's cultural heritage via exhibitions and displays of ancient Persian artworks which have been regularly set up in the Louvre museum, Loyrette said.
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