Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Asiabar Traditional Market

Asiabar is located in Deylman region of Siahkal County in northern Iranian province of Gilan. The traditional market of Asiabar is said to date back to the Safavid era. There used to be more than 50 stalls in the bazaar to meet the needs of people from different villages: traditional forging, sewing, butchery, bakery, coffee house, hostel, carpentry, blacksmithing, pottery, shoemaking, trading, hospital, veterinary, petitionary, school room, pharmacy, apothecary and horseshoe making. Easy access had been a main factor for the prosperity of Asiabar bazaar in the mountainous region of Deylman. It was registered this year in the list of Iran’s National Heritage as the first traditional market in the north of country. What follows are ILNA’s photos of Asiabar bazaar:

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Iran in Photos: 70-Mullah Cemetery of Zahedan

The cemetery is located in Rups village of Mirjaveh in Sistan and Baluchestan province, south-eastern Iran. It is sited in the heart of a low sandstone mountain in the northern slopes of Taftan volcano. In the cemetery, there are strange-looking tombs with Iranian architecture. What follows are Mizan News Agency’s photos of the cemetery, which has been registered in the list of Iran’s National Heritage since May 2001:

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Iran’s Nature in Photos: Maranjab Desert

This desert is surrounded by Aran-o Bidgol Salt Lake in the north, Masileh desert and the salt lakes of Howz-e Sultan and Howz-e Mareh in the west, Band-e Rig desert and Kavir National Park in the east, and the city of Aran-o Bidgol in the south. The average altitude of Marnjab is about 850 metres above the sea level. Maranjab Desert blanketed by snow (PHOTOS) The desert area’s security, relatively mild weather, diverse attractions, diverse fauna and flora make it a suitable space for tourism and investment, and attracts many visitors. What follows are photos of Maranjab desert retrieved from the Young Journalists’ Club (YJC):

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