The alley of “sulk and reconciliation”
In the old town of Yazd,
there are alleys so narrow that if two passers-by pass each other, they have to stand to the side so that they can pass without jostling each other.
Knockers are not only decorative accessories hung on heavy wooden doors, they have a special cultural connotation.
Women inside houses had to wear the hijab in the presence of people outside the close family members knocking on the door.
The Royal treasury, probably an unparalleled collection in the world is currently housed in the basement of the Iran Melli Bank.
The accumulation of this treasure dates back to the Safavid era in the 17th century. After the conquest of India by Nader Shah, …
Hafezieh, the tomb of the great 14th-century Persian poet, the undisputed master of lyrics poetry (Ghazal, a poetic style that deals more with themes of love).
The universal poet, the source of inspiration for great philosophers and writers like Goethe and André Gide.