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  • Minister says Iran's historical background great capacity for world peace

    Minister says Iran's historical background great capacity for world peace

    Beijing, Nov 29, IRNA - The Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is in China, underlined that Iran, with its historical and cultural background, has a great capacity to reduce global challenges, inter-state conflicts and the restoration of world peace.

  • Iran reviews tourism cooperation with Nakhchivan

    Iran reviews tourism cooperation with Nakhchivan

    Baku, Nov 29, IRNA - During a meeting between the Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Nakhchivan Ahmad Hosseini and the head of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic's Tourism Committee Akbar Nuruzov, the two sides discussed cooperation in the tourism sector.

  • Minister says cultural heritage, common value between Greece, Iran

    Minister says cultural heritage, common value between Greece, Iran

    Beijing, Nov 29, IRNA - Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni underlined that cultural heritage is a common pivot between the two countries, and said the exchange of knowledge and experience could be the starting point for such cooperation.

  • Ancient Civilizations Forum kicks off in Beijing with Iran's participation

    Ancient Civilizations Forum kicks off in Beijing with Iran's participation

    Beijing, Nov 29, IRNA - The third meeting of the tourism ministers of Ancient Civilizations Forum opened in Beijing on Friday, with participation of 9 countries, including the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Cultural interaction, good model to deal with challenges

    Cultural interaction, good model to deal with challenges

    Beijing, Nov 29, IRNA - Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the Conference of Tourism Ministers of Ancient Civilizations in Beijing, elaborated on the challenges facing human society and said cultural interaction is good model to meet challenges.

  • Local Handicrafts Expo in Iran's Semnan

    Local Handicrafts Expo in Iran's Semnan

    The second regional exhibition of handicrafts opened with the participation of artists from 20 provinces of Iran in Semnan with artworks in wood, pottery and ceramics. Semnan, Iran, November 26, 2019. IRNA/Aliakbar Bandari.6125**1424

  • Ahvaz artificial waterfall, highest in Middle East

    Ahvaz artificial waterfall, highest in Middle East

    Ahvaz, IRNA – It is the highest and most beautiful artificial waterfall of the Middle East you see in Ahvaz. Ahvaz Municipality constructed the unique artificial waterfall on the 7th Bridge of Ahvaz, located on the Karun River, so people can enjoy the waterfall and cross the bridge.

  • 31% more Azeri tourists visit Iran

    31% more Azeri tourists visit Iran

    Baku, Nov 25, IRNA – Azerbaijan Republic State Statistics Committee reported on Wednesday that the number of Azeri citizens visiting Iran increased by 72 percent in 10 months of 2019.

  • Iran attracts more Turkish tourists

    Iran attracts more Turkish tourists

    Tehran, Nov 25, IRNA – The number of tourists from neighboring Turkey coming to Iran over the past year has increased by 35%, Deputy Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Vali Teymouri said on Monday.

  • Foreign tourists visit to Kerman up by 16%

    Foreign tourists visit to Kerman up by 16%

    Kerman, Nov 24, IRNA – The Director-General of Kerman Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said that 23,000 foreign tourists have visited the province in the first six months of the current Iranian year that has shown a 16 percent rise from the same period last year.

  • Garden alley in Fall in Semnan; centeral Iran

    Garden alley in Fall in Semnan; centeral Iran

    Semnan Gardens and Semnan's old water distribution system said to be more than 700 years old, have created an alley of beautiful gardens in the heart of the Semnan desert city. Semnan, Nov 24, IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi. 6125**1416

  • Fath-Abad Garden; Tourist Attraction in Kerman

    Fath-Abad Garden; Tourist Attraction in Kerman

    Fathabad Garden (Biglar Beigi Mansion) is located about 25km outside Iran's southeastern city of Kerman. According to historians, this pattern has been used to constructing Shazdeh Garden in Mahan. Although this garden isn’t registered as a part of the Persian Gardens on the UNESCO World Heritage, it’s still definitely a tourist sightseeing. Kerman, Nov 23, IRNA/Amin Rahmani. 6125**1416

  • Sandhills of Rigan in southern Iran

    Sandhills of Rigan in southern Iran

    Rigan, 245 km east of Kerman province, embraces sandhills and virgin nature which attract large number of tourists to southern Iran, November 20, 2019. IRNA 1483**1416

  • Autumn beauties of Mahnan Village in northeastern Iran

    Autumn beauties of Mahnan Village in northeastern Iran

    When autumn; the beautiful season, comes, nature wears a different color and the colorful leaves of the trees give nature a different look. The colorful leaves are like carpets which conver the gardens of the northern Khorasan villages, including the village of "Mahnan", and display a beautiful view of autumn nature. Mahnan village is located 15 km from Bojnourd the capital city of North Khorasan province. 6125**1416

  • Beauties of Tajrish, as an old district in north of Tehran

    Beauties of Tajrish, as an old district in north of Tehran

    Tajrish, an old and historic district located in the northern part of Tehran, has a favorable climate, especially in the highlands. It is also famous for its rural texture and gardens, the highly attractive shopping centers which are regarded as tourist attractions. It is numerous old and forest parks, shrines and mountainous routes (Darband, Darake, Tochal) are quite a big tourist destination in Tehran. Iran, November 19, 2019. IRNA/Abodollah Heidari. 6125**1416

  • Marand, new pole of Iran's saffron production

    Marand, new pole of Iran's saffron production

    Every year, the saffron harvest season begins in early November. While most other vegetation are gone, the bright purple flowers cover the fields and create an outstanding landscape in dry regions in Iran. Major saffron producers of Iran are located in the east side of the country. If you would like to see the biggest market, head to Mashhad, which is also known for its religious importance.

  • Bandar Abbas; Iranian city for all seasons

    Bandar Abbas; Iranian city for all seasons

    Bandar Abbas, IRNA – Iran's Bandar Abbas is one of the ports in southern Iran, and is now the largest port in Iran and is economically very high. In the regional division of Bandar Abbas is considered as the southern region. In Autumn, the weather in the southern regions of the country is warmer than the rest of the country, and the end of the fall tourists begin to arrive at this point and in winter, Bandar Abbas weather is moderate and suitable for tourists.

  • Shazdeh;  historical Persian garden in Iran's Kerman

    Shazdeh; historical Persian garden in Iran's Kerman

    The Shazdeh Garden is a historical Persian garden located on the outskirts of Mahan in Kerman province, and was constructed under the order of the governor of Kerman, Abdolhamid Mirza Naserodoleh, in the late Qajar dynasty. Built in the traditional style in the late 1900s, the Garden consists of pools in a terraced fashion.The construction was left unfinished, due to the death of Abdolhamid Mirza in the early 1890s. Kerman, Iran, November 17, 2019. IRNA/Amin Rahmani. 6125***1416

  • Iran's Churat Lake: Beauty got out of earthquake

    Iran's Churat Lake: Beauty got out of earthquake

    Spectacular places can change our minds, and this is the main reason for tourism. In light of beauty of nature in Iran we don't need to go around the world to see spectacular landscapes, Churat Lake in Mazandaran province located 309 km from Tehran. Sari, Iran, November 17, 2019. IRNA/6125**1416

  • "Golpayegan" peaceful coexistence of history and nature

    "Golpayegan" peaceful coexistence of history and nature

    Tehran, Nov 16, IRNA - Many may not know where Golpayegan is. In Iran, people associate its name with Kebabs and good dairy. It is a town in Isfahan Province, central Iran.

  • "Hormuz"; the Rainbow Island of Iran

    "Hormuz"; the Rainbow Island of Iran

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all the four seasons of the year.Some people may think that Iran only has forests, deserts, and mountains, but this vast land also has an incredible bunch of islands in the southern part of the country in both the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea.

  • Shahdad Desert: warmest place in Iran

    Shahdad Desert: warmest place in Iran

    Shahdad Desert is 100 Kilometers from Kerman. From east, it is 30 Kilometers from Dasht-e Lut and overlooks a plain called Tekab that makes up for the main part of Khabis. You will let yourself roll down the soft sand hills, see the Nebka's (the flower pots of the desert), the in-congruent citrus gardens in the heart of the desert and old fortresses, Kerman, Iran, November 16, 2019. IRNA/Amin Rahmani.

  • Autumn beauties in Iran

    Autumn beauties in Iran

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all four seasons of the year. The land, every inch of which needs to be watched carefully, is quite attractive in autumn. Autumn has given special beauty to the nature of Iran.Autumn is the season when the nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colours. These beautiful colours can attract every tourist in October, November and December, November 13, IRNA. 6125**1416

  • International Festival of Culture and Ethnic Groups in Northern Iran

    International Festival of Culture and Ethnic Groups in Northern Iran

    The 13th International Festival of Ethnic Culture and Relations began with the participation of more than 20 ambassadors and charge d'affaires, foreign and domestic guests, the directors of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism and administrators of Golestan province in Gorgan. Gorgan, Iran, November 13, 2019. IRNA/Majid Mihandoust. 6125**1416

  • Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin is one of the agricultural products of Gilan province in Northern Iran that is grown in early autumn and is a food for cold seasons in cooking special household bread, cakes, pickles, lavash and so on a festival occasion. Rasht is a creative gourmet city in Iran. Rasht, Iran, November 13, 2019. IRNA/Abouzar Hamidi.

  • Saffron harvest in northeast Iran

    Saffron harvest in northeast Iran

    Iranian Saffron known as the “red gold”, saffron is a magical ingredient in Persian culture, from aromatic foods and colorful desserts to the physical and spiritual medicine. The expensive spice has long been a high-demand commodity, Torbat Heidarieh, November 11, IRNA/Ali Hamed Haghdoust. 6125**2050

  • Kouhpa Caravanserai in Kuhpayeh, Iran

    Kouhpa Caravanserai in Kuhpayeh, Iran

    Abbasi's Caravanserai dates back to 400 years ago (Safavid empire ). This Carvansarai was renovated in 2012 with preservation of traditional architecture. The city of Kuhpayeh is located 65 kilometers east of Isfahan. Iran, November 11, 2019. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Nature of Mehdishahr in northern Iran

    Nature of Mehdishahr in northern Iran

    The beautiful autumn with thousands of colors in nature catches the eyes of the viewers, Mehdishahr, Semnan, northern Iran, November 10, 2019. IRNA/Sara Khodadadi 1483**1416

  • Foreign tourists visit to Aran-Bidgol rise up by 50%

    Foreign tourists visit to Aran-Bidgol rise up by 50%

    Kashan, Nov 9, IRNA – Despite threats and the outrageous sanctions, the number of foreign tourists visiting the historical town of Aran and Bidgol has risen up 50 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian year, Governor Aran Bidgol said on Saturday.

  • Iran beauties in Autumn

    Iran beauties in Autumn

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all the four seasons of the year. The land, every inch of which needs to be watched carefully, is quite attractive in autumn. Autumn is the season when the nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colours. These beautiful colours can attract every tourist in October, November and December, November 4, IRNA. 6125**1416