tourist attractions

  • Tourist attraction 'Tepe Hasanlu' in Iran

    Tourist attraction 'Tepe Hasanlu' in Iran

    The photo album depicts a millennia-old archeological site called Tepe Hasanlu in Naghadeh County of West Azarbaijan Province in Iran. March 25, 2020. IRNA/ Mehdi Rahnavard

  • Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen or seven Ss, is, in fact, the tradition of putting seven materials whose names begin with S. In the past, people used to put all of these items on a mantel or a designed fabric similar to a tablecloth, which they call it “Sofreh”. That’s also called “Sofreh Haftseen”. March 21, 2020, IRNA/Bahram Nagizadeh.

  • Semnani historical House in north-central Iran

    Semnani historical House in north-central Iran

    Semnani Historical House belongs to the Qajar dynasty and is the tallest adobe brick in Semnan.Semnan is a city situated on the alluvial fan of the Golrudbar creek in north-central Iran, 216 km east of Tehran and 640 km west of Mashhad. Semnan, March 20, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • Historical Buildings of Neyshabur in North-Eastern Iran

    Historical Buildings of Neyshabur in North-Eastern Iran

    Neyshabur is one of the major cities of Iran's Khorasan Razavi province in the northeast of the country which hosts lots of tourist attractions like the tomb of the world-renown poet Omar Khayyam and also the grave of Attar Neyshaburi (a Persian poet, mystic, and scholar). Neyshabur, Khorasan Razavi Province,North-Eastern Iran, March 18, 2020. IRNA/Morteza Aminorroayaei.

  • Felt-making; Very old industry in Iran

    Felt-making; Very old industry in Iran

    Felt-making is a very old industry that nobody knows about the date and place of its emergence, but the oldest examples found in Pazyryk Valley belong to the Achaemenid period.Felt is the simplest type of flooring and its production does not require any special device.Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing animal hairs together.The main material used in felt is the white, brown, or black sheep wool. However, sometimes a combination of them or some painted wool is used for the background of the textile.The production of a piece of felt usually takes one day, and the felt-workers often work in double-person teams. Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari Province, Western Iran, March 7, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Tejarat Bank Museum In Tehran

    Tejarat Bank Museum In Tehran

    On the site of the current building of the Tejarat Bank, the first non-personal use of the new East Bank was the personal home of the heroic Amin Lashkar-e Mirza, which was later demolished and replaced by the present building.Tehran, Iran Feb 25, 2020.IRNA/Davoud Ghahardar.

  • Mount Makhmal Kooh in Iran's Lorestan Prov.

    Mount Makhmal Kooh in Iran's Lorestan Prov.

    Mount Makhmal Kooh Mount is located in the Northeastern part of Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan Province, its beauties and the pure climate has made it an ideal destination for nature lovers and tourists. Lorestan, Iran, February 23, 2020. IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Hotel Boutique in Iran's Tabriz

    Hotel Boutique in Iran's Tabriz

    A boutique hotel is a small hotel which typically has between 10 and 100 rooms in unique settings with upscale accommodations and individualized unique selling points. Tabriz, Iran February 19, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Yousefi.

  • Beauties of Kahak Cave in central Iran

    Beauties of Kahak Cave in central Iran

    Kahak Cave is located to the east of the Kahak Village near Delijan County in Markazi Province, and has wonderful scenes. Kahak Cave is one of the most important caves in this region and lies between Markazi and Qom provinces. Arak, Iran February 19, 2020. IRNA/Ali Karimi.

  • Seabirds on the shores of Iran's Bushehr

    Seabirds on the shores of Iran's Bushehr

    Tourists traveling to Bushehr in Southern Iran, spend moments of their lives watching the beautiful scenery of seabirds flying off the coast of Bushehr. Bushehr/Iran. February 16, 2020. IRNA/Abbas Heidari.

  • Snowy Beautiful Kouhrang on slope of Zagros Mount

    Snowy Beautiful Kouhrang on slope of Zagros Mount

    There is a popular belief among Iranians that northern regions of Iran should be widened in the hot season to reach cool weather, but that is not the case, you will appreciate the cool weather in Chaharmahal Va Bakhtiari's Kouhrang, Shahrekord/Iran. February 16, 2020. IRNA/Mahmoud Reisi.

  • Mashad; Iran's second Health Tourism destination

    Mashad; Iran's second Health Tourism destination

    Mashad, Feb 15, IRNA – Mashad is the second-most populous city in Iran and is the capital of Khorasan-e Razavi province. It is one of the most important religious and historical tourist destinations in Iran and Iran's second Health Tourism destination.

  • Some 530,000  foreign tourists visit Aras Free Zone

    Some 530,000 foreign tourists visit Aras Free Zone

    Tabriz, Feb 10, IRNA – The foreign tourist arrival in Aras Free Zone has increased 74 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019) compared to the same period last year according to Iranian Calendar), increasing by 74 percent compared to last year, reaching the a figure of 530,000.

  • Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Winter

    Iran's Hyrcanian forests in Winter

    From Hyrcanian Forest in the Republic of Azerbaijan to the northern provinces of Iran, dates back to the 40 million-year old. This kind of forest covers a total area of 55,000 square kilometers of which two million hectares are in Iran. Sari, Iran, February 5, 2020. IRNA/Nazanin Kazemi Nava.

  • Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan; known as the "World City of Handicrafts", takes pride in the display and sale of the beautiful and unique handicrafts of Naqsh-e Jahan Square.Isfahan, Iran. January 28, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Foreign tourists coming to Semnan province rise up by 26%

    Foreign tourists coming to Semnan province rise up by 26%

    Semnan, Jan 28, IRNA – Deputy Head of Tourism Department of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Semnan Province said on Tuesday foreign tourists coming to the province rose up by 26 percent since March 21, 2019 and that Indians make up for the number one among foreign tourists.

  • Shahroud Museum in Mid-Eastern Iran

    Shahroud Museum in Mid-Eastern Iran

    Shahrood Museum is a two-story building, architectured to the style of the late Qajar and early Pahlavi reigns. The museum comprises two sections, named as archaeology and anthropology. This museum has two sections of archeology and anthropology with more than 800 pieces of historical artifacts and its oldest museum is stone and bone tools dating back 8,000 years ago to the Chakhmaq hill of Shahrood, in Semnan Province. Semnan, Iran, January 27, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • 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.

  • 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.