Ka’ba-ye Zartosht

Ka'ba-ye Zartosht is the name of a stone quadrangular and stepped structure in the Naqsh-e Rustam compound beside Zangiabad village in Marvdasht county in Fars, Iran. The Naqsh-e Rustam compound incorporates memorials of the Elamites, the Achaemenids and the Sassanians in itself in addition to the mentioned structure. The Ka'ba-ye Zartosht is from the mountain, [...]

Zinat ol Molk House

The house of Zaynat al-Milk or Zaynat al-Muluk is one of the historical and architectural monuments of the Qajar period, which lasted about 12 years. Most of the rooms in this wood house are decorated with pictures of animals, birds and flowers. This house is located at a distance from the alley of Qavam Garden, [...]

Nasir-ol-molk Mosque

The mosque is called by many different names. Mostly known as the “Pink Mosque”, it is also called the “Mosque of colours,” the “Rainbow Mosque” or the “Kaleidoscope Mosque”. This is a space where light and worship intertwine. The mosque comes to life with the sunrise and colors dance throughout the day like whirling dervishes. [...]

Naqsh-e Rustam

Naqsh-e Rustam is one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire, consisting of the colossal tombs of Persian kings dating back to the first millennium BC.  It stands as a lasting memory of a once powerful empire that ruled over a significant portion of the ancient world. Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning [...]

Arg of Karim Khan

The Karim Khan Castle is a citadel located in the downtown Shiraz, southern Iran. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress. At times, the citadel was used as a prison. Today, [...]

Qavam House

Qavam House (also widely called “Narenjestan-e Ghavam”) is a traditional and historical house which is located on Lotfalikhan Street in Shiraz. Because of the abundance of orange trees inside the garden of this house, it has become known as Naranjestan of Qavam. It was built between 1879 and 1886 by Mirza Ibrahim Khan. This place [...]