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  • Masoudieh Mansion in Tehran: Beautiful tourist attraction

    Masoudieh Mansion in Tehran: Beautiful tourist attraction

    Masoudieh Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces of Qajar era. Because of the rich history and fresh architecture, the palace is a popular touristic spot and an important historical site. The walls and halls of the palace, decorated in a mixed Iranian-European style, tell the visitors stories from the past, charming and mysterious,Tehran, , November 3, IRNA/Asghar Khamseh. 6125**1424

  • Number of tourists coming to Iran rise up by 50%

    Number of tourists coming to Iran rise up by 50%

    The number of tourists coming to Iran increased by 52% last year to about 8 million and the figure grew up by 27% in the first six months of the current Iranian year (started on March 20), MP Gholamali Jafarzadeh said.

  • Saffron farms on northeast Iran; a new destination for agri-tourism

    Saffron farms on northeast Iran; a new destination for agri-tourism

    Gonabad, Nov 3, IRNA – 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.

  • Over 30,000 health tourists received medical treatments in Shiraz

    Over 30,000 health tourists received medical treatments in Shiraz

    Shiraz, Nov 2, IRNA – The southwestern Shiraz metropolis, capital of Fars Province, is already one of Iran's top tourist destinations, but it is increasingly focusing on health and medical tourism as a major revenue stream to boost its economic prospect under increasingly tough economic sanctions.

  • Iran Mesr Desert: Earth Touches Sky

    Iran Mesr Desert: Earth Touches Sky

    Isfahan, Oct 30, IRNA - "Mesr" is a village and desert area in Jandaq Rural District, in the Central District of Khor and Biabanak County, Isfahan province, Iran. This desert represents an interesting scene of the integrated performance of geo-morphic and geologic process and climate change.

  • Mashhad; Iran's most popular religious tourist destination

    Mashhad; Iran's most popular religious tourist destination

    Tehran, Oct 28, IRNA – Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and is the capital of Khorasan-e Razavi province and is one of the most important religious and historical tourism destinations of Iran.

  • Arpanah Waterfalls in Iran's Lali county, Khuzestan province

    Arpanah Waterfalls in Iran's Lali county, Khuzestan province

    Arpanah waterfalls, located 45 kilometers from Lali city are of the unique tourist attractions in Khuzestan province in four seasons, Ahvaz, October 28, 2019. IRNA/Iman Sadeghi Hassanvand. 6125**1416

  • Fascinating charm and attractions of desert in Iran

    Fascinating charm and attractions of desert in Iran

    There is a famous saying, "Once a person is bewitched by the charm of Desert, can no longer let go and forget its beauties". This is a sentence you will see when you look at the desert and touch its beauties.

  • Khar Touran Desert: Missing Africa in Iran

    Khar Touran Desert: Missing Africa in Iran

    Khar Touran Desert, known as Iranian Africa, is a unique place where the tourists enjoy both the pleasure of hiking exercise and the pleasure of visiting wildlife in Iran.

  • Ambassadors, economic Attachés of 10 foreign countries attending Gelim, Pistachio Festival

    Ambassadors, economic Attachés of 10 foreign countries attending Gelim, Pistachio Festival

    Kerman, Oct 23, IRNA - Ambassadors and Economic Attachés from 10 Asian and European countries, Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Economic Diplomacy, Special Assistant to the Speaker of Parliament and Director of International Affairs of the Parliament will travel to Kerman province t to participate in the Gelim Festival and Pistachio.

  • Iran’s Beauties in Photos; National Handicrafts Exhibition in Hamedan

    Iran’s Beauties in Photos; National Handicrafts Exhibition in Hamedan

    National bazaar and exhibition of handicrafts is held in the city of Hamedan, mid- west Iran.Hamedan, Iran, October 22, 2019. IRNA/Javad Hamedani.

  • Bakhtiari nomads migration in Iran

    Bakhtiari nomads migration in Iran

    Migration is the term that explains thousands of years of traditional life in the mountain-sides of Zagros. "Malkanon" is the most important life matter of the nomads, In addition, Malkanon reminds the most significant Bakhtiari tribe's piece of music. Malkanon is the ancient historical tradition of Bakhtiari nomads and is the beginning of the nomads' migration. In Bakhtiari culture, "migration" is associated with hardship and effort, and Bakhtiari men and women take the plunge by travel through maintains and rushing rivers, October 22, 2019. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Some 419 foreign tourists visit Shushtar

    Some 419 foreign tourists visit Shushtar

    Ahvaz, Oct 23, IRNA – The head of Shushtar Cultural Heritage, handicrafts and Tourism Department Ali Mohammad Chaharmahali said on Wednesday that some 419 foreign tourists visited the city's monuments in October this year.

  • Tehran, Muscat to expand ties on health tourism

    Tehran, Muscat to expand ties on health tourism

    Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan in Muscat, Omani capital, discussed ways to promote health tourism with Oman in his meetings with the Omani officials.

  • Iran's Maranjab Desert; Opportunity to touch the sky

    Iran's Maranjab Desert; Opportunity to touch the sky

    Maranjab desert is one of the most beautiful parts of the Iranian deserts. High dunes and forests arch are the attractions of this region. Most of the vegetation consists of Halophyte plants such as Tamarix trees, Haloxylon trees and Zygophyllum bushes. Animal coverage area consists of animals such as wolf, jackal, hyena, fox sand, sand cat, lizard, chameleon, a variety of lizards, snakes, scorpions, dull-yellow partridge, eagle, hawk and others cause of lots of food and water.Kashan,, Oct 21, IRNA/ Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Hedayat historical school in Iran's Urmia

    Hedayat historical school in Iran's Urmia

    The building of "Hedayat" school which is of prime historical value was founded by Shahriar-khan in the city of Orumiyeh, capital of the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan. It has two indoor and outdoor yards and 8 residential units. The central core of this school is a great alcove verge to indoor yard. Decorative elements of school are brick arches and columns, multicolor tiles, and ORSI windows with colored glasses. The yard of a nearby historical mosque is connected to the school’s yard. The antiquity is related to The Qajar era.,Urmia, Oct 21, IRNA/Mehdi Rahnavard.

  • Barberry farms in North East Iran; Agri Tourism destination

    Barberry farms in North East Iran; Agri Tourism destination

    Birjand, IRNA – Barberry is best cultivated in areas that are over 1500 meters above sea level, production of seedless barberry as a garden product is confined to South Khorasan province in Iran, however, seeded barberries grow in various parts of the world.

  • Birthday Party for French tourists in Eram Garden Shiraz

    Birthday Party for French tourists in Eram Garden Shiraz

    Eram Garden located in Shiraz is among the most beautiful Persian gardens of Iran. It is such a unique and gorgeous garden that is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites. French tourists on Tuesday evening at the Eram Garden Cafe in Shiraz were surprised to see Paula and Anton Birthday Party. Shiraz, Iran, October 16, 2019. IRNA/Shiva Attaran.

  • Glory of Iranian architecture of Ganjalikhan Bath in Kerman

    Glory of Iranian architecture of Ganjalikhan Bath in Kerman

    Ganj-Ali Khan Historical Complex, including a spectacular bathhouse with the same name, is one of the most beautiful historical sites in Iran’s southeast Kerman province. The Ganjali Khan Complex is a Safavid-era building complex, located in the old center of Kerman. The complex is composed of a school, a square, a caravanserai, a bathhouse, an Ab Anbar (water reservoir), a mint, a mosque and a bazaar. Kerman, Iran, October 14, 2019. IRNA/Abooza Ahmadizadeh.

  • Hazrat Masumeh Shrine hosts 53.600 foreign tourists and pilgrims

    Hazrat Masumeh Shrine hosts 53.600 foreign tourists and pilgrims

    Qom, Oct 15, IRNA - Hazrat Masoumeh (AS) Holy Shrine hosted 53, 600 foreign tourists and pilgrims in the past six months, the head of the International Affairs Department of the Holy Shrine on Tuesday.

  • Rate of tourists' arrival in Iran increases by 26%

    Rate of tourists' arrival in Iran increases by 26%

    Referring to the 26% increase in the rate of tourists' arrival in Iran in the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21 2019) compared to the same period last year, deputy minister of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran Vali Teymouri said on Monday concluded that Iran's tourism balance remains positive.

  • Visit Hormuz Island: Mystery of Persian Gulf

    Visit Hormuz Island: Mystery of Persian Gulf

    Qeshm, Oct 14, IRNA – Southern Iran is attractive destination for fall and is known as the mystery of Persian Gulf in terms of beautiful landscape and sightseeing, let's say Hormuz Island is fundamentally different from the other islands.

  • Golden Eagle tourist train in Isfahan

    Golden Eagle tourist train in Isfahan

    The 29th Golden Eagle International Tourism Train, passing through the Silk Road (North-South Corridor), arrived at Isfahan Railway Station on Sunday.

  • Golden Eagle tourist train arrives Isfahan

    Golden Eagle tourist train arrives Isfahan

    Isfahan, Oct 13, IRNA – The 29th Golden Eagle International Tourism Train, passing through the Silk Road (North-South Corridor), arrived at Isfahan Railway Station on Sunday.

  • Saint Thaddeus Church ; world’s first ever church

    Saint Thaddeus Church ; world’s first ever church

    Kara Kelisa, also known as the St. Thaddeus Church, in Chaldoran County, northwestern Iran is one of the oldest and most notable surviving Christian monuments of Iran that carries great significance for the country's Armenian Orthodox community. Armenians hold that Qara Kelisa is the world's first church and was constructed in 68 BC by one of the apostles of Jesus, Saint Thaddeus, who traveled to Armenia, then part of the Persian Empire, to preach the teachings of Christ. Urmia, Oct 13, 2019. IRNA/Mehdi Rahnavard.

  • The Stone (Haft-Tanan) Museum in Shiraz

    The Stone (Haft-Tanan) Museum in Shiraz

    Haft Tanan (seven figures) is an old garden in Shiraz built on orders from Karim Khan. It is named after the seven religious philosophers buried there. There are stone one-piece columns inside, supporting the ceiling which is covered with five paintings of a famous Zandid era artist. Nowadays, this building is used as the museum of historical rocks and inscriptions., Shiraz, Oct 13, 2019. IRNA/Morteza Aminorayayie.

  • Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd)

    Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd)

    Sar Yazd Castle (Qal’eh Sar Yazd ) is a historical castle built during Sassanid Dynasty in Sar Yazd village, Mehriz county, Yazd province. The castle has been one of the oldest and largest bank safe-deposit boxes in Iran and the world where cereals, treasure of money, gold and jewelry were kept during invasions. The castle has nested concentric walls with impregnable high towers that is surrounded by a moat . The moat has a width of 6 meters and a depth of 3 to 4 meters. The castle has two doors: One is a main gate and another is a guardian door. The castle has three floors that are made with mud-brick. Sar Yazd Castle was registered in national index by the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization under code number 1084 in 1975 Yazd, Oct 13, 2019. IRNA/ Shahla Heidari

  • Iran, Armenia to cooperate to revive Caucasian leopard

    Iran, Armenia to cooperate to revive Caucasian leopard

    Tehran, Oct 12, IRNA - Deputy Head of Iranian Environmental Protection Organization and the First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia in a meeting emphasized mutual cooperation on conservation, management and restoration of Caucasian Leopard species.

  • Iran Georgia's second homeland

    Iran Georgia's second homeland

    Tehran, Oct 12, IRNA - Georgia's ambassador to Iran noted that Tehran's Christian cemetery of  Dolab is important to Georgians because people buried in the cemetery have called Iran their second homeland and have said farewell to life here.

  • Pasargadae World Heritage

    Pasargadae World Heritage

    Pasargadae covers the archaeological remains of the first capital of the Persian Empire, dating from the 6th century BC. Its most important monument is the tomb of "Cyrus the Great", the founder of the Achaemenid Empire who went on to conquer much of the ancient Near East, Southwest Asia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, Shiraz, Oct 12, 2019. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi.