• Maharlou Lake; Natural Pink  wonder in southern Iran

    Maharlou Lake; Natural Pink wonder in southern Iran

    Tehran, Sept 6, IRNA – Maharlou Lake in Southern Iran is a saline lake with an area of 600 square kilometers and 1500 meters above water level. This Natural pink lake is located 27 km. southeast of Shiraz in Fars province southern Iran. Lake water is used for extraction of normal salt.

  • Persian Gulf Regional Museum in Southern Iran to be inaugurated soon

    Persian Gulf Regional Museum in Southern Iran to be inaugurated soon

    Bushehr, Sept 5, IRNA – The Persian Gulf Regional Museum in Iran’s southwestern Bushehr province is ready to be inaugurated within a month, said the deputy director general of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Department of Bushehr province.

  • Antique, ancient objects unearthed in Iran's Zanjan Province

    Antique, ancient objects unearthed in Iran's Zanjan Province

    Zanjan, Sept 5, IRNA – Commander of the protection unit of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Zanjan Province said that some pottery ancient objects belonging to 1st millennium BC and Islamic Golden Age were unearthed from suburbs of Zanjan city.

  • Foreign tourist arrival to Isfahan 7-folded in seven years: official

    Foreign tourist arrival to Isfahan 7-folded in seven years: official

    Isfahan, Sept 2, IRNA – Foreign tourists who visited Isfahan over the past seven years made seven-fold growth compared to the preceding periods, the head of provincial department of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Isfahan said on Wednesday.

  • Iranians mark Tasu'a ceremonies; observe health protocols

    Iranians mark Tasu'a ceremonies; observe health protocols

    Iranian Shia Muslims commemorate Tasu'a , the 9th day of the 10 consecutive mourning days ending up to the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS), the third Shia Imam, while observing health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), all across Iran on August 29, 2020. IRNA

  • World Mosque Day; Small mosques in Shiraz

    World Mosque Day; Small mosques in Shiraz

    August 21 was named as World Mosque Day on the proposal of the Islamic Republic of Iran and approval of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Status of the mosque is recognized in Islamic nations and effort is made for its upgrading. There are historical mosques in Shiraz, Iran, which can be regarded as tourist attractions. Shiraz, Fars Province, , Iran. August 26, 2020.IRNA/ Shiva Attaran.

  • Major Museum site to open in Ardebil by year-end

    Major Museum site to open in Ardebil by year-end

    Ardebil, Aug 23, IRNA - Director General of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Ardebil northwestern province, said that the greatest Iranian museum site will open by year-end ( Iranian year ends on March 20, 2021).

  • Nature and tourist resorts of western Tehran

    Nature and tourist resorts of western Tehran

    The photo report shows Alborz province's beautiful nature and tourist resorts, in the southern slopes of Alborz mountain range. Karaj, Iran. August 18, 2020. IRNA/Mousa Korehei

  • Canoeing; Water-Based Tourism in northwestern Iran

    Canoeing; Water-Based Tourism in northwestern Iran

    Canoeing is the leisure exercises by boat and the visitors of Mahabad city in northwestern Iran interested in boating, use this activity in their leisure time in Mahabad River. Mahabad, West Azarbaijan Province Iran. August 18, 2020. IRNA/Abdollah Rahmani.

  • Iran heralds brilliant prospects for tourism revenues

    Iran heralds brilliant prospects for tourism revenues

    Tehran, August 18, IRNA - Deputy Minister for Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Mohammad Hossein Talebian on Tuesday heralded bright prospects for Iran's tourism revenues in light of the figure of eight million tourists visited Iran last year (ended on March 20, 2020).

  • Iran's tourist arrivals grow to over 8 million: Minister

    Iran's tourist arrivals grow to over 8 million: Minister

    Shahroud, Aug 17, IRNA – Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali Asghar Mounesan said that a record number of 8 million tourists visited Iran during the first 10 months of the past Iranian calendar year which ended March 20, 2020 .

  • Fish farming in southwestern Iran; Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari Prov.

    Fish farming in southwestern Iran; Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari Prov.

    Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari Province, with an annual production of over 22,000 tons of trout, stands on the first place in Iran with regard to producing coldwater fish. Shahrekord, Iran. August 17, 2020. IRNA/ Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Amirtooman Timcheh; Tourist attraction in Bijar, Kordestan province

    Amirtooman Timcheh; Tourist attraction in Bijar, Kordestan province

    Timcheh is a roofed hall in Iranian bazaars comprised of a couple of shops dedicated to the sale of a particular set of items. Amirtooman Timcheh is one of the monuments of the Safavid era and has been restored and restored and repaired in Qajar dynasty. this monument is located on the west side of the traditional and historical bazaar of Bijar city in Kordestan province. Bijar is a county in Kordestan Province in Iran. August 17, 2020. IRNA/ Mosleh Pirkhazranian.

  • Bakhtiari Tribes wedding ceremony

    Bakhtiari Tribes wedding ceremony

    Wedding ceremony is a beautiful custom of Bakhtiari tribes which is held in the open-air in the heart of nature with breathtaking views. Bakhtiari men and women dance in harmony with songs being played by their traditional musical instruments. Traditional Bakhtiari costumes and dress are one of the attractions of these ceremonies with luminous colors. Shahrekord,Iran. August 16, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • COVID-19 kills 161 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    COVID-19 kills 161 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA - Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 161 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 19,492.

  • Dasht-e-Shad Forest; northeastern Iran tourist resort

    Dasht-e-Shad Forest; northeastern Iran tourist resort

    Dasht-e Shad Forest in Kalpush District of Meyami County has stretched among three provinces of Semnan, North Khorasan, and Golestan. The woodland vegetation boasts different species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish as well as fantastic scenery. Semnan, Iran. August 15, 2020. IRNA/Ali Aghaei.

  • COVID-19 kills 188 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    COVID-19 kills 188 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran, Aug 12, IRNA – Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 188 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,988.

  • Hamedan Bazaar, tourist attraction

    Hamedan Bazaar, tourist attraction

    Hamedan is a beautiful province in western Iran with many historical and tourist attractions, Hamedan city as the capital of this province is among the most ancient Iranian cities. Hamedan, Iran. August 11, 2020. IRNA/Adel Bakhoda.

  • Jameh Mosque of Semnan; Historical monument in central Iran

    Jameh Mosque of Semnan; Historical monument in central Iran

    Jame (Grand) Mosque of Semnan in central Iran is one of the ancient and historical monuments that according to historical records was built in the first Islamic century on the ruins of a Sassanid (226-651 CE) fire temple. Semnan, Iran. August 9, 2020. IRNA/Ali Akbar Bandari.

  • Malek historical house; tourist site in Tehran

    Malek historical house; tourist site in Tehran

    Malek historical house is part of the Malek National Museum and Library in Iran's Tehran. Malek historical house is more than 150 years old and was registered in Iran National Heritage List in 1997. Malek National Library and Museum in Tehran has the largest library of precious manuscripts. Tehran ,Iran. August 9, 2020. IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Fath-Abad Garden; a glamorous tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Fath-Abad Garden; a glamorous tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Fathabad Garden (Biglar Beigi Mansion) is located about 25km from Iran's southeastern city of Kerman. It enjoys very outstanding ornaments including patterns which historians believe have been also used in Shahzdeh Garden in Mahan. The garden has not been registered as a "Persian Garden" by the UNESCO World Heritage, but is still a mesmerizing tourist attraction in the heart of Iran's world known deserts in southeast of the country. Kerman,Iran. August 7, 2020. IRNA/ Abouzar Ahmadizadeh.

  • Lebanese minister hails Iran's  humanitarian aid to Lebanon

    Lebanese minister hails Iran's humanitarian aid to Lebanon

    Tehran, Aug 7, IRNA – Lebanon's Health Minister Hamad Hassan hailed the performance of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) in the hard time after the recent huge blast in Beirut.

  • COVID-19 kills 156 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    COVID-19 kills 156 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran, Aug 7, IRNA – Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 156 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,132.

  • COVID-19 kills 185 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    COVID-19 kills 185 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran, Aug 5, IRNA – Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 185 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 17,802.

  • Kalamkari; admirable and noble art in Isfahan

    Kalamkari; admirable and noble art in Isfahan

    Kalamkari, Khatam, Termeh, and hand-woven carpets are among the most famous handicraft of Isfahan that fascinates foreign tourists, who purchase them as souvenirs. One can buy any Iranian souvenir or handicraft from Naqsh-e Jahan Square or the old Bazaar of Isfahan. Kalamkari art (Textile printing) is the ancient art of hand printing on cotton or silk fabric by natural dyes. Isfahan, Iran. August 5, 2020. IRNA/ Maryam Almomen.

  • Rice Transplanting farms; Southwestern Iran Beauties in summer time

    Rice Transplanting farms; Southwestern Iran Beauties in summer time

    Sabzkouh river (from Karun tributaries) through the Mashayekh Rural District of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has caused rice cultivation to flourish since ancient times. Rice cultivation farms in this part of Iran are of beautiful and unique parts of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. Rice is the regular food of Iranians and characterized by its pleasant taste and smell. Shahrekord, Iran. August 2, 2020. IRNA/ Maryam Almomen.

  • Nature in northwestern Iran; Heris County: Tourist resort

    Nature in northwestern Iran; Heris County: Tourist resort

    Natural in northwestern Iran is tourist resort. Shirlan Waterfall in Heris city is located near a village of the same name (Shirlan) and is about 12 meters high. Heris city as the capital of Heris County is located in East Azarbaijan Province, Iran. August 2, 2020. IRNA/