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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,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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sun and earth Calendar

The Persian Calendar (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Officially used in Iran and Afghanistan, the Solar Hijri calendar is one of the world’s most accurate calendar systems. It is also known as Persian Calendar, Iranian Calendar, and SH Calendar. The Solar Hijri calendar is not to be confused … 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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Khazar Sea

Khazar Sea (Caspian Sea): Species & Habitats

The world’s largest lake or a full-fledged sea: Khazar Sea  Khazar Sea, saltwater lake in southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, the largest inland body of water in the world. The Caspian Sea (Khazar Sea) is bordered on the west by Azerbaijan … Read More

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