The Architecture Of Iran

Middle East is one of the places in the world that are most portrayed in newspapers. It is impossible these days not to read something about this part of the world. There is however something special about its culture and traditions which are so much different from what we are used to. The Middle East and Iran in particular have much to offer for every individual who wants to visit the country or simply learn more about it. This goes for its culture, traditions, cuisine and religion. This article is meant to provide the readers with information about the hidden aspects from the life of this place. Here one can read more about the architecture of Iran and the special places that this place has to offer and which is less known than the controversy linked to its external relations. The architecture in Iran, also referred to as Persian architecture, has a continuous history for at least 7000 years. Its characteristics examples of architecture are distributed over a vast area from Turkey to North India and to the borders of China. Persian buildings tell the story of this country and they can vary from peasant huts to tea houses and garden pavilions and it includes at the same time some of the most majestic architectural structures that can be seen only here.

The Iranian architecture provides its inhabitants and visitors with a great variety which can be understood from both structural and aesthetic points of view. It has developed gradually and coherently as well as naturally out of prior traditions and experiences. One of the main characteristics of the Iranian architecture is its lack of sudden innovations and thus its continuation along the time. The architecture does however reveal the repeated trauma of invasions and cultural shocks which this country has witnessed throughout its history but which has all together provided it with an individuality that is different from that of other Muslim countries.

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