This reservoir was built in 1299 AH by Sardar brothers, Mohammad Hassan Khan and Mohammad Hossein Khan, who were the rulers of Ali Shah and Mohammad Shah Qajar.
Jews, at least in Iran, have always worship Esther and Mordechai like prophets and believed they were the saviors of the Jewish community. Esther (meaning star) was the Jewish queen of Ahasuerus, the king of Persia, and the daughter of Mordechai’s uncle. She was very beautiful, brave, and intelligent. Therefore, when the king’s chief advisor, Haman, tried to convince the king to order the mass murder of Jews, jealous of the growing influence of Jews in the court of the king, Esther and her cousin, Mordechai, foiled the plan and gained the Jews rights to kill their enemies.
It was built in the late Qajar dynasty. Sardar Mokhofam's mansion was once the Amirkabir’s Cultural Center and today is the Ministry of foreign affairs in Qazvin. The museum has exhibited donated works of Dr. Salehi since enterprise of the ministry of foreign affairs from 89 to 92 AH.
Sepahdar Garden Mansion is located in Qazvin city at the end of West Felestin Street. A beautiful building that is now used as an agricultural museum. This beautiful monument was built during the Qajar period for a man named Muhammad Vali Khan Sepahsalar. This fascinating mansion has been listed in the national monuments list of Iran for the last 5 years, which has made it valuable for everyone, especially the people of Qazvin.
Municipality Mansion is the first municipal building in Iran that belongs to the Qajar dynasty and the Qazvin Municipality complex (now called Baladiyeh Museum) was built and owned by the Russian company named Shoosheh.
Abbas Abad Caves which has 180 meters long, decorated with a large hall. The cave leads to numerous cliffs, wells andnarrow halls. According to evidence, these two caves have long been considered safe havens for human beings in the distant past and have been lived human in it before.
Ancient anouj castle located at the 35 kilometer of the southwest of the Malayer country in Hamedan province. The Castle is built on a high hill in a village which has the same name in Sefidkooh district.
Professor Jafar Mohammad Alizadeh built this museum and all the specimens have been collected by him and some interested students. During its 28-year of activity, the Hamedan Museum of Natural History has discovered some specimens for the first time in the country, but proving that they are also unique around the world requires further research. For example, the discovery of five new species of Persian Gulf fish and several specimens of fossils was first reported by the museum. Currently, in addition to tourists and researchers, many groups of students visit this museum every year.
There is an epigraph in the Imamzadeh which contain the date of construction and the name of the builder.
This school, which belongs to the Qajar period, is located on Shahid Ansari Street in Qazvin, Lorha neighborhood, in Shahid Tavassoli Alley.
Dehkhoda breakfast is a very small restaurant that is open from 6 AM to 11 AM, the time might differ on holidays, and there are only two options, Addasi or fried egg which are served with extra fried onion. In the end they will bring you a cup of hot and tasty black tea to make your day. the restaurant is always full of customers, mostly eating there but it has takeaway Addasi as well, parking their cars at the front street which makes the area crowded in the morning. There are also many kind and friendly waiters who will guide you to your seat and serve you in no time.
This tower is located in the north of Qazvin near Barajin park, and has a wonderful panorama as well as a pleasant climate.Enjoying the good weather in the Barajin area of Qazvin and having a good day in thisbeautiful nature, spending lunch or dinner with the family is not without grace.
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If you are a big fan of eggplant, you know that any combination with it will create a delightful taste. Nutritionally, eggplant is full of benefits; it's a great source of vitamins & minerals, helps with digestion, improves heart and bone, health, prevents cancer, increases brain function, etc. This amazing dish is cooked with little difference in both Qazvin and Shiraz Province. Bademjan polo belongs to Yerak Village in Alamut District, Qazvin Province. Shirazi Salad is an amazing matching side dish with this food.
If I want to open up a story about tea values in my country, you should spend hours to read it, so I'll keep it simple. One of the first countries that accepted the tea in its culture was Iran. At the beginning, tea was only a beverage for a certain time but over times we put it in our lifestyle.
It is interesting to know that an orange peel contains more fiber than the orange itself, plus protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, and antioxidants. Nevertheless, it’s not nearly as sweet as the pulp. here you’ll learn how to make candied orange peel, you can do the same for lemon, bitter orange, and tangerine. It can be a delicious spice for food, not necessarily sweet food, or a sweet finish for your meal. Kids would love to dip it into melted chocolate, the best way to make them eat nutrition, or you can even pack as a gift; a healthy one.
Southern Iran has many delicious foods in addition to natural and cultural attractions. Traveling south can be a wonderful experience when you have the most hospitable people as your hosts. Due to its proximity to the sea, its cuisine is mostly based on seafood. Living in the scorching weather and humidity of the south requires eating food that can compensate for the weather’s destructive effects, and fish has many benefits in this regard. One of the exceptional features of southern cuisine is strong flavors and spices. The taste of hot and spicy food always reminds every Iranian of the mouth-watering southern dishes.
Rice is a staple part of every Persian meal and is served variously in almost every Persian family. Gilan and Mazandaran are the main two provinces in the north of Iran that cultivate rice; and the best-known rice is “Sadri rice” from Gilan. This kind of rice is called differently in Iran (“Chelo” or “Polo”) based on how much it’s gotten steamed and what additional ingredients are used to make it. Although Chelo is the official name for plain rice, most people tend to call rice “Polo”. The standard white rice can be served with all kinds of stews (Khoresh), garnishes (nuts, dried fruits, vegetables, and meat incorporated into it), and kabobs.
Gheymeh Nesar is one of the most delicious and colorful foods of Iran. It was originated from Qazvin and is mostly served at special occasions such as weddings. It’s the food you should try on your trip to Qazvin to experience a luxe taste. Ask around to find the best restaurant to eat this heavenly food.
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