tourist attractions

  • 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.

  • Russian tourist fascinated by Iran

    Russian tourist fascinated by Iran

    Moscow, May 31, IRNA - A female Russian tourist says she changed her viewpoint on Iran after visiting this country and understanding the culture and beauties of the great nation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 beauty in Uraman, western Iran

    Autumn beauty in Uraman, western Iran

    Uraman is an area in western Iran which has especial traditions and architecture. The photo album depicts golden, green, and rusty leaves of the trees of Uraman. Kermanshah, Iran. Dec 5, 2020. IRNA/ Yousef Fattahi.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Official upbeat with listing of Uraman as world heritage & tourist resort

    Official upbeat with listing of Uraman as world heritage & tourist resort

    Kermanshah, IRNA – International registration of "Uraman" as world heritage is a landmark event to acknowledge Uraman as tourist resort, Governor General of Kermanshah province Hushang Bazvand said on Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • Zarivar Lake;  eye-catching Jewelry on western Iran

    Zarivar Lake; eye-catching Jewelry on western Iran

    Sanandaj, , Sept 13, IRNA - Zarivar, is a beautiful and spectacular lake and the largest freshwater lake on Zagros Mountains. It is located three kms west of Marivan city and about 130 kilometers from Sanandaj, the capital of Kordestan province.

  • 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.

  • Nature and tourist resorts of western Tehran

    Nature and tourist resorts of western Tehran

    The photo report shows Alborz province's beautiful nature and tourist resorts, in the southern slopes of Alborz mountain range. Karaj, Iran. August 18, 2020. IRNA/Mousa Korehei