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Iran's Mosques: The Most Beautiful in the World
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The "Telegraph" Newspaper has looked at the mosques in Muslim countries and picked up 25 of them as the most beautiful. Two of Iran's Mosques have been placed on the top of this list.

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Shahrekord Crafts Enjoying 7 UNESCO Seals of Excellence
Friday, August 7, 2015

Deputy head of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari’s Cultural Heritage said the province has received 7 UNESCO seals of excellence during the past two years.

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The Reza Abbasi Museum and School
Saturday, August 1, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
The Reza Abbasi Museum (the RAM) opened in September 1977 in Tehran, Iran and is now administrated by Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization. The collections on display and in storage of this museum belong to a period from the 2nd millenium BC to the early 20th century which corresponds to the end of Qajar period.

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Boroujerdi Historical House: UNESCO Top Choice in 2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Hao Ping, President of UNESCO’s General Conference, granted the top international rate of 2015 to Boroujerdi historical house in Kashan.

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Masouleh, Village On the Rooftops
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
The historical town of Masouleh, having an attractive nature and a wonderful architecture with an antiquity of more than 1000 years, is situated at a distance of 35 km from Fooman and 60 km from Rasht, and 1050 m. above the Caspian Sea. This beautiful complex, remained from history with traditions, manners and customs, handicrafts, and many natural and historical sites, is the host of thousands of eager guests and travelers every year.

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Tehran Book Fair Opens a New Chapter in Iran-Italy Cultural Cooperation
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mauro Conciatori
Mauro Conciatori, the new Italian ambassador to Tehran, has visited the 28th Tehran International Book Fair, stressing the necessity of developing cultural diplomacy between Tehran and Rome.

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A Gallery As Big As a Town
Sunday, May 10, 2015

In a project, called ‘A Gallery As Big As a Town’, which Tehran’s mayor hopes will encourage people to visit museums, the billboard ads have been replaced with artworks by renowned local and foreign artists for 10 days, turning the Iranian capital into a giant urban art gallery.

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Iranian Theater Director ‍‍Performs Sa’adi Puppet Opera
Monday, April 27, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iranian theater director Behrouz Gharibpour has staged his new puppet opera show, which is inspired by the life of the classical Persian poet Sa’adi since April 26th in Hafez Hall of Tehran.

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Persian Turquoise, Jewel of the Orient
Monday, April 27, 2015

For at least 2,000 years, the region once known as Persia, has remained the most important source of turquoise. It's sky-blue turquoise has always been a magnet for beauty seekers throughout history.

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Persepolis, Reflection of Iran's Civilization Glory
Friday, March 20, 2015

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid ), literally meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.

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