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.

Iran:

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

Arash Dejkam's Photos - Selection of Iran photos arranged by province

Bam Jam - Photos of Iran

Bazaar - A glimpse of life in a Tehran bazaar

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

"Chand Qadam-e Boland dar Lalehzar" - Tehran photos

"Darband" - Photos of Iranian people in north Tehran

"Faces of Tajrish" - Photos of Iranian people

Stone Faces - Photos of grave markers in Iran

Food in Iran - Photos of typical Iranian food

Going for a Ride - A day in the Tehran metro network

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

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

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

Iran's Working Rural Women - Photos from the BBC

"Jamshidiyeh" - Tehran photos

mountains1Lake Urmieh - The third largest salt water lake on earth.

Masjed Solaiman - Scenes from a typical small Iranian city

Ortakand - A glimpse into village life in a beautiful part of northwest Iran

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

Shemiran Snow - Photos of a snowfall in northern Tehran

Tehran 24 - Daily photos of Tehran

Tehran-Babol Road - Winter photos on the road to Babol

"Tehran Mosaic" - A collection of photos of people in Tehran

"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

"Thirty Faces of Iran" - 30 photos of people in Iran.

Venders at Work - Photos of street venders and shopkeepers.

More Venders at Work - More photos of street venders and shopkeepers.

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

Esfahan Mosque PlazaAfghanistan:

Afghanistan Online – Photos of Afghanistan

Travel Images - Afghanistan photos from Travel Images

Tajikistan

Travel Images - Tajikistan photos from Travel Images

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