historical

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  • Isfahan's identity should be preserved in urban beautification

    Isfahan's identity should be preserved in urban beautification

    "Currently, the appearance of Isfahan is not quite desirable, therefore, a strategic, dynamic, and operational beautification plan should be codified," an urban design expert said.

  • Ancient warrior's grave discovered in northern Iran

    Ancient warrior's grave discovered in northern Iran

    The head of the coactive exploration team of the ancient zone of Rostam Abad County along Rasht-Gilan highway announced the discovery of a forty-year-old man's grave with war tools dating back to 3,000 years ago.

  • Trace of Neanderthals in Qaleh Bozi caves

    Trace of Neanderthals in Qaleh Bozi caves

    "According to the carried out sampling from Qaleh Bozi caves in Mobarakeh and the results of thermoluminescence tests, the caves date back to 60,000 years ago," the head of excavation team in Mobarakeh said.

  • New decorative plasterworks in Abd al-Smad Natnazi's tomb

    New decorative plasterworks in Abd al-Smad Natnazi's tomb

    "According to the investigations by the Cultural Heritage Organization, the discovered layers in Sheikh Abd al-Samad Natanzi tomb include decorative plasterworks that date back to the Seljuk era," the head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism department said.

  • Hotel Jahan; historical negligence

    Hotel Jahan; historical negligence

    Isfahan (IMNA) - "Amrik", "Ferdosi", and "Jahan" are three old names of a hotel in Chaharbagh Abbasi Avenue. This palace with a neoclassical architecture and pediment roof is one of the first modern hotels in Isfahan; its eastern side has three floors and 32 rooms, and the western side has 2 floors and about 12 rooms. This historical building was the theater center of Isfahan for 20 years, however it turned to boys dormitory in 1980s. Hotel Jahan, like other historical and magnificent buildings of Isfahan, was being forgotten, and now it is nearly collapsing. It is reminded as the "Historical negligence", but this year, the urban management has tried to revive this 90-years old building to regain its prosperity by removing the obstacles.