A Sassanid city Where is it? What are its highlights? Is it worth visiting? History Shapur I, the second king of Sassanid monarchy, built Bishapur city in about 300 AD. To be specific, the remains of this well designed city are in almost 120 km away from Shiraz. Bishapur lies in an area of approximately […]

Chogha Zanbil

What is it? Where is it? When was it built? What is the best time to visit it? The oldest Religious Construction in Iran Chogha Zanbil is actually the name of a ziggurat in Khuzestan Province, Iran. It’s located in almost 30 km away from the historical city of Susa. The Elamite king Untash Napirisha […]

Karim Khan Citadel

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An Old Huge Building in Downtown Shiraz Shiraz is one of the most important cities of Iran. As a consequence of choosing Shiraz as the capital of Iran during Zandieh dynasty, the city encompasses several reminiscences of that era. At the end of the Zand St., on a side of a wide square, Karim khan […]

Shazdeh Mahan Garden

Shazdeh Mahan Garden Imagine the heaven, well let me tell you what is currently in your mind might be quite similar to Shazdeh Mahan Garden! Located in the middle of the Kerman deserts, this well-known Persian garden sparkles like a bright emerald. The garden At first as you walk through the entrance, a pleasant breeze […]

Rudkhan Castle

Rudkhan Castle The symbol of the struggle to survive against the invaders in the middle of the jungle In Gilan Province, 25 kms southwest of Fuman city, deep in the green alive dense jungles of the North of Iran, surprisingly lies the most special castle of Iran, Rudkhan castle (Qaleh Rudkhan). The ancient castle is […]

Gulistan and Bustan

Saadi, Master of speech You who feel no pain at the suffering of others It is not fitting for you to be called human. Saadi Shirazi   Saadi Shirazi is a familiar name for every inhabitant of Iran, this ancient land; a poet who has a world wide fame and his verses are heard all […]

Persian Houses


Persian House Since the history of men began, house was the most important need of mankind. We always look for a place to be safe.  Iranians felt that need too. But of course with a bit of extra decoration.  Iran has a dry and hot climate. So it is necessary to build the structures in […]


Kilim Art Kilim  is one of the handicrafts of Iran. It is a kind of crafts that are woven mostly from goat hair and sheep wool. In the past, the they used it to cover the land, walls or as blanket for the domestic animals, but today it has also been used as a modern cover for urban homes.  The colors used for it are organic. Sometimes Kilims are washed whit tea and walnut skin. In all areas of Iran, especially east Azerbaijan province, Ardabil, Kermanshah province, kurdistan province, Fars province, Khurasan province, ,Hormozgan province and so on. But the most famous Kilims is made in Qashqai tribe. Lori kilimbafies are mostly black, green, blue, white with specific motifs of the region. The best texture is the great saddle bag to keep the furniture from the […]

Chaharshanbe Suri

Chaharshanbe Suri, Festival or Heritage? As much as we get close to Nowruz, people rush for many things such as shopping and cleaning. But one particular event we wait for is  Chaharshanbe Suri. This exciting event takes place in the last Tuesday night of Persian  calendar. The live and moving red of fire embraces the […]


Shahnameh, Persian Identity An outstanding epic story… A Way of saving Persian language… A Masterpiece forged out of patriotism… Shahnameh Shahnameh is one of the most beloved books in Iran. As a matter of fact it is loved by all people in the world. After Arab invasion. Persian language was in a bad situation. People […]


Persian Painting Persian painting has  the antiquity of  the beginning human history – since the presence of humans in caves until resent century. This painting was present in different styles and ideologies in historical periods.  In the Sassanid era, the Iranian painter Mani, left valuable works in the Arzhang book. From the beginning of Islam to the age of Seljuq dynasty , the Umayyad and abbasi rulers had monopolized the painting and avoided the growth of it among  people. In the first Islamic centuries, painting and Negargari were mostly used in decorating books. Usually the opening and margins of the book were painted and decorated. The art of decorating books flourished in the Seljuq dynasty, Mughal and Timurid rulers. From about the tenth century, painting was made independently. What is the philosophy of Persian painting? Iranian painting artists created images that, like grace, seem to be an embodiment of another world. Why is that so? Did they not know about perspective rules? Certainly […]

Mina Kari

Isfahan Heritage, Mina Kari Vitreous enamel or Mina Kari is a Persian art that has been forge out of fire and dirt, history of it goes back to about 1500 BC, and is used to adorn the ornamentation of the various instruments and dishes.  Metals such as gold, silver, and copper were made by certain glazed colors baked in hot heat.  Mina Kari is an art which has a history of over 5,000 years. According to experts and with the adaptation of Byzantine influences and Iranian works, this art has emerged in Iran and then has spread to other lands. Other works found in Europe have a long history, for example, six gold rings dating back to 13 BC in Cyprus, and the famous statue of the Greek Zeus is designed by this art, but it is still believed that Persia have been the source of this art.  What is Minakari? based on the studies, this art was first forged in Iran and then it has been spread to different parts of the world. Mina is transparent and comes from the combination of the oxides of metals and a few different salts. Mina must be exposed to high heat (750 to 850 C)in order to form colors based […]

Khatam Art


Persian Art, Khatam Works Shiraz is known by many vertu, the city of gardens, the city of monuments, the city of Hafiz, Saadi, the city of handicrafts and artists. City of genuine arts that have roots in the soil of the city. Among all other arts of Shiraz, Khatam holds a very special place. Shiraz Khatamkari has a good elegance in beauty and shape. The one who performs this art is called Khatamkar. Khatamkar artist has a collection of arts. Wood carving, carpentry, engraving and painting. Khatamkar must know the colors,  the wood, geometry, symmetry and mirroring. This […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is all you wish to know about Iran rues. It is helpful to read this post before choosing an Iran Tour. Is Iran a safe country to travel? Well, it’s time to face some serious facts about Iran. Like it or not, Iran is a safe country. You might look for bombing or any other kind […]


Previous Next Cyrus The Great, Father of Persia I am Cyrus…King of the universe…Great King…Mighty King…King of Babylon…King of Akkadians…King of the four corners of the world. This is the first sentence of Cyrus the Great in Cyrus Cylinder. The just king of Persia who raised up over 2,500 years ago in Iran, and put a part of the world that always have been in the chaos, in a peace and security that modern humans now have not succeeded in achieving them with all cultural, intellectual, and […]

Shah Cheragh Shrine

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An Emerald in Shiraz Hazrat Seyyid Amir Ahmad, known as Shah Cheragh and Sayyid al-Sadat al-Adam, is the oldest son of Imam Musa Kazem. his tomb nowadays is in the city of Shiraz as a hometown of all his lovers. Are you Curious why do we call this holy shrine shah Cheragh (King of Light)? […]

Iran West Tour

Iran West Tour Basic Inforamation Itinerary Inclusions Imortant Notes Prices Enquiry Now Duration : 8 Days Start : Tehran Finish : Mashhad Group Size : Min 2, Max 15 Included meals : BB Accommodation Grade : 4* Hotels Transport : Airplain / Bus Trip Notes : Archaeological tour Iran west tour is  good combination for […]

Iran Churches


Christianity In Iran Son of God has many followers all over the world. An ancient country like Iran surly has many  of his followers. Churches and Cathedrals all over the country are a good  proof for it.  Iran Churches are mostly old with simple but detailed architecture. Each one of them has a beautiful story […]

Iran Articles

Here is everything you wish to know about Iran attractions! Traditions, customs, rules, even best foods of it! Articles of this post shall help you to have a better perspective about this country! We tried to cover most subjects in this post. It is a vast country and clearly has a lot to share! It […]

Persian Bath House


Iranians and social relations,even in bath house! In Iran’s old history and as well as the religion of Islam have been repeatedly confirmed by the cleanliness of the body and soul. for this reason, the baths and bathhouse had a specific place throughout the realm of Iran. According to President of the Association of Priest […]

Iran Tours

All Iran Tours Are Here! Iran is truly a perfect destination for all those who wish experience magical times. Nature Lovers, history followers and even those who wish to enjoy a good mail can absolutely enjoy  traveling in this vast country. Iran tours that we have prepared are designed for all tastes and favors. Safety […]

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