Oct 27, 2013, 11:42 AM
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Iran lures about 4 million foreign tourists in 7 months

Tehran, Oct 27, IRNA – Some 3.93 million foreign tourists have visited Iran in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2013), an official said on Sunday.

Deputy head of Iranˈs Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) for Tourism Affairs Manouchehr Jahanian said the figure marked a 26-percent rise in comparison with the corresponding period last year.

With its ancient ruins, glittering mosques and spectacular landscapes, Iran is home to some of the world’s historical, cultural and natural treasures.