• گنبد 2017-11-17 10:14

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Soltanieh Dome

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Soltanieh Dome was constructed in 10 years. Its construction included two eras: One included brick and tile while the other included plasterworks.

  • طبیعت شهرستان چابهار و کنارک 2017-11-12 09:46

    By: Barkazi, Khakizaei

    Nature of Konarak, Chabahar

    CHABAHAR, Nov. 12 (MNA) – Due to its location near the equatorial area, Chabahar has a slight temperature variation in the seasons of the year. This area is one of the best ocean shores of the country having the most temperate climate in the south of Iran.

  • جشن شکرانه انار 2017-11-05 15:49

    By: Mobin Paymankar

    Pomegranate Festival

    PAVEH, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Pomegranate trees with their bacciferous fruits have had ancient history in Iran. The people of Doudan village in Kermanshah province celebrated Pomegranate Thanksgiving Festival for the first time.

  • نفس‌های آرام باداب‌سورت 2017-11-05 15:34

    By: Amiral Razzaghi

    Badab-e Surt, Iran's terraced hot springs

    SARI, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Badab Soort is a natural site in Mazandaran province in northern Iran. It comprises a range of stepped travertine terrace formations that has been created over thousands of years as flowing water from two mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountainside.

  • کویر سیازگه 2017-10-30 01:31

    By: Milad Rafat

    Beauty of desert; central Iran lowlands in frames

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Siazgah desert, located in Aran Bidgol County, Isfahan province of Iran, is one of the stunning corners of this country of various climates where you can find landscapes formed by sand, light, and sky. The sand dunes make up picturesque memories for tourists and visitors.

  • 7 2017-10-27 11:08

    By: Mina Ahmadi

    Abyaneh, an exceptional village

    TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) – Abyaneh is mainly watered by Barzrud River. Set on the slope of the lofty mountain of Karkas, this village has a cold climate with numerous springs creating a favorable condition for agriculture.

  • Daily Life 2017-10-16 13:36

    By: Fatemeh Abedi

    A view of daily life in Iran – 71

    YASOUJ, Oct. 16 (MNA) – A journey through the heart of rural life in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province and capturing scenes from the people's daily life.

  • انعکاس 2017-10-15 12:03

    By: Iman Hamikhah

    A view of daily life in Iran – 70

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – A journey through the heart of Iran and capturing scenes from daily life.

  • کاروانسرای شاه عباسی ابوزیدآباد 2017-09-26 13:16

    By: Milad Rafat

    Shah Abbasi Caravanserai

    MEYBOD, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Shah Abbasi Caravanserai is a roadside inn, located in Meybod, Yazd, Iran, and is one of the important structures during Safavid era. The place is made of brick with four veranda method. The building is made up of covered passageways, exterior verandas, vestibule, central yard and one hundred rooms.

  • سمفونی رنگ ها 2017-09-10 16:05

    By: Farhad Safari

    Iranian nomads’ wedding ceremony, symphony of colors

    SHIRAZ, Sep. 10 (MNA) – Iranian nomads of Bakhtiari tribe celebrate their wedding ceremonies with clothes of diverse colors which make their parties as colorful as works of Jackson Pollock.

  • ویرانه های بافت تاریخی ایزدخواست 2017-08-28 13:05

    By: Milad Raf'at

    Ruins of historical texture of Izadkhvast

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – The Complex of Izadkhast is located in the Fars province, roughly 135 km south of Isfahan. The complex consists of Izadkhvast Castle, a caravansary, and a Safavid-period bridge. The castle structure is of particular interest due to the different architectural styles incorporated into the construction of the building, including Sassanid and Qajar periods.

  • تخت سلیمان ، یادگاری به قدمت 3000 ساله 2017-08-19 10:48

    By: Aryan Nasrollahi

    Takht-e Soleymān, 3000-year-old relic

    TAKAB, Aug. 19 (MNA) – Located in a mountainous area of northwestern Iran and 42 kilometers north of the village of Takab, Takht-e Suleiman (the Throne of Solomon) is one of the most interesting and enigmatic sacred sites in Iran.

  • مسجد جامع نطنز 2017-08-14 10:40

    By: Milad Raf'at

    Natanz Central Mosque

    NATANZ, Aug. 14 (MNA) – Natanz Central Mosque is located near Sheikh Abdol Samad Isfahani Tomb in Isfahan province. Its dome house is a heritage of Al-e Bouyeh dynasty.

  • بازسازی پل تاریخی آق‌قلا 2017-08-04 12:35

    By: Raheleh Hesari

    800-old bridge reconstructed in Iran

    TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – The historic bridge of Aqqala, the only bridge of Iran with brick ornaments, was designed and built in the Safavid dynasty era. The 800-old bridge was damaged 6 years ago after an unprecedented flood hit the northern city of Aqqala in Golestan province of Iran.

  • جشن نوروز صياد 2017-07-26 12:35

    By: Asghar Besharati

    Nowruz-e Sayyad day in Qeshm

    QESHM, Jul. 26 (MNA) – Annually on July 19 in Selakh rural district of Qeshm Island, fishermen celebrate Nowruz-e Sayyad day, meaning the Fisher’s New Year, which is one of the oldest Iranian traditions.

  • پاکسازی حاشیه تالاب استیل شهرستان مرزی آستارا 2017-07-14 12:08

    By: Mehdi Hosseinnejad

    Estil Lagoon in Astara

    TEHRAN, Jul. 14 (MNA) – Seven kilometers off the center of the city, Estil lagoon is located by the Astara–Talesh road. The 138 acre water is one of the top tourist attractions of Iran’s northern province of Gilan.

  • landscape 2017-07-09 22:15

    By: Mohammad Moheimany

    Minimal landscapes of Iran

    TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) – Pictures recorded from natural landscapes and surrounding environments in Landscape and Minimal styles.

  • بندر تاریخی لافت 2017-07-02 23:50

    By: Farhad Safari

    Ancient Laft Port in Qeshm

    QESHM, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Laft Port with its ancient waterfront is situated on Qeshm Island in Persian Gulf. The port village is also known for its wells and wind-catchers.

  • اشتهارد 2017-06-30 14:24

    By: Aref Fathi

    Nature's magic in Eshtehard Desert

    TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) – Eshtehard Desert is located in Eshtehard, Alborz province. The place enjoys beautiful nature.

  • دشت گل های بابونه در اردبیل 2017-06-20 17:53

    By: Mohammad Dashti

    Chamomile plain in Ardebil

    ARDEBIL, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Chamomile is a well-known medicinal plant species from the Asteraceae family often referred to as the "star among medicinal species". Ardebil province enjoys a beautiful nature full of plains of Chamomile flowers.

  • جنگل فندقلو 2017-06-13 23:06

    By: Aydin Bakhtiari

    Fandoqlu Forest

    NAMIN, Jun. 13 (MNA) – Fandoqlu Forest has attracted many tourists with its amazing nature where the trees of hazel, wild apple, green tomato, medlar, quince, raspberries and strawberries cover all the parts of the forest.

  • جاذبه های گردشگری استان کرمانشاه 2017-05-12 13:26

    By: Leila Ghodratollahifard

    Kermanshah home to tourists destinations

    KERMANSHAH, May. 12 (MNA) – Kermanshah province, in the west of Iran, is home to around 4500 places and sites of attraction for tourists and 736 of these places have been registered in the national list of Iran’s historical heritage.

  • بافت سنتی خوانسار 2017-05-07 20:47

    By: Rahimi, Riazi

    Ancient city of Khansar

    KHANSAR, May 07 (MNA) – Khansar is a city located in Isfahan province. It dates back to pre-Islamic era. ‘Khan’ means spring and the suffix ‘Sar’ indicates plurality in traditional Persian. It is named ‘Khansar’ due to the large number of springs in the region in the past. The city has abundant natural and historical attractions.

  • دشت لاله های واژگون خوانسار 2017-05-04 14:19

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    Inverted tulips in Khansar

    KHANSAR, May 04 (MNA) – Inverted tulips in Khansar of Isfahan province grow at the foot of Golestan Kooh mountain. Its flowering begins in early May and ends at the end of Spring. These tulips have short life and has healing properties for rheumatism and joint pains.

  • کاروانسرای شاه عباسی لاسجرد 2017-05-03 20:21

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Lasjerd Shah Abbasi Caravansary

    SEMNAN, May 03 (MNA) – Lasjerd Shah Abbasi Caravansary is located in the village of Lasjerd in Semnan province, and dates back to Shah Abbas Safavid I.

  • بهار در باغ گیاه شناسی تهران 2017-05-02 02:56

    By: Masoud Moghaddam

    Spring in Iran's Natl. Botanical Garden

    TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) – Founded in 1968, National Botanical Garden of Iran is located by the side of a highway between the capital, Tehran, and the city of Karaj. The place is the main center for horticulture and plant taxonomy.

  • ایلام سرزمین سبزه و صخره 2017-04-30 23:47

    By: Leila Ghodratollahifard

    Ilam land of rocks and grass

    TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) – Ilam is the third biggest kurdish city in Iran and is located in the western province of Ilam. The city enjoys stunning natural scenery and is surrounded by mountains and forested highlands.

  • زیارتگاه خالد نبی 2017-04-30 09:26

    By: Aboutaleb Nadri

    Shrine of Khalid Nabi

    GONBAD KAVOUS, Apr. 30 (MNA) – Shrine of Khalid Nabi, a pre-Islamic prophet , is a beautiful place surrounded with a strange cemetery. Located in a mountainous area of Turkmen Sahra, the shrine hosts hundreds of visitors during the spring.

  • جزیره هرمز 2017-04-23 21:40

    By: Farhad Safari

    Hormuz Island

    HORMUZ ISLAND, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Hormuz Island is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. It is located in the Strait of Hormuz, 8 kilometers (5 mi) off the Iranian coast in Hormozgan province.

  • تنوع  گونه های نادر پرندگان در باغ پرندگان شهر مرزی آستارا 2017-04-23 16:00

    By: Mehdi Hosseinnejadi

    Astara, home of rare species of birds

    ASTARA, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Astara in Gilan province, is home to different rare birds, including mute and black swans, Africans and Canadians goose, Flamingo, African Crane, various types of ducks, parrots, mildew, nightingale, quail, lovebirds, peacock and a variety of pheasants.