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Religious Sites in Qazvin
Let’s take a look at three mausoleums in Qazvin that have notable architectural designs: twin towers of Khareghaan, shrine of Shazdeh Hossein, and shrine of the Four Prophets.
Muharram Ceremonies in Ashkezar
A visit to Iran during Muharram and Ashura is one of the best opportunities to learn about a local culture in a new and intimate way.
Keramat & Velayat Decade
Religious celebrations and festivities have always been an integral part of the Iranian culture.
Going Back in Time
Join us to visit different religious sites all located on 30- Tir Street; a mosque, a church, a synagogue and a fire temple.
Ramadan in Tehran
The blessed month of Ramadan is regarded very special in the Muslim community. Muslims across the world cherish and value this month and celebrate it in any way they can.
Passengers of Light
In this report, we will find out why many tourists travel to remote border regions where more than one million soldiers lost their lives from 1980 to 1988.
The Lovely Mashhad
Recently Mashhad has been considered as the Islamic capital of Iran. It is not only a famous religious destination, but also a historical city.
The Baysonqor Quran, which is written in the Muhaqqaq script, is one of the largest handwritten copies of the Quran.
Muharram Art Gallery
The tragic events that took place during the Battle of Karbala leave their mark on anyone who gets to know about them, regardless of culture and religion.
Ashura: The Lessons Learned
How much do you know about the “Tragedy of Karbala”? A historic battle with lessons that are still relevant in modern times.
The word Fitr stands for blooming and taking form in a framework that was designed for obedience, refinement and deepening one’s understanding of God. When a person who has dedicated 30 days of his life to worship and prayer finds himself in that reforming transition, it is time for Fitr: time for blooming. After a whole month of offering their obedience to God, people observe this day with great joy and enthusiasm while they are spiritually rewarded for their pure deeds. By Reza Nayebi & Alirez
Iftar in Tehran
There is a reason that our country is named "The Islamic Republic of Iran". For us Iranians, our religion is our life and with that being said the month of Ramadan is the holiest of holy months. In this feature, the reporter shows how Iftar (the breaking of the fast) takes place in Tehran. By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Honarjou - 2016
Holy Sites in Babol
The city of Babol has many places to see and some of the most important parts of the city are its Religious sites, from Mosques to tekeeyas. The city has many beautiful and historically rich religious places. By Reza Nayebi & Amin Safaripour - 2016
The history of Armenian migration to Iran goes back to thousands of years ago. Since then the community of Iranian-Armenians has played an important role in the development of our country. Iranian-Armenians are one of the strongest and most active groups of Armenians in Diaspora and they have done some great political, economical and cultural contributions to our society. By Shahriar Azimi & Hossein Mokarrami - 2016
In this program the reporter talks about Heyat and its characteristics. It has roots in Islam and Shia philosophy but not limited to religious activities. It is the Iranian version of NGO and for many years Heyats have been providing support to local communities like neighborhoods and ethnic groups all around Iran. Heyat is the ultimate expression of teamwork in an almost flat and democratic organization which is formed and run by people. Their peak of work is during the month of Muharam when th
one of the holiest months of the year in the Muslim calendar is Muharram. The month is a time to mourn one of the greatest heroes of Islam, Hussien Ibn Ali. He stood for everything good as he stood up for love, honor and all that is right. He faced evil in its rawest form; the tyrant Yazid. By Reza Nayebi & Hossein Mokarrami - 2015
Hazrat Masoumeh's Holy Shrine
The shrine of Fatema Masumeh is located in Qom which is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad. Fatima Masumeh was the sister of the eighth Imam (Imam Reza) and the daughter of the seventh Imam (Musa al-Kazem). By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Masoumi - 2015
The month of Ramadan is the holiest of holy months. Yet it's so much more than just fasting and praying. During Ramadan, activities basically begin after sunset. By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Honarjou - 2015
Every year, Tehran holds the international Quran exhibition during the holy month of Ramadan. Let’s take a closer look at the different sections of this year’s exhibition which also includes artworks by foreign artists. By Gisoo Misha Ahmadi & Ata Javid – 2015
In this feature, Reza Nayebi takes us to the holy city of Qom to see The Jamkaran Mosque. This mosque is one of the holy sites to pray and marvel at. by Reza Nayebi & Amin Safaripour - 2015
The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza
The northeastern city of Mashhad is a popular tourist destination. Each year millions of tourists and pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza there. But there’s more to the city than its religious side. The local bazaar is a must see. By Gisoo Misha Ahmadi & Ata Javid - 2014
Religious Sites in Shiraz
In this feature, our reporter takes us to the main religious sites of Shiraz. First we visit Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque, then the Vakil Mosque and finally Shah Cheragh Mausoleum. by Pedram Khodadadi & Kianoosh Altafi - 2015
Life in Firouz Kooh
Firouz Kooh is located in east of Tehran. In this report we will see the beautiful landscapes of the region as well as the lifestyle there.
A Flourishing Industry
Iran is among the leading producers of dried fruits and nuts. Let’s learn more about this thriving industry.
Executed with great skill and artistic sophistication, the ancient bas-reliefs of the Shapur I (the 2nd Sassanian king), in the province of Fars in Iran, are considered to be masterpieces of the Sassanian Period.
Sand Sculpting Competition
Join us to have a short trip to the north of Iran to watch this exciting event held in the coastlines of the Caspian Sea.
Saravan & Iranshahr in Sistan & Balouchestan
Come with us as we explore the hidden depths of old Persia, Iran, and immerse yourselves in the stories of the ancestors.
Maragheh; The City of Seven Domes
In this report we will take a quick look at the special features of Maragheh including its famous observatory and the beautiful Soufi Chai River.
Watch this report for a glimpse into the historic Harandeh Village and Burnik Cave.
Wood Industry in Touyserkan
This small city near Hamadan is well known for its quality walnut trees both in Iran and around the world.
The Historic City of Bishapur
Among all the Kings of the Sassanian Empire (224 to 651 AD), three where called Shapur, a name that originated in Old Persia and means “son of king.”