The Iran Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020 has attracted throngs of visitors with its dreamy architectural design and treasures from one of the world’s oldest civilizations.
Inspired by ‘One Thousand and One Nights’, the famed collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age, Iran’s pavilion consists of several spatial pockets in a field, each offering a narrative to witness part of the country’s history.
Iran was called Persia in ancient times. The Persian Empire was the first empire in history to span the continents of Asia, Africa and Europe and an important cultural hub along the ancient Silk Road. The long-standing Persian civilization has long served as a link between the Eastern and Western cultures.
“[We want] all people of the world to know about the Iranian culture and Iranian history, because many of the people don’t know about this history and don’t know…