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  • Tourism and mines industry in Iran

    Tourism and mines industry in Iran

    Tehran, IRNA -- Tourism pertaining to the mines industry has been specialized tourism aiming to promote the active mines and contribute to the economic development of the rural areas.

  • Alaeddin tower; Tourist attraction in Varamin city

    Alaeddin tower; Tourist attraction in Varamin city

    The tomb tower of Alaeddin is an ancient building from Seljukid Era in the Seljuk style dating from the late 7th century of the lunar Hegira which is located in the city of Varamin in Tehran province. This building resembles regal tombs and is the burial place of Hassan Alā'douleh, governor of that time of Rey.Tehran, Iran, Jan 9, 2020. IRNA/

  • Windcatcher Mansion in Tehran's Golestan Palace

    Windcatcher Mansion in Tehran's Golestan Palace

    Golestan Palace in Tehran is an example of Persian art, history, and architecture. It is the valuable gem sitting in the heart of Tehran carrying memories from Safavid era to Pahlavi kings.Golestan Palace is vibrant, colorful, and full of aesthetic ornate figures created by gifted Qajarian artists. This elegant garden was registered on the UNESCO world heritage list in 2013. Tehran, Iran. Jan 5. IRNA/ Farzaneh Piri.

  • Iran applies to register “Yalda” on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Iran applies to register “Yalda” on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Tehran, Dec 20, IRNA – Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Mohammad Hassan Talebian said that Iran applied to register Yalda Night traditional ceremony as an ancient festivity with UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

  • Simorgh; Iran's national brand for tourism

    Simorgh; Iran's national brand for tourism

    Tehran, Dec 19, IRNA – Iranian tourism officials have introduced “Simorgh” - a huge mythical bird of Persian legend credited with possessing great wisdom – as Iran's national brand for tourism and The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has registered “Majestic Iran: a Different Experience” as the national brand for the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Dezful historical Bridge;  World's most ancient brick bridge

    Dezful historical Bridge; World's most ancient brick bridge

    Tehran, Dec 18, IRNA -- Dezful historical Bridge in southwestern Iran is still standing after more than 17 centuries and is regarded as the most ancient standing bridge in the world that has survived and is also known as "Rumi Bridge".

  • Autumn rainfall in Western Iran; Boroujerd

    Autumn rainfall in Western Iran; Boroujerd

    Autumn is the season when nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of many wonderful colors. These beautiful colors can attract every tourist in October, November, and December to various parts of Iran. What follows are IRNA’s photos of autumn rainfalls in Boroujerd city western Iran. November 28, 2020. IRNA/

  • Tehran Municipality to repair most ancient clock in city

    Tehran Municipality to repair most ancient clock in city

    Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Repair program of the most ancient clock in Moshirul Saltaneh Mosque of Tehran city is underway, said the mayor for district 11 of Tehran.

  • Repair of oldest grand hotel in Iran

    Repair of oldest grand hotel in Iran

    Repair of Qazvin Grand Hotel is underway by Iran Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization. It is one of the oldest hotels in Iran, covering about 3,000 square meters. Qazvin Grand Hotel was built in 1922 during the final years of the Qajar era. Qazvin, Iran. November 21, 2020. IRNA/

  • Autumn beauties in Miandoab County northwestern Iran

    Autumn beauties in Miandoab County northwestern Iran

    Autumn is the season when nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colors. These beautiful colors can attract every tourist in October, November, and December. What follows are IRNA’s photos of autumn in Miandoab city and Miandoab County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. November 7, 2020. IRNA/Zeinoabedin Sheikhi.

  • Sculptured head of Iran's glorious names on display  in Iranian Artists Forum

    Sculptured head of Iran's glorious names on display in Iranian Artists Forum

    22 new sculptured heads of Iran's glories have been unveiled in the second symposium of the Iranian painting sculpture symposium in Iranian Artists Forum. Majid Entezami, Jamileh Sheikhi, Abbas Kiarostami, Ali Hatami, Hassan Mirkhani are the Iranian artists whose busts were unveiled. Tehran, Iran. Nov 7, 2020. IRNA/ Abdollah Heidari.

  • Eye-catching beauties of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran

    Eye-catching beauties of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran

    Located along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, Iran’s Mazandaran Province, with its natural beauty and marvelous landscape, attracts millions of travelers all year long. Sari, Iran. Nov 4, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli.

  • Spectacular beauties of Anzali in northern Iran

    Spectacular beauties of Anzali in northern Iran

    Bandar-e Anzali is a harbour town on the Caspian Sea, close to Rasht, Gilan province, northern Iran. The photo album depicts some eye-catching views of the Anzali Wetland and Anzali Port. Anzali Wetland is one of the most significant and largest natural habitats for animals. Rasht, Iran. Nov 2, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Moheimani.

  • Iran's Taq-e Bostan lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness

    Iran's Taq-e Bostan lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness

    Kermanshah, Nov 1, IRNA –Taq-e Bostan in Kermanshah western Iran, was lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness in October.

  • 'Bideh', tourist resort for cultural heritage in Meybod, central Iran

    'Bideh', tourist resort for cultural heritage in Meybod, central Iran

    A historic district or tourist resort is a section of a town which contains cultural heritage buildings considered valuable for historical or architectural specifications. Photos show the Historic district of "Bideh" village in Meybod County, Yazd Province, Iran, October 24, 2020. IRNA/TMarzieh Emami Meybodi.

  • Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    “Sar Agha Seyed” is a village located 45 kilometers northern Kuhrang County of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. Its architect is similar to Masuleh of Gilan Province where houses have been built into the mountain with stairway structure. Shahrekord, Iran. October 20, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    The city of Kuhpayeh is located 65 kilometers east of Isfahan. This ancient and historical city has many tourist resorts, and the surrounding villages also have lots of similar attractions. One of the most famous attractions of the city is Abbasi Caravanserai that dates back to 400 years ago (Safavid era). This Caravansarai was renovated in 2012 with preservation of traditional architecture. Another factor that makes the place very popular with tourists is its beautiful nature. Isfahan, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA/Zahra Baghan.

  • Chahar Bagh precious legacy in Isfahan

    Chahar Bagh precious legacy in Isfahan

    The historical and cultural passage of Chahar Bagh in Isfahan is divided into two eras such as Safavid and Abbasid. It has beautiful and unique landscapes that experts say need more attention and care. Isfahan, Iran, October 14, 2020, IRNA/Zahra Baghban

  • Beauty of Nature in Talesh

    Beauty of Nature in Talesh

    Talesh city in northern Iran is 451 km. from Tehran, and there is in a mountainous area in the west of Talesh (in Gilan Province). The houses and ancient places, as well as different areas of wood and tourist resorts in the west of Gilan province, attracts many tourists every year. Rasht, Iran. October 11, 2020. IRNA/

  • Martin Mountains in Chabahar; Southern Iran beauties

    Martin Mountains in Chabahar; Southern Iran beauties

    Chabahar, , Oct 11, IRNA - Martian Mountains (also known as Merrikhi Mountains), situated 40 to 50km from the port city of Chabahar, in Iran's southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan province is one of the famous tourist attractions of the country.

  • Grape harvesting in Northwestern Iran

    Grape harvesting in Northwestern Iran

    The grape-vine is probably the oldest and best known of the cultivated fruit plants grown in Iran. Over 40 different types of grapes are harvested across the country. Cultivars like Asgari, Keshmeshi, Shahroudi, and Khalili have shown a lot of potentials and have a high yield rate. Keshmeshi and Asgari are the most important Iranian grape seeds. Keshmeshi and Asgari are consumed as freshly harvested herbs and raisins. Every October, grape harvest takes place in northwestern Iran. Tabriz, Iran. October 7, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Tehran tourist resorts

    Tehran tourist resorts

    The first time Tehran is mentioned in historical accounts is in an 11th-century chronicle in which it is described as a small village north of Rey. Rey, in which signs of settlement dates from 6000 BC, is often considered to be Tehran’s predecessor. Tehran has many to offer its visitors including Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar, Treasury of National Jewels, National Museum of Iran, Glass and Ceramic Museum, Masoudieh Palace, Sarkis Cathedral, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Carpet Museum of Iran, to name a few. Tehran, Iran. October 6, 2020. IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Fars Province ready to host Int'l convention on peace and tourism

    Fars Province ready to host Int'l convention on peace and tourism

    Shiraz, Oct 4, IRNA – Cultural director-general of tourism and pilgrim affairs of Fars Province Governor's Office said that this province because of its unique cultural and historical situation, is ready to host international convention on peace and tourism in 2021.

  • Reza Abbasi Museum; treasure of Iranian arts and creativity

    Reza Abbasi Museum; treasure of Iranian arts and creativity

    Tehran, IRNA – Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran is one of the finest collections in Iran for those who wish to trace the history of Iranian arts and civilization and is symbol of Iran's treasure of art and creativity.

  • COVID-19 threatens 120m tourism-related jobs: UN Chief

    COVID-19 threatens 120m tourism-related jobs: UN Chief

    Tehran, Sept 27, IRNA – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Tourism Day, 27 September 2020, said some 120 million tourism-related jobs are at risk due to COVID-19.

  • Sistan and Baluchestan province: Paradise Lost of nature tourism

    Sistan and Baluchestan province: Paradise Lost of nature tourism

    Zahedan, Sept 27, IRNA – Sistan and Balouchestan province located on southeastern Iran bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan is the 'Paradise Lost' of nature tourism due to its unique tourist attractions for domestic and foreign tourists with ancient monuments and numerous tourist resorts.

  • Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Scenic, lush and unique, Masouleh, on the foothills of Alborz Mountain Range, Gilan Province is one of the remarkable villages of Iran. This beautiful village is a tourist resort located on the rooftops. Rasht, Iran. Sept 21, 2020. IRNA/Amir Ghayyoumi.

  • Ostad Shahriar Museum of Tabriz; Tourist resort in northwestern Iran

    Ostad Shahriar Museum of Tabriz; Tourist resort in northwestern Iran

    Shahriar’s home has been turned into a museum which houses his personal affects including the instruments he played, his calligraphy work and photos are displayed at the museum. Shahriar was born in 1906 in Tabriz and died on 18 September 1988, in a Tehran hospital, and his body was transferred to Tabriz and was laid to rest in 'Maghbarat-o Shoara' (Cemetery of Poets). His poems are mainly influenced by Hafez. "The Blessing Bird of Good Omen', which is about Imam Ali (peace be upon him), is just one of his many other noteworthy poetry. Tabriz, Iran. Sept 21, 2020. IRNA/Kazem Yousefi.

  • European tourism industry owners keen on investment in Gorgan tourism sites: Official

    European tourism industry owners keen on investment in Gorgan tourism sites: Official

    Gorgan, IRNA - European investors including Italian tourism industry owners are considering investment projects in Gorgan for revival of Gorgan historic district and construction of the Seven Cities Market, Mayor of Gorgan Abdolreza Dadboud said on Saturday.

  • Sio Seh Pol Bridge tourist attraction in last days of summer

    Sio Seh Pol Bridge tourist attraction in last days of summer

    Si-o-Se Pol Bridge (or Allahverdi Khan bridge) is one of Isfahan tourist attractions and the largest bridge among the 11 bridges in Isfahan city, which cross Zayanderud river. Isfahan, Iran. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.