• Iran Calls for Tariff Cuts for More Trade with Russia

    Iran Calls for Tariff Cuts for More Trade with Russia

    Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that recent tariff concessions have eased the export of Iranian goods to the Northern Caucasus region, calling for further cuts to have sharp increase in trade between the countries of the region.

  • Stars valley in Qeshm Island

    Stars valley in Qeshm Island

    Qeshm is one of the most beautiful islands in Iran that homes many natural and wonderful attractions; Naz Island, Hara forest, Hengam Island, Namakdan salt cave, Khorbas cave, Setaregan valley are some of the eye-catching sites in Qeshm.

  • Isfahan to battle desertification

    Isfahan to battle desertification

    Desertification is a global issue that should be addressed by responsible organizations in Iran, particularly in Isfahan.

  • Iranian cinematic officials, films attend in  market section of Cannes filmfest

    Iranian cinematic officials, films attend in market section of Cannes filmfest

    Holding the market section of the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival has paved the way for supporting the Iranian films in the international arenas.

  • Genoo thermal spring

    Genoo thermal spring

    According to previous studies, hydrotherapy is a helpful method to relieve muscle pain, strengthen muscles, and accelerate blood circulation. People can treat different conditions, including arthritis and related rheumatic complaints by swimming in natural thermal pools.

  • Valuable limestone cave in Iran

    Valuable limestone cave in Iran

    Caves are mysterious places in the heart of mountains that their beauties attract everybody's attention. Chal-e Nakhjir tourism destination which is one of the amazing caves in Iran is located on the way from Isfahan to Tehran, 11 kilometers northeast of Delijan town, Markazi Province.

  • Sound recording of "Mohammad Rasool Allah (PBUH)" music album starts in multiple languages

    Sound recording of "Mohammad Rasool Allah (PBUH)" music album starts in multiple languages

    Featured and composed by acclaimed Iranian singer Payam Azizi and arranged by Fardin Lahorpur, the sound recording of "Mohammad Rasool Allah (PBUH)" music album has been started in multiple languages inducing Persian, Kurdish, Arabic and Turkish.

  • Isfahan Music Museum

    Isfahan Music Museum

    Museum and music are two important cultural elements in human life in the modern age, one of them is inherited from the past, and the other one has been made by modern humans using their intrinsic innovative thinking; the combination of them in "Isfahan Music Museum" catch the eye of anyone visiting the site.

  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System; Masterpiece of Engineering in Ancient Times

    Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System; Masterpiece of Engineering in Ancient Times

    Shushtar historical hydraulic system, which is known as a masterpiece of creativity, engineering and art, traced back to the Achaemenid period, the reign of Darius the Great, in the 5th century B.C; however, the main part of its construction dates back to the Sassanid era. This system was registered in UNESCO World Heritage List in 2009, with the registration number of 1315.

  • Safavid masterpiece in Chaharbagh

    Safavid masterpiece in Chaharbagh

    The Hasht Behesht Palace in the central Iranian city of Isfahan is a historical building in a large garden which has been turned into a public park. The palace used to be recognized as the most beautiful palace in the world during the Safavid dynasty.

  • Iran global handicraft power

    Iran global handicraft power

    The handicraft sector provides employment opportunities for young artists and promotes the economic development in targeted societies.

  • Isfahan goes plastic free

    Isfahan goes plastic free

    Plastic bags are a big threat to our planet earth, because they are made of petrochemicals which are nonrenewable material; it takes 1000 hours for a single plastic bag to break down into smaller and smaller pieces called micro plastics and decay completely, then consequently our Mother Nature can be damaged in a short time.

  • Agha Noor mosque

    Agha Noor mosque

    Agha Noor mosque is located in Dardasht neighbourhood in Isfahan. Its main building which dates back to the reign of Shah Abbas I, was completed a year after his death, during the first year of Shah Safi era, 1039 A.H. A beautiful Shabestan was added to this building and some parts of the construction were decorated during the Qajar era.

  • Executive Directors of 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth appointed

    Executive Directors of 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth appointed

    Secretary of 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Alireza Tabesh, in separated decrees has appointed Eman Hojjati and Masoud Ahmadian as the executive directors of the festival in central Province of Isfahan and Tehran respectively.

  • St. Georg Church

    St. Georg Church

    The St. Georg church, or Gharib church is a historical church in Isfahan. After the Hakoup church, which is located inside the St. Mary church, it is the oldest church in the Julfa quarter. The building was built in 1611 C.E, by Khaje Nazar during the reign of Shah Soltan Hossein Safavid.

  • Takht-e Soleyman

    Takht-e Soleyman

    The unique archeological place of Takht-e Soleyman known as Azar Goshnasp Fire Temple, is situated 45 kilometers of Takab, West Azerbaijan, Iran. This site which is in a mountainous area, was registered in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2003, with the registration number of 1077. It was also listed in the Iran's national heritage book in 1937, with the number of 318.

  • Iranian children with EB victims of imposed sanctions

    Iranian children with EB victims of imposed sanctions

    Iranian children suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB) are seriously suffering due to the shortage of wound dressings as a result of sanctions imposed by the US against Tehran.

  • Restoration of Tabriz Historic Bazaar Started

    Restoration of Tabriz Historic Bazaar Started

    The grand bazaar of Tabriz, which has been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010, is known for its detailed brickwork and domed ceilings.

  • Isfahan Park to be opened in St. Petersburg

    Isfahan Park to be opened in St. Petersburg

    Cultural relations between Iran and Russia officially began in 1521 in Safavid era.

  • Iranians observe "Night of Destiny"

    Iranians observe "Night of Destiny"

    Lailat al Qadr or the Night of Destiny, marks the holiest night of the year for Muslims during which the first verses of the Holy Qur’an were revealed by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) some 14 centuries ago.

  • Rescue local dolls from oblivion!

    Rescue local dolls from oblivion!

    "Local dolls are part of Iran's national culture," the Director General of Isfahan's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism organization said.

  • Mulla Sadra; Influential Islamic Philosopher

    On the Occasion of Mulla Sadra's Commemoration Day

    Mulla Sadra; Influential Islamic Philosopher

    Mulla Sadra is the most prominent philosopher of the last four hundred years in the Muslim world; In his works, he considers the nature of reality and finds it as a pure existence. He believes that everything is comprehended by existence even nothingness.

  • Discover spring in Semirom

    Discover spring in Semirom

    Iran (IMNA) - A distinctive feature of the nature in Isfahan is a variety of climatic conditions with a clear division of all seasons and their flora and fauna. Semirom County is one of the beautiful natural wonders in Isfahan that attracts tourist from all around the world during spring when woods put on glory green outfits and the fragrance of flowers spreads in mild breeze. Spring is the perfect season to discover the hidden beauties of this county. Let's see the stunning nature through IMNA's camera.

  • 32nd Int’l filmfest for children, youth announces regulations, call for entries

    32nd Int’l filmfest for children, youth announces regulations, call for entries

    The 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth has announced its regulations and call for entries aims to enhancing the cinematic products of this age bracket and introducing the top works in national and international arenas.

  • Isfahan brand of film festival for children and youth

    Isfahan brand of film festival for children and youth

    "Given the special conditions of the country in the international arena, "Film Festival for Children and Youth" in Isfahan should be taken into account as a golden opportunity;  we should make the most of this cinematic event," the mayor of Isfahan said.

  • Hafezieh; diamond of Shiraz

    Hafezieh; diamond of Shiraz

    There is no way for Iranian people to hear the name of Shiraz and don’t immediately think about Hafiz. Khajeh Shamseddin Mohammad Hafez-e Shirazi, titled by Lesan-ol-Qeib, is well known due to his wonderful sonnets. The tomb of Hafiz, the great Iranian poet, is one of the most visited sites in Shiraz.

  • Iranian Researchers Develop Herbal Antibiotics for Humans, Livestock

    Iranian Researchers Develop Herbal Antibiotics for Humans, Livestock

    An Iranian knowledge-based company has successfully developed herbal antibiotics, in the forms of ointments and sprays, for both humans and livestock, and is now looking forward to expand its range of products with support from the country’s Innovation and Prosperity Fund.

  • Unique waterfall of Shahlolak in Chermahin

    Unique waterfall of Shahlolak in Chermahin

    Chermahin County which is situated in green region of Bagh-e Bahadoran, has some seasonal and permanent waterfalls; the unique permanent waterfall which is located 5 kilometers southwest of the county, is called "Shahlolak", "Shahloran", or "Shahlora". It flows down from a mountain under the same name.

  • Revival of international transaction in countries along Silk Road

    Revival of international transaction in countries along Silk Road

    "At the meeting of the member states's mayors of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which was held in the city of Chongqing, China, the revival of international transaction among the cities or countries along the Silk Road, the ancient commercial and cultural communication network between the West and the East, was investigated," the mayor of Isfahan said.

  • Happy Khayyam Day

    Happy Khayyam Day

    May 18 has been considered as Khayyam Day to celebrate and commemorate the world renowned Persian poet and mathematician.