Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tourism

Iran tourism: Akhlamad Frozen Waterfall in Khorasan Razavi

The Akhlamad tourist resort is in the city of Chenaran, some 80 kilometers northwest of the Iranian city of Mashhad.

Iran tourism: East Azarbaijan’s beautiful nature

Azarbaijan-e-Sharghi (East Azarbaijan) Province of Iran was called Azarbaijan-e-Khavari before the 1979 Islamic revolution. Both Khavari and Sharghi are Persian words for East or Eastern.

Picturesque foggy forests in northern Iran

The proximity to the Caspian Sea and the Alborz mountain range are considered to be the main reasons for the survival of the forests in the northern part of Iran.

Iran tourism: Karaftu Cave, a major historical sight in Kurdistan Province

Karaftu Cave is a mysterious and wonderful cave in Iran that is located 67 kilometers off the city of Divandarreh in Iran's Kurdistan Province.

Iran nature and tourism: Zrebar Lake birds

The reeds of Zaribar Lake in Marivan, in Iran's Kurdistan Province, have turned into a refuge for native and migrant birds and a very safe place for aquatic and waterside birds of the wetland.

Iran Tourism: Nations Art Museum

If you happen to be in the Iranian capital and like to enjoy seeing paintings dating back to more than 50 years ago, make sure to visit Mellat Palace Museum in northern Tehran.

Unrest dealt heavy blow to Iran’s tourism sector: Hotel official

The head of the Iranian association of hotel owners says the recent wave of social unrest and riots promoted 85% percent of the foreign tourists planning to visit Iran, to cancel their reservations in recent weeks.

Iran tourism: An ever-burning mountain in southwestern Khuzestan Province

Southwestern Iran is home to a small hillside that has been burning non-stop for years, creating a mesmerizing sight at night.

Internet disruption has led to cancellation of nearly 90% of tours to Iran: Official

An Iranian tourism official says the disruption of internet enforced by the government amid protests in Iran have cost the country’s tourism industry dearly.

Official: Recent incidents cost Iran dearly in tourism, foreign travels

The trade association of air travel and tourism services offices of Iran says the number of foreign tourists and Iranian travels abroad have plunged by up to 90 and 60 percent, respectively over the past month.

Iran Tourism: Kerman’s Kalut Shahdad, hottest desert land on earth

Kalut Shahdad, a district of Iran’s Kerman Province, is one of the world’s lowest land points and considered to be the hottest place on earth, with a record temperature of 63 °C. The desert region has turned into a popular tourist attraction.

Iranian tour leaders making good money from health tourism

Middlemen in Iran are making a fortune as they arrange trips to the country by foreign tourists coming here to both have fun and undergo medical treatment, especially beauty operations.

Iran Tourism: Raz and Jargalan, the land of mysterious mountains and valleys

The Turkmen-majority and border county of Raz and Jargalan, which has various cultures and beautiful scenery and an ancient history, is located in Iran’s North Khorasan Province. Its capital is the city of Raz.

Iran’s Kish Island hosts cultural tourism exhibition

Iran’s southern Kish Island hosts the first edition of a cultural tourism exhibition putting on display the Islamic Republic’s arts, tourism and culture as well as different ethnic groups and costumes in the country.

Iran Tourism: Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz

One of the places that has recently been added to the tourist attractions in Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Iranian province of Fars, is the Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz.

Interior minister assures foreigners Iran safe for tourism

The Iranian interior minister swept aside the smear campaign launched against the Islamic Republic’s security, saying the country is safe for foreign tourists.

Iran marine tourism to gain fresh momentum

The Iranian minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says plans are underway to shore up Iran’s marine tourism industry.

Iran sees 40 percent rise in tourism revenues

Iran, recovering from the coronavirus blow to its tourism industry, earned 2.5 billion dollars from hosting 3 million foreign tourists during the past eleven months, a 40 percent increase compared to last year, according to official figures.

Historical mosques in Iran’s Ardebil Province

Mosques in Iran’s northwestern province of Ardebil, which have a history of several hundreds of years, are counted as a major tourist attraction in the region.

Iran Tourism: A cup of tea at Chalous’ Chai-Khoran Palace

The Chai-Khoran Palace was a temporary retreat for Pahlavi kings and was built almost 70 years ago, during Reza Shah Pahlavi’s reign. The Chai-Khoran Palace is approximately 4,000 square meters in area, has a European-style architecture, and is located on the south of Mo’allem Square in Chalous in northern Iran. It has been registered as a national heritage site in Mazandaran Province.

Report: Mashhad, a thriving cosmetic surgery hub

Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad is known first and foremost for the holy shrine of the eighth Shia Imam, which draws millions upon millions of pilgrims from across the nation and other counties in the region, but the tourists have in recent years been thronging the city for an ulterior motive as well.

Minister: Nearly 3mn tourists visited Iran in less than a year

The Iranian minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says Iran’s tourism sector is witnessing promising signs of recovery as the coronavirus pandemic has started rolling back, with over 2.9 million tourists having visited the country during the past eleven months, excluding medical tourists.

Anthropological Museum of Mashhad

The Anthropological Museum of Astan Qods Razavi is on the western wing of the Imam Reza shrine, the eight Shia Imam, in the Iranian northeastern city of Mashhad.

Iran tourism: Minaee Heritage House the first narrative-museum of Tehran

Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.

Iran tourism: Soleyman Tangeh Dam, spectacular resort in Mazandaran Province

The Soleyman Tangeh Dam is located some 45 kilometers southwest of the city of Sari, the capital city of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, and near a village named Afra Chal.

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