The Most Influential Poets of Iran

Iran is home to some of the most well-known and influential poets in the world. Tremendous works of art, the words of Persian poetry give an insight into the culture of the country. The poems keep inspiring generations after generations of Iranians, and others around the globe. Here is a look at some of theContinue reading “The Most Influential Poets of Iran”

The Persian Picnic

Tap, tap, tap, clink, clink, clink. Coppersmiths and metalworkers chip away at their material of choice in the Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Esfahan. The trickling sound of black tea emerges, hot and steaming from a traditional samovar. The call to prayer roars through the dusty streets of Mashhad followed by scurries of worshippers making theirContinue reading “The Persian Picnic”

The Best Parks and Gardens in Iran

As spring has just arrived, green spaces are rifer than ever in Iran. Playing a huge part in Iranian culture, the great outdoors is well loved by everyone throughout the country. Parks, and Persian gardens, are a big attraction, with a number of the latter being awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Here is a guideContinue reading “The Best Parks and Gardens in Iran”