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Off-the-beaten-path destinations: Gonbad-e Aali

TEHRAN – Built at the summit of a small desert hill, Gonbad-e Aali, which is a mudbrick domed tomb tower, is located three kilometers to the east of Abarkuh, along the road that leads to Yazd in the central Iranian plateau. The patron for this monument is Firuzan, a member of the local Firuzanid dynasty […]

Iranian handicrafts: mat weaving

Hasir Bafi, or mat weaving, is one of the oldest fields of handicrafts in the Iranian plateau. It is not known when and where this craft was first invented. But archeologists have discovered traces of mat weavings on plaster pieces that belong to six thousand years ago. The oldest piece of Hasir in Iran belongs […]

New Persian translation of “The Day of the Locust” comes to bookstores

TEHRAN – A new Persian translation of American author by Nathanael West’s 1939 novel “The Day of the Locust” has been published. Ali Kahrobai is the translator of the book published by Now. A few weeks ago, Mahi, another Tehran-based publisher, released a Persian rendition of the book by Farid Dabir-Moqaddam. “The Day of the […]

“Steppenwolf” surfaces again in Iranian bookstores

TEHRAN – A new Persian translation of German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse’s tenth novel “Steppenwolf” has been published in Iran. The Elmi Farhangi Publishing Company is the publisher of the book rendered by Keikavus Jahandari. At least three other Persian editions of the novel have previously been published in Iran. Originally published in Germany in 1927, […]

“Enchanted Night” comes to Iranian bookstores

TEHRAN – American writer Steven Millhauser’s novella “Enchanted Night” has been published in Persian. Javad Homayunpur is the translator of the book published by Saless. This is a stunningly original new book set in a Connecticut town over one incredible summer night from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Martin Dressler”. The delicious cast of characters […]

Iron Age relics seized in Sistan-Baluchestan

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 15 prehistoric objects, which were kept unlawfully in a pharmaceutical warehouse in Zahedan, southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province. The relics, estimated to date back to the Iron Age, have been unearthed in the historical sites in the west of the country, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural […]

‘Sacred Defense’ museums to open to public by yearend

TEHRAN – Three museums featuring elements and properties involving the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which is called ‘Sacred Defense’ in the Islamic Republic, will open to the public by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2022). “Currently, 24 museums devoted to the Sacred Defense are operational across the country, and this number […]

Neglected craft of weaving kilim to be revived in southern Iran

TEHRAN –  The art of weaving kilims, which had been fallen into oblivion, is planned to be revived in the village of Shabjareh in the southern province of Kerman, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced. A budget of two billion rials ($47,600 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) is required […]

Qom province offers specialized tours for administrators, researchers

TEHRAN – Qom province, which embraces various religious, historical, cultural, and natural sites, has arranged a series of specialized tours for administrators, students, and researchers. “Specific tours and workshops have been organized for administrators, students, and experts in history and sociology,” the deputy provincial tourism chief, Ammar Kavousi, said on Saturday. Today, the first guided […]

Discover Iron Age burial in Gilan: bizarre patterns and rituals

TEHRAN – As mentioned previously, the Iron Age in Iran and Gilan is divided into three sections: Iron Age I, II, and III. Furthermore, some archaeologists believe the existence of Iron Age IV, which continues until the middle of the Parthian (Ashkanian) period (end of 1st Millennium BC). According to a scientific article conducted by […]

Tourist facilities, traditional restaurants to put into service in Qom 

TEHRAN – A total of four tourism-related projects are scheduled to be inaugurated in Iran’s central Qom province on the occasion of the Government Week (August 24-30), the provincial tourism chief has said. A guest house, a tourist complex, and two vast traditional restaurants will come on stream across the province, Alireza Arjmandi announced on […]

Tabriz: a perfect introduction to Iran

TEHRAN – Tabriz is a big but relaxed city, filled with hospitable people and a UNESCO-listed bazaar to explore. It is the perfect introduction to Iran for sightseers crossing over the border from Armenia, or through the Gurbulak Bazargan border from Turkey. Downtown Tabriz is very walkable and the people are also extremely friendly, something […]

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