Photos of the Persian World

You can see the Persian World without actually going there in person. The following websites feature photos of life in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan and their culture.  We are not responsible for their content.



A View Inside Iran - A group of excellent photos of people in Iran from The Atlantic

Bam Jam - Photos of Iran

Chalous Photos - Photos of the mountainous area between Tehran and the Caspian Sea

"Darband" - Photos of Iranian people in north Tehran

"Faces of Tajrish" - Photos of Iranian people

Stone Faces - Photos of grave markers in Iran

Happening Around Tehran - Fascinating photos of people and life in Tehran. New photos are added regularly.

man musicIran in Photos - 11 photos showing life and places in Iran. From U.S. News and World Report.

Iran's Top 10 Tourist Destinations - The Guardian staff journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghanwe takes a look at the top tourist destinations in Iran.

Iran's Working Rural Women - Photos from the BBC

"Jamshidiyeh" - Tehran photos

Lake Urmieh - The third largest salt water lake on earth.

Photographs of Iran from BBC News - Photographer Adam Chidell spent three weeks travelling through Iran and shares his thoughts on some of the photos he took.

Portrait and People Photos of Iran - Photos of the people of Iran

Scent of a Country - Nature, people and family in Fars in southern Iran

Tehran 24 - Daily photos of Tehran

mountains1"Tehran" Photo Essay - Photos of life in Tehran

"Tehran Underground" - Photos of people on the Tehran subway system

"The Things We Miss" - Those who have lived in or visited Iran will especially appreciate this collection of photos

Tehran Street Life - What Life is Like on the Streets of Tehran


Afghanistan Online – Photos of Afghanistan

Travel Images - Afghanistan photos from Travel Images


Travel Images - Tajikistan photos from Travel Images

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