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THE 10 BEST Historic Sites and Landmarks in Tehran, Iran

Landmarks in Tehran can be considered the subjects of a long and exciting journey in time for history lovers waiting to discover unknown at every stop. Tehran, the Capital of Iran, an enormous and seemingly modern city with tall skyscrapers and new buildings, in fact, is very old and has a book of historical secrets in its heart. Tehran is a piece of history, a piece...

Mosques in Isfahan

Top Historical Mosques in Isfahan That Amaze You!

Historically, the mosques in Isfahan have played an important role in the formation of communities. Religiously, they were among the busiest places and had considerable sanctity among the people. But we should not forget the unique architecture of these historical places, the incredible designs created by the great Persian masters that delight every tourist. Isfahan...

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...

Tips on Shiraz

A Pilgrimage for Poetry: My Trip in Shiraz, Iran

Visits the tombs of Hafez and Sa’adi and discovers the power of Sufi poetry over the centuries BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe  July  4, 2014 Don’t forget to visit Sa’adi’s tomb. His poems are truly humanist and his works are highly respected around the world,” said the passenger sitting next to me on my flight to Shiraz, Iran.I could not forget — the...

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...

kashan-travel-blog

An unforgettable trip to Iran in 2019 – 🇩🇪

In april 2019 I traveled to Iran as I had heard from friends that this country must be wonderful with a lot of culture and friendly people everywhere. Since some years I’m a woman solo traveler but I must say that – from the very beginning – I felt comfortable and very safe. I met lots of people offering help without pushing me but just glad to make...

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...