Nakhl-Gardani ceremony in Zarch and Ashkezar during Ashura, Yazd
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Nakhl-Gardani ceremony in Zarch and Ashkezar during Ashura, Yazd

These images shows the Nakhl-Gardani ceremony in Ashkezar during Ashura mourning. Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Yazd, Iran
Qalishuyan (carpet-washing ritual) Mashhad Ardahal
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Qalishuyan (carpet-washing ritual) Mashhad Ardahal

Qalishuyan "carpet-washing ceremony" is a ritual to express love and loyalty toward Soltān Ali, who is claimed to have been martyred in the same place and carried to his resting place on a carpet, instead of a shroud.
Nakhl Gardani Ritual
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The Spectacular Nakhl Gardani Ritual in Yazd

Nakhl-Gardani is one of the most important mourning ceremonies observed in Muharram in different parts of Iran.
A Short Look At The Long Take The Art And Crafts In Iran
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A Short Look At The Long Take: The Art And Crafts In Iran

Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture.
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Handicrafts and Traditional Vocations in Yazd

Yazd is a specific prototype of human creativity in creating and developing life. Also it contains various factors that are prevalent in human urban life.
Minakari
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Iranian Minakari - The Art of Heaven

Minakari is the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.
The Neshtifan windmills
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Nashtifan - 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today

Qalischuyan rituals are practised in Iran to honour the memory of Soltān Ali, a holy figure among the people of Kashan and Fin.
Meymand An Incredible Iranian Rocky Village
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Meymand: An Incredible Iranian Rocky Village

The village of Maymand is one the most exceptional living complexes that has been formed according to the needs of human beings.
Qalischuyan (Carpet Washing) Rituals In Mashhad Ardehal, Kashan
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Qalischuyan (Carpet Washing) Rituals In Mashhad Ardehal, Kashan

Qalischuyan rituals are practised in Iran to honour the memory of Soltān Ali, a holy figure among the people of Kashan and Fin.
Yazd City Listed As Unesco World Heritage
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Yazd City Listed As Unesco World Heritage

Yazd in central Iran selected as a world heritage status in the 41th session UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow, Poland.
Tangible And Intangible Heritage Of Qanat
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Tangible And Intangible Heritage Of Qanat

Qanat construction as a cultural tradition has led to the formation of human settlements and creation of unique landscapes during the last three thousand years.
The Persian qanat
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Qanat: The Water Supply System Under The Desert

Qanat is a unique technological creation where, architecture, technology and science are manifested in association and combination with nature.
Āb anbār in Qanat of Baladeeh
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Ab Anbar: A Roofed Underground Water Cistern

Ab anbar is an underground structure, constructed in the past to store freshwater for domestic uses. The water reservoir was fed from a near shallow qanat.
Qanat of Zarch
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Zarch Qanat - A 3,000 Years Old Water Management System

Qanat of Zarch known as longest Qanat and the length of 80 km, its mother well is 90 m deep and has more than a thousand well shafts.