Its ancient mud-bricks houses are special insulation design.
Remnants of Zoroastrian buildings Masule A breathtaking, unspoiled mountain village in Gilan province.
She started at the women's daily newspaper Zan, and later worked for other nine reformist dailies, all of which have since been banned.
Tavakolian's photographs, however, were used by the authorities to track down and arrest protesters.
Persian History Naghsh -e Rostam: An ancient necropolis 12 km northwest of Persepolis.
I refused to visit Imam Khomeini grave, but here one of many placards about him in Tehran Gorgeous little Hijabi girls Alamut Castle ( death castle) that witnessed the intriguing history of Shia Nizari Ismaili, allegedly the first inventors of suicide fighters.
The magnificent spring blossoms and the snowcapped mountains Shia Islam Shia do not mind depiction of the Prophet’s male relatives Tribal ladies Iran has many tribes, many of them produce distinctive rugs All photos are mine.
The students, it seems, were eager to show off their skills, which look awfully real, and his photos are impressive.
Though the country's restrictions on women are some of the most severe in the world, Iranian women are far from the weak, helpless creatures the Islamic Republic seems to consider them.
Sports, and martial arts in particular, apparently including ninjutsu, are a way for Iranian women to express the strength and self-empowerment that the state has tried and failed to deny them.
It is formed by several irregular levels of terraced houses.
It has few alleys, most are absent, and instead the flat roof of houses form a pathway for the level above.