Stunning Persia

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Yazd, IranYazdIranAn Iranian Sunset amongst the desert dunes whilst on a #Roadtrip outside of Yazd. After a short camel ride, we settled for the evening, sipping on...Tehran, IranTehranIranThe old American embassy has anti-american murals all around the walls of the old embassy which was the scene of the infamous iranian hostage...Tehran Grand Bazaar, Tehran, IranTehran Grand BazaarTehran, IranEntering the Grand Bazaar in Tehran is like stepping into a different world. It's as if someone took a big city, squeezed it into a small box and...Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Esfahan, IranSheikh Lotfollah MosqueEsfahan, IranMay 2009 Sheikh Loftollah's mosque Royal private mosque in the east of the Naqsh-e Jahan square in Esfahan.Azadi Tower, Tehran, IranAzadi TowerTehran, IranOriginally built to commemorate the 2,500 year anniversary of the Persian empire, it was renamed to celebrate the revolution in Iran My time in...Gate of all Nations, Persepolis, Fars, IranGate of all Nations, PersepolisFars, IranApril 2009 Lamassu statue in Gate of all Nations, Persepolis Lamassu or Shedu is an Assyrian protective deity, often depicted with a bull or lion's...Seyed Mosque, Esfahan, IranSeyed MosqueEsfahan, IranEntrance ceiling of syed mosqueImam Khomeini Mosque, Esfahan, IranImam Khomeini MosqueEsfahan, IranImam practising his speech at the Imam Khomeini Mosque in Esfahan, Iran. When we visited this #mosque the Imam asked our guide whether or not we...Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, IranNasir al-Mulk MosqueShiraz, IranInside the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque mosque in Shiraz, Iran. The best time to visit is in winter when the angle of light is low and the multicolours...Agha Bozorg Mosque, Kashan, IranAgha Bozorg MosqueKashan, IranMarch 2009 Agha Bozorg mosque This mosque and madrasah was built in late 18th century for Mullah Mahdi Narakhi called Agha Bozorg, hence the name...Masjed Jame Abbasi, Esfahan, IranMasjed Jame AbbasiEsfahan, IranApril 2009 Shah's mosque, Esfahan Inside the Shah's mosque in Esfahan... Marble and haft rangi tiles in floral decoration which should resemble the...Kashan, IranKashanIranThe desert outside Kashan in Iran is a magical place. It's possible to join an overnight trip that takes you to some sand dunes, a vast salt lake...Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, IranNasir al-Mulk MosqueShiraz, IranPic of the beautiful courtyard of the Nasir Al Mulk Mosque or 'Pink Mosque' in Shiraz, Iran. I visited this #mosque right after the city endured...Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, IranNasir al-Mulk MosqueShiraz, IranThe Nasir al-Mulk Mosque after some rain. This traditional #mosque is also called 'pink mosque' due to the pink tiles used for its interior design....Si-o-seh pol, Esfahan, Esfahan, IranSi-o-seh pol, EsfahanEsfahan, IranApril 2009 Si-o-seh bridge or Bridge of 33 arches. Also called Allah-verdi Khan bridge after famous Safavid general of Georgian origin. He...Ali e bne Hamzeh Holy Shrine, Shiraz, IranAli e bne Hamzeh Holy ShrineShiraz, IranApril 2009 Imamzadeh-ye Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh , Shiraz The Imamzadeh Hamzeh mausoleum, also known as Imamzadeh-ye Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh, is the tomb of the...Naqsh-e-Rostam, Fars, IranNaqsh-e-RostamFars, IranNaqsh-e Rustam is a large cemetry with tomb monuments from Achaemenid kings, about 12 km from Persepolis. The tombs are locally known as the...Yazd, IranYazdIranA desert sunset 2 hours south of Yazd, Iran. If you get the chance then stay the evening under the stars. http://jimmyeatsworld.comYazd, IranYazdIranWhen in Yazd, book a tour of the desert sand dunes to catch the sunset stay the night in the dunes for a glorious sunset as well.Masjed Jame Abbasi, Esfahan, IranMasjed Jame AbbasiEsfahan, IranOne of the four iwans in the main courtyard of the Imam mosque also called Shah's or Jameh Abbasi mosque after its founder Shah Abbas I. Built in...
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