Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tourism

Harsin, a tourist destination as old as history in western Iran

The beautiful and ancient city of Harsin, dubbed by some archaeologists “The oldest city of Iran”, is a perfect tourist destination given that it is home to many historical monuments. However, many people know little about this unique region. Harsin is among the oldest cities of Iran and Asia and is located 44 kilometers east of the provincial capital of Kermanshah Province.

Iran tourism: Hamoun, unique beauty and historical significance

If you want to travel to a city that is unique in terms of natural beauty and is at the same time historical and ancient, then visit the city of Hamun in Iran’s Sistan and Balouchestan Province.

Iran tourism: Larestan, a bond between history, nature and tourism

The mixture of all elements of tourism, that is, the existence of multiple historical monuments, markets, shopping centers and gorgeous natural scenery, the production of scrumptious souvenirs and beautiful handicrafts, the cooking of unique food all have made Larestan a good tourist destination for Nowruz.

Iran tourism: Qeshm Island, a jewel in Persian Gulf

Qeshm is a beautiful Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz, which separates the Persian Gulf from the Oman Sea. Shaped like a dolphin, it is the largest Persian Gulf island and of the biggest of its kind in the world.

Nowruz mood in Isfahan’s historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

Siahkal in northern Iran: A county where mountains meet plains

The green Siahkal County is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of Iran’s northern Gilan Province.

Iran tourism: Barim Bridge, a relic of Iran civilization glory

Along the road connecting the city of Shiraz in Fars Province to Gachsaran, a city in the southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, there is an ancient bridge built over the Tang-e Shiv River, which, according to historical studies, dates back to the Sassanid or Zoroastrian eras in the pre-Islamic period.

Rally of classic cars in Isfahan

A classic car rally was held on Tuesday simultaneously with Nowruz from Isfahan’s Khaju Square to Chaharbagh Abbasi, and these cars were put on display after drawing up Chaharbagh.

Kashan’s Fin Garden among top Nowruz holidays travel destinations

The governor of the central Iranian city of Kashan says more than 15,000 people have visited the city’s iconic Fin Garden over the past two days, as the Nowruz travel season gets underway.

Iran tourism: Everest of caves in the world

Kermanshah Province in western Iran is home to one of caves with deepest underground drops in the world, a fantastic site registered as a national heritage of Iran.

Iran tourism: Golestan Province in full spring bloom

These days, every corner of the northern Iranian Province of Golestan is covered with pink, blue, purple, yellow and green blooms and scents of trees are everywhere in the air.

Nowruz in Kurdistan’s Poloureh Village

Poloureh is a village in the Sarshiv area of Marivan County in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan.

Iran tourism: Chabahar’s Martian Mountains

Chabahar’s Martian or Miniature Mountains, which are called Kalani or Aria in the local dialect, are located 35 to 40 kilometers off the southeastern Iranian port city of Chabahar.

107 people killed in road accidents in Iran over past three days

Iranian traffic police say 107 Nowruz passengers have been killed in road crashes countrywide over the past three days. The commander of the Traffic Police Information and Control Center said the death toll is down compared to last year.

Nowruz Global Ritual held in western Iran

A ceremony dubbed Nowruz Global Ritual has started in the tourism route of western Iran aimed at introducing the customs of this ancient occasion in the presence of different Iranian ethnic groups and guests from UNESCO in Hamadan as the capital of Iranian history and civilization.

Iran’s Kurdish village welcomes spring

Locals in the western Iranian village of Palangan, in Kurdistan Province have held their annual spring festival to mark the coming of the Persian New Year.

Sa’adat, a historical school in Iran’s Bushehr

The National Day of Bushehr coincides with the anniversary of the founding of Sa’adat School in the southern Iranian port city.

Tabriz hosts giant colored eggs festival

A park in the Iranian city of Tabriz is hosting a festival of large colored Nowruz eggs.

Tajrish bustling in run up to Nowruz

The Iranian New Year is fast approaching and the festive mood can be felt in the streets of the capital in the run up to Nowruz.

Red Beach of Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf

Hormuz Island spans an area of 42 square kilometers and is located in the Persian Gulf, 16 kilometers off the coasts of Bandar Abbas.

Iran tourism attractions: Beris, a port village in southeast

Beris is a village 60 km east of Chabahar in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

President Raisi visits sole Iranian island of Caspian Sea

During a trip to northern Golestan Province, President Ebrahim Raisi has paid a visit to the only island of the Caspian Sea’s Iranian coast, where a project is underway to promote ecotourism infrastructure.

Get to know Iran’s historical ‘Burnt City’ museum

Across from the ruins of Shahr-e Sukhteh (the Burnt City) near Iran’s southeastern city of Zahehdan, there is a museum that puts on display archeological finds uncovered in excavations of the ancient site such as clay and stone artifacts, statuettes, beads and reconstructed graves with skeletons.

Iran national heritage: Gorgan’s historic district

The historic district of the city of Gorgan, which spans an area of 162 hectares, was the first urban such districts countrywide to enter the national list of heritage sites in 1931.

Iran tourism: Hamedan’s Tarik Darreh ski resort

Tarik Darreh Ski Resort in the western Iranian city of Hamedan is one of the international ski resorts of the country.

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