Frescoes in Gold and Persian Blue

Vank Cathedral is one of the many churches in Iran’s prosperous and very prominent Armenian Christian city of New Julfa The monument is a mix of many architectural styles and is a visual treat to all. Continue reading Frescoes in Gold and Persian Blue

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IRAN: Uncovering the facts

Persia, as we have read in our history books has influenced vastly the culture of Indian subcontinent. So my trip to Iran was an attempt to visit this impressive civilisation against all odds to discover the arts and its makers in their own land. Once we landed we figured that the fear or the threat to not enter this terrain was not from any external environment but it comes from within our soul. Here are a few facts that surprised and even amused us at times.
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