Iran 2015

Visit of Iran 2015

Wikipedia: "Khaju Bridge (Persian: پل خواجو ‎ Pol-e Khāju) is a bridge in the province of Isfahan, Iran, which has been described as the finest in the province.It was built by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650, on the foundations...
Wikipedia: "The type of construction is not specified by the name. The common dakhma or dokhma (from Middle Persian dakhmag) originally denoted any place for the dead. Similarly, in the medieval texts of Zoroastrian tradition, the word astodan app...
Wikipedia: " The hotel was built as the Hyatt Crown Tehran in 1977. It was the third Hyatt to open in Iran, following the Hyatt Caspian in Chalus and the Hyatt Omar Khayam in Mashhad. All three hotels were owned by the Pahlavi Foundation and manag...
Wikipedia: "Persepolis (Old Persian: Pārśa, New Persian: Takht-e Jamshid or Pārseh), literally meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BCE). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shi...
Wikipedia: "Pasargadae (from Ancient Greek: Πασαργάδαι from Persian: Pāsārgād), capital of the Achaemenid Empire built by Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC) and also the location of his tomb, was a city in ancient Persia (modern-day Iran), located near ...
Wikipedia :"It is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture and an excellent example of Islamic era architecture of Iran. The Shah Mosque of Esfahan is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran. It is registered...
Wikipedia: "Vank Cathedral was one of the first churches to be established in the city's Jolfa district by Armenian deportees settled by Shah Abbas I after the Ottoman War of 1603-1605. The varying fortunes and independence of this suburb across t...
Wikipedia:"The Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque (Persian: مسجد نصیر الملك‎ - Masjed-e Naseer ol Molk) or Pink Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, located in Goade-e-Araban place (near the famous Shah Cheragh mosque). The mosque was built during th...
Wikipedia: "The Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān (Persian: مسجد جامع اصفهان‎ – Masjid-e-Jāmeh Isfahān) is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Isfahān city, within Isfahān Province, Iran. The mosque is the result of continual construction, reconstru...
Wikipedia: "Siosepol or Siose Bridge [ˈsiː oˈseh ˈpol] (Persian: سی و سه پل‎,[2] which means 33 Bridge or the Bridge of 33 Arches), also called the Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge, is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Za...
Shiraz  April 2015  - Fars Iran
Wikipedia: "The mosque is a fine specimen of the Azari style of Persian architecture. The mosque is crowned by a pair of minarets, the highest in Iran, and the portal's facade is decorated from top to bottom in dazzling tile work, predominantly bl...
Wikipedia: "Yazd has a history of over 5,000 years, dating back to the time of the Median empire, when it was known as "Ysatis" (or "Issatis"). The present city name, however, is derived from Yazdegerd I, a Sassanid ruler. The city was definitely ...