Tourism

Iran Travel & Tourism 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.

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Tehran’s Moqaddam Museum: A Qajar-Era Mansion with Exquisite Tilework

The Moqaddam Museum in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a tiled mansion dating back to the Qajar era.
Iran’s Cultural Heritage in Photos: Tomb of Sheikh Khalifeh

Iran’s Cultural Heritage in Photos: Tomb of Sheikh Khalifeh

Tomb of Sheikh Khalifeh is a historical building in southern Iran, registered as a national heritage site.
Greek Ship

Iran in Photos: Greek Ship of Kish Island

A Greek ship that has been beached on the coast of Kish Island, southern Iran, more than 50 years ago is now a main tourist attraction of the region.
Shif Island

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shif Island

Shif Island, formerly known as the Island of Sheikh Sa’d, is a Persian Gulf island located 12 km away from the city of Bushehr in southern Iran.
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Iran in Photos: Rayen Citadel of Kerman

A photo gallery featuring the ancient site of Rayen Citadel in the southern city of Kerman.
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Iran in Photos: Garmeh Village

Among other tourist attractions, an ancient castle and a pond surrounded by palm trees have turned Garmeh Village in the central province of Isfahan to a touristy spot for nature lovers.
'Iran’s World-Famous Handicrafts Ideal Advantage to Promote Tourism'

‘Iran’s World-Famous Handicrafts Ideal Advantage to Promote Tourism’

Iran’s minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says handicrafts can be instrumental in making Iranian cities well-known across the world.
Tabatabaei House

Iran Architecture in Photos: Tabatabaei House

Tabatabaei House is a prominent epitome of Persian Architecture, located in the historical city of Kashan, central Iran.
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Iran in Photos: The Farm Where Anthony Quinn’s ‘Caravans’ Was Filmed

The Haj Hassan Farm is a historical site dating back to the Qajar period, which has been also used as a filming location.
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Iran in Photos: Abbasabad Lake in Mazandaran

Abbasabad Lake is a beautiful site in northern Iran which also includes a centuries-old monument.