world craft cities

world craft cities

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...

Abadeh
World Craft City for Woodcarving (Munabbat)

Date of Registration: 2018 In Farsi, Abadeh means a reclaimed area and its origin goes back to 1000 B.C. It is located in Fars Province, on the main road between the two main big cities of Isfahan ...

Marivan
World Craft City for Klash (Footwear) Stitching

Marivan is located in 125 km northwest of Sanandaj, in vicinity to Iran-Iraq border at the height of 1320 meters above the sea level. Zagros Mountains constitute the most unevenness lands of Mariva...

Meybod
World Craft City for Hand-woven Floor Covering (Zilu)

Meybod is located in the northwest of Yazd, beside Tehran- Bandar Abbas road and Tehran-Kerman railway, along the edge of the central desert of Iran with the height of 1234 m above the sea level. I...

Sirjan
World Craft City for Kilim

Sirjan is located among the central mountains and the eastern mountains of Zagros at 175 km southwest of Kerman with the height of 1766 meters above the sea level. The low and even lands of the Kav...