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Persian Wedding Ceremony: Everything you need to know about Persian wedding

Persian Wedding Ceremony: Everything you need to know about Persian wedding

Unlike other cultures Persian wedding is an event which is celebrated at its best from ancient times with a large assembly and feastings without sparing expenses, and still remains the same even though their culture has hugely affected by Islamic religion and traditions.   Source: http://www.weddinghall.ir/ Persian wedding process is started from a tradition called “Khastegari” which is the process of asking the hand of a woman. In early days most marriages were arranged by families and therefore this tradition was highly practiced. Parents of the groom will take him to see...
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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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Top 10 places to visit in Iran

Top 10 places to visit in Iran

To help you choose where to go on your next trip to Iran, we compiled a list of best destinations in Iran using opinions and recommendations from trusted travel experts and many of travelers. We hope these recommendations can help point you toward your next destination in Iran.   10- Chehel Sotoon (چهل ستون) Chehel Sotoun (literally: “Forty Columns”) is a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan, one of the biggest cities in Iran.  9- Saadi Tomb (Saadieh, سعدیه) Saadi, was one of the...
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