Kharanaq Village Exploring the Timeless Charm of Kharanaq Mudbrick Ancient Historical Village Nestled amidst the rugged landscapes of Iran, Kharanaq Historical Village stands as a living testament to the rich tapestry of Persian history. With its ancient mud-brick structures, labyrinthine alleyways, and a palpable sense of antiquity, Kharanaq beckons travelers to step back in time

The Silk Road in Iran and the Persian Caravanserai   The Silk Roads, as the oldest trading and communication network across the world, have connected many civilizations for millennia, bringing together peoples, cultures and economies. The roads provided a ground not only for the exchange of goods but also for the interactions of ideas and

Yalda Celebrations Embracing the Longest Night in Iranian Culture   Greetings, Cultural Explorers! Step into the radiant embrace of Yalda Night, a celebration that transcends time and connects us to ancient Persian traditions and the roots of Zoroastrianism. Join us on a journey through the luminous tapestry of Yalda Night, where each moment is a

7 Most Famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran   Iran has 27 UNESCO World Heritage Sites as of September 2023, 25 of which are cultural and 2 are natural. The first UNESCO site in Iran, Tchogha Zanbil, was registered in 1979. The latest registered sites is the Persian Caravanserai, registered in September 2023 and

Kurdish Festival of Pir Shaliar Introduction Pir Shaliar, also written Pir-e Shalyar, is one of the historical Iranian ceremonies which take place in the Kurdish region of Iran. Iranian Kurdistan is one of the most active provinces with a lot of activities. The instruments of Daf and Tanbor (Tanbur) were born in the Kurdish regions

Iran Bakhtiari Nomads From ancient times, the human being has always sought different ways to adapt himself to natural and climatic situations and geographical limitations. Iran, as one of the vast oldest cradles of civilization, embraces a wide range of climatic conditions settled by various ethnic groups. The diversity is so amazing that it is

Oraman (Uraman) Takht Village in Iran (UNESCO) Oraman or Uraman-e Takht is the name of a village located in Hawraman in the Kurdish region of Iran.  The Cultural Landscape of Hawraman was registered in the list of Iranian UNESCO sites in July 2021. Hawraman is the name of the valley and mountain region located within

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Tourist Highlights Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari is the name of a small Province in the southwest of Iran, situated in the west of Esfahan province. Geographically, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari is located among the central Zagros Mountain Range, full of tourist highlights for adventure seekers.   In this part of Zagros, the Zardkuh mountains

Bakhtiari Nomadic Land Bakhtiari is the name of one major Iranian nomadic tribe living in the central part of the Zagros mountain range. Bakhtiari nomadic land is very remote and far from civilization. It embraces the last remaining original and authentic nomadic tribes in Iran.  Livestock raising is their profession, and their life is divided

Busiest Travel Days of Iran Holiday Season  Why you should NOT consider your travel holiday during the busiest holidays in Iran! Iranians travel a lot in Iran and the number of domestic tours is increasing every year. some travelers travel by themselves and some of them use local travel agencies or tour operators for their