The Historic City of Yazd

The Historic City of Yazd is a traditional earthen city where life has been adapted to its desert location, most notable via the water system of the qanats. Yazd is a city with a long history dating back to the … Read More

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Nowruz: Persian New Year + Customs

Nowruz is the traditional Persian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. The name comes from Avestan meaning “new day/daylight”. Nowruz is celebrated March 20/21 each year, at … Read More

Orumiyeh Lake; The largest indoor lake in Iran

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 above the free water level. In the … Read More

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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar is a city in Khuzestan province, southwest of Iran. It’s situated at the foot of Zagros Mountains, about 90 km north of Ahvaz. In most historical periods from Sassanid to Pahlavi, this city was the capital of Khuzestan province. … Read More

Persian Qanat

The Persian Qanat: Travel to the Mysterious Corridors  Throughout the arid regions of Iran, agricultural and permanent settlements are supported by the ancient Persian Qanat system of tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along … Read More

Takht-e Soleyman: A City Full of Treasure + Legend

Takht-e Soleyman Located 45 km northeast of Takab, it is an ancient site that has been building holy structures around it since 1600 years ago. The fifth Bahram Vassan Sassanid built the site as a city and 70 years after … Read More

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Eram Garden; The entrance gate to paradise

Eram Garden (Baq-e Eram), the Garden of Paradise, is one of the most famous and beautiful Persian gardens in all of Iran. It should be noted that the word ‘Eram’ is the Persian version of the Arabic word ‘Iram’ which … Read More

Tchogha Zanbil + History & Protection

The Greatest Ziggurat In The World: Tchogha Zanbil Tchogha Zanbil is an ancient Elamite Complex in the Khuzestan province of  Iran. It is one of the few existence Ziggurats outside of  Mesopotamia. The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of … Read More

Ardestan Moon Qanat (Aqueduct)

In Ardestan, Iran, there is a Qanat with two levels of water lying over each other, called the Moon Qanat. The 1st level is 30 meters deep, and the 2nd level is 27 meters deep, so the high difference is … Read More