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  • Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    “Sar Agha Seyed” is a village located 45 kilometers northern Kuhrang County of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. Its architect is similar to Masuleh of Gilan Province where houses have been built into the mountain with stairway structure. Shahrekord, Iran. October 20, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • 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.

  • Chahar Bagh precious legacy in Isfahan

    Chahar Bagh precious legacy in Isfahan

    The historical and cultural passage of Chahar Bagh in Isfahan is divided into two eras such as Safavid and Abbasid. It has beautiful and unique landscapes that experts say need more attention and care. Isfahan, Iran, October 14, 2020, IRNA/Zahra Baghban

  • Beauty of Nature in Talesh

    Beauty of Nature in Talesh

    Talesh city in northern Iran is 451 km. from Tehran, and there is in a mountainous area in the west of Talesh (in Gilan Province). The houses and ancient places, as well as different areas of wood and tourist resorts in the west of Gilan province, attracts many tourists every year. Rasht, Iran. October 11, 2020. IRNA/

  • Martin Mountains in Chabahar; Southern Iran beauties

    Martin Mountains in Chabahar; Southern Iran beauties

    Chabahar, , Oct 11, IRNA - Martian Mountains (also known as Merrikhi Mountains), situated 40 to 50km from the port city of Chabahar, in Iran's southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan province is one of the famous tourist attractions of the country.

  • Grape harvesting in Northwestern Iran

    Grape harvesting in Northwestern Iran

    The grape-vine is probably the oldest and best known of the cultivated fruit plants grown in Iran. Over 40 different types of grapes are harvested across the country. Cultivars like Asgari, Keshmeshi, Shahroudi, and Khalili have shown a lot of potentials and have a high yield rate. Keshmeshi and Asgari are the most important Iranian grape seeds. Keshmeshi and Asgari are consumed as freshly harvested herbs and raisins. Every October, grape harvest takes place in northwestern Iran. Tabriz, Iran. October 7, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Tehran tourist resorts

    Tehran tourist resorts

    The first time Tehran is mentioned in historical accounts is in an 11th-century chronicle in which it is described as a small village north of Rey. Rey, in which signs of settlement dates from 6000 BC, is often considered to be Tehran’s predecessor. Tehran has many to offer its visitors including Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar, Treasury of National Jewels, National Museum of Iran, Glass and Ceramic Museum, Masoudieh Palace, Sarkis Cathedral, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Carpet Museum of Iran, to name a few. Tehran, Iran. October 6, 2020. IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Fars Province ready to host Int'l convention on peace and tourism

    Fars Province ready to host Int'l convention on peace and tourism

    Shiraz, Oct 4, IRNA – Cultural director-general of tourism and pilgrim affairs of Fars Province Governor's Office said that this province because of its unique cultural and historical situation, is ready to host international convention on peace and tourism in 2021.

  • Reza Abbasi Museum; treasure of Iranian arts and creativity

    Reza Abbasi Museum; treasure of Iranian arts and creativity

    Tehran, IRNA – Reza Abbasi Museum in Tehran is one of the finest collections in Iran for those who wish to trace the history of Iranian arts and civilization and is symbol of Iran's treasure of art and creativity.

  • COVID-19 threatens 120m tourism-related jobs: UN Chief

    COVID-19 threatens 120m tourism-related jobs: UN Chief

    Tehran, Sept 27, IRNA – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Tourism Day, 27 September 2020, said some 120 million tourism-related jobs are at risk due to COVID-19.

  • Sistan and Baluchestan province: Paradise Lost of nature tourism

    Sistan and Baluchestan province: Paradise Lost of nature tourism

    Zahedan, Sept 27, IRNA – Sistan and Balouchestan province located on southeastern Iran bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan is the 'Paradise Lost' of nature tourism due to its unique tourist attractions for domestic and foreign tourists with ancient monuments and numerous tourist resorts.

  • Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Masouleh, Iran’s most scenic village

    Scenic, lush and unique, Masouleh, on the foothills of Alborz Mountain Range, Gilan Province is one of the remarkable villages of Iran. This beautiful village is a tourist resort located on the rooftops. Rasht, Iran. Sept 21, 2020. IRNA/Amir Ghayyoumi.

  • Ostad Shahriar Museum of Tabriz; Tourist resort in northwestern Iran

    Ostad Shahriar Museum of Tabriz; Tourist resort in northwestern Iran

    Shahriar’s home has been turned into a museum which houses his personal affects including the instruments he played, his calligraphy work and photos are displayed at the museum. Shahriar was born in 1906 in Tabriz and died on 18 September 1988, in a Tehran hospital, and his body was transferred to Tabriz and was laid to rest in 'Maghbarat-o Shoara' (Cemetery of Poets). His poems are mainly influenced by Hafez. "The Blessing Bird of Good Omen', which is about Imam Ali (peace be upon him), is just one of his many other noteworthy poetry. Tabriz, Iran. Sept 21, 2020. IRNA/Kazem Yousefi.

  • European tourism industry owners keen on investment in Gorgan tourism sites: Official

    European tourism industry owners keen on investment in Gorgan tourism sites: Official

    Gorgan, IRNA - European investors including Italian tourism industry owners are considering investment projects in Gorgan for revival of Gorgan historic district and construction of the Seven Cities Market, Mayor of Gorgan Abdolreza Dadboud said on Saturday.

  • Sio Seh Pol Bridge tourist attraction in last days of summer

    Sio Seh Pol Bridge tourist attraction in last days of summer

    Si-o-Se Pol Bridge (or Allahverdi Khan bridge) is one of Isfahan tourist attractions and the largest bridge among the 11 bridges in Isfahan city, which cross Zayanderud river. Isfahan, Iran. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Bagh Sheikh Caravanserai Historical monument in central Iran

    Bagh Sheikh Caravanserai Historical monument in central Iran

    Saveh, Sept 12, IRNA – Bagh Sheikh (Abdol Ghaffar Khan) Historical Caravanserai, dating back to the Zand dynasty (1751-1794) as a historical monument in central Iran can be regarded as a World Heritage historical site.

  • Opert, marvelous view between Semnan, Mazandaran

    Opert, marvelous view between Semnan, Mazandaran

    The photo album depicts some photos of Opert Green Zone in the border of Semnan and Mazandaran province in Iran. Besides its all unique beauties, Opert is a tourist area in northern Iran. Semnan, Iran. Sept. 2, 2020. IRNA/ Abed Mirmasoumi

  • World Mosque Day; Small mosques in Shiraz

    World Mosque Day; Small mosques in Shiraz

    August 21 was named as World Mosque Day on the proposal of the Islamic Republic of Iran and approval of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Status of the mosque is recognized in Islamic nations and effort is made for its upgrading. There are historical mosques in Shiraz, Iran, which can be regarded as tourist attractions. Shiraz, Fars Province, , Iran. August 26, 2020.IRNA/ Shiva Attaran.

  • Iran heralds brilliant prospects for tourism revenues

    Iran heralds brilliant prospects for tourism revenues

    Tehran, August 18, IRNA - Deputy Minister for Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Mohammad Hossein Talebian on Tuesday heralded bright prospects for Iran's tourism revenues in light of the figure of eight million tourists visited Iran last year (ended on March 20, 2020).

  • Iran's tourist arrivals grow to over 8 million: Minister

    Iran's tourist arrivals grow to over 8 million: Minister

    Shahroud, Aug 17, IRNA – Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali Asghar Mounesan said that a record number of 8 million tourists visited Iran during the first 10 months of the past Iranian calendar year which ended March 20, 2020 .

  • Asef Vaziri Mansion in Sanandaj

    Asef Vaziri Mansion in Sanandaj

    Asef Vaziri mansion is one of the attractive and historical monuments in Sanandaj which is also called the Kurdish House. It is one of the oldest Houses of Sanandaj dates back to the Safavid era. The mansion was registered in the list of National Heritage Site, and it has been managed by Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization since 1997. August 15, 2020. IRNA/Seyed Mosleh Pirkhezranian

  • Fath-Abad Garden; a glamorous tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Fath-Abad Garden; a glamorous tourist attraction in Southern Iran

    Fathabad Garden (Biglar Beigi Mansion) is located about 25km from Iran's southeastern city of Kerman. It enjoys very outstanding ornaments including patterns which historians believe have been also used in Shahzdeh Garden in Mahan. The garden has not been registered as a "Persian Garden" by the UNESCO World Heritage, but is still a mesmerizing tourist attraction in the heart of Iran's world known deserts in southeast of the country. Kerman,Iran. August 7, 2020. IRNA/ Abouzar Ahmadizadeh.

  • Kalamkari; admirable and noble art in Isfahan

    Kalamkari; admirable and noble art in Isfahan

    Kalamkari, Khatam, Termeh, and hand-woven carpets are among the most famous handicraft of Isfahan that fascinates foreign tourists, who purchase them as souvenirs. One can buy any Iranian souvenir or handicraft from Naqsh-e Jahan Square or the old Bazaar of Isfahan. Kalamkari art (Textile printing) is the ancient art of hand printing on cotton or silk fabric by natural dyes. Isfahan, Iran. August 5, 2020. IRNA/ Maryam Almomen.

  • Birds Garden in Isfahan

    Birds Garden in Isfahan

    The photo album depicts some photos of the bird's garden in Isfahan Province, Iran. It is a beautiful recreational site that was built in the 1990s. More than 3,000 kinds of birds are kept in 130 different species such as parrots, ducks, flamingo, swans, peacocks, eagles, geese, crows, etc. August 3, 2020. IRNA

  • Beautiful scenery of Kakan in Yasuj City; Southwestern Iran

    Beautiful scenery of Kakan in Yasuj City; Southwestern Iran

    Kahan of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in southwestern Iran with ample of tourist resorts is known as land of four seasons. The province is mostly mountainous in terrain, part of the Zagros range. The highest point is the Dena summit with a height of 5,109 meters (over 4,000 meters high above the sea level) covered with oak forests. July 28, 2020. IRNA/Mohammad Azadi.

  • Beauties of ancient Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

    Beauties of ancient Tabriz in Northwestern Iran

    Tabriz has been known as “the Firsts”; such that hearing name of Tabriz evokes the firsts in human’s mind. The early history of Tabriz is not well-documented. The earliest civilization signs in the city belongs to an Iron Age graveyard of 1st millennium B.C. which were unearthed in late 1990s in northern side of Blue Mosque. If you travel to this city, we suggest spending a part of your time to visit the firsts of Tabriz.

  • Haidarkola Wetland; Beautiful tourist attraction in Northern Iran

    Haidarkola Wetland; Beautiful tourist attraction in Northern Iran

    Haidarkola wetland is located in Babol city in Mazandaran Province in Northern Iran, This wetland with its unique vegetation coverage, including Lotus, is a residence to rare and migratory birds. Haidarkola wetland is a beautiful and nice place for tourism and entertainment. Sari, Mazandaran Province, Iran. July 22, 2020. IRNA/ Ehsan Fazli.

  • Semnan Bazaar; Tourist attraction in central Iran

    Semnan Bazaar; Tourist attraction in central Iran

    Bazaars are one of the oldest places in Iranian architecture. Semnan's cross-shaped covered-bazaar marks the heart of the city. It was constructed in the early period of Qajar Dynasty and comprises of two sections, named as the northern and western sectors. Semnan, Iran. July 22, 2020. IRNA/Ali Akbar Bandari.

  • Eynali Mount.; Tourist attraction in Tabriz

    Eynali Mount.; Tourist attraction in Tabriz

    Eynali is a mountain range in north of Tabriz, Iran. The range has a couple of peaks including Eynali, Halileh, Pakeh-chin, Bahlul and the highest one Dand. It has red soil and Eynali peak and Dand are visible from almost everywhere in Tabriz. Eynali Mount, known as the red-eyed heights has long been one of the most important places for entertainment of people on holidays to go to hiking. Tabriz, Iran. July 12, 2020. IRNA/Ali Hamed Haghdoust.

  • Asef Mansion Bath; Tourist attraction in Sanandaj western Iran

    Asef Mansion Bath; Tourist attraction in Sanandaj western Iran

    In the southwest of the Asef Vaziri mansion complex, there is a small bathroom, which is one of the most beautiful baths in the west of Iran. This ancient building is in the style of Isfahani architecture and like other baths in Kordestan province, but it is built on a smaller scale and has six stone columns with rope decorations.Sanandaj, Iran. July 11, 2020. IRNA/Mosleh Pirkhezranian.