The poet Rabindranath Tagore once described the probably most beautiful building in the world in one of his poems as "a tear on the cheek of time".
Buddhist monastery complex from the 1st century BC in northern Pakistan.
In the historic town of Uch Saharif are the tombs of Bibi Jawindi, Baha'al-Halim, Ustead and Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari.
The starry sky in the Lut Desert is simply breathtaking.
The Lut Desert is one of the hottest and driest places in the world.
Six kilometres north of Persepolis, impressive rock tombs were hewn into the mountain for four Persian kings from the Achaemenid Dynasty.
The legendary palace city of the Persian Great Kings of Antiquity was founded in 520 BC by Darius I in southern Iran and burned down by Alexander the Great in 330 BC.
Yazd has a very special charm at night.
The desert city of Yazd is one of the oldest cities in Iran.
The Naqsh-e-Jahan Square in Isfahan (Iran) is one of the largest squares in the world.
Impressive witness from ancient times in the Middle East.
The city of Shushtar in southwestern Iran is famous for its ancient canal and irrigation system, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Qazvin war von 1548-1598 Hauptstadt des Safawiden-Reiches
The round dome of the Soltaniyeh Mausoleum is one of the largest in the world, at 35.1 metres high. The mausoleum is considered a model for the Taj Mahal in India and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005.
Sanctuary of the Sassanids and pilgrimage site of the Persian kings. Today UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Zendan-e Soleiman is an ca. 110 m high, dried out sinter cone with a 100 m deep and 70 m wide crater in northern Iran.
The Historical Bazaar of Tabriz is one of the oldest in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.
Mud volcanoes and prehistoric rock carvings