Thursday, 06 February 2014 13:29

Pictures and Images of Iran's Mountains, Alamkooh

Alamkooh is one of the greatest mountains in Iran.

You can behold some pictures and Images of it here:

Published in Mountain
Friday, 06 December 2013 03:12

Soltaniyeh or Oldjeitu's Mausoleum

The mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in 1302–12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols. Situated in the province of Zanjan, Soltaniyeh is one of the outstanding examples of the achievements of Persian architecture and a key monument in the development of its Islamic architecture. The octagonal building is crowned with a 50 m tall dome covered in turquoise-blue faience and surrounded by eight slender minarets. It is the earliest existing example of the double-shelled dome in Iran. The mausoleum’s interior decoration is also outstanding and scholars such as A.U. Pope have described the building as ‘anticipating the Taj Mahal’.

Published in Mosques
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 14:05

Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun is located along the ancient trade route linking the Iranian high plateau with Mesopotamia and features remains from the prehistoric times to the Median, Achaemenid, Sassanian, and Ilkhanid periods. The principal monument of this archaeological site is the bas-relief and cuneiform inscription ordered by Darius I, The Great, when he rose to the throne of the Persian Empire, 521 BC. The bas-relief portrays Darius holding a bow, as a sign of

Sunday, 20 October 2013 15:07

Tagh-e Bostan

The Historical site of Tagh-e Bostan or (Taq-e Bostan) is situated in Kermanshah City in Iran. Taq means an Arch and Bostan means A very beautiful garden. Thus, Taq-e Bostan means an Arch of a very beautiful garden. The appellation of taq or arch here refers to two ancient arch from Sassanid dynasty in Iran. Tagh-e Bostan is consists of the big arch, small arch and a plate of stone inscription outside the cave. These two arches have been carved out of stone in the mountain. Outside the big cave there are two winged angels holding a medallion. Inside the cave there are many carvings including a big horse and a rider which is “Khosro Parviz” the king of Iran in Sassanid period.

Thursday, 17 October 2013 13:49

Takht-e Soleymān

Takhte Soleyman or Adur Gushnasp (Azar Goshnasb) is situated in 45km away from Takab a city in West-Azarbayejan of Iran. This place is based on a natural sediments of a lake and is 20m above the height of the agricultural fields. The Siege of this site has 38 ornate towers in elliptic shape. Inside the Takht-e soleyman there is a natural lake with 120 m of length and 80 m of wideness.

Published in Temples
Monday, 14 October 2013 05:21

Saint Stepanos Monastery

This Magnificent Monastery is situated in north-west of Iran in east-Azarbayejan and it is 16 km away from the City of Jolfa. The building belongs to the 8th century. This monastery is also called “the monastery of the sunset valley” in local language.

Published in Mosques
Thursday, 10 October 2013 15:27

Tomb and Mosque of Sheikh Shahab Aldin Ahari

Tomb and Mosque of “Sheikh Mohaqeqin Sultan Shahab Aldin Ahari” is Situated in Ahar City in eastern Azarbayejan and it consists of the main building, High balcony, Yard, 2 minaret and a porch. Inside the mosque there are traditional tiles, lattice windows and stained glass.

Published in islamic
Thursday, 12 September 2013 16:32

Arg of Tabriz

Arg-e AliShāh, also known as Arg-e Tabriz and Masjid AliShāh, is a remnant of a mosque in the center of Tabriz, Iran, built in the Ilkhanate period.

Construction of Arg begins under advisory of Illkhanate minister Taj-edin-Jahanshah, as a mosque. However construction was halted after the death of the minister and the collapse of the roof of the mosque . Later on Arg was used as an educational center during Safavid era. During the occupation of

Published in islamic
Thursday, 12 September 2013 13:32

Measurement Museum of Tabriz

The Measurement Museum of Tabriz is a situated in the heart of Tabriz in an old and traditional house renowned as Salmasi. Here the rudimentary measurement instruments are being kept. Instruments of measuring time, weight, water flow, oil volume and others. 

Published in museum
Monday, 22 July 2013 14:47

Sheikh Safi aldin Ardebili

This site is known today as Sheikh Safi Aldin (eddin) Ardebili which consists of many smaller parts and courtyards such as: Aali Qapou, Entrance, great courtyard, the tomb of sheikh safi aldin, seraglio, Tomb of King Esmaiil, Janat Sara Mosque , abbey, Martirdom cemetry and other parts.

This Historical place is one of the most beautiful sites in historical and artistical aspects in Iran.

Published in islamic
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