From ancient times up to now the following religions have been practiced in Iran: Paganism period, Mithraism (Mitra worshipping) period, Zoroastrian period and Islamic period. Besides the above several other faiths were followed by small minorities such as the followers of Mazdak and Mani and Christianity before the birth of Islam.
Iranian food contains the most perfect ingredients in the world. Iranian stews and soups show that the Iranian women have exact information about food ingredients and how to combine them to produce the most nutritious effect and flavor. Cereals, vegetables, and herbal and animal proteins exist in nearly all Iranian foods. One of the privileges of Iranian cuisine is an effort to cook the most delicious food. All cultures look at food as a means to respond to human physical needs and to make people enjoy it, but the importance of Iranian food (or countries with warmer climate) lies in the fact that their dishes are more diverse and palatable.
Islamic mysticism, also known as Sufism, is a complex of beliefs and practices which aims to find the divine knowledge through the direct personal experience of God. The term Sufi may have derived from
Iran Natural Landscapes
Each part of this ancient land has unique characteristics that distinguish it from other regions. These four seasons land have very beautiful mountainous, forest and desert regions. Forests of northern Iran (Hyrcanian or Caspian forests) of approximately 1,488,000 hectares located south of the Caspian Sea and along the northern slopes of the Alborz Range from Astarara to west to Golestan to the east. These forests are part of deciduous broadleaved forests with a mild Mediterranean climate. In general, the forests of northern Iran have 80 species of trees, 50 species of shrubs, and hundreds of perennial grasses. You can use travel agency programs to visit Iran's forests
The deserts in Iran, most of which fall in the center of the Iranian plateau, are well known in the world for their enormous size, barrenness, and moving sands. Lut Desert is located southeast of Iran and Dasht-Kavir or Markazi Desert is located in the center. The length of the sand dunes in Markazi Desert is approximately 150 kilometers. Relocation of moving sands is a big problem that threatens the towns and farms at the margin of Iranian deserts.