• Detail showing an embossed Iranian pottery at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London 2017-08-17 13:53

    London museum to hold course on Iran’s national heritage

    TEHRAN – The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is set to hold a short course on the art history of Iran that will take a peek into its rich national heritage from the time of Achaemenid Persian Empire (c. 550-330) to the modern Islamic Republic.

  • CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour presents a gift to Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra, Colombia’s accredited ambassador to Tehran, on May 2, 2017. 2017-05-04 11:52

    Iran, Colombia move to deepen tourism, handicrafts ties

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism chief and Colombia’s accredited ambassador to Tehran have welcomed further cooperation in the arenas of tourism, cultural heritage, and handicrafts, IRNA reported.

  • A view of the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran 2017-04-16 08:44

    National Museum of Iran dedicates exhibit to ancient Tehran

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of historical relics and archaeological treasures of Tehran Province opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of Iran on Saturday.

  • A view general of Tehran with snow-clad Alborz mountain range in the background 2017-03-20 11:41

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Time to see another face of Tehran during Noruz

    TEHRAN – Noruz, the ancient, national festive of the Iranians, is the right time for those who have been for long fancying being in Tehran.

  •  A Westerner couple pose for a photo at the enormous historical Imam Square in Isfahan on November 9, 2016. The sixth-story Safavid-era Ali Qapu Palace in also seen in the background. 2017-03-06 18:31

    World media put spotlight on Iran as tourist hub

    TEHRAN - Following a landmark nuclear deal Tehran and world powers clinched in 2015, Iran is repeatedly named as a hot travel destination by a circle of international media outlets in terms of its rich history, picturesque sceneries, traditions, cuisine and hospitable people.

  • A poster for the 15th Annual Symposium on the Iranian Archaeology 2017-03-02 20:11

    National Museum of Iran to host symposium on archaeology

    TEHRAN – The 15th Annual Symposium on the Iranian Archaeology will be held at the National Museum of Iran from March 5 to 7 in a bid to review recent countrywide archaeological surveys.

  • Trump wings 2017-02-26 12:03

    By Hajiali Sepahvand, Mehdi Sepahvand

    Trump trapped in Orientalism, racism, and imperialist system

    History is written by the winners and victors. Therefore, they always find an excuse to justify obscene and unjust behavior. Race has been one of the most preliminary concepts for that use, because some races have tapped their unquestionable superiority to justify all their abominable behavior as well as the ineptitude of other races.