Tourism

Iran Travel & Tourism 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.

Gomishan, Less-Visited Destination in North-eastern Iran

Gomishan, Less-Visited Destination in North-eastern Iran

Very few people visit Gomishan city in Golestan province, north-eastern Iran, despite its interesting historical houses.

Gorgeous sunset on Kish Island(PHOTOS)

The coral-rimmed, oval-shaped Island of Kish off the southern coast of Iran shines a fiery orange in the sunset, creating a unique and fascinating...

Chitgar – The Largest Artificial Lake in Iran

The lake of Chitgar is one of the latest tourist attractions in Tehran, Iran. The lake is surrounded by an outdoor resort, one which...

Heavy snow covers Kandovan village

The inhabitants of troglodyte homes, excavated inside volcanic rocks and tuffs, in Kandovan village of East Azerbaijan province, spend winter days under heavy snow. The...

Wooden village in Northeastern city of Neyshabour (PHOTOS)

The wooden village is located 15 km off Mohammad Abad village in Neyshabour and is constructed by contemporary architect Hamid Mojtahedi. The structure makes an eye-catching view for visitors.

Serbian tourist in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

21-year-old Milana of Serbia began her journey around the world with only two euros, and with the message of friendship and kindness. Passing through...
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Iran Architecture in Photos: Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

The grand, congregational mosque of Qazvin, Jameh Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. The architecture contains a Shabestan and Ab anbar,...
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Inauguration of Iran’s largest five-star hotel (PHOTOS)

The hotel became operational, unofficially though, when Tehran played host to a forum of gas-exporting countries in late November.
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Iran gets berth on LA Times’ list of 16 must-see destinations in 2016

Many Americans are eager to visit Iran; Iran is full of historic towers, mosques and squares, especially in the ancient city of Esfahan, LA Times says.
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Iran makes it to the list of CNN’s where to go in 2016

CNN recommends its audience to visit Iran in 2016 despite a congressional bill which restricts travels to Iran.