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Gardens in Kashan

List of Top 10 Kashan Tourist Attractions and Where to Visit

Kashan tourist attractions receive many travelers every year. This ancient city, dating back 7,500 years ago is a historic city known for its fragrant flowers, old houses, and very ancient sites. Kashan is in fact the tip of the iceberg of the very old and ancient civilization and culture of Iran. Archaeologists suggest Kashan is one of the oldest cities created by...

3 Caravanserai located in Kermanshah province

The peak of the caravanserai period in Iran was the Safavid period when Shah Abbas Safavid decided to build 999 caravanserais in Iran. An exact document as to whether or not 999 caravanserais were built is not available, but what is clear is that 54 of these caravanserais remain in Iran today and of these 54, 3 of them have become the share of Kermanshah province...

In Yazd, an Eternal Flame Burns Bright

BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on  March 17, 2015 Arrived at the main bus terminal in Yazd, the capital of the eponymous province in Iran, at night, and immediately I had the impression of a city that was wide sprawling. There were no high-rise buildings visible, and the city stretched out flat and low. I couldn’t wait until day broke to see and...

An Armenian Tale of Rebirth, Survival in Ancient Iran

Printed in The Jakarta Globe on  December 24, 2014 Having spent a few days in Iran, a republic that implements shariah law, I began to wonder if the country had any churches. My curiosity was answered when I stayed in Isfahan, 340 kilometers south of Tehran. Although the cities that I visited in Iran are all uniquely stunning, I must say that Isfahan is the most...

Explore The Best Gardens in Shiraz

By visiting the gardens in Shiraz, you can have a glance at the cultural history of Iran, at the same time they are a testimony of the unique nature of this civilized city. Iranian gardens have three unique features: First, they are located in the path of water. Secondly, they are surrounded by high walls and finally, they have summer mansions and swimming pools...

Anahita Temple, Kermanshah Province

It is the largest stone building in Iran after Persepolis, which is located in the city of Kangavar in Kermanshah province, on the historic Hegmataneh-Biston-Ctesiphon road. Anahita Temple in Kangavar is the most famous temple of Anahita in Iran. Anahita Temple History of Anahita Temple To the ancient Iranians, Anahita was considered the guardian of water, an angel...

Arak Traditional Bazaar

Arak Traditional Bazaar is one of the first buildings in Arak. Arak Bazaar complex, including baths, mosques, schools, water reservoirs, passages, and caravanserais, was founded during the reign of the Ghajar dynasty by Yousef Khan Gorji, in the central part of Sultanabad (formerly Arak). Arak Traditional Bazaar History of building & activities In addition to...