Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE
Badab-e Surt - Mazandaran Province, Iran. A range of stepped travertine terrace formations, created over thousands of years as flowing water from mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountain side. Photo by Abbas Arabzadeh.
Masuleh, Iran Masuleh is a breathtakingly beautiful village located in the Talesh mountains. The interesting about Masuleh are the streets. The village is so steep, they had to make the streets on top of the flat roofs of the houses below.