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  • Nat'l tourism brand of Iran to be unveiled on February 11

    Nat'l tourism brand of Iran to be unveiled on February 11

    Bushehr, Dec 23, IRNA - Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism stated that to help the development and growth of the country's tourism industry, the national tourism brand of Iran will be unveiled on February 11.

  • Tourism, handicrafts exhibition in Northeastern Iran

    Tourism, handicrafts exhibition in Northeastern Iran

    Tourism and handicrafts exhibition is being held in Bojnourd, North Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, December 22, 2019. IRNA/Vahid Khademi.

  • Tourism cooperation between East Azarbaijan, Armenia discussed

    Tourism cooperation between East Azarbaijan, Armenia discussed

    Tabriz, Dec 18, IRNA - Strategies for development of interaction in tourism and crafts of East Azarbaijan and Armenia were discussed at the joint meeting of the Director-General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of this province with the Iranian Ambassador to Armenia.

  • Swiss tourist says impressed with attractions of Kerman tourist sites

    Swiss tourist says impressed with attractions of Kerman tourist sites

    Kerman, Dec 17, IRNA – Lola Bernardoni, a Swiss tourist who traveled to Kerman for the first time to see tourist and historical sites of the city said that she was impressed with Kalut Shahdad Desert and the sunrise and sunset in Kerman.

  • Rayen Citadel, Tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Rayen Citadel, Tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Among the many ancient and valuable monuments of Iran's Kerman province, a magnificent citadel has risen in the desert. Built in the Sassanid style of brick, this tourist attraction is located in the southwest of the current Rayen city and somewhat resembles the historic Arg - e -Bam. Over 22,000 square meters, the Rayen Castle is the world's second largest adob emonument and hosts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists each year. Kerman, Iran, December 16, 2019. IRNA/Amin Rahmani.

  • Minaee Museum, a remarkable cultural heritage in Tehran

    Minaee Museum, a remarkable cultural heritage in Tehran

    Minaee Museum or House is cultural heritage in Tehran. Once belonged to Moniriyeh property of Kamran Mirza's deputy and the son of Nasser al-Din Shah (Qajarid). After Kamran Mirza died, the land was sold to Abdul Hossein Mirza Farmanfarma, grandson of one of Qajarid princes and the then Prime Minister of Iran. This house nowadays is one of Tehran's tourist attractions. Tehran, Iran, December 16, 2019. IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Iran exports $30 million worth of handwoven carpets in 4 months

    Iran exports $30 million worth of handwoven carpets in 4 months

    Tehran, Dec 15, IRNA - Chairman of the Committee on Carpet, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran's Cooperative Chamber on Handwoven Exports said that $420 million worth of handmade carpets were exported last year and $30 million was exported in the first four months of the current Iranian year (started March 21).

  • Kermanshah province to cooperate with ECO on tourism investment

    Kermanshah province to cooperate with ECO on tourism investment

    Kermanshah, Dec 14, IRNA – Deputy Director of Kermanshah Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department said on Saturday that the provincial officials are willing to attract investment from private sectors of member states of the Economic Cooperation Organization by introduction of tourism projects.

  • Tehran's Chitgar Lake winter season habitat for migratory birds

    Tehran's Chitgar Lake winter season habitat for migratory birds

    Chitgar artificial lake nowadays has become a new ecosystem for migratory birds n winter season, including Kakai Bird. Since Tehran is the migration route of birds, usually around the Kan River, they can be seen. Migratory birds coming from the north of Siberia and Eastern Europe to the wetlands of Fars and Khozestan provinces in winter season. Tehran, Iran, Dec 14, IRNA/Amin Jalali.

  • 1,000-year Stone Bath with warm water fountain, tourist attraction in Ardebil province

    1,000-year Stone Bath with warm water fountain, tourist attraction in Ardebil province

    Ardebil, Dec 11, IRNA – Warm water fountain Stone Bath (Dash Hamami in local language) has been located in south of Ardebil and east part of Givi city - Givi is a city in central section of Kosar city in Ardebil province-. It is a warm water fountain in a square room five meters wide carved inside a rocky mountain.

  • Iranian art exhibition to open on border city of Merv with Turkmenistan

    Iranian art exhibition to open on border city of Merv with Turkmenistan

    Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian Arts Exhibition will open on border city of Merv with Turkmenistan on December 14th to present handicrafts in various fields of arts.

  • Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Autumn

    Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Autumn

    From the Hyrcan region in the Republic of Azerbaijan to the northern provinces of Iran, there are 40 million years old and beautiful forests. This kind of forest covers a total area of 55,000 square kilometers of which 2 million hectares are in Iran. Dec 11, 2019. IRNA/Mohammad Moheimani

  • Foreign tourists rise up 33 percent in Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad province

    Foreign tourists rise up 33 percent in Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad province

    Yasouj, Dec 10, IRNA - Director of Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad, province Majid Safaei said that the number of foreign tourists coming to the province rose up by about 33 percent in the current Iranian year compared to the preceding period.

  • 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.