Portfolio Category: Art

Vank Cathedral

Vank Cathedral

It was during war of 1603-1618 between Safavid kings and Ottomans that the cathedral was built. Like always, there was a country or dynasty which wished had Iran as its territory. This time there were hundreds of thousands of Armenians, deported because of war, who established the Vank cathedral in almost...

Vakil Complex

Vakil Complex

Each Persian king selected one of cities as their own capital and improved it during their kingdom. Shiraz, too, had been a capital first during the Zandieh Dynasty and so some of the structures and sites have been built by the founders of that kingdom. Arg, Bath, Mosque and Bazaar are the highlighted sites of Shiraz that are construed by...

The Pink Mosque

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque (The Pink Mosque)

We Iranians believe, the mosque is the home of God and so when you step into a mosque, you are the guest of the lord. Here too, the Pink Mosque, is a house of the God, where he is waiting to welcome you in a space Illuminated by his natural Chandeliers...

Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace

In the center of Tehran and in the middle of a beautiful garden with evergreen trees and fresh climate, a lavish palace lies down that has a long history from the Safavi to Pahlavi dynasty in its heart. A place that was once the location of formal royal receptions of the Pahlavi dynasty.  It...