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  • Exhibition displays handwoven carpets in Isfahan

    Exhibition displays handwoven carpets in Isfahan

    The 22nd Isfahan handwoven Carpet Expo inaugurated in Isfahan. East Azarbaijan province, Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari, Kurdestan province, Fars, Golestan, Qom and Tehran provinces displayed their products. The purpose of the exhibition is to enhance the status of handwoven carpets in Iran and to present the latest achievements and products of the handwoven carpet market. The exhibit features carpet manufacturers and handmade carpet vendors, handwoven carpet designers and painters, traders and exporters from across Iran, Isfahan, Iran, Dec 10, IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • stone and jewelry Museum in Central Iran

    stone and jewelry Museum in Central Iran

    Arak has not only an industrial face but also in a corner of this metropolis you can visit the Museum of Ornamentals, Stone and Jewelry. There are 350 valuable species of rare and unique minerals in the world and in Iran, including Perite, Aluvarine, Sapphire, Sapphire, Malachite, Magnetite, Spearman, Amethyst, Ammonite, Quartz and Agate. Arak, Iran, Dec 9, IRNA/Ali Karimi.

  • Kamal-Ol-Molk Iranian renowned Painter Mausoleum in Neyshabur

    Kamal-Ol-Molk Iranian renowned Painter Mausoleum in Neyshabur

    The building is the burial place of one of the most famous historical characters of the contemporary art of Iran, Mohammad Ghaffari known as Kamal al-Molk. The painter was born in Kashan in 1224 and died in Neyshabur, 1319). His tomb is located close to that of Attar another famous poet and mystic. Kamal al-Molk's mausoleum is a harmonious combination of traditional and modern architecture in which. Neyshabur, Iran. Dec 2, 2019. IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Tehran's Masoudieh Mansion; Beautiful tourist attraction

    Tehran's Masoudieh Mansion; 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, Iran. Dec 2, 2019. IRNA/Abdollah Heidari

  • Menar Jonban, Isfahan's historical shaky minaret

    Menar Jonban, Isfahan's historical shaky minaret

    Menar-Jonban is a famous historical monument located in central Iran, Isfahan .This interesting and unique monument has been constructed 700 years ago. The architectural design of this masonry monument includes an entrance hall (with dimension of 13.6mx10.8m in plan and 10m in height) covered by an ancient tomb roof. Two circular masonry brick towers (with 7.5m in height) are located on top of the roof by a distance of 9.2 m from each other. One can climb to the top of each tower throw spiral stairs and starts to shake it. When one of the towers starts to shake by the human force, the other one starts to shake automatically. Isfahan, Iran, Dec 7, IRNA/ Maryam Almomen.

  • People-based tourism diplomacy new foundation for development

    People-based tourism diplomacy new foundation for development

    Mashad, Dec 4, IRNA - Secretary-General of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) underlined that People-based tourism diplomacy is a new foundation for tourism development and attracting people's participation and role in tourism development.

  • 6.7 million foreign tourists visit Iran in 8 months

    6.7 million foreign tourists visit Iran in 8 months

    Mashad, Dec 4, IRNA - Head of the Department of Passports and Visas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that since the beginning of this current Iranian year (will end March 19, 2020), 6.7 million foreign tourists have entered the country with visas issued for them.

  • National Conference on Eco-tourism development opens in Mashhad

    National Conference on Eco-tourism development opens in Mashhad

    Mashhad, Dec 4, IRNA – National conference of Eco-tourism, Culture and tourism development opened in Mashhad on Wednesday with the participation of 30 Iranian ambassadors.

  • Iran targeting to attract one million Chinese tourists

    Iran targeting to attract one million Chinese tourists

    Tehran, Dec3, IRNA - Islamic Republic of Iran's Minister of Culture, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali Asghar Moonesan in an article noted that Iran plans to host at least one percent of the Chinese tourist market and initially aims to attract one million Chinese tourists over the next four to five years.

  • Russia to lift visa requirements for Iran

    Russia to lift visa requirements for Iran

    Tehran, Dec 2, IRNA - Managing Director of Iran Tourism Specialized Development Company announced that Russia will lift visa barriers for Iranians in the coming days.

  • Kariz Underground City in Iran's Kish Island

    Kariz Underground City in Iran's Kish Island

    Kriz or Kahriz is a Persian word meaning “aqueduct” from which water comes out. Ancient Iranians used to dig the ground to secure flow of water for drinking and in case of high quantity for irrigation in the semi-arid areas. Despite its long history and development of modern technologies, it is still vital for people living in many hot and dry areas. Kariz Underground City includes three aqueducts and 274 wells which are an amusement place and allows people to visit the ancient aqueducts in the beautiful island of Kish. Some of these wells are totally intact and some others have been turned into a conoid form for better ventilation of light and air. Dec 2, 2019.Kish Island, Iran. IRNA/Mojtaba Soltani

  • Attracting Chinese tourists; Iran’s policy

    Attracting Chinese tourists; Iran’s policy

    Beijing, Dec 1, IRNA - Islamic Republic of Iran's Minister of Culture, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali Asghar Moonesan's visit to China aimed at expanding tourism cooperation between the two countries is one of Iran's goals for attracting about 4 million tourists from the greater China market in the long run.

  • Chalus, unique perspective of beautiful road to northern Iran

    Chalus, unique perspective of beautiful road to northern Iran

    Tehran, Dec 1, IRNA – Chalus Road is among the historical, natural, and cultural attractions of Iran. Millions of Iranians and non-Iranians visit the road every year.

  • Journey to Bushehr; Intersection of sea and palmgrove

    Journey to Bushehr; Intersection of sea and palmgrove

    Bushehr, IRNA - Port of Bushehr (Bandar) is the center of Bushehr province and due to being located at the strategic Persian Gulf coast, maritime exports and imports, fishing industry, having natural gas and oil reservoirs, agriculture and palm orchards and having nuclear power plant, is one of the strategic ports of Iran.

  • China can be best source of tourism for Iran

    China can be best source of tourism for Iran

    Beijing, Nov 30, IRNA – There is a high potential for tourism between Iran and China, and China can be one of the best sources for exporting tourism to Iran, Deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO, Vali Teymouri said on Saturday.

  • 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