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Tulips Festival Underway in Iran’s Alborz Province

The seventh festival of Tulips is underway in Karaj, the capital of Alborz province west of Tehran, featuring 300,000 tulips of 16 species.

Kafari Strait; Must-See Tourist Site in Western Iran

Kafari Strait is an extremely gorgeous region in Iran’s western province of Ilam with a long history that dates back to 3,000 BCE.

Lake Urmia Comes Back to Life with Latest Heavy Rains

The volume of water in Lake Urmia in the northwest of Iran has increased by over 3 billion cubic metres, increasing the Lake’s water lever by 42 centimetres.

Goddess of Salt; Splendid Attraction of Hormuz Island

The Hormuz Island in southern Iran is widely known for its red and edible soil but in addition to the dominant red colour of the island, a splendid white colour catches the eyes of every visitor: The whiteness of the Goddess of Salt.

Pristine Valley of Towbiroun; Natural Cooler in Hot Season

A wonderful valley called Towbiroun lies 20 kilometres from the city of Dezful in southern Iranian Khuzestan province.

Darakeh: A Popular Haunt of Hikers in Northern Tehran

Darakeh in the northern part of the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a popular rendezvous for mountaineers and hikers.

Pamenar Village: A Source of Beauty in Southern Iran

The Pamenar village in southern Iran is one of the country's most attractive tourist destinations thanks to its scenic beauty.

Fash Village; Hub of Musical Instrument Making in Iran

Fash is a unique village in Kermanshah province in Western Iran, where about 150 people are engaged in production of traditional musical instruments.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shalmash Cascades

There is a cluster of waterfalls called "Shalmash" near a village with the same name on the outskirts of the city of Sardasht in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Beauty of Persian Gulf More Tangible at Parsian Coast

Each year, from late December to mid-April, tourists arriving in Iran’s southern waters face an amazing scene: the green plants of the shoreline, which can be best seen at a coast called Parsian.

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