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Varkaneh Historical Village in Hamedan Province

Varkaneh Historical Village in Hamedan Province

Varkaneh is the name of a historical village in Hamedan province, western Iran. It is unique because of its stone pavements and house facades. Approximately all the houses there are covered by stone.

Polow & Chelow

Polow & Chelow

Rice is as important as wheat in Iran and it is one of the main foods among the Iranian, different Polow and Chelow along with delicious and colorful stews in Iranian culture prove this matter

Tah Dig (Scorched Rice)

Tah Dig (Scorched Rice)

Tah Dig is an Iranian popular appetizer. Once travelling to Iran, do not forget to taste it

Stew (Khoresh)

Stew (Khoresh)

Stew is a kind of dish made of the mixture of meat, beans, vegetables and herbs which is mainly served with rice.

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s Heritages in UNESCO

Iran’s share in the list of World Heritage is 23 tangible heritages, 13 intangible heritages and 10 works in Memory of the World Programme

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province. It is the earliest Iranian building registered in UNESCO.

Persian Qanat

Persian Qanat

Qanat or Kariz comprises of underground horizontal channels with gentle slope that delivers subterranean water to vertical shafts

Iranian Architecture

Iranian Architecture

Iranian architecture can be studied in two eras, pre-Islamic era (divided into two styles of Parsian and Parthian) and post-Islamic era

Water Reservoir (Ab Anbar)

Water Reservoir (Ab Anbar)

The importance of water and its storage led to the creation of an architectural structure calling water reservoir (Ab Anbar) which is one of the tourism attraction in Iran. It is an important traditional architectural …

Iranian Baths

Iranian Baths

Baths are one of the most beautiful, popular and technical constructions of Iranian traditional architecture and paying attention to the health and hygiene was the most important factor in designing them in the past

Iranian Mosque

Iranian Mosque

Mosque is a holy place where Muslims worship God and it is also one of the most important buildings in Islamic architecture of Iran.

Shaft and Minaret

Shaft and Minaret

Shafts are architectural structures which were primarily used as guides and were created to set fire on the top pf them during the nights or to help caravans and passengers to choose a path