Tehran (Teheran)

Tehran (or Teheran); (تهران) is the capital and largest city of Iran, and the administrative center of Tehran Province. Tehran (35°41′46.28″N 51°25′22.66″E) is a sprawling city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range (the highest point in the Middle…

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Shiraz – Fars Province

Shiraz (شیراز) is the fifth most populated city in Iran and the capital of Fars Province (استان فارس). Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Rudkhaneye (Roodkhaneye) Khoshk seasonal river (The Dry River) (29°37′N 52°32′E) and has…

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Shirvan Valley, Sabalan, Iran

Shirvan Valley (دره شیروان سبلان) is one of 11 wildlife habitats located in Sabalan mountains (کوه سبلان) area . It is located about 20 kilometers from city of Meshkinshahr (Meshkin Shahr) (مشكين شهر). Shirvan is 2200 meters above sea level,…

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Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Chaharmahal o Bakhtiyari (چهارمحال و بختیاری) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran (32°19′39″N 50°51′17″E / 32.3275°N 50.8546°E). It lies in the southwestern part of the country. Its capital is Shahrekord ( شهرکرد). It has an area of 16,332…

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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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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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کسـایی، حکایت نی

حکایت زندگی استاد حسن کسایی نیز حکایت دیگری از عشق است؛ عشق به ساز و هیچ‌سازی برای او همچو نی نمی‌شود. شاید برای همین باشد که نام حسن کسایی با نی عجین و یکی شده است و همه او را…

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