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Ali Qapu Palace

Ali Qapu Palace

The palace is located in the Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan made in the Safavid Era and known for its balcony and music room.

The holy Shrine of Shah Abdol Azim

The holy Shrine of Shah Abdol Azim

he mausoleum of one of the descendant of third Shiite Imam located in Tehran, made in the Seljuk time, and developed in later eras especially Safavid and Qajar.

Tekyeh & Hussainiya

Tekyeh & Hussainiya

Tekyeh and Hussainiya are two religious units were always prominent as well, especially during Muharram, Safar and Ramadan months to hold occasional mourning ceremonies

Chehel Sotoun

Chehel Sotoun

Chehel Sotoun mansion, also known as Kolah Farangi mansion, is the only summerhouse left from Shah Tahmasb Safavi’s royal palaces, located in city of Qazvin.

Chehel Sotoun Palace

Chehel Sotoun Palace

The palace used to be a pavilion in a Persian Garden that just the palace is remained, dating back to Safavid time with a huge balcony, Eighteen Column Hall, Mirror Hall, and four stone lions. …

Masjed-e Jameh of Isfahan (Jameh Mosque)

Masjed-e Jameh of Isfahan (Jameh Mosque)

The initial building of this mosque was constructed during Seljuq Empire which is a production of the Iranian architecture for 15 centuries

Ganj Ali Khan Complex

Ganj Ali Khan Complex

It was made in the Safavid time by the order of governor of the city of Kerman, Ganj Ali Khan, in a traditional style of architecture known as Isfahani and includes Mosque, Bathhouse, and Bazar

Qeysarie Gate

Qeysarie Gate

Being part of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square, it connects the square to the bazar, known for its frescos done by Reza Abbasi and used to have a clock and a bronze bell.

Grand Bazaar of Tehran

Grand Bazaar of Tehran

The biggest trading section of Tehran, dating back to Safavid and Qajar Era with more than 10 km of length, the tradesmen of this bazaar had a crucial role in the Constitutional Revolution of the …

Khaju Bridge

Khaju Bridge

One of the many bridges of Isfahan that has a Timurid basis, but was made in Safavid time to link two neighborhood of Isfahan, in 4 floors and 24 springs covered with tile work.

Fatima Masumeh Shrine (Hazrat-e Masoumeh)

Fatima Masumeh Shrine (Hazrat-e Masoumeh)

The holy shrine of Fatima Masoumeh is one of the most important religious places in Iran, located in Qom.

Ta’zieh

Ta’zieh

Ta’zieh is a form of Performance art about the life and death of Prophet of Islam and Imams especially Imam Hussein with actors that cover their face as a way of showing respect.

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