2 Likes

Fereydonshahr Isfahan
Iran

A good trip with my close friends Alireza hossein zadeh, Hamid reza Hossein zadeh & Ahmad Reyhan

Copyright: Fariborz Alagheband
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 6000x3000
Uppladdad: 27/06/2010
Uppdaterad: 18/09/2014
Visningar:

...


Tags: fereydonshahr-isfahan-iran
comments powered by Disqus

amir amunabi
My city Khansar
leila nazari
leila world
omid jafarnezhad
Dasht Lale vajegon Koohrang Iran
smeqhdad hosseini
grape garden & mother
Mohammad Shirani
Gahar Lake in the Moonlight
zabih hasanvand
Gahar Lake
Fariborz Alagheband
Zayanderoud Cultural And Recreational Village Chadegan Beach Village 3
Ramin Dehdashti
The Zayandeh Rud Dam
Fariborz Alagheband
Zayanderoud Cultural And Recreational Village Chadegan Beach Village 1
omid jafarnezhad
The House of Khomeini
omid jafarnezhad
Imam Khomeini House khomein
omid jafarnezhad
Kamal Saleh
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canale Grande in front of Chiesa San Stae, Venice, Italy
Martin Broomfield
Sunrise Matemwe Beach, Zanzibar
Sorgschrofen Sunrise
Andrew Bodrov
The Dome Cathedral of Tartu
Carsten Arenz
Barcelona - Parc Guell - Sala Hippostila
Carsten Arenz
Zahara - Andalusia - Panoramic Viewpoint
Peka xonep koca 3
Sahneh
The Arg-é Bam (ارگ بم) Before being destroyed by an earthquake
Ackermann, Michael
Deckengemaelde in St. Caecilia. Heusenstamm 2013
Vasilis Triantafyllou
To Gefyri Tis Plakas Araxthos River Greece
sun r
江苏徐州小南湖水街连接苏公岛的桥
Martin Broomfield
Boys head out to fish, Matemwe, Zanzibar
Fariborz Alagheband
Khavaran Cultural Center9
Fariborz Alagheband
Wahe 13
Fariborz Alagheband
Naein Cloak Weaving
Fariborz Alagheband
Eshragh Cultural Center3
Fariborz Alagheband
Iran Isfahan Zavareh Minarate 02
Fariborz Alagheband
Rahnejat Building 1
Fariborz Alagheband
Isfahan Jame Mosque Sofe Saheb
Fariborz Alagheband
Daryaye Noor Stone Museum Azadi Tower 3
Fariborz Alagheband
Sahebgharanieh Palace 09
Fariborz Alagheband
Naghsh-e-Jahan Esfahan Restaurant -Entrance-Souq Waqif Doha Qatar
Fariborz Alagheband
Isfahan Jame Mosque Sofe Ostad
Fariborz Alagheband
Milad Tower03
Mer om 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.