world craft cities

world craft cities

Shiraz
World City of Handicrafts

Shiraz is one of the biggest cities in Iran and most significant city at the center of Fars province at the height of 1486 m above the sea level, located in the Zagros mountainous area, a highly impor...

Qasemabad
The World Village of Chador Shab weaving

Qasemabad is a village located in Oshiyan rural district, Roodsar cityو in the east of Gilan province. The name of Qasemabad always evokes the happiness and color for the Iranians. Various kinds of ha...

Malayer
World City of Woodcarving and Wood-Carved Furniture

Malayer is the second largest city in Hamedan province, after Hamedan city. The most part of the population in this city are occupied with wooden handicrafts and especially the production of tradition...

Zanjan
The World City of Filigree Work

Zanjan is located in the northwest of Zanjan province in a mountainous area with the height of 1663 m above the sea level. Uneven lands of this city are divided into north mountains and south mount...

Isfahan
World Craft City

Isfahan is a metropolis surrounded by desert and semi-desert districts from east and Zagros Mountains from the west. The distance between the south of the capital of Iran and this city is about 414km ...

Tabriz
World Carpet Weaving City

Tabriz is one of the oldest and biggest cities of Iran on the hillside of the Sahand Mountain (volcano). This city is surrounded by mountains in the north, south and east and flat lands as well as the...

Mashhad
World Craft City for Gemstones

Mashhad is located in Kashafrud River catchment basin and at the end of the Mashhad sedimentary plain, between Hezar masjid and Binalood mountains range, at the height of 1050m above the sea level wit...

Kalporagan
World Craft Village for Handmade Pottery

Date of Registration: 2017 Kalporagan is a small village at the south east of Iran, Sistan & Baluchestan Province. This place is known as the only Living Pottery Museum of the World, Originates...

Khorashad
World Craft Village for Towel Weaving (Tow-Bafi)

Date of Registration: 2018 Khorashad is a small Village at east of Iran, South-Khorasan Province. It is situated in Nasr Abad Valley and the unique name which means “The place of Sunrise” in Pahlav...

Lalejin
World Craft City for Pottery

Date of Registration: 2016 Lalejin is a small city at the east of Iran, Hamadan Province and situated only 25 kilometers away from Hamadan, the ancient capital of Iran. Recent discoveries in Laleji...