Tourism

Mirror House of Mofakham; Wonderful Persian Mansion

Mofakham mirror house, a beautiful epitome of Persian architecture, is part of a big traditional garden complex in Bojnourd, North Khorasan, northeastern Iran.

Remarkable desert formations in southeastern Iran

Every corner of the desert is home to archeological sites dating back to the fourth millennium B.C. and the Islamic.

Tourism chief: We should not be afraid of foreign tourists

Iran’s tourism chief has said that tourism in Iran has grown three times the world average, adding that the country needs even more growth if it seeks to achieve its 2025 objectives.

Beautiful nights in Tehran (PHOTOS)

Tehran at night; the megacity seems to meet the sky on the horizon.

A month-long trip around Iran to take selfies

A young Iranian man makes a film of selfies he has taken at different historical sites and his video goes viral on the Internet.

Iran’s tourism sector to receive major boost in post-sanctions era: Official

Iran's tourism sector is a flourishing market for investors and the country anticipates an influx of tourists after sanctions are removed, Soltanifar said.

Aali Mohammad Valley; Amazing Phenomenon in Qeshm Island

Aali Mohammad Valley, located in the western part of Qeshm island, spans along a north-south line. This amazing Natural phenomenon attracts many tourists every year.

World Craft City, an opportunity to boost tourism

An Iranian official has said that Isfahan’s new title, the World Craft City, can help the country boost its tourism.

Iran welcomes French investment in tourism: VP

Iranian and French businessmen should draft an agreement to be signed by the two countries’ presidents when President Rouhani flies to Paris later this year, Soltanifar said.

French group to open two hotels in Iran

French group AccorHotels says it plans to open an Ibis hotel and a Novotel branch near Tehran's international airport – what could make it the first international hotel group to operate in Iran in light of the July nuclear breakthrough between Iran and the P5+1 and the prospects for the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

Spanish delegation visits Isfahan (PHOTOS)

Three Spanish ministers, heading a big delegation, visited the tourist attractions of the historical city of Isfahan.

Regulations governing tourism facilities approved

In the new directive tourism facilities are defined and regulations governing the establishment, operations, rating and supervision of these facilities are specified, Soltanifar said.

Where does tourism stand in Iran’s Sixth Development Plan?

An Iranian official has said Iran needs to tap into the potential of international companies and use joint ventures in the post-sanctions era if it really seeks to revive its tourism sector.

Kerman Bazaar; Historical Market in Southern Iran

Different sections of the ancient bazaar were constructed during the reign of different rulers of the city.

Iran ready to offer reciprocal visa-free travel: Zarif

Iran has held talks with many countries on visa requirements and the diplomacy apparatus is ready to provide anything needed to facilitate the growth of the tourism sector, said Zarif.

Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 under scrutiny of Iranian media

Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 has come under criticism by a media outlet which says the exclusive elements of the Iranian culture were all absent in the exposition.

Iran in Photos: Underground City of Nooshabad

Nooshabad, known as Ouyi to locals, is an underground city with many passages and chambers in Isfahan Province in central Iran. It is one of the world's most remarkable underground cities and dates back to the pre-Islamic era.

Iran billed ‘most lucrative’ hospitality market

According to Iranian officials, hotel groups from Germany, Greece, South Korea and Singapore have recently traveled to Iran for talks.

Chal-Nakhjir Cave in Photos

Natural ventilation of the cave keeps it cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Fathabad Garden in Southern Iran (PHOTOS)

After Government of Prudence and Hope took office, Fathabad garden- a historical place dating back to Qajar era- has been restored.

Tabriz University professor wins UN religious tourism tender

The winner proposal dubbed 'The Role of Islamic Culture and Monuments in Asian Tourism Markets' is to be implemented by UNWTO.

Iranian Rock Village Registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Photos of Meymand Village, an Iranian ancient site which is believed to be among primary human residences.

UN Tehran Office, a follower of Must See Iran campaign

A campaign to improve the false image of Iran in the world has gained around 300,000 followers in a year, including the UN Resident Coordinator in Iran.

Iran’s Most Dangerous Cave in Photos

Images of Parau Cave, Iran's deepest and most dangerous cave in Kermanshah province, west of country.

Iran Architecture in Photos: House of Aminis in Qazvin

House of Aminis or Hosseiniyeh-ye-Aminiha is a historical building which dates back to 1858. It is located in Qazvin, central Iran.

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