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  • Beautiful Iran in Winter

    Beautiful Iran in Winter

    Winter season is an excellent time to travel to Iran and especially Kish and Qeshm Islands in Southern Iran. Western and northwestern areas in winter time get a decent amount of snowfall. If you are a big fan of skiing, Visit Iran particularly Tehran, Shahrekord, Tabriz and Ardebil in winter. Iran, January 26, 2020. IRNA.

  • Safe and beautiful Iran ready to welcome tourists: Minister

    Safe and beautiful Iran ready to welcome tourists: Minister

    Tehran, Jan 25, IRNA – Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said in a statement that Iran is a completely safe country and ready to welcome all the tourists from around the world, inviting tourists to experience a unique journey to the land of history and civilization, especially in the spring season.

  • Mousavieh School, Qajar monument in North Central Iran

    Mousavieh School, Qajar monument in North Central Iran

    Mousavieh School dating back to Qajar era (about 200 years ago), also known as the School of Agha or the Seminary of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS) in Damghan City North Central Iran, with registration No. 2749 with the National Register of Iran Cultural Heritage. Semnan, Iran, January 22, 2020. IRNA/Meisam Esmaeili.

  • Baklava; Iranian pastry

    Baklava; Iranian pastry

    Baklava is a kind of pastry that cooked in Iran. Baklava has different shapes in Iran such as rhombus, square and tubular. This delicious pastry is in a variety of flavors such as pistachio, walnut, almond, coconut, and caramel. This pastry is popular as a delicious dessert especially with tea. Tabriz, Iran, January 22, 2020. IRNA/Kazem Yousefi.

  • 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.

  • Hindu Temple in Bandar Abbas, Southern Iran

    Hindu Temple in Bandar Abbas, Southern Iran

    Hindu Temple is one of the remarkable historical monuments in Bandar Abbas. The building was constructed in 1310 AH (1892 AD) during the reign of Mohammad Hassan Khan Sa'd-ol-Malek, the then ruler of Bandar Abbas, through the offers of Hindus collected by Indian merchants. The building is mainly a central square room on which there is a dome. The architectural style of this dome is unique and independent of Iranian prototypical architecture. The design of this monument is completely inspired by Indian architecture. Bandar Abbas, Iran, January 21, 2020. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Semirom waterfal in winter; beautiful tourist attraction in Iran

    Semirom waterfal in winter; beautiful tourist attraction in Iran

    Semirom waterfall is one of the most famous natural tourist attractions in the central Iran province of Isfahan. This 35-meter-high natural attraction, as the 91st natural effect, is listed on the Iranian Heritage List on February 20, 2010, by the Cultural Heritage Organization. This beautiful waterfall with green nature and the surrounding mountain environment is located in a very cold climate where even in hot summer it attracts many tourists and is a fun haven for travelers. Isfahan, Iran, January 20, 2020. IRNA/Zahra Baghban.

  • Iranian tourist arrives in Ganjah of Azerbaijan on camel

    Iranian tourist arrives in Ganjah of Azerbaijan on camel

    Baku, Jan 19, IRNA – Iranian tourist Mohammad Amiri Rudan arrived in Ganjah on a camel journey from Hormuzgan province as part of his around-the-world journey, the second largest city of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 341 kilometers west of Baku's capital.

  • Iran tourism to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists

    Iran tourism to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists

    Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA – H‭ead of Iran Hotel Association‭ ‬Jamshid Hamzehzadeh said on Sunday that Iran tourism is capable of tourist attraction from India and China, especially in winter season when European tourists keep low profile.

  • Iran's tourism conditions to improve

    Iran's tourism conditions to improve

    Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA - Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Handicrafts said that bitter events are occurring always and everywhere in the world and have overshadowed the world's tourism destinations and Iran is not an exception, but Iran enjoys the international and local experience to manage the conditions and gives assurance to get better soon.

  • More than 600,000 health tourists visit Iran every year

    More than 600,000 health tourists visit Iran every year

    Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – About 600,000 health tourists come to Iran every year for treatment despite having rival countries such as India, Turkey, and Thailand, the deputy director of resources development and management at Health Ministry said.

  • Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Reza Abbasi Museum opened in Tehran in 1977 and was named Reza Abbasi in memory of the famous painter from the city of Kashan. Reza Abbasi Museum can be considered as one of the richest historical-cultural collections in Iran so that it was, in fact, a small sample of National Museum of Iran. The treasure-trove of collections from the second millennium B.C. to the beginning of the 20th century and Qajar era. Approximately 50,000 items are kept in this museum. The building has three stories that the visitor movement has been planned to start from the third floor downward. Tehran, Iran, January 18, 2020. IRNA/Asghar Khamseh.

  • Kazerun; Famous for Ancient Bishapur City and Parishan Lake

    Kazerun; Famous for Ancient Bishapur City and Parishan Lake

    Kazerun, IRNA – Kazerun in southwestern Iran is situated on a plain among high limestone ridges on the north-south trunk road. The town is extensive, with well-built houses. It is surrounded by date palms, citrus orchards, and wheat and tobacco fields; rice, cotton, and vines also are grown.

  • Tourists to be fascinated by visiting Lilliput village

    Tourists to be fascinated by visiting Lilliput village

    Makhunik Village in South Khorasan Province has always been in the spotlight due to its exceptional style of buildings which still bear the elements of Neolithic architecture and the distinctive lifestyle of its residents.

  • Chahkooh Canyon; A World of Wonder in Iran's Qeshm Island

    Chahkooh Canyon; A World of Wonder in Iran's Qeshm Island

    Chahkooh Canyon in Qeshm Island is one of the most attractive landmarks that we recommend you to visit. It is one of the seven wonders in Qeshm Island where there are rocks and natural statues that are shaped throughout time. Its sky at night is also a wonder itself.Qeshm, Iran, Jan 1, 2020. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Tourist arrivals to Iran rise up 24 percent

    Tourist arrivals to Iran rise up 24 percent

    Birjand, Dec 31, IRNA – Tourists coming to Iran has increased by 24 percent since beginning of the Iranian year (March 21) compared with the corresponding period last year, Deputy Minister of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ministry, Vali Teymouri said on Tuesday.

  • Mashhad, 2nd destination for health tourists in Iran

    Mashhad, 2nd destination for health tourists in Iran

    Mashhad, Dec 30, IRNA – Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Health Tourism Director said on Monday that Mashhad has the highest health tourists after Tehran.

  • Iran's revenues from tourism hits $11 billion

    Iran's revenues from tourism hits $11 billion

    Bandar Abbas, Dec 28, IRNA – Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism said that according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO) statistics, Iran gained $11.7 billion in direct revenue over the last Iranian year (started March 20), and this year it has brought a total revenues of $11billion.

  • Iran, Russia set to sign agreement on removal of visa barriers soon

    Iran, Russia set to sign agreement on removal of visa barriers soon

    Tehran, Dec 24, IRNA - Minister of Culture, Tourism, and handicrafts noted that the Iranian and Russian officials are set to sign a visa waiver agreement in the near future.

  • 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.