Bazaar-e Vakil, Shiraz, Iran

Bazaar-e Vakil (Vakil Bazaar), (بازار وکیل‎) is the main bazaar of Shiraz. It has beautiful courtyards, caravansarais, bath houses, and old shops which are deemed among the best places in Shiraz to buy all kinds of Persian rugs, spices, copper…

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Jashn-e Sadeh

Jashn-e Sadeh, Fire Festival (جشن سده), is an ancient Iranian tradition celebrated before nowrouz. Sadeh [Sade or Sada (سده‎‎)] means hundred in Persian and is a mid winter feast celebrated with grandeur and magnificence in ancient Iran. It was a…

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Oraman village – Kurdistan Iran

Oraman (Persian: اورامان‎‎) or (Avroman, Owraman or Hewraman‎), is a mountainous region located within the provinces of Kurdistan and Kermanshah in western Iran and in north-eastern Iraq within Iraq's Kurdistan Region. In Iran, the region includes the cities of Paveh…

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Cones of Kandovan, Iran

Kandovan ( کندوان ) is an ancient village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. What makes the village so unique is that its homes have been carved inside cone shaped rocks.…

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