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Iran 2007

 

Iran

 

April 28 to May 13th 2007

 

Scroll down to see photos listed as per the itinerary and at the end to view Plants of Iran

    

 

Tehran

Just one night here before leaving for Hamadan.

Tehran Museum

 

 

 

 

Hamadan

 

 

 

Kashan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yazd

On the way to Yazd

 

 

 

Yazd town

 

 

 

Bazm  near Suriyan

Yazd to Bazm

Visiting the nomads

Pasargadae

Persepolis

 

 

 

Shiraz

Bazaar in Shiraz

Bazaar in Shiraz

Bazaar in Shiraz

Tomb of Hafez

Bazaar in Shiraz

Tomb of Hafez

Rob

Palace in Botanical Gardens

Restaurant

On the road to Yasuj

Bishapour

Ancient city of Bishapour

Bas -reliefs Bishapur

 

Walking to see the reliefs.

 

 

Bas relief of a victory by

Shapour I (note the worn

groove after 1960's flood)

Bas relief of a victory

by Shapour I

 

Bas relief of a victory

by Bahram II

Bas relief of the investiture

of Bahram I

Bas relief of a victory

by Bahram II

Bas relief of the investiture

of Bahram I

Bas relief of a victory

by Shapur II

 

 

On the road to Yasuj

On the way to Esfahan

 

On the way to Esfahan

 

On the way to Esfahan

 

Esfahan

Road to Esfahan

The coach

 

On the move

 

Nomads

 

Esfahan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 

Ateshkadeh-ye Esfahan

 

View from

Ateshkadeh-ye Esfahan

Shahrestan Bridge

 

Khaju Bridge

 

Khaju Bridge

 

Si-o-Seh Bridge

 

Iman Square

 

Fountains in Iman Square

 

The bazaar

Entrance to the Bazaar

- Qeysarieh Portal

Bazaar

 

Entrance to the Bazaar

- Qeysarieh Portal

The Inman Mosque

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

Iman Mosque

 

The Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 

The Ali Qapu Mosque

Ali Qapu Palace

 

Ali Qapu Palace

 

Ali Qapu Palace

 

The Jameh Mosque Esfahan

Hypostyle Prayer Room

 

Memorial to those killed

by Iraqui bomb

Hypostyle Prayer Room

Nezam al-Melk Dome

Nezam al-Melk Dome

Nezam al-Melk Dome

South Iwan

 

South Iwan

South Iwan

Courtyard Mosaics

West Iwan

Hand of Fatima

 

 

Taj al-Molk Dome survives

from the 11th Century

Seljuk mosque

Northern Monastry

 

 

Natanz

Mosque at Natanz

 

 

Mosque door at Natanz

Mosque at Natanz

 

 

The Oljeitu Mausoleum Soltaniyeh

Oljeitu Mausoleum

Soltaniyeh

Oljeitu Mausoleum

Soltaniyeh

Oljeitu Mausoleum

Soltaniyeh

Bandar-e Anzali

An early morning walk

beside the Caspian Sea

 

Hotel and coach at

Bandar-e Anzali

Hydro electric power inlet

 

 

Fresh garlic

 

Market at

Bandar-e Anzali

Market at

Bandar-e Anzali

Plants of Iran

Thistle

 

Poppy

 

 

 

Rhubarb type plant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geranium

Last of the tulipa Sistola

 

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