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Kashan’s Fin Garden

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Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan’s Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in Iran.

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Holy Mashhad welcomes European visitors

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A premium special train carrying European tourists arrived in Holy City of Mashhad on Wednesday. The second largest holy city in the world, Mashhad in northeast of Iran attracts more than 20 million tourists and pilgrims every year, many of whom come to pay pilgrimage to Holy shrine of the 8th Muslim Shi’ite Imam, Imam Reza (Peace be upon him).

http://english.irib.ir/galleries/item/198741-holy-mashhad-welcomes-european-visitors

Foreign tourists end long train trip, arrive in Tehran

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A luxury train with some 70 foreign tourists on board arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran after crossing several cities inside the country where the passengers took the time to go sightseeing.
http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/tourism/item/198479-foreign-tourists-end-long-train-trip,-arrive-in-tehran

Preserving unique Shiraz historical texture necessary

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The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said on Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the city’s tourism industry.
http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/tourism/item/191265-preserving-unique-shiraz-historical-texture-necessary

Iranian Notables, Sources of Global Honor (4)


Previously, we mentioned that Scythians founded the Achaemenian Empire, and managed to unify all civilizations in Iran plain. By construction of a major road, the Scythians managed to bond a number of ethnicities…http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/history/item/190023-iranian-notables,-sources-of-global-honor-4

Iranian ancient legends contribute to a novel


Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel…http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/art/persian-literature/item/188911-iranian-ancient-legends-contribute-to-a-novel…http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/art/persian-literature/item/188911-iranian-ancient-legends-contribute-to-a-novel

German Iranologist Heidemarie Koch honored in Tehran


The Persian literary monthly Bokhara paid tribute to German Iranologist Heidemarie Koch, author of “Persepolis, Shiny Capital of the Persian Empire”, during a ceremony at the Mahmud Afshar Foundation in Tehran on Thursday…http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/item/188832-german-iranologist-heidemarie-koch-honored-in-tehran

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