Photographer Mike Marlowe takes us on a visual adventure through this unique and beautiful country...
Shiraz, in the South, has a large student population that love to meet tourists and foreigners.
The stunning bridge at Esfahan with 33 arches, one for each entrance in to heaven.
A Mullah at a metro station in Tehran. Passengers will stop and ask advice about religious affairs.
A stunning roof design of typical Islamic patterns.
A man and his Aunt at the Quashqai village in Iran.
Young woman posing for a picture. Iranians are outgoing and friendly and love to be in photos.
The Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Esfahan, Iran.
The stunning design and construction inside the Imam Mosque in Iran.
A group of women wearing chadors watching a parade in Iran.
Young teenagers playing around and showing off for the camera.
The amazing minarets lit up at night in the ancient city of Yazd, Iran.
Example of the beautiful stained glass window designs found in many of the old merchant houses around Iran.
One of the many intricate and fabulously designed entrances at the Golestan Palace in Tehran, Iran.
A tourist guide posing for a shot. Very few people in Iran are camera shy!
Young student chatting with friends in a park in Iran.
Mosaic tile pattern found in Iran.
A tourist with young girls in a village in Iran.
Photographer taking photos in Iran. Photography is popular in Iran.
The well preserved ruins of Persepolis near Shiraz in Iran.
Man cycling to work through the streets of the old city of Yazd in Iran.