Tourism

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.

Bayazid Bastami’s Tomb Attracts Tourists to Iran’s Semnan Province

The tomb of Bayazid Bastami in Iran’s Semnan province is one of the attractions of city of Bastam. It is a large complex with different spaces from the third to fifth century AH.

Nashtifan Windmills of Iran; Commination of Art & Technology

Windmills in the city of Nashtifan in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province are one of the most beautiful and largest collections of clay, mud and wood, and of course the oldest of these kind in the world.

Makhmalkuh in Iran’s Lorestan Known as Velvet Mountains

Makhmalkuh is one of the mountains in Iran’s Lorestan province with a height of over 2900 metres in the northeast of capital Khorramabad.

Iranian Shepherd Constructs First New Underground City of Mideast

An Iranian shepherd, for the first time in the Middle East, has built an underground city in the province of Semnan, which has turned into a residential and tourist destination.

Iran Marks Rasht Day

Iran has designated January 2 as Rasht Day to commemorate the historic city of Rasht in the northern province of Gilan each year.

Tang Port in Sistan and Baluchestan: Unique Beauty

Tang Port is a small region near Chabahar city in Southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. It enjoys some unique attractions due to its special nature, in which desert and sea join each other.

Iran Tourist Attractions: Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili’s Shrine

Sheikh Safi al-Din’s Shrine is the tomb of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili located in Iran’s northwestern Ardabil province. Sheikh Safi was an eminent leader of an Islamic school established by the Safavids.

Iran Attractions in Photos: Yazd Mirror Palace

Mirror Palace mansion (Qasr-e Ayeneh) in Iran’s central city of Yazd is one of the country’s tourist attractions that dates back to the first Pahlavi era. The mansion is known as Museum of Mirrors and Lighting since 1998.

Tabriz, Ardabil: Beautiful Winter Destinations for Tourists

When the winter season began last week, large parts of northwestern Iran were already covered with heavy snow.

Iranian Music Rich in Attractions, Secrets: Chinese Researcher

A Chinese researcher and musician believes Iranian music is filled with attractions and secrets, from creativity to patience.

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