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  • Bagh Sheikh Caravanserai Historical monument in central Iran

    Bagh Sheikh Caravanserai Historical monument in central Iran

    Saveh, Sept 12, IRNA – Bagh Sheikh (Abdol Ghaffar Khan) Historical Caravanserai, dating back to the Zand dynasty (1751-1794) as a historical monument in central Iran can be regarded as a World Heritage historical site.

  • Opert, marvelous view between Semnan, Mazandaran

    Opert, marvelous view between Semnan, Mazandaran

    The photo album depicts some photos of Opert Green Zone in the border of Semnan and Mazandaran province in Iran. Besides its all unique beauties, Opert is a tourist area in northern Iran. Semnan, Iran. Sept. 2, 2020. IRNA/ Abed Mirmasoumi

  • 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.

  • 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 .

  • Asef Vaziri Mansion in Sanandaj

    Asef Vaziri Mansion in Sanandaj

    Asef Vaziri mansion is one of the attractive and historical monuments in Sanandaj which is also called the Kurdish House. It is one of the oldest Houses of Sanandaj dates back to the Safavid era. The mansion was registered in the list of National Heritage Site, and it has been managed by Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization since 1997. August 15, 2020. IRNA/Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezranian

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Birds Garden in Isfahan

    Birds Garden in Isfahan

    The photo album depicts some photos of the bird's garden in Isfahan Province, Iran. It is a beautiful recreational site that was built in the 1990s. More than 3,000 kinds of birds are kept in 130 different species such as parrots, ducks, flamingo, swans, peacocks, eagles, geese, crows, etc. August 3, 2020. IRNA

  • Beautiful scenery of Kakan in Yasuj City; Southwestern Iran

    Beautiful scenery of Kakan in Yasuj City; Southwestern Iran

    Kahan of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in southwestern Iran with ample of tourist resorts is known as land of four seasons. The province is mostly mountainous in terrain, part of the Zagros range. The highest point is the Dena summit with a height of 5,109 meters (over 4,000 meters high above the sea level) covered with oak forests. July 28, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Azadi.

  • Beauties of ancient Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

    Beauties of ancient Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

    Tabriz has been known as “the Firsts”; such that hearing name of Tabriz evokes the firsts in human’s mind. The early history of Tabriz is not well-documented. The earliest civilization signs in the city belongs to an Iron Age graveyard of 1st millennium B.C. which were unearthed in late 1990s in northern side of Blue Mosque. If you travel to this city, we suggest spending a part of your time to visit the firsts of Tabriz.

  • Haidarkola Wetland; Beautiful tourist attraction in Northern Iran

    Haidarkola Wetland; Beautiful tourist attraction in Northern Iran

    Haidarkola wetland is located in Babol city in Mazandaran Province in Northern Iran, This wetland with its unique vegetation coverage, including Lotus, is a residence to rare and migratory birds. Haidarkola wetland is a beautiful and nice place for tourism and entertainment. Sari, Mazandaran Province, Iran. July 22, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli.

  • Semnan Bazaar; Tourist attraction in central Iran

    Semnan Bazaar; Tourist attraction in central Iran

    Bazaars are one of the oldest places in Iranian architecture. Semnan's cross-shaped covered-bazaar marks the heart of the city. It was constructed in the early period of Qajar Dynasty and comprises of two sections, named as the northern and western sectors. Semnan, Iran. July 22, 2020. IRNA/Ali Akbar Bandari.

  • Eynali Mount.; Tourist attraction in Tabriz

    Eynali Mount.; Tourist attraction in Tabriz

    Eynali is a mountain range in north of Tabriz, Iran. The range has a couple of peaks including Eynali, Halileh, Pakeh-chin, Bahlul and the highest one Dand. It has red soil and Eynali peak and Dand are visible from almost everywhere in Tabriz. Eynali Mount, known as the red-eyed heights has long been one of the most important places for entertainment of people on holidays to go to hiking. Tabriz, Iran. July 12, 2020. IRNA/Ali Hamed Haghdoust.

  • Asef Mansion Bath; Tourist attraction in Sanandaj western Iran

    Asef Mansion Bath; Tourist attraction in Sanandaj western Iran

    In the southwest of the Asef Vaziri mansion complex, there is a small bathroom, which is one of the most beautiful baths in the west of Iran. This ancient building is in the style of Isfahani architecture and like other baths in Kordestan province, but it is built on a smaller scale and has six stone columns with rope decorations.Sanandaj, Iran. July 11, 2020. IRNA/Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar, popular place for tourists

    Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar, popular place for tourists

    Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar are popular places for tourists coming from abroad for other cities. When you visit Tabriz, you 're advised to go to tea houses of the city. Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions. Tabriz and its Bazaar were already prosperous and famous in the 13th century, when the town, in the province of Eastern Azarbaijan, became the capital city of the Safavid kingdom.Tabriz, , Iran, July 11, 2020. IRNA/Hamed Haghdoust.

  • Beauties of Shaho Mountains in western Iran

    Beauties of Shaho Mountains in western Iran

    Shaho is a mountain of the central Zagros range of mounts, located between Kamyaran, Sarv Abad, Marivan, Nodeshe, Nawsoud, Paveh, Javanroud, Rawansar cities on suburbs of Kordestan and Kermanshah Provinces, western Iran. Kermanshah , Iran, July 11, 2020. IRNA/Yousef Fattahi.

  • Mehr Garden alley in Semnan; central Iran

    Mehr Garden alley in Semnan; central 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, Iran, July 8, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Nazem Razavi.

  • Beautiful nature of Rigan County in Southern Iran

    Beautiful nature of Rigan County in Southern Iran

    Temperature in some parts of Iran such as Kerman province has risen to 48 degrees centigrade, the mountainous areas of Rigan County in Southern Iran - Kerman Province - are pleasant. Rigan County is a county in Kerman Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Mohammadabad. Kerman, Iran, July 7, 2020. IRNA/Mousa Molaeian.

  • Reza Abad Desert; Tourist resort on northeastern Iran

    Reza Abad Desert; Tourist resort on northeastern Iran

    Nomadic town of Reza Abad in Semnan Province is one of the environs of Biarjemand county of Shahrood town, located in a 240-kilometer from Shahroud city. Black tents (Siah Chador) and emigration of nomads, traditional garments of men and women, the beauty of desert sky scenery at night on one of the dome shaped rooftops and spending one night in rural houses, eating local bread and food of Reza Abadi town are of the memorable scenes of the town. Semnan Province, Iran. July 4, 2020/Amin Rahmani.

  • Jameh Mosque of Darab Southern Iran

    Jameh Mosque of Darab Southern Iran

    The Jameh Mosque of Darab is related to the Seljuq dynasty and is located in Darab city. It is the only mosque in the world with four minarets. Shiraz, Fars Province. Iran. June 19, 2020. IRNA/ Shiva Sadat Attaran.

  • Adventure and Nature Tourism in Southwestern Iran

    Adventure and Nature Tourism in Southwestern Iran

    Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with a certain degree of risk, and which may require special skills and physical exertion, Do Polan is a village in Mashayekh Rural District, Naghan District, Kiar County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province. Iran. June 15, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath: ّFirst historical bath in Gilan province

    Kasma Bath is one of the historical monuments of Someh Sara, which belongs to the Qajar Dynasty and is located in the central part of Kasma village. It is registered as one of the national monuments of Iran. The bath has two Howz of hot and cold water, (In traditional Persian architecture, a howz is a centrally positioned symmetrical axis pool. If in a traditional house or private courtyard, it is used for bathing, aesthetics or both). Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran. June 15, 2020. IRNA/ Farzad Hassanpour.

  • 14 historical monuments in Tehran in National registration list

    14 historical monuments in Tehran in National registration list

    Tehran, June 9, IRNA - Director-General of the Office of Registration of Monuments of Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Mostafa Pourali said on Tuesday that 14 historical monuments of Tehran including ancient Ford building and Tehran Pasteur Institute as well as Laleh Hotel of Lalehzaar Street will be registered in National Registry of Cultural Monuments.

  • World Handicrafts Day; Chaleshtar Carpet

    World Handicrafts Day; Chaleshtar Carpet

    June 10 is celebrated as World Handicraft Day worldwide. Chaleshtar in the central district of Shahrekord, the provincial capital of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is Iran's first carpet village. Chaleshtar in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari carpet is one of the world's leading industries due to the authenticity of Dumotox paint, which has been approved by UNESCO. Shahrekord, Iran. June 9, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Jameh Atigh Mosque; Tourist attraction in Shiraz

    Jameh Atigh Mosque; Tourist attraction in Shiraz

    Jameh Atigh Mosque or Jumu'ah Mosque or Adineh Mosque is one of the most ancient mosques in Shiraz, which is located in the east of Shahcheragh Shrine. This mosque built on order of Amrolith Saffari. The mosque, which is the first historical core of Shiraz, consists of a tall building that has several rooms and naves, and some parts of it have two floors.Shiraz, Iran, June 6, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi.

  • Cost of infertility treatment in Iran; one-tenth in European countries

    Cost of infertility treatment in Iran; one-tenth in European countries

    Tehran, May 30, IRNA - Director of Avicenna Center for Infertility and Recurrent Abortion said on Saturday that the cost of infertility treatment in Iran is one-tenth to one-fiftieth that of other countries in the region and one-tenth of the cost of the treatment in the European states and one-fifteenth that of the United States.

  • Charkhalan Summertime tourist resort in Kermanshah province

    Charkhalan Summertime tourist resort in Kermanshah province

    "Charkhlan" Summertime tourist resort located near "Balasht" village of Dinur section of Kermanshah province (Western Iran). Due to its pastures, abundant springs and medicinal plants, this region hosts nomads, tourists, and nature lovers every year. Kermanshah, Iran. May 30, 2020. IRNA/Bahman Zarei.

  • Kang Stepped village; great tourist attraction in Northeastern Iran

    Kang Stepped village; great tourist attraction in Northeastern Iran

    Mashad, May 26, IRNA – Kang Stepped village is located on the slopes of the Binalood Mountains, 19 km west of Torqabeh and 29 km from Mashad (Northeastern Iran).This historical village with a history of more than a thousand years and with stepped architecture is considered as a destination for Iranian and foreign tourists.

  • Varzaneh Desert; Tourist attraction in Central Iran

    Varzaneh Desert; Tourist attraction in Central Iran

    Varzaneh Desert in southeastern Isfahan, the desert is located 100 km in the east of Isfahan. Enjoying the pleasure of walking along the wetland, you can experience desert trails on dunes with an area of 1,700 hectares. Varzaneh Desert is the most accessible desert in Isfahan city, and the unsurpassed breadth of sand dunes in various shapes and sandy landscapes above the slopes of the sand is incontestable. It’s an ideal place for stargazing at night and much more that you will find out by yourself. Isfahan, Iran, May 17, 2020. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.