Religion of Iran

Since ancient times, Iran has been called a land of religions. For thousands of years, adherents of various religious faiths have been living peaceful lives in the country. This is reflected in numerous religious buildings that survive to our time of different ages. Iran is the birthplace of the world's earliest known monotheistic faith, i.e. Zoroastrianism. It has also been home to many other religions such as Mithraism, Manichaeism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Iran’s Jewish community, for example, is one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. Religious building is the embodiment of love, faith, and devotion of the followers and for this reason, one can find the finest examples of each ear's art in these buildings. Iran is an incredibly rich country in terms of religious art Iranian religious art stretches from the pre-historic times right to the present day.