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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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Persia on the Silk Road + Introduction

The Silk Road or the Silk way is the road network that they attached together. The result of making this way was commerce in Asia. This way bonded East and West and South Asia together and also North Africa and … Read More

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Alamut

Alamut is a region in Iran including west and east parts (western edge of the Alborz (Elburz) range, between the dry and barren plain of Qazvin in the south and the densely forested slopes of the Mazandran province in the … Read More

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Urmia Lake

Urmia lake is the name of the lake in the south- west of Iran country. Base on the country division of Iran this lake is located in between two east Azerbaijan and west Azerbaijan provinces. The area of this lake … Read More

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Daryacheh Khazar (Caspian Sea)

The Caspian Sea or Mazandaran Sea (In the Gilaki dialect: Caspi Darya) is the blue arena that is locating from the south near Iran, north near Russia, west near Russia, Azerbaijan republic and from the east, it is limiting to … Read More

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Meidan-e Azadi (Azadi Square)

“Azadi Square” that is located in the west part of Tehran was before the Islamic Revolution called “Shahyad square” and it is the biggest square of the Tehran city. This square was designed and built along with Azadi tower in … Read More

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Hamam-e Fin (Bath of Fin)

Hamam-e Fin (Bath of Fin) is located in Fin garden. This old bathroom is famous because of the murder of Amir Kabir Mirza Taqi khan, Prime Minister of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar in 20 Persian dates Dey of 1230 solar. … Read More

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Cyrus Cylinder

Cyrus Cylinder: Ancient Bill of Rights

The Cyrus Cylinder was discovered in the ruins of Babylon, in modern Iraq, in March 1879. The ancient relic, which was a foundation deposit at the city’s main temple, the Ésagila, was made of baked clay, and measured 22.5 cm … Read More

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Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great: King of the World + Religion & Politics

Cyrus the Great, king of the world Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of … Read More

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The Persian Gulf – The separation of perception and reality

We had both wanted for years to visit Iran, the country which has some claim to be the cradle of civilised empire, and recently we seized the opportunity to join a tour group. Before we left Portugal, our friends had … Read More

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