Zurkhaneh which literally means home of strength is the very specially designed physical structure, entangling, a myriad of religious and cultural bases, together with the necessary technical facilitiesfor the cultivation of the body and the excellence of mind. Zurkhaneh, this ancient school of thought in human physical education was created in old Persia. However, the sport historians are not in total agreement on a specific date that marks its creation. While traveling to Iran, you can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Traveling to Iran
Iran is an exciting country to explore with a culture of warm, welcoming people. It’s a place filled with rich history, stunning landscapes, and plenty of adventure for the traveller. Our guests believe that by traveling to Iran a special love and connection will shape at first sight. It is not only because of Iran’s beauty and history, but you develop a special connection to the music, the food culture, and the mystery behind it all. Iran will be one of your lifelong dreams and by contacting Uppersia team you’re going to make the most of this experience.
Sunday, May 23, 2021
The Nasir Al Mulk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is located in the beautiful city of Shiraz. The mosque is so stunning that when the light shines through its windows you will feel like you are in a rainbow. The Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, also nick named the Pink Mosque due to the use of the pink tiles, creating the warm pink glow, is one of Iran’s most fascinating mosques, and for many their reason to visit Shiraz.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
International Museum Day
May 18 can be the most important day for any museum. Raising the awareness about the importance of museums as a means of cultural exchange, enriching cultures as a way to developing cooperation, understanding and peace among people are the main aims of International Day of Museums and Heritage.
Let’s talk about some muse that have caught your eyes in Iran. What activities do you recommend in the City of Museums, Tehran?
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Persepolis in Iran
About 60 km from Shiraz, near Marvdasht, Perspolis is the only royal city to offer important vestiges. Persepolis, the ancient capital of the kings of the Achaemenian dynasty of Iran was ounded by Darius I in 518 B.C. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. Walking around the ruin is like traveling back in time, through the rich history of the ancient Persian Empire. The statues and wall carvings are very well preserved and as stunning as a ruin can be. Don’t miss this UNESCO World Heritage site which is a must see in Iran.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
The Museum of Azerbaijan is one of the most important Iranian museums located in the city of Tabriz and beside the Blue Mosque. The museum, known as the second Iranian archaeological museum after the National Museum of Iran. There are historical and artistic works in the museum, belonging to the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras. The museum comprises three halls and an extensive library that In terms of history contains articles discovered from digs in Iranian Azerbaijan and some great sculptures by an Iranian sculptor. This museum also has an important and valuable treasure containing twelve thousand pieces of antiques and art objects.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Happy Shiraz Day
Ordibehesht 15 in the Iranian calendar which falls on May 5 this year, has been designated as National Shiraz Day. Every year many people travel to Shiraz to celebrate this day because of Shiraz’s reach history, outstanding culture and of course its mild weather in May. On the occasion of national Shiraz Day, every year special programs such as reciting Hafez poems and serving traditional foods are held on this day. However, the spread of the corona virus has led to the cancellation of this event.
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Abyaneh is famous for its reddish hue clay, that’s why some people called it the Red Village.
The red houses of the village with its lattice windows and wooden balconies have been built on the ancient architectural style, the roofs of some houses are used to serve as the courtyard for other houses.
With its vibrantly red colored houses overlooking a picture-perfect scenes, the village is a photographer’s dream.