Travel Guide of Persia, You Are Invited!

Attractions

Persepolis

Persepolis

This biggest stone complex of Iran took more than 200 years to finish, it includes Palaces of Apadana, Tachara, Hadish, Central, Queen, 100 columns, Treasury, and Storeroom.

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil is a ziggurat dedicated to Inšušinak, the Elamite god, in Khuzestan with around 100 m2 of area in form of a 5 story pyramid.

Takht-e Soleyman (The Throne of Solomon)

Takht-e Soleyman (The Throne of Solomon)

It dates back to the Paleolithic time with Achaemenid, Parthian and Sassanid influence hosting the Arashkadeh (fire temple) that used to hold one of the holy fires.

Pasargadae (Pasargad)

Pasargadae (Pasargad)

Pasargadae, located in city of Pasargad, Fars Province, is combination of Palaces, garden, and Cyrus’s Tomb made in the early Achaemenid time. We see the first Persian Garden here.

Soltaniyeh Dome

Soltaniyeh Dome

This 48 meter mausoleum is made of brick with a dome that is the third biggest dome of world over a 50 cm. foundation covered with tile and painting in Soltaniyeh city, Zanjan Province.

Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun is Darius’s Inscription of his victory over the riots and Gaumata in a mountain in Kermanshah Province, written in three languages of Babylonian, Old Persian and Elamite.

Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

Chapel of Dzordzor, Saint Thaddeus Church and Saint Stephanos Church are the Armenian Monastic Ensembles located in East and West Azerbaijan Province.

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

The water system that includes set of weirs and mills dating back to Achaemenid time and made based on a Elamite and Mesopotamian plan in Shushtar, Khuzestan Province.

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi Al Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble

The mausoleum of Sheikh Safi in Ardabil with different halls functioning as a mausoleum, monastery, and a place of religious study and teaching.

Tabriz Historic Bazaar (Traditional Bazaar of Tabriz)

Tabriz Historic Bazaar (Traditional Bazaar of Tabriz)

Tabriz Bazaar is the biggest roofed bazaar of the world in Tabriz, Iran, with more than 40 different fields of trade and 5500 shops.

Persian Gardens

Persian Gardens

The Persian garden with a quadripartite plan includes surrounding wall, passageways, shading trees, aqueduct, pool, pavilion and portal entrance.

Gonbad-e Qabus (Kavus Dome)

Gonbad-e Qabus (Kavus Dome)

The 10th century cylindrical tower of Qabus is in the city of Jorjan, Golestan Province, by the order of Kavus, to be used as a mausoleum.

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