Iran Review > About Iran > Iran's Heritage
Golestan Palace
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Golestan Palace pronounced "Kakheh Golestan" is the former royal Qajar complex in Iran's capital city. The Palace is all that remains of Tehran's Historical Citadel (Arg) which once glittered like a jewel. This historical Arg was built at the time of Shah Tahmasb I in Safavid period. It was reconstructed at the time of Karim Khan Zand and was chosen as the venue of the royal court and residence at the time of Qajar Kings. Nassereddin Shah introduced many modifications in Golestan Palace buildings during his reign.

Read More...
 
Abbasi Hotel: The Glorious Architecture of Iran
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The glorious architecture of Iran, like a piece of gem, has been constantly glittering among other architectural monuments of the world and has occupied a worthy place in the world of art. It was in the reign of the Safavids, that the city of Isfahan reached such a renown and elegance which was called "half of the world".

Read More...
 
Breakfast in Restaurants and Cafés of Tehran
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
In recent years, however, some restaurants and coffee shops in Tehran have taken steps to offer breakfast in addition to their other services. These cafés and restaurants are open on Friday mornings and serve breakfast. If you have any plan to eat your breakfast in the company of your family or friends and out of house, you may consider one of the following restaurants and coffee shops.

Read More...
 
Moghadam Museum: One of the Most Valuable Houses in the World
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The turmoil of Imam Khomeini and Hassan Abad Squares is so incredible that seldom one would notice the door of a unique museum in Sheikh Hadi Street. Moqadam Museum is located right amidst all this commotion. Yet, as soon as you put your foot into the entrance vestibule -hashti -of the house, you immediately leave the everyday mechanical life behind. The walls do not allow all this commotion to enter the private enclosure of this house now called the most valuable house of the world.

Read More...
 
Valiasr: Tehran’s Longest Avenue
Monday, March 21, 2016

Valiasr Avenue is Tehran’s longest avenue that connects its southernmost point to the furthest northern end. It is considered one of Tehran's main thoroughfares and commercial centres. It is also the longest street in the Middle East.

Read More...
 
Naderi Café
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Naderi café and hotel is the name of an old café in Tehran. Naderi café is located to the east of Hafez overpass along Naderi (the present-day Jomhouri-e Eslami) Avenue and is topped by a hotel.

Read More...
 
A Journey to Iran's Past: Historical Mansions – Hotels: Kashan
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
When visiting Kashan in 1993, the chairman of UNESCO remarked: “Kashani architects are the greatest alchemists of history. They could make gold out of dust”. Indeed, almost all of Kashan’s masterpieces, as in many other parts in Iran are made of humble, local, earth. Many travellers opt to bypass Kashan on their journeys between Tehran, Esfahan and Yazd, but they do not know this delightful oasis city on the edge of the Dasht-e Kavir as one of the most alluring destinations in Iran, boasting a highly atmospheric covered bazaar, and a cluster of architecturally significant 19th-century houses.

Read More...
 
Happy Nowruz and New Iranian Year
Sunday, March 20, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
We at Iran Review.Org would like to express our best wishes for the New Year and the advent of spring and Nowruz to all Iranians, subscribers, and visitors of our site and all the peace-loving people around the world. On this International Day of Nowruz, we express hope that all people can use the occasion to reflect on the beauty of nature, the promise of spring and the power of culture to build peace.

Read More...
 
Nowruz Sweets & Dishes
Friday, March 18, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Spring is welcomed by Persians on the first day of Nowruz by gathering with their family members around the serving table.

Read More...
 
Iranians Preparing for Nowruz and Persian New Year: Nowruz Shopping
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
As we approach the end of winter and the start of a new season, Persian-speaking people preparing themselves to welcome Nowruz and New Year.

Read More...
 
طراحی و توسعه آگاه‌سیستم