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  • Marand, new pole of Iran's saffron production

    Marand, new pole of Iran's saffron production

    Every year, the saffron harvest season begins in early November. While most other vegetation are gone, the bright purple flowers cover the fields and create an outstanding landscape in dry regions in Iran. Major saffron producers of Iran are located in the east side of the country. If you would like to see the biggest market, head to Mashhad, which is also known for its religious importance.

  • Bandar Abbas; Iranian city for all seasons

    Bandar Abbas; Iranian city for all seasons

    Bandar Abbas, IRNA – Iran's Bandar Abbas is one of the ports in southern Iran, and is now the largest port in Iran and is economically very high. In the regional division of Bandar Abbas is considered as the southern region. In Autumn, the weather in the southern regions of the country is warmer than the rest of the country, and the end of the fall tourists begin to arrive at this point and in winter, Bandar Abbas weather is moderate and suitable for tourists.

  • Shazdeh;  historical Persian garden in Iran's Kerman

    Shazdeh; historical Persian garden in Iran's Kerman

    The Shazdeh Garden is a historical Persian garden located on the outskirts of Mahan in Kerman province, and was constructed under the order of the governor of Kerman, Abdolhamid Mirza Naserodoleh, in the late Qajar dynasty. Built in the traditional style in the late 1900s, the Garden consists of pools in a terraced fashion.The construction was left unfinished, due to the death of Abdolhamid Mirza in the early 1890s. Kerman, Iran, November 17, 2019. IRNA/Amin Rahmani. 6125***1416

  • Iran's Churat Lake: Beauty got out of earthquake

    Iran's Churat Lake: Beauty got out of earthquake

    Spectacular places can change our minds, and this is the main reason for tourism. In light of beauty of nature in Iran we don't need to go around the world to see spectacular landscapes, Churat Lake in Mazandaran province located 309 km from Tehran. Sari, Iran, November 17, 2019. IRNA/6125**1416

  • "Golpayegan" peaceful coexistence of history and nature

    "Golpayegan" peaceful coexistence of history and nature

    Tehran, Nov 16, IRNA - Many may not know where Golpayegan is. In Iran, people associate its name with Kebabs and good dairy. It is a town in Isfahan Province, central Iran.

  • "Hormuz"; the Rainbow Island of Iran

    "Hormuz"; the Rainbow Island of Iran

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all the four seasons of the year.Some people may think that Iran only has forests, deserts, and mountains, but this vast land also has an incredible bunch of islands in the southern part of the country in both the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea.

  • Shahdad Desert: warmest place in Iran

    Shahdad Desert: warmest place in Iran

    Shahdad Desert is 100 Kilometers from Kerman. From east, it is 30 Kilometers from Dasht-e Lut and overlooks a plain called Tekab that makes up for the main part of Khabis. You will let yourself roll down the soft sand hills, see the Nebka's (the flower pots of the desert), the in-congruent citrus gardens in the heart of the desert and old fortresses, Kerman, Iran, November 16, 2019. IRNA/Amin Rahmani.

  • Autumn beauties in Iran

    Autumn beauties in Iran

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all four seasons of the year. The land, every inch of which needs to be watched carefully, is quite attractive in autumn. Autumn has given special beauty to the nature of Iran.Autumn is the season when the nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colours. These beautiful colours can attract every tourist in October, November and December, November 13, IRNA. 6125**1416

  • International Festival of Culture and Ethnic Groups in Northern Iran

    International Festival of Culture and Ethnic Groups in Northern Iran

    The 13th International Festival of Ethnic Culture and Relations began with the participation of more than 20 ambassadors and charge d'affaires, foreign and domestic guests, the directors of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism and administrators of Golestan province in Gorgan. Gorgan, Iran, November 13, 2019. IRNA/Majid Mihandoust. 6125**1416

  • Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin Festival in Northern Iran; Rasht

    Pumpkin is one of the agricultural products of Gilan province in Northern Iran that is grown in early autumn and is a food for cold seasons in cooking special household bread, cakes, pickles, lavash and so on a festival occasion. Rasht is a creative gourmet city in Iran. Rasht, Iran, November 13, 2019. IRNA/Abouzar Hamidi.

  • Saffron harvest in northeast Iran

    Saffron harvest in northeast Iran

    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, Torbat Heidarieh, November 11, IRNA/Ali Hamed Haghdoust. 6125**2050

  • Kouhpa Caravanserai in Kuhpayeh, Iran

    Kouhpa Caravanserai in Kuhpayeh, Iran

    Abbasi's Caravanserai dates back to 400 years ago (Safavid empire ). This Carvansarai was renovated in 2012 with preservation of traditional architecture. The city of Kuhpayeh is located 65 kilometers east of Isfahan. Iran, November 11, 2019. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Nature of Mehdishahr in northern Iran

    Nature of Mehdishahr in northern Iran

    The beautiful autumn with thousands of colors in nature catches the eyes of the viewers, Mehdishahr, Semnan, northern Iran, November 10, 2019. IRNA/Sara Khodadadi 1483**1416

  • Foreign tourists visit to Aran-Bidgol rise up by 50%

    Foreign tourists visit to Aran-Bidgol rise up by 50%

    Kashan, Nov 9, IRNA – Despite threats and the outrageous sanctions, the number of foreign tourists visiting the historical town of Aran and Bidgol has risen up 50 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian year, Governor Aran Bidgol said on Saturday.

  • Iran beauties in Autumn

    Iran beauties in Autumn

    Iran is one of the few countries in the world where one can simultaneously observe all the four seasons of the year. The land, every inch of which needs to be watched carefully, is quite attractive in autumn. Autumn is the season when the nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colours. These beautiful colours can attract every tourist in October, November and December, November 4, IRNA. 6125**1416

  • 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.