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Iran Tourism and Travel News

Tourism is one of the fields that can help Iran get rid of an oil-dependent economy, and boost its non-oil revenues by encouraging foreign tourists to visit its diverse historical and natural attractions. The “Tourism” section in IFP News tries to offer a true image of the country’s beauties and tourism industry, and the opportunities for foreign investment in the field.

Baghleq; Ancient Cemetery with Standing Wooden Posts

The Baghleq cemetery is an ancient graveyard located in northeastern Iran with standing wooden posts.

‘Being in Tehran Gives Visitors Indescribable Joy’

A Japanese-Pakistani tourist visiting Iran says the capital, Tehran, is a picturesque city which gives you a feeling of indescribable joy.

‘Younger Tourists Coming to Iran despite US Propaganda’

An Iranian tourism official says the age of cultural visitors to Iran, who used to be much older than now, has been decreasing recently despite the US’ efforts to spread Iranophobia around the world.

Iran’s Annual Tourism Revenues Hit $11.8bn: Official

Iran earned $11.8 billion from its tourism sector during the past Iranian calendar year (which started in March 2018), said Ali Asghar Mounesan, head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization.

Iran Opens Its First Underwater Restaurant

A group of Iranian experts have built the country's first undersea restaurant on Kish Island, which is one of the biggest of its kind in the world.

Filband Village Covered in Snow in Middle of Spring

Filband, a village in northern Iran famous for its skies which are full of interconnected cumulus clouds, has become even more attractive these days as it is blanketed with snow in the middle of spring.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Western Areas

The arrival of spring in Iran has given spectacular scenery to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s west and West Azarbaijan province in the north-west, among others.

Iran’s First Meteorite Exhibition Opens in Golestan Palace

The first exhibition of meteorites from the Lut Desert of Iran has opened at the Golestan Palace World Heritage Site in Tehran.

Amir Chakhmaq Cistern of Yazd; A Museum Underground

Amir Chakhmaq water reservoir, a remnant of the Timurid era, is one of the unique water storage facilities of the Iranian city of Yazd.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pol-e Dokhtar Lagoons

The city of Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan province, western Iran, is home to numerous historical and tourist attractions, including seven permanent and four seasonal lagoons, which have made Pol-e Dokhtar known as the City of Wetlands.

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