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Azadi Tower

Azadi Tower

Azadi Tower is one of the symbols of Tehran, which was built more than forty years ago by the Iranian architect Hossein Amanat and named it Shahyad. This tower was designed and built to commemorate the two thousand five hundred years imperial celebrations. Azadi Square, where Azadi Tower is located, is the largest square in Tehran, which is located in the western part of it.The Shahyad Tower has been transformed into the Azadi Tower after the 1979 Iranian Revolution. This tower in Iran is an example of urban symbols and signs that unique architecture turned it into a beautiful symbol in...
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Shahnameh

Shahnameh

Shahnameh, the book of the Abolghasem Ferdowsi, which contains about sixty thousand verses of poetry, is one of the largest and most prominent epic poets in the world. He was born in the city of Tus. Ferdowsi spent about thirty years writing that. The content of Shahnameh includes myths, legends, and history of Iran from the beginning to the conquest of Iran by the Arabs.This valuable literary book is divided into three parts: myths (from the reign of Kiomars to the reign of Fereydoun), heroism (from the uprising of Kaveh Ahangar to the death of Rostam), and historical (from the reign of...
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Persepolis

Persepolis

Persepolis, also known as (Parseh, Takhte Jamshid, Hezarsotun or Chehel Manar) is located in the north of Fars province (fifty kilometers northeast of Shiraz).Persepolis is the name of one of the ancient cities of Iran, which many years ago was the beautiful capital of the kingdom of Iran during the Achaemenid period. In this ancient city, there was a place that was used for holding ceremonies and celebrations, especially Nowruz, during the reign of the ancient kings.The founder of Persepolis was Darius the Great. After him, his son, Xerxes, and his grandson, Ardeshir expanded the...
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Pasargad

Pasargad

Five hundred and fifty years BC, the land of Persia was the residence of the Achaemenids. The Persian dynasty, led by Cyrus, defeated the Medes and chose the region now known as Pasargadae as their capital.Pasargad is a collection of ancient structures left over from the Achaemenid period, which is located in Pasargad city in Fars province. This large complex, which is located on a high plain 1900 meters above sea level, in a mountain fence, includes buildings such as the tomb of Cyrus the Great, the royal garden of Pasargadae, the palace, the bridge, the fountains of the royal garden, the...
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The Historic City of Rey

The Historic City of Rey

Rey city (or Shahr-e Rey) is one of the oldest cities in Iran and the world and one of the cities of Tehran province. The history of living in this city dates back to three thousand years BC. At that time, the Aryan tribes founded the city of Rey, which at the time was the largest city in the world.Ray literally means royal city. The resident and people of Rey were called Razi. The city of Rey has been the capital of Iran for some time. This city is now part of the city of Tehran and is located in the south. The distance from Rey city to the center of Tehran is less than fourteen...
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Most Popular Sports in Iran

Most Popular Sports in Iran

Iranians have long attached great importance to sports. The history of sports such as horseback riding, archery, and swimming in Iran dates back to three thousand years ago.At present, a large number of sports in Iran, both modern and traditional, are active and have their own athletes. Wrestling is one of the sports that has had many fans in Iran since ancient times. But today the most popular sport among Iranians is undoubtedly soccer. Almost all cities and regions in Iran have their own local soccer team. Esteghlal and Persepolis (or Piruzi) are famous teams in Iran that have many fans in...
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Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great

Cyrus II, better known as Cyrus the Great, was the founder and first imperial king of the Achaemenid dynasty, who ruled large parts of Asia between 559 and 529 BC.In his youth, Cyrus first rebelled against the Medes, who were the kings of Iran, and then invaded and conquered the Median capital at Hegmataneh (modern-day Hamedan). After this, Cyrus founded the Achaemenid dynasty. In 539 BC, Cyrus went to the battle of Babylon and finally conquered it. In the famous Cyrus Cylinder discovered in Babylon, Cyrus introduces himself as the son of Cambyses, the great king of Anshan. The Cyrus...
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Tehran Metro

Tehran Metro

Tehran Metro is a set of Tehran city trains that are responsible for transporting people in the Tehran region and the city of Karaj. These trains are running on five main lines in different parts of Tehran. Metro transportation system is one of the largest intercity networks in Tehran, which with 7 lines, of which 6 lines are currently active, has been able to connect many parts of Tehran to each other and greatly help intercity travel in the years Has recently. The first subway line of Tehran connected Sadeghieh Square to the city of Karaj. After that, various stations were opened and the...
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Valiasr Street

Valiasr Street

Valiasr Street is the longest street in Tehran and in the Middle East with a length of eighteen kilometers, which starts from the Rah Ahan square (one of the famous squares in the south of Tehran) and reaches Tajrish Square (a famous square in the north of Tehran) in Shemiranat region. Valiasr Street is one of the most beautiful streets in Tehran. This street has a sidewalk, a large stream of water, and nearly 11,000 sycamore trees on both sides, which are more than 90 years old and is now part of the national heritage of Iran. Valiasr Street, which is the most important and...
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The Great Civilization of Persia

The Great Civilization of Persia

The Persian tribes were the name of a group of Indo-European (Aryan) peoples, who entered the Iranian plateau from the northwest with the Medes (one of the ancient tribes of Iran three thousand five hundred years ago) and named it Iran, meaning Aryan land. The Iranian plateau is a vast land located between the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south and between the folds of the Alborz Mountain ranges in the north and the Zagros Mountains in the south and west. Persians are different from modern Persian speakers. Persian speakers such as Afghans and Tajiks are not...
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Festival of Fire (Chahar Shanbeh Soori)

Festival of Fire (Chahar Shanbeh Soori)

The eve of the last Tuesday of Iranian calendar is considered as Chahar Shanbeh Soori or Festival of Fire. People in all parts of Iran celebrate this festival with light and fire. As a result, you can see bonfires being lit up in almost all the public places. People in Iran celebrate Chahar Shanbeh Soori with fire with the hope of achieving happiness and enlightenment throughout the upcoming year. First of all, it is important to have a clear understanding about how the Chahar Shanbeh Soori originated. As per the historical information, the festival of fire dates back to 1,700BC. During...
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