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Badab-e Surt A Step Terraced Hot Spring

Badab-e Surt: A Step Terraced Hot Spring

Badab-e Surt is a rare geologic masterpiece, geology enthusiasts will especially fall for Badab-e Surt. Located in the Mazandaran province, the name comes from a combination of bâd, gas, âb, water, and surt, the old name of the village of Orost located 7 kilometers to … Read More

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Polygons of salt at sunset Maranjab Desert

Maranjab Desert + Desert’s Caravanserai

A Yellow City in The Middle of An Ocean of Sand: Maranjab Desert Located close to the ancient city of Kashan, Maranjab Desert is one of the most beautiful deserts in Iran, whose golden sand dunes are truly mesmerizing. It is … Read More

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Sepandar Mazgan

Sepandar Mazgan, Persian Lovers Day + Love Stories

Sepandar Mazgan is an ancient Iranian/Persian festival with Zoroastrian roots, the day for celebrating love, friendship and earth in the ancient Iranian culture. Dating back to the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. This festival is widely known as the Iranian Day … Read More

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Luristan, The Land of Waterfalls & Tulips

Luristan, The Land of Waterfalls & Tulips

Lorestān, also spelled Luristan, means Land of the Lurs, is a province of western Iran in the Zagros Mountains.  It is bounded to the north by the cities of Khomeyn and Arak in Central province and by Malayer and Nahavand in Hamadan province, to the south by Khuzestan … Read More

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Dena Mountain

Dena Mountain, Climbers Paradise + Legend of Si-Sakht

Dena Mountain, the Most Beautiful & Glamorous Symbol of Nature Dena mountain is located south east Zagros and is among the highest peaks of this mountain chain. The snow-covered heights, glaciers and abundance of water springs have made it diverse … Read More

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Lake Urmia

Orumiyeh Lake + History & Treatment

The largest indoor lake in Iran: Orumiyeh Lake In the northwest of Iran, there is a lake called Urumieh (Orumiyeh Lake) , which is located between two provinces of West Azarbaijan and East Azarbaijan Province at a height of 1267 meters … Read More

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The Epic of Kings Shahnameh by Hakim Ferdowsi

The Epic of Kings Shahnameh Ferdowsi

Shahnameh Ferdowsi: The world’s longest epic poem written by a single poet The Shahnameh, Book of Kings, is an epic composed by the Iranian poet Hakim Abul-Qasim Mansur (later known as Ferdowsi Tusi), and completed around 1010 CE. Ferdowsi means ‘from … Read More

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Leyli&Majnun

The Legend of Leyli and Majnun

Leyli and Majnun: The Persian Immortal Love Story “Leyli and Majnun” is an immortal love story sometimes compared to “Romeo and Juliet” though it predates Shakespeare in oral tradition by more than 1,000 years. Today, it is still one of … Read More

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VankChurch

Historical Churches in Iran + History

The majority of churches in Iran that possess historical and artistic value were built around the eight century A.H. or the 14th century AD, and the period thereafter. Of course, this does not mean that there were no churches existing … Read More

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Zoroaster

Zoroaster the Prophet of Ancient Iran + Story

“Turn yourself not away from three best things: Good Thought, Good Word, and Good Deed.”   Zoroaster Zoroaster (active 1st millennium B.C.) was a prophet of ancient Iran and the founder of the Iranian national religion. Zoroastrianism is ranked with Judaism, … Read More

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