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  • Osku; capital of batik dyeing industry

    Osku; capital of batik dyeing industry

    Tabriz, April 18, IRNA - Batik dyeing industry is traditional coloring on textile fabrics especially silk and Osku a city in northwestern Iran is the capital of batik coloring in Iran.

  • Kish sculpture garden

    Kish sculpture garden

    Kish Island sculpture garden hosts 24 artificial works by 12 Iranian artists inspired by nature. This garden was inaugurated in November 2020 on the occasion of Kish Day. On 20th day of Iranian month of Aban which falls on November 10, is annually celebrated as Kish Day. Kish Island sculpture garden is now one of the cultural tourist attractions of Kish, Hormozgan Province, Iran. April 17, 2021. IRNA.

  • Iran, Iraq to expand ties on religious tourism

    Iran, Iraq to expand ties on religious tourism

    Tehran, April 13, IRNA - Deputy Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare and the Head of Iran Technical and Vocational Training Organization, Ali Awsat Hashemi said on Tuesday that according to Iran-Iraq five-year economic cooperation agreement, the two countries will expand ties on religious tourism.

  • 28 Iranian companies take part in ITB Berlin

    28 Iranian companies take part in ITB Berlin

    Tehran, April 11, IRNA – 28 Iranian travel-associated companies and businesses from the state and the private sector took part in the International Tourism Fair (ITB) Berlin held online on March 9-12.

  • Turquoise Mine in Neyshabur

    Turquoise Mine in Neyshabur

    Turquoise Neyshabur Mine is considered the oldest turquoise mine in the world. The mine is the largest turquoise mine in terms of production, as well as the oldest active mine in the world. The mine has been active for 7,000 years and has been regularly extracted. Neyshabur, northeastern Iran. April 3, 2021. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Iris flower in northwestern Iran heralds spring time

    Iris flower in northwestern Iran heralds spring time

    In late winter, the "Iris flower" grows in the foothills of the mountains to say spring is coming. In the springtime, the flower known as "the flower of spring" in local languages covers the landscape in northwestern Iran. Ardebil, Iran. March 28, 2021. IRNA.

  • Parsian traditional Ghalehganj hotel in SE of Iran

    Parsian traditional Ghalehganj hotel in SE of Iran

    Ghale Ganj Kapari Hotel is located in Ghale Ganj town in the southeast of Kerman. The rooms of this hotel are built in the shape of huts. In the past, Kapar (Hut) has been a symbol of poverty, the hotel has transformed Kapar’s symbol from poverty to wealth. Jiroft city, Kerman Province, southeast of Iran, March 27, 2021. IRNA/ Aboozar Ahmadizadeh

  • Saadi mausoleum in Iran's Shiraz city during Nowruz vacations

    Saadi mausoleum in Iran's Shiraz city during Nowruz vacations

    Abu-Mohammad Muslih al-Din Shirazi, known by his pen-name as Saadi, is one of the most prominent and greatest poets of the medieval period. He is not only famous in the Persian-speaking countries but in the western world. He is one of the most-often quoted literary figures in western sources. Saadi is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth of his social and moral thoughts. He was born in 1210 A.D. and died in 1291 or 1292 in Shiraz. Photos depict Saadi mausoleum reopen to visitors during Nowruz (Iranian New Year) vacations after closure due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Shiraz, Iran. March 27, 2021. IRNA/Reza Ghaderi.

  • Sassanid Khosrow Parviz statue registered as national heritage

    Sassanid Khosrow Parviz statue registered as national heritage

    Kermanshah, March 8, IRNA - Statue of Khosrow Parviz (Kol-e Jubor Statue) at the Taq-e Bostan historical site in Kermanshah was registered as Iran's national heritage.

  • Colorful blossoms in Western Iran

    Colorful blossoms in Western Iran

    By arrival of spring, nature revives and flaunts its beauties as the trees are green and in full blossoms, Khorramabad, western Iran. March 5, 2021. IRNA/Kamin Maleki.

  • 30 hydro tourism plans inaugurated in Iran

    30 hydro tourism plans inaugurated in Iran

    Isfahan, Mar 2, IRNA – A senior official in Iran Water Resources Management Company said that 30 hydro tourism plans were inaugurated in the country.

  • Diversifying tourist attractions, destinations a must: Min

    Diversifying tourist attractions, destinations a must: Min

    Khomein, March 2, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said on Monday night that diversification of tourist attractions is a prime strategy to flourish the tourism industry.

  • Iran joins marine tourism club

    Iran joins marine tourism club

    Tehran, Mar 1, IRNA – Iran joins the club of countries with marine and coastal tourism, after Tourism and Roads & Urban Development Ministries sign memorandum of understanding. Iran's geographic position between tow waters gives the country a great marine tourism potential.

  • Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi house in Tabriz, northwestern Iran

    Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi house in Tabriz, northwestern Iran

    Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi house in Tabriz, northwestern Iran is a museum. This house is dedicated to Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi who was a local reformist of the Qajar era. Mirza Ali Agha Tabrizi, known as Seqat-ol-Eslam Tabrizi was an Iranian nationalist. Tabriz, Iran, Feb 16, 2021. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Foreign tourists to visit Iran observing health protocols: Official

    Foreign tourists to visit Iran observing health protocols: Official

    Tehran, Feb 2, IRNA – Foreign tourists will soon visit Iran observing the health protocol in limited and controlled numbers, Deputy Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) , Vali Teymouri said on Tuesday.

  • Holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the time of Coronavirus

    Holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the time of Coronavirus

    When it comes to religious tourism in Iran, the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) is regarded as a major destination. The shrine that was closed temporarily on March 14 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 2020 was reopened on May 25, 2020. This Holy Shrine is located in Mashad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province. Mashad, Iran. January 27, 2021. IRNA/ Mohsen Bakhshandeh

  • Iran, Armenia en route to develop tourism ties: Armenian minister

    Iran, Armenia en route to develop tourism ties: Armenian minister

    Isfahan, Jan 25, IRNA – Armenian Minster of Economy Vahan Kerobyan said on Sunday night that Isfahan has had an ancient cultural and historical heritage, and Armenian Ministry of Economy is willing to develop tourism ties with Iran.

  • Daffodil farms in Mohr County, southern Iran

    Daffodil farms in Mohr County, southern Iran

    Daffodil's golden color and perfume attracts tourists, and Mohr County in Fars Province, Southern Iran, having many daffodil flower farms is a tourist attraction, especially in winter season. Shiraz, Iran. January 25, 2021. IRNA/ Adnan Abbasi.

  • Tourism and mines industry in Iran

    Tourism and mines industry in Iran

    Tehran, IRNA -- Tourism pertaining to the mines industry has been specialized tourism aiming to promote the active mines and contribute to the economic development of the rural areas.

  • Alaeddin tower; Tourist attraction in Varamin city

    Alaeddin tower; Tourist attraction in Varamin city

    The tomb tower of Alaeddin is an ancient building from Seljukid Era in the Seljuk style dating from the late 7th century of the lunar Hegira which is located in the city of Varamin in Tehran province. This building resembles regal tombs and is the burial place of Hassan Alā'douleh, governor of that time of Rey.Tehran, Iran, Jan 9, 2020. IRNA/

  • Windcatcher Mansion in Tehran's Golestan Palace

    Windcatcher Mansion in Tehran's Golestan Palace

    Golestan Palace in Tehran is an example of Persian art, history, and architecture. It is the valuable gem sitting in the heart of Tehran carrying memories from Safavid era to Pahlavi kings.Golestan Palace is vibrant, colorful, and full of aesthetic ornate figures created by gifted Qajarian artists. This elegant garden was registered on the UNESCO world heritage list in 2013. Tehran, Iran. Jan 5. IRNA/ Farzaneh Piri.

  • Iran applies to register “Yalda” on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Iran applies to register “Yalda” on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Tehran, Dec 20, IRNA – Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Mohammad Hassan Talebian said that Iran applied to register Yalda Night traditional ceremony as an ancient festivity with UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

  • Simorgh; Iran's national brand for tourism

    Simorgh; Iran's national brand for tourism

    Tehran, Dec 19, IRNA – Iranian tourism officials have introduced “Simorgh” - a huge mythical bird of Persian legend credited with possessing great wisdom – as Iran's national brand for tourism and The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has registered “Majestic Iran: a Different Experience” as the national brand for the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Dezful historical Bridge;  World's most ancient brick bridge

    Dezful historical Bridge; World's most ancient brick bridge

    Tehran, Dec 18, IRNA -- Dezful historical Bridge in southwestern Iran is still standing after more than 17 centuries and is regarded as the most ancient standing bridge in the world that has survived and is also known as "Rumi Bridge".

  • Autumn rainfall in Western Iran; Boroujerd

    Autumn rainfall in Western Iran; Boroujerd

    Autumn is the season when nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of many wonderful colors. These beautiful colors can attract every tourist in October, November, and December to various parts of Iran. What follows are IRNA’s photos of autumn rainfalls in Boroujerd city western Iran. November 28, 2020. IRNA/

  • Tehran Municipality to repair most ancient clock in city

    Tehran Municipality to repair most ancient clock in city

    Tehran, Nov 23, IRNA - Repair program of the most ancient clock in Moshirul Saltaneh Mosque of Tehran city is underway, said the mayor for district 11 of Tehran.

  • Repair of oldest grand hotel in Iran

    Repair of oldest grand hotel in Iran

    Repair of Qazvin Grand Hotel is underway by Iran Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization. It is one of the oldest hotels in Iran, covering about 3,000 square meters. Qazvin Grand Hotel was built in 1922 during the final years of the Qajar era. Qazvin, Iran. November 21, 2020. IRNA/

  • Autumn beauties in Miandoab County northwestern Iran

    Autumn beauties in Miandoab County northwestern Iran

    Autumn is the season when nature wears its most fascinating gown consisting of red, gold, orange, purple, brown, and green colors. These beautiful colors can attract every tourist in October, November, and December. What follows are IRNA’s photos of autumn in Miandoab city and Miandoab County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. November 7, 2020. IRNA/Zeinoabedin Sheikhi.

  • Sculptured head of Iran's glorious names on display  in Iranian Artists Forum

    Sculptured head of Iran's glorious names on display in Iranian Artists Forum

    22 new sculptured heads of Iran's glories have been unveiled in the second symposium of the Iranian painting sculpture symposium in Iranian Artists Forum. Majid Entezami, Jamileh Sheikhi, Abbas Kiarostami, Ali Hatami, Hassan Mirkhani are the Iranian artists whose busts were unveiled. Tehran, Iran. Nov 7, 2020. IRNA/ Abdollah Heidari.

  • Eye-catching beauties of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran

    Eye-catching beauties of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran

    Located along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, Iran’s Mazandaran Province, with its natural beauty and marvelous landscape, attracts millions of travelers all year long. Sari, Iran. Nov 4, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli.