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  • Flowers Garden in Southern Iran; Abadeh

    Flowers Garden in Southern Iran; Abadeh

    Right between Shiraz and Isfahan lies the city of Abadeh. Flowers Garden is one of the tourist attractions of Abadeh in the north of Fars Province, Southern Iran. Shiraz, Iran. July 19, 2021. IRNA/ Ali Saadat.

  • Iran's Vaneshan village and its spectacular historical buildings

    Iran's Vaneshan village and its spectacular historical buildings

    Vanshan in Golpaygan County, Isfahan Province, is one of Iranian tourism villages. This village has unique historical buildings and textures. Abolfotouh Shrine of 10th century is one of the historical monuments which attracts many tourists to the village. Isfahan, Iran. July 14, 2021.IRNA.

  • Soustan Lagoon; tourist resort in Lahijan; northern Iran

    Soustan Lagoon; tourist resort in Lahijan; northern Iran

    Soustan Lagoon is located near the city of Lahijan, north of Iran in Soustan village, Gilan Province. Thanks to its desirable climate, nourishing water, rich vegetation and availability of food, it is home to various species of birds and fishes. Soustan Lagoon has high water levels in the winter and fall. This lagoon is a tourist destination for nature lovers. Rasht, Iran. July 10, 2021.IRNA.

  • Vali Castle, tourist attraction in western Iran

    Vali Castle, tourist attraction in western Iran

    Vali Castle in Ilam City, western Iran, is a very beautiful tourist attraction dating back to Qajar Dynasty. Nowadays this tourist attraction is the Museum of Anthropology in Ilam. June 12, 2021. IRNA/ Farzad Alizadeh.

  • Ameris' House; traditional & historical monument in Iran's Kashan

    Ameris' House; traditional & historical monument in Iran's Kashan

    The Ameris' House (House of the Ameri family) is a traditional house in Kashan that was built during Zand Dynasty. It was later renovated in the mid 19th century during the Qajar era (1787-1921). The house is one of several large spectacular old houses in the central Kashan. Like the other historic houses around it, it was rebuilt after Kashan was ravaged by massive earthquakes in the 18th century. This historical house has become a public museum in recent years. Kashan, Isfahan Province, Iran. June 7, 2021. IRNA/ Amirreza Ebrahimi Dehkordi.

  • National Rafting Championship in Southwestern Iran

    National Rafting Championship in Southwestern Iran

    Rafting on rubber boats on a wild river is very popular in Iranian rivers such as Zayandeh-Rood. National Rafting Championship also known as the white water rafting competitions were held in the Zayandeh-Rood River, in Saman County, Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province. The competitions were held in order to select the members that will compete for Iran’s national team in the World Rafting Championships 2021 in France. Shahrekord, Iran. June 2, 2021. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Beauties of Khan Neck to Baneh city in western Iran

    Beauties of Khan Neck to Baneh city in western Iran

    The photo album depicts the springtime of Khan Neck in Baneh, Kordestan Province, western Iran. May 26, 2021. IRNA/Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Kazem Dashi; huge rocky structure in middle of Iran's Urmia Lake

    Kazem Dashi; huge rocky structure in middle of Iran's Urmia Lake

    Kazem Dashi, also known as "Qala Dashi" is a large and historic rock mass in the northwest of Urmia Lake. Kazem Dashi is located in Gurchin Qaleh village, 70 km from Urmia. At different times in history, the site provided a safe haven for the surrounding villagers. Urmia, West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. May 18, 2021. IRNA/ Taha Asgharkhani.

  • International Museum Day

    International Museum Day

    Today, International Museum Day, marks an annual celebration for heritage lovers worldwide. The photos depict the museum of Sanandaj, Kordestan Province, western Iran. May 18, 2021. IRNA/Mosleh Pirkhezranian.

  • Tomb of Ferdowsi in northeastern Iran

    Tomb of Ferdowsi in northeastern Iran

    Tomb of great Iranian epic poet Hakim Abolqassem Ferdowsi, the writer of the influential Persian epic of Shahnameh, is located in the historical city of Tous in the suburb of Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, Northeastern Iran. Mashad, Iran. May 15, 2021. IRNA/Mohsen Bakhshandeh.

  • From rose to rose water; in Iran's Kashan

    From rose to rose water; in Iran's Kashan

    Rosewater is created by distilling rose petals with steam. Rosewater is fragrant, and it is sometimes used as a mild natural fragrance as an alternative to chemical-filled perfumes. Rosewater has been used for thousands of years, including in the Middle Ages. It is thought to have originated in what is now Iran. Niasar is a city and capital of Niasar District, in Kashan County, Isfahan Province, Iran. May 4, 2021. IRNA/Hossein Mansouri Far.

  • Goldasht Valley; tourist resort in Borujerd

    Goldasht Valley; tourist resort in Borujerd

    Goldasht Valley natural habitat and tourist resort is located in Borujerd in Lorestan Province. . Borujerd, Iran, April 26, 2021. IRNA/ Alireza Soleimani.

  • 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.