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Zurkhaneh

Zurkhaneh: The House of Chivalry! Zurkhaneh : Varzesh-e Pahlavani (Heroic Sport) rituals are a class of ancient Iranian martial art, practiced in a Zurkhaneh ( or ZUR-ḴĀNA). Zurkhaneh meaning is “House of Strength”.  Zurkhaneh exercises target strength beyond physical that combine elements of Islam, Gnosticism and ancient Persian beliefs. Hence, Read more…

Travel to Iran from USA

Is Iran Beautiful?

Is Iran Beautiful? Let’s See! Is Iran Beautiful? This is a question with many positive answers. But we, Iranians, do understand it is a question by those who deep down feel there is something more to the mysterious Iran than what some media try to make of Iran. So let’s Read more…

Qanat

Qanat

Qanat | Iranians Found Water Below Desert! Persian Qanat (or Kariz) is an ancient Persian invention of water supply system, which allowed permanent settlements and various civilizations in arid regions. So one might as well call it “Qanat Civilization” of about 3,000 years of antiquity! Persian qanat system taps into Read more…

Travelling to Iran from UK

Iran Desert

Iran Desert | Sandy Thrills of Iran Iran Desert : Iran enjoys a variable climate of mountainous, desert, continental and humid sub-tropical climates. However, arid climate is the predominant feature of Iran, specially in the central plateau. Center east of the Iranian plateau is covered by vast deserts. Iran desert Read more…

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Food in Iran

Food in Iran :: Culture and Habits Food In Iran : Every nation observes their own food culture, which has developed during millennia. The current Iranian cuisine is also the result of a long history of influences by cultures which were once part of the Persian borders, the now neighboring Read more…