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Tourism

Iran cultural heritage: 200-year-old Marvi Alley in Tehran

Kouche Marvi – Marvi Alley – is one of the oldest passageways in the Iranian capital Tehran. It is a historical alley in Nasser Khosrow street, in southern Tehran, that goes back 200 year ago.

A secret police prison turned museum in downtown Tehran

The Ebrat Museum, located in downtown Tehran, once served as a prison facility run by the highly-notorious SAVAK secret police prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Sadeh ancient festival in Kerman

The ancient ritual known as Sadeh festival was celebrated on the evening of Sunday, January 30, at the Iranian city of Kerman’s Zoroastrian fire temple. Due to the Covid pandemic, the ceremony was held with a limited population and with prayers and hymns by Zoroastrian priests.

Iran minister: Tourism could bring nations together

Tourism is the most effective factor in bringing nations together, Iranian tourism minister Ezzatollah Zarghami says, in a meeting with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization.

Mashahd’s Robat-e Virani Ethnography Museum

The Ethnography Museum of Robat-e Virani is a key attraction near the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Once upon a time, Isfahan’s Naqshe Jahan Square

Naqshe Jahan Square is one of the oldest squares in Isfahan and one of the most beautiful monuments registered in UNESCO.

Garmasar: Salt caves and green ponds

The salt mines of the central Iranian city of Garmsar are among the tourist attractions of Semnan Province and attract numerous visitors to the area every year.

Iran lifts Omicron-related ban on arrivals from neighbors

Iran has lifted a Covid-related ban on arrivals from neighboring countries.

Beauties of Iran: Somewhere between fall and winter

Mazandaran, thanks to its geographical position, leads to the Caspian Sea on the one hand and to the Alborz Mountains on the other, which has bestowed special beauties on the province in all seasons.

Sand dunes of Iran’s Lut Desert, tallest in world

Lut Desert is a vast swath of land that covers about 10% of Iran’s territory. It is one of the most arid and warmest regions of the world with an area of ​​120,000 square kilometers.

Exquisite book in Tehran’s Armenian Museum

An old manuscript restorer says there is an exquisite book in the Armenian Museum in Tehran of which there are only seven similar copies in the world.

Get to know Iran’s Maldives

Iran boasts spectacular scenery across the country. However, in the southern water of the Persian Gulf and western side of the Hormozgan Province lies an island, which has come to be known as “Iran’s Maldives”.

Iran’s ban on arrivals does not apply to air passengers

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage has said a 15-day ban imposed on foreign tourists does not apply to those entering from the air borders.

Old mansion and maritime museum side by side in Bushehr

The Persian Gulf Sea and Maritime Museum was established at the Kolah Farangi Mansion of the southern Iranian port city of Bushehr in 2008.

Shur River: A miracle in the heart of Iran desert

When it comes to deserts, few people can imagine a river or even a pond in them.

Iran: No decision to stop issuing tourist visas because of Omicron

Iran has not stopped issuing tourist visas amid a surge in the new variant of the Covid cases in some countries.

Mazandarn’s Colorful Autumn

The Hyrcanian Forests next to the Caspian Sea in the northern Iranian Province of Mazandaran has put on yellow clothes in autumn, creating an atmosphere full of peace and energy for people.

First Batch of French Tourists in Iran after Covid Curbs Eased

The first batch of French tourists has arrived in Iran after the country ended visa restrictions for foreigners, which were imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Foreign tourists back in Iran amid Covid downward trend

The first batch of foreign tourists are in Iran following the relaxation of coronavirus bans. The group, from Russia, arrived in the country on Thursday night.

Gorgeous Iran: Chal Kandi Valley, Dezfoul

Chal Kandi Valley of Dez River is a spectacular area in Khuzestan province located between the north of Dezful and the east of Andimeshk cities in southern Iran.

Iran, Iraq Launch Visa Waiver Program

Iran and Iraq have eliminated visa requirements for visitors travelling between the two countries via air.

Iran’s first round of beach polo competitions in Gilan

The first round of beach polo championship of Iran is being held in the northern city of Talesh. The competing teams are from different cities like Tabriz, Rasht and Boeen Zahra.

Iran reopens borders to foreign tourists

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Aliasghar Shalbafian has said with the arrival of the post-Covid era, Iranian officials have made huge efforts to boost tourism, reopening borders to foreign tourists.

Exhibition of Vintage Cars Opens in Tehran

An exhibition of Iran’s classic cars has opened in Tehran, showcasing an invaluable collection of vintage cars of historical importance.

Iran Resumes Issuing Visas for Foreigners from October 23

Iran will in a few days resume issuance of tourist visas for foreigners after a 19-month halt, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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