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30 kilometers to Amol city take the road EmamzadehLahash. After 10 kilometers you will see Alimastan village. Then you can enjoy the beautiful hirkani jungel suited of north of Iran.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Iran


A: Alimastan jungle - Autumn

di Mani Jahanshahi, 690 metri di distanza

Alimastan jungle - Autumn

B: Near Alimastan summit

di Mani Jahanshahi, 870 metri di distanza

2.5Km to Alimastan summit

Near Alimastan summit

C: alimastan jungle

di zabih hasanvand, 1.2 km di distanza

یکی از زیباترین مناظر را درفصول بهار وتابستان به گردش گران وطبیعت دوستان نوید می دهد.این جنگلها محل ر...

alimastan 	 jungle

D: Filband Winter

di Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 5.7 km di distanza

Filband Winter

E: Haraz

di Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 6.3 km di distanza


F: Ant`s Home

di Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 6.3 km di distanza

Ant`s Home

G: Iran Mountain Restaurant

di Mark Schuster, 9.4 km di distanza

High in the mountains between Tehran and the Caspian Sea my friend of five minutes aquaintance, who I...

Iran Mountain Restaurant

H: Mangel Mountain

di Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 9.6 km di distanza

I was on mountain climbing with friends . its 10 am and  friends were taking a rest and eating breakf...

Mangel Mountain

I: Filband - Winter

di Babak Mehrabani, 10.9 km di distanza

Filband - Winter

J: Filband - Winter

di Babak Mehrabani, 10.9 km di distanza

Filband - Winter

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Iran

Questa è una vista generale di Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been occupied since 4000BCE, making Iran home to the world's oldest continuous civilization.

It is located in central Eurasia on two ancient trade routes. One runs North-South and connects the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, the other one goes East-West between China, India, Europe and Africa.

There's a city called Isfahan at the intersection of these two routes, which at one time was the wealthiest city in the world. Isfahan was twice the capital of the Persian Empire, during the Median and then Safavid Dynasties.

Interesting artifacts from pre-Islamic Persia include the cylinder of Cyrus the Great, which is the world's first written declaration of human rights. The hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) and the Code of Hammurabi (a set of rules which outlast the King) are also on the list.

The Persian Empire was so magnificent that returning Crusaders carried tales of its splendor and helped spark the Renaissance in Europe! Influence of the Zoroastrian teachings of equality also inspired Greek philosophers such as Aristotle and Socrates.

The Persian Empire was conquered by Muslim Arabs around 650CE during the Sassanid Dynasty. Initially the Zoroastrian, Christian and Jewish faiths were tolerated but by 1000CE most Persians had accepted Islam.

In the sixteenth century Shi'a Islam was declared in Isfahan to be the national religion of Persia and the second golden age began. From 1500 to 1720 the Safavid Dynasty built the greatest Iranian empire since before the Islamic conquest of Persia.

Because of its strategic location and oil resources, World War I found Persia in the middle of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire, Russia and the British Empire-via-India. Persia became Iran as of 1935 and was ruled by the Shah, a Persian term for "monarch."

In the Islamic Revolution of 1979 Iran re-established a theocratic government under the Ayatollah Khomeini.

Today the capital of Iran is the city of Tehran, and Iran is known as the world's center of Shi'a Islam.

Text by Steve Smith.

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