UNWTO Recognizes Tehran’s Abbasabad as Int’l Tourism Hub

The Abbasabad Tourism Complex in northern Tehran has been registered by the World Tourism Organisation as a major tourism hub.

Tourists Flock to Yazd to Attend Muharram Mourning Ritual

The Shiite mourning ceremonies in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) have become a tourist attraction across Yazd, a historic city in central Iran that has been already inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Qaroon Wetland

Azgan wetland, also known as Qaroon wetland, is located in the foothills of Periz mountain in Lorestan province, west of Iran.

Lawmakers Endorse Rouhani’s Picks for Two Ministries

The Iranian Parliament has given votes of confidence to two ministerial picks introduced by President Hassan Rouhani to the lawmakers for the Ministry of Education and the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

Iran: The Land of Curious Villages

There are many villages in Iran which are known for being unusual in some ways.

Zonuzaq Village: An Architectural Marvel in Iran

The Zonuzaq village in Iran boasts a unique architecture as the yard of a house above serves as the roof of the house below.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Marun Dam

Marun is an embankment dam on Marun river, 15 kilometres to the north of Behbahan in Khuzestan province, south-west of Iran.

IRGC to Construct Artificial Island in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base, a conglomerate belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), plans to build an artificial island in waters off the southern island of Kish.

Iran Says Its Tourism Industry Booming Despite US Bans

Iran’s top tourism official says the country will soon be hosting some 20 million tourists despite the US’ “maximum pressure” policy which tries to discourage foreigners from visiting Iran.

Medical Tourism in Iran Hits New Record in Four Months

Iran attracted some 600,000 medical tourists during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21–July 22), equaling the total number of visitors who travelled to Iran for healthcare services during the whole past year, a senior official says.

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