The Greek Ship (Persian: کشتی یونانی, Kešti-ye Yunāni) is the nickname of a cargo steamship, Khoula F, that has been beached on the southwest coast of Kish Island, Iran, since 1966. She was built in 1943 by the British shipyard of William Hamilton and Company in Port Glasgow, Scotland, under the name Empire Trumpet. From 1946 to 1966, she passed through a series of British and Iranian owners and various changes of name.Her final owners were Greek and the nickname given to her derives from them.
Bagh-e Sangi (Stone Garden) is a mysterious garden that does not look like any other gardens in the world. There are unfruitful trunks, dry, long and short trees regularly with distance from each other and no roots in the earth of the garden. Large and small stones irregularly hanging from the branches of trees with thick wires and tall and sturdy ropes as the symbol of dry fruits of trees that Darvish Khan built it as the remind of his lost real garden.
The Lake Urmia region has a wealth of archaeological sites going back to the Neolithic period. Archaeological excavations of the settlements in the area have found artifacts that date from about 7,000 BCE and later. (more…)
Alisadr is the world’s biggest water cave, where you sit in a boat and watch the view. This cave is located at 48°18’E 35°18’N, in the southern part of Ali Sadr village.