7 things you haven't heard about Iranian mosques
The most important mosques in Iran
There are now about 70,000 mosques in Iran. Among them are a few who, in addition to being the house of God and the place of worship of the people, have other characteristics that make them more particular. In this list, we have tried to name some important and famous mosques in Iran, whose special feature has made them more famous among others.
Iranian tablecloth: A colorful painting canvas with different fragrances
Iranian food culture is an interesting and attractive part of their cultural relations. In Iran, food and tablecloth are very respected. In Iranian food culture, it believed that food is God's blessing. Thus, disrespect to food is equal to its creator. A tablecloth is a place that families meet each other 3 times a day with direct communication, thus it is very valuable in Persian food culture.
Before the rise of Islam much of the Middle East was ruled by the Sasanians (A.D. 224-651), a dynasty named after Sasan, an ancestor of its founder, Ardashir I. From their homeland in southwestern Iran these kings relentlessly extended their sphere of influence until by the early seventh century they controlled an empire that stretched from Armenia to India and from Central Asia to Egypt and the littoral of the Arabian peninsula.
Water as the Origin of Beauty in Persian Garden
Dating back to several thousand years ago, the Iranian garden is the outcome of the culture and thought of Iranians and has definite links with the ritual and religious beliefs of the country both before and after the emergence of Islam. Iranian garden is composed of almost static artificial and natural elements including fruitful and decorative plants, palace, stream, pool, fountain, terraces, and encircling wall and street.
Eight Thousand Years of History in Fars Province, Iran
Pars province is quintessentially Persian. Its name is the modern version of ancient Parsa, the homeland, if not the place of origin of the Persians, one of the great powers of antiquity. From here, the Persian Empire ruled much of Western and Central Asia, receiving ambassadors and messengers at Persepolis. It was here that the Persian kings were buried, both in the mountain behind Persepolis and in the rock face of nearby Naqsh-e Rustam.