Isfahan Tourism

  • 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.

  • Tourist attractions; great capacity to develop Isfahan-Bern ties

    Tourist attractions; great capacity to develop Isfahan-Bern ties

    Isfahan, Sept 7, IRNA – Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said in Isfahan that his visit to Iran is preparatory to develop cooperation with Iran in science and tourism industry.

  • Parthian Empire woman skeleton unearthed

    Parthian Empire woman skeleton unearthed

    Ashraf historical hill in Iran's Isfahan is now the second archaeological site in Isfahan province, after the Sialk Hills of Kashan, where a graveyard containing jar burials have been found. The new findings could shed light on the pre-Islamic history of Isfahan. Supervisor of a team of archaeologists working in Ashraf Hill Alireza Ja’fari-Zand said that Parthian Empire woman skeleton was discovered in Iran's Isfahan Ashraf historical hill. Isfahan, Iran. July 25, 2020. IRNA/ Zahra Baghban.

  • 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.

  • Reopening of parks and recreational places in Isfahan

    Reopening of parks and recreational places in Isfahan

    Parks, gardens and historic bridges around Zayandeh Rud River were closed in April due to coronavirus outbreak. With the application of social distancing and the reopening of these places, Isfahan city has taken a different face nowadays.Isfahan, Iran, April 31, 2020. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Isfahan's Naqsh-e Jahan Square in time of Coronavirus

    Isfahan's Naqsh-e Jahan Square in time of Coronavirus

    Naqsh-e Jahan Square Known as Imam Square, this place as the most famous attraction of Isfahan city is placed at the center of Isfahan, Iran. It is an important historical place and one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.People this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, stay in their homes .Isfahan, Iran. April 14, 2020. IRNA/ Zahra Baghban.

  • Isfahan's Flower and Plant Market in the time of Coronavirus

    Isfahan's Flower and Plant Market in the time of Coronavirus

    Coronavirus outbreak (Covid - 19) has also affected Isfahan's flower and plant market these days. The photos reflecting flower breeding centers in Isfahan nowadays, Isfahan, Iran. April 5, 2020. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    The Grand Bazaar is a historical market located in Isfahan, Iran, also known as the Qeysarriyeh Bazaar, Qeysarie bazaar or Soltani bazaar. The main commercial activities in the Qeysarieh bazaar are carpet and kilim selling. The bazaar was one of the greatest and luxurious trading centers in the Safavid era. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, March 25, 2020, IRNA/ Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Chahar Bagh Boulevard is a historical avenue in Isfahan constructed in the Safavid era of Iran. The avenue, historically, is the most famous in all of Persia. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, Iran, March 23, 2020, IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan; known as the "World City of Handicrafts", takes pride in the display and sale of the beautiful and unique handicrafts of Naqsh-e Jahan Square.Isfahan, Iran. January 28, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Motamedi (Mollabashi) historical house in Isfahan

    Motamedi (Mollabashi) historical house in Isfahan

    Mollabashi Historical House is registered on the National World Heritage list. This house is placed in the cultural-context near the other Isfahan Historical Houses.Stained glass windows and mirrored walls are part of the outstanding architecture of this house. The remarkable stucco decoration among the colorful tiles decorating the ceiling gives the House a marvelous look.Isfahan, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Migratory birds select Zayandeh Rud as resort for winter season

    Migratory birds select Zayandeh Rud as resort for winter season

    Zayandeh Rud River in Isfahan, Central Iran after revival has become habitat for a variety of migratory birds. In the current cold season, the new birds give birth at their beautiful resort in Isfahan. Zayandeh Rud River is the largest river of the Iranian Plateau in central Iran, Isfahan. Iran, December 17, 2019. IRNA/Rasoul Shijaei.