Shormast Lake. North of Iran. Savad-Kooh, Pool-e Sefid.
Soltanieh Dome lies south west of the Cohan Dej (Royal citadel). It was constructed during the reign of Sultan Mohammad Khoda Bandeh (Oljaito) in the years 704-712 AH. This structure has 8 elevated porticoes and about 50 chambers, including an area which is also similar to a chamber.
45 kilometers northeast of the city of Takab, a historic site can be seen. It is the heritage remained from the Sassanid era (226–650 AD). Takht-e Soleiman (Solomon’s Throne) is home to one of the three famous Sassanid fire temples. It is also where the kings of the Sassanid dynasty were crowned.
According to amount of solution materials come many different burial holes into existence.
When the solution materials are relativity abundant , a hard surface is formed on clay. This surface protects the mud against becoming dry and causes the surface to become dry slowly.
Kalouts (Lout Desert): Near Shahdad city in Kerman province, you can find these magnificent geological creatures. Erosive wind and water have shaped them in hundreds of years. This phenomenon is called Kalout in Persian language.
A kind of life pattern occurs wherever natural and humanity variety is intermingled, under realm of time and history, which can be exceptional and unique for its part. Humans, created this habitat, fantastic architecture in a quite agreeable life with nature, if they knew their off springs behaved with their products in this way, they would not transfer this condition to them.
Its architecture is one of the inquests in the world which is registered in UNESCO. Masooleh architecture is unique. The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. Masooleh does not allow any motor vehicles to enter, due to its unique layout.
The historical town of Masooleh , having an attractive nature and a wonderful architecture with an antiquity of more than 1000 years, is situated at a distance of 35 km from Fooman and 60 km from Rasht , and 1050 m. above the Caspian sea. Masouleh is registered as historical towns in the historical & cultural heritage register under the number 1090.
Exhibition 2: GLASS EYE - AN OUTLOOK -solo photo exhibition
Photography by IRAJ MEHREGAN
Opening hours: 02. - 08. March 2008, 14 - 18 PM
Vernissage: 01. March 2008, 18 - 21 PM
Mosha Village - Near Ab-Ali ski resort - 60KM North East of Tehran. Mosha is a beautiful touristic area and there are lots of villas out there. The photo was taken in spring, in a beautiful afternoon. I like the colorful roofs that made a nice color contrast with blue and green.