Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tourism

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.

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”.

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