Luxury Train Arrives in Iran on Maiden Journey from Russia

Iran says the luxurious train called the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express has arrived in its northeastern city of Mashhad.

Golden Memories of Swedish Woman Who Ran across Iran All Alone

A Swedish female runner who visited many Iranian cities all on her own talks about the memories of her journey to Iran.

Iranian Official Apologizes to Tourists for Air Pollution

A top tourism official in Tehran formally apologized to Iranian and foreign tourists for the ongoing air pollution in the capital city.

Autumn in Different Parts of Iran

Various Iranian news outlets have published photos of Iran’s beautiful nature in autumn. Here are photos of seven different regions collected from three sources.

French Tourist: I Feel More Safe in Iran than in France

A French tourist who has recently visited Iran believes that the country is pretty safe and secure on the contrary to the anti-Iran propaganda of Western media.

Foreign Tourists in Iran’s Isfahan

Central Iranian city of Isfahan was selected as the cultural capital of Muslim world in 2006, and the capital of Iranian-Islamic culture and civilization in 2009. With a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, it receives millions of Iranian and foreign tourists each year.

18th Century Palace in Northeastern Iran

The Khorshid (sun) Palace in Kalat, near the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran, was built at the order of Nader Shah Afshar, the founder of the Afsharid dynasty, in 1729 CE.

Colourful Autumn in Tehran’s Abshar Mountain Park

It is mid-autumn, and trees in Tehran have turned yellow and orange.

Iran Is the Paradise on Earth: Indian-Japanese Tourist Couple

Having travelled to 13 countries, a Japanese woman and an Indian man refer to Iran as the best tourist destination and the paradise of earth.

Holidays in Iran: Readers’ Travel Tips

The Guardian has recommended its readers to visit a number of Iranian hill villages, palaces and guesthouses, plus unusual events such as ancient athletics and ritual mourning.

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