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Mehregan Ancient Celebration Remarks the Iranian Affection

The Persian festival of autumn, the Mehr day of the Mehr month in Persian calendar is dedicated to Iranian love and affection
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CultureHistoryCulture,History

Hammam, the Second Home to Ancient Iranians

Persian Hammam, Iran bathhouses history and the the importance of cleanliness in ancient Iran
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CultureHistoryCulture,History

Boghche, the Iranian Personal Treasure

Boghcheh is an angular piece of fabric used for packing stuffs in traditional style in Iran
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Pomegranate and Persian Culture Strong Band

Pomegranate fruit in Persian culture and literature as the symbol of the life, fertility and heaven
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Shahnameh, the Longest Epic Poem, the Persian Odyssey

Shahnameh is the masterpiece of Ferdowsi in which the history and mythology of Iran is composed with the pure Persian language
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The Woolen Garden of the Iranian Felt Rugs

The ancient feltmaking tradition in Iran
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The Wonders of the Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea, the biggest inland body of water of the world at the Northern part of Iran
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Caspian Hyrcanian Forests with its Green Legacy of Living Fossils

Hyrcanian Forests are spread over the northern Iran at the foot of Alborz mountains with numerous endemic vegetation and animal species
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Iranian Carpet, Iranian Notion of Paradise

Persian carpet is the reflection of national art and culture of Iran
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Nomads of Iran, a Life on the Move

An introduction of nomad life in Iran
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Caravanserai, the Miniature City of the World's First Explorers

Caravanserais of Iran, the story coming out from the 1001 nights tales
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Eight Gates of Paradise in Sheikh Safi Shrine Ensemble

Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam
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Badgir, the Tower which Tempts the Wind

Badgir or windcatcher is the traditional and ancestral feature of Persian architecture
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Sassanian Archaeological Landscape , a Panorama of a Kingdom

Welcome to the original homeland of Persia
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Tabriz Bazaar, the Cultural and Commercial World Heritage

Alive heritage of Silk Road in Iran
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Jame Mosque of Isfahan over Twelve Century of History

Masjed-e Jame as an veritable museum of architecture
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Kubeh, the Ancient Iranian Door Bell Phone

Kubeh (Iranian door knocker) is the Iron ornament of Iranian doors.
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Persian Food, a Rainbow upon the Table

Food in Iran is way more than kebabs
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Kalpuregan the Flagship Living Museum of Pottery

A living museum of pottery in the world
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Chahrshanbe Suri, the Iranian Fire Festival to Purify the Souls

The most prominent rite on the arrival step of spring
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Meymand Village, each Cave-house of it, a Tunnel of Time

The winter home of shepherds burrowed into the rocks around grapes orchards
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Nowruz, the Persian New Year and Symbol of Renewal

Nowruz offers to all the occasion for a change, a renewal
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Sepandarmazgan, the Persian Day of Love and Women

Before the creation of Valentine's Day, there was a day for love and respect toward women in Persia
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Yazd, an Earthen Town of Wind-Catchers

Yazd, a "don't miss" destination in Iran is exactly what you have never seen before
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Golestan Palace, the Versailles of Tehran

Beyond the loaded flower beds, Golestan Palace can be named as the garden of Persian arts blend with 400 years of history
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The Heritage of Water and Engineering at Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

A rich technical culture that is built to serve the sustainable development
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Blessing Qanat, the Underground Highways to the Water

Qanat did make the Persian civilization survive from drought in domination of aridity
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Tchogha Zanbil, a Million Bricks to the Elamite God

An intricacy of mud and glazed bricks rises on four levels unlike other Mesopotamian Ziggurats
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Bazaar, a Gateway into Iranians Ancient Culture

Delve deep into the heart of every Iranian Bazaar
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Zoroastrianism, the Oldest Monotheist Religion of Iran

Zoroastrianism is basically a way of life and thinking as the first monotheist religion of Iran
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How People Celebrate Christmas Eve in Iran

Christmas in Iran? Do people celebrate New Year in Iran? How does it look like?
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Persian garden, the Garden of Gods

Considered to be a sacred place, the Persian garden was surrounded by walls, not everyone was allowed to enter
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Iranian Tea; How to Make a Tasty Chai as a Professional

Tea is another inseparable part of Iranians lives as it’s consumed in various occasions and for numerous reasons on a daily basis
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Persepolis, the Legacy of Persia

Darius the great wished Persepolis to be an emblem of Achaemenid monarchy, a showplace where the world realized the power of Persia
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Yalda, the Longest Night of the Year

Yalda Eve is the traditional celebration in Iran as the longest night of the year to cherish rebirth of the Sun
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the Pattern of the World

Pacing the pavements of a World Heritage as Naqsh-e-Jahan square in Isfahan can make you feel you’re on a time travel
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Iran Rice Harvesting

Rice is a dominant member of Persian tables, but the cultivation is a delicate and sensitive process
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Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh Rituals

Ever wondered about the origin of bodybuilding and fitness and the relation between Iranian traditional sport as pahlavani sport in zoorkhaneh?
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Fravashi, the Most Spiritual Symbol of Persia

The Fravashi or Faravahar is the highest individuality in Zoroastrianism that outreaches to the paradise after human being's life on the Earth
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