tourist attractions

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Eye-catching scenery of Eshtehard in Iran

    Eye-catching scenery of Eshtehard in Iran

    The photo album depicts some photos of the outstanding scenery of Eshtehard District, in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. Eye-catching mountains and natural attractions in Eshtehard city are part of the tourist attractions of this region. August 1, 2020. IRNA/ Moosa Korehei

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shiraz Vakil Bazaar in Iran

    Shiraz Vakil Bazaar in Iran

    The photo album depicts some photos related to the Shiraz Vakil Bazaar which is situated in the historical center of the city. The bazaar has gorgeous courtyards, bath houses, and old shops which are considered among the best sites in Shiraz to buy all sorts of Persian rugs, spices, copper handicrafts, and antiques. Shiraz Province, Iran. July 12, 2020. IRNA/ Reza Ghaderi

  • 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.

  • Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar, popular place for tourists

    Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar, popular place for tourists

    Tea houses in Tabriz Bazaar are popular places for tourists coming from abroad for other cities. When you visit Tabriz, you 're advised to go to tea houses of the city. Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions. Tabriz and its Bazaar were already prosperous and famous in the 13th century, when the town, in the province of Eastern Azarbaijan, became the capital city of the Safavid kingdom.Tabriz, , Iran, July 11, 2020. IRNA/Hamed Haghdoust.

  • Beautiful nature of Rigan County in Southern Iran

    Beautiful nature of Rigan County in Southern Iran

    Temperature in some parts of Iran such as Kerman province has risen to 48 degrees centigrade, the mountainous areas of Rigan County in Southern Iran - Kerman Province - are pleasant. Rigan County is a county in Kerman Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Mohammadabad. Kerman, Iran, July 7, 2020. IRNA/Mousa Molaeian.

  • Reza Abad Desert; Tourist resort on northeastern Iran

    Reza Abad Desert; Tourist resort on northeastern Iran

    Nomadic town of Reza Abad in Semnan Province is one of the environs of Biarjemand county of Shahrood town, located in a 240-kilometer from Shahroud city. Black tents (Siah Chador) and emigration of nomads, traditional garments of men and women, the beauty of desert sky scenery at night on one of the dome shaped rooftops and spending one night in rural houses, eating local bread and food of Reza Abadi town are of the memorable scenes of the town. Semnan Province, Iran. July 4, 2020/Amin Rahmani.