The Azadi Tower
(Borj-e Azadi)

 meaning Freedom Tower
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Persian Culture
The correct way to pronounce Iran is "ee-ron"
"I am so confused. it wasn't supposed to be like this — of all the places, of all the countries, all the years of traveling, it's here, in Iran, that i am greeted most warmly by total strangers."
Learn Farsi Fast & Speak Persian like an Iranian!
I recently found Farsi Wizard online and I really wished I had found this website sooner. One of the first tips Tina Rahimi provides is to not overwhelm yourself with flashcards and guess what...this was me back in 2017...

Iran in 14 minutes by Geography Now! (2017)
 Thousands of years of empires, dynasties, conflicts, and revolutions with a splash of saffron and pinch of punk rock. Welcome to Iran. 

A Taste of Iran - 4 Episodes (2009)
BBC journalist Sadeq Saba takes a personal journey around a country of which he is fiercely proud. Iran Culture Explore Discover Persian Iran Discover Iran Explore

INSIDE IRAN - American in Iran (anti-American?) 
3 Episodes (2019)
 Watch if you're curious about Iran and the world and want to see a different view away from mainstream news and politics.  

Our Man in Tehran (2018) <Trailer>
Thomas Erdbrink is one of the last Western journalists living in Iran. In this two-part series, he goes beyond the headlines and gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds as their country goes through a rollercoaster of changes — with a modernizing society pitted against ideologically conservative clerics.

Rick Steves' Iran (2014)
Join Rick as he explores the most surprising and fascinating land he's ever visited: Iran. In a one-hour, ground-breaking travel special on public television, you'll discover the splendid monuments of Iran's rich and glorious past, learn more about the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation, and experience Iranian life today in its historic capital and in a countryside village. 

Maz Jobrani's "Persian Words of the Month"
Watch as Maz Jobrani has some fun teaching you how to speak Farsi!

More videos coming soon!
Here are a few things I bet you didn't know were
invented by Persians...
  • Windmills

  • Ice Cream

  • Ebay

  • Cyrus Cylinder

  • Postal Service

  • Algebra

  • Chess

  • Guitars

  • Sulfuric Acid

  • Refrigerator (Yakhchal)

  • Batteries (Parthian)

  • Hookah

  • Backgammon

  • Water Supply System (Qanat)

  • Persian Rugs

  • Taxes

  • Polo

  • Santoors

  • High Heeled Shoes