Friday, December 9, 2022

Tourism

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.

Iran tourism: Historical House of Anisoddoleh, unofficial Qajar queen

The House of Anisoddoleh dates back to the Qajar era. The building is on Tehran’s Valiasr Street. The monument was registered as a national heritage site in 2003.

Isfahan’s Abbasi Hotel to be listed as Memory of the World Programme site

Thanks to efforts by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Abbasi Hotel in Isfahan is going to be listed as a Memory of the World Programme site.

Iran tourism: The historical mosque of Ganjali Khan in Kerman

If you happen to be in the central Iranian city of Kerman, make sure to visit the historical Ganjali Khan Mosque as part of the ancient civilization of this tourist city.

Iran tourism: Ms. Khavar’s cooking made Sarvelat village in Gilan famous

Sarvelat is one of the most beautiful villages of Gilan in Chaboksar region in northern Iran, which has a beautiful and green landscape facing a forest valley and fruit orchards. The beauty along with the delicious local food in Ms. Khavar’s restaurant has made Sarvelat a tourist destination.

Kazakhstan announces visa-free travels for Iranian nationals

Kazakhstan has announced visa-free travel for Iranian nationals seeking to visit the country and stay there for up to 14 days.

Iran tourism: Gorgeous sunflower fields of North Khorasan Province

Sunflower fields are among the tourist attractions that catch the eyes of any visitor to the North Khorasan Province.

Iran tourism: Attractions in Nour County

Nour County is one of the must-see places in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran. Parts of the region are home to the central Alborz mountain range, which is covered with trees and dense vegetation.

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