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.

“I’ll Come Back Again as a Tourist” – Zuma Falls in Love with Isfahan

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s President, said, “After I leave Iran, I’ll surely come back and travel to Isfahan as a tourist. My recommendation to people is to not to ignore Isfahan as a tourist destination.”

Mountain Hiking in Iran is Both Attractive and Cheap: Mountaineer

“Many people are fond of Iran’s mountains, but still there are many others who don’t know how they can get there. They don’t even know that a journey to Iran’s mountains is much cheaper than many other countries.”

Village in South Khorasan restored 38 years after quake

Cultural heritage experts have reconstructed Esfahak Village, 35km from Tabas, in South Khorasan Province, 38 years after it was devastated by an earthquake.

Serbian President Flies Pigeons of Peace at Tehran’s Golestan Palace

President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić, during a visit to the historical complex of Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital, released several pigeons as a symbol of peace in commemoration of April 18, the International Day for Monuments and Sites.

Aminabad Caravanserai

Aminabad Caravanserai lies south of Shahreza, Isfahan province, and is a Safavid dynasty era structure and a major tourist attraction.    

Louvre Museum President Visits Iran’s Isfahan

Jean-Luc Martinez, the President of ​the ​Louvre Museum, ​took a trip to the central Iranian city of Isfahan​, where he and his delegation visited...

Louvre director at Golestan Palace

The President of Paris' Louvre Museum, Jean-Luc Martinez, along with a delegation of artistic experts, has been visiting Tehran. During his trip, he has...
Persepolis

Marathon in Persepolis a Symbol of Iran’s Safety

Runners from 30 different countries have gathered in Persepolis, highlighting Iran’s safety globally.

Yazd Ashkezar Water Mill architectural masterpiece

Ashkezar Water Mill in Yazd Province is a masterpiece of traditional architecture, says director general of the city's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.

A Dutch Couple’s Recipe for Iranian Kashk-e-bademjan

Anne Perak and Helen General are a young Dutch couple who have chosen Iran for their one month holiday. Now, after trying so many Persian foods, they have decided to learn how to make Kashk-e-bademjan.

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