Naghsh e Jahan the world's oldest polo field
The polo was played for the first time in Persia (Iran) on dates from the 6th century BC to the 1st century AD. Initially, Polo was a training game for cavalry units, usually guarding the king or other elite troops. From there, it spread to all of Persia and beyond. It is now popular worldwide, with more than 100 member countries of the International Polo Federation.
Ardestan Jame Mosque with Sassanid fire temple structure
The Congregational Mosque of Ardestan is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved Iranian mosques. Vestiges of four historical epochs are discernible here. The earliest belong to a Sasanid fire temple, remodeled to meet the needs of a Muslim religious building. This primeval mosque, which consisted of a single domed sanctuary, was built in the 10th century by Omar ibn Abdolaziz, a governor of Esfahan.
Nain and its 1000 years old Jame Mosque
This ancient, austere, and perfectly intact Congregational Mosque is one of the most beautiful religious buildings in Iran. It is believed to have been constructed in the 7th century by Umayyad caliph Omar. However, an archaeological survey on the site has shown that the mosque's construction (or reconstruction) dates from the 10th 11th century.
The Silk Road and the Successive Caravanseraies along its Route
The routes of the Silk Road were initially particular ways for trade comprised of numerous access ways to connect the land of China to the Mediterranean Sea, with a total length of 7000 kilometers main road. This road extending from 'Chang-an', the capital of China in the past, passed through Samarkand, a city in Turkestan. Bukhara, a city in Russian Turkestan,..
Aran-o-Bidgol City, The Gate of Iran's Desert
Aran-o-Bidgol County is spread out over an area of 2,939 sq.km with a population of 90,000 people. It is located to the south of the Salt Lake of Qom and Semnan Provinces and to the northwest of Natanz and to the north of Kashan and 195 km to the north of Esfahan. The center of the county is a city of the same name, with a population of 58,000 people. It is nearly 910 m above sea level.
Isfahan: A model for the coexistence of different religions' followers
Followers of different religions in Isfahan have lived in peace and safety for years. Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, and Sunnis live peacefully alongside Shiite. Religious prophets have a special position in Islamic culture and in popular beliefs.
Among the cities of Iran, Isfahan has always been the home and a settlement for different religions' expatriates.
Rey & Qom two important religious city close Tehran
Rey, also known as Shahr-e Rey (EN: City of Rey) with the ancient name Raga is a major historical area in Iran, especially in Tehran province. Astaneh Abdolazim Shrine is composed of a lofty portal and several porticoes, courtyards, a golden dome, two tiled minarets and porches, a shrine and a mosque. The oldest object in the Astaneh is a very precious box made of areca wood in the year 1325 AD.
The role of language and graphical Carpet
Art of the Persian word " fan " and sometimes the "industry" has been used. Apart from the different meanings of words like perfection of grace, courage, justice, courage, and virtue has been mentioned Carpet tile art calligraphy and Persian architecture is the most significant and famous in the world Iranian carpets are admirable humility and sincerity artists so that even misplace their names and their time on their creations have been avoided.
Zour Khaneh: A Scene of Manliness, Excellence and Humanistic Unity
Talking about an ancient sport, Varzesh-e-Bastani' which is still practiced
a metropolitan city as Esfahan is evocative. The sport can be regarded as a kind of traditional gymnastics holds in Zour Khaneh (house of strength) and the sportsmen are called; Bastanikar.
Iran Nomads: Qashqai
The Qashqai is one of the largest and most famous tribal confederacies in Iran. They compose a community of settled, semi-settled, and pastoral nomadic households who reside mainly in the Fars region. The confederation is divided into five major tribes and several minor ones. All of these tribes have a common political history, a shared cultural and linguistic heritage, and present social ties. Qashqai speaks the Qashqai language, a dialect of Turkish closely related to Azerbaijani. Most Qashqai is bilingual in Qashqai and Persian (Farsi), and there are a lot of borrowed Persian words in their own language. The actual Qashqai language has not been reduced to writing.
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