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Ferdowsi Day celebrated in Iran

May 14 is the commemoration of the famous Iranian poet Hakim Abul-Qasem Ferdowsi, named as Persian Language Day in Iran. Hakim Abul-Qasem Ferdowsi’s tomb is located in the city of Toos near Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province,…

International Dolls Museum in Tehran

The Iranian capital is known to have many museums that represent the variety and the rich history of Iranian civilization. But besides some of the world-renown museums, there are others like the International Dolls Museum which are quite…

Iranian history on show at Qasr Musuem

Museum of Qasr Prison, constructed by the Georgian Nilokai Markov in 1929 has been lovingly restored in recent years and is now open as a park to the general public. Originally the prison was a palace on the outskirts of the Tehran in…

TeerArt week begins in Tehran

The first ever TeerArt Week has begun in Tehran, with 10 galleries taking part, be sure to check out what’s on across the city! If you're wondering about the name, it is currently the Persian month of Tir -- hence the name. TeerArt is…

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