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Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

Vank Church (کلیسای وانک یا آمنا پرکیچ) in Isfahan (Esfahan) (اصفهان), is the most important and famous historical church in Isfahan from the viewpoint of architecture and decorations values and wall paintings. This church has other names such as san…

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Esfahan or Isfahan

Esfahan or Isfahan (historically also rendered as Ispahan, Hispahan, Aspadana, Spahan (اصفهان), located about 340 km south of Tehran at 32°39′5″N 51°40′45″E is the capital of Esfahan Province and Iran's third largest city (after Tehran and Mashhad). Esfahan City had…

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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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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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