What can you expect from traveling to Iran? With the mainstream media profile of this “just another middle-eastern country”, many may think that they have a pretty clear image of Iran, with the burning flags and protests. But does the media show you not the whole picture, but even a moderately realistic picture of Iran?
“Siosepol” was constructed in the 17th century by the order of the iconic Safavid king, Shah-Abbas to be a connection between the northern and the southern parts of Isfahan. “Siosepol” means “33 arches bridge” and refers to its 33 arches structure. With its amazingly symmetrical structure, Siosepol is an architectural masterpiece. it is 300 meters
Historic houses of Kshan are a must-see. Borujerdi House of Kashan is now the Tourism Management Office of Kashan. This historic house was appointed by UNESCO Convention as the most beautiful historical house of an Asian Country in 2015. It was built late in the Qajar period in 1875 AD. The most significant elements of
Isfahan owes its fame to Naghsh-e Jahan Square. From the first European visitors during the Safavid era, many tourists wrote about this square and encouraged others to see it. These compliments aren’t unreasonable. There are four historical attractions in this square, all of which represent a time that Iran started developing. Naghsh-e Jahan Square of
The National Museum of Iran, Bazaar, Golestan Palace, the Museum of National Jewelry and Glassware Museum are all located in the same area and you can arrange your plans to visit them in one day. The National Museum of Iran is located in the old part of Tehran. The museum was designed by André Godard and
In one of the oldest regions of Yazd, there is an 800 years old historic building. The “Alexander’s Prison”: A place which its name is a matter of controversy. According to some local narratives, this place was built by Alexander the Great’s command to be a prison for his enemies and exiled persons. After Alexander’s
Yazd is known for its historic mansions which are constructed in the corner of the historic part of the city. Passing through quiet alleyways, the amazing entrance of the house intrigues everyone’s attention. As beautiful as the entrance, but the inside is still more amazing. The history of this aristocratic 1700 meters house goes back