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Tehran Bazaar

Markets of the Islamic cities are one of the greatest achievements of the Islamic civilization and are not to be found in other countries. At the time Islam ruled over a large part of the world, Bazaars had become a common feature of the cities governed by Islam. Economy and religion are the two principal ...

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Tajrish Bazaar in North

For tourists searching for a quick and free slice of traditional Iran there’s the Tajrish Bazaar (Bazar-e-Tajrish), in the heart of north Tehran, which is closer to the city’s top hotels than the more famous the Grand Bazaar of Tehran in the city’s center. It’s smaller than the Grand Bazaar, but Tajrish is less congested ...

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Zoroastrian Towers of Silence

A tower of silence (known also as a ‘dakhma’) is a type of structure used for funerary purposes by adherents of the Zoroastrian faith. This Zoroastrian practice for the disposal of the dead involves the exposure of the corpse to the sun and vultures. This practice has been used traditionally by Zoroastrians, though it has ...

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Ali Gholi Agha hammam

The Ali Gholi Agha hammam is a historical hammam in the Bidabad district of Isfahan, Iran. The hammam was built in 1713 by Ali Gholi Agha, who was a courtier of two Safavid kings Suleiman I and Sultan Husayn. Its architectural style is Isfahani and it was built in the late Safavid era. The structure ...

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Flower Garden of Isfahan

The Flower garden of Isfahan was one of Iran’s great green space projects, which was completed in 1990s in Isfahan. The garden serves multiple purposes. It’s a recreational, cultural, educational and research center. The buildings of the garden have Iranian traditional elements. The different parts of the garden The entrance pavilion includes a building with ...

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PIST-E DIZIN (DIZIN PISTE)

Dizin is the largest Iranian ski resort. It is located in the Alborz mountain range, about 70km North from Tehran. It was established during the 1960s under the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Dizin is the first ski and winter sport resort in Iran which has been officially recognized and granted the title by the ...

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Menar Jonban isfahan

The Monar Jonban is the interesting and weird name of a monument located in Isfahan, in central Iran, which refers to minarets that are shaking. Construction began in the 14th century to cover the grave of Amu Abdollah Soqla. Its notable feature is that if one of the minarets is shaken, the other minaret will ...

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Culture of Iran

The culture of Iran, also known as culture of Persia, is one of the oldest in the world. Owing to its dominant geo-political position and culture in the world, Iran has directly influenced cultures and peoples as far away as Italy, Macedonia, and Greece to the West, Russia to the North, the Arabian Peninsula to ...

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