Iran has one of the richest histories of art in the world. The people are strong in architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, statues, calligraphy, metal work, and stone masonry. Persian rugs have always been part of the culture. They were the first people to weave carpets in history. Today, Iran makes more carpets than any other country in the world.
The Persian Garden was designed as a reflection of paradise on earth. These gardens can be seen in Persian architecture, in the ruins of Iran and in their paintings.