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Iran in Photos

Spring nature of Churat Lake in Sari, Iran’s Mazandaran Province

Churat Lake is located 10 kilometers from Churat Village in the Chahardange district of Sari, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Miracle in the making: Lake Urmia reborn after years of drought

In a remarkable turn of events, Lake Urmia, once a symbol of environmental devastation, is now experiencing a miraculous revival. After years of suffering from crippling drought, the lake is bursting with newfound vitality, thanks to the abundant rains of last winter and this spring.

Iran tourism: Tarom, a piece of paradise in spring in Zanjan

The Iranian city of Tarom in Zanjan province in western Tehran, perched on top of the country, is and a complete package of a natural attractions for tourists.

Iran inaugurates world’s highest bungee jumping platform

Iran has opened the highest bungee jumping platform at an adrenaline-pumping height of 280 meters in the capital, Tehran.

Tourist village in Iran’s Kurdistan hosts huge number of people for historical festival

The Hezar (1,000) daf ceremony was held on Friday evening in the presence of a large number of people and officials as well as daf players from all over Iran in the tourist and historical village of Palangan, in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan.

Iran’s Karaj hosts tulip festival

A tulip festival is underway in the Iranian city of Karaj, near the capital Tehran, which showcases the largest carpet flower in West Asia.

Spring blossoms in orchards of Golestan province, northern Iran

With the beginning of spring, fruit trees have blossomed and created unique landscapes in the gardens and fields of Iran's Golestan province.

Iran tourism: Salasel castle and Darion creek, hidden gems in Khuzestan

In the heart of Khuzestan province in southern Iran, lie two captivating treasures waiting to be explored: Salasel Castle and Darion Creek.

Iran tourism: Historical Asef Mansion in Kordestan hosts Nowruz tourists 

Nowruz, or Persian New Year, holidays is a great opportunity for travelers across Iran to tour historical monuments and sites, including the Asef Mansion in the western Iranian city of Sanandaj, the capital city of Kordestan Province.  

Saadi tomb in southern Iran hosting Nowruz holiday-makers

Vacationers are thronging the tomb of great Iranian poet Saadi in the city of Shiraz in southern Iranian Fars province.

Zanjan Archeology Museum in northwest Iran boasting priceless collection of ‘Salt Men’

The archeology museum in the northwestern Iranian city of Zanjan is hosting vacationers during Persian New Year holidays this year.

Photo report: Discovering scenic beauty of Zaras village, southern Iran 

Nestled in Khuzestan province, Zaras tourist village emerges as a captivating gem, enchanting visitors with its picturesque landscapes during the blossoming spring season.

Tehran’s Milad tower hosts Nowruz holidaymakers

The Iranian capital Tehran’s landmark Milad Tower, or arguably the second landmark after the Azadi tower, welcomes visitors from the capital and other parts of the country during Nowruz holidays.

Iran’s natural wonder: Mud volcano in north

Naftalijeh mud volcano is one of the natural places of Golestan province, which is located in Gomishan city in the east of the Caspian.

Bandar-e Torkman, Nowruz holidays destination in Iran’s north

The Iranian port city of Bandar-e Torkman, which is known as one of the most important ports in the country’s north, hosts tourists during the Nowruz holidays.

Naqsh-e Jahan in Iran’s Isfahan charms Nowruz tourists

Isfahan is one of the most visited and frequently cited historical cities in central Iran that captives tourists throughout the year, especially during the 13-day holidays of the Persian New Year, Nowruz.

Villagers in northeast Iran hand out animal feed to local wildlife

The historical Kalidar village lies 90 kilometers northwest of the town of Neyshabur in the northeastern Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan province, and 20 kilometers east of the town of Chekneh on the slopes of Mount Binalud.

Grand bazaar bustle: Tehran’s residents flock for new year, Ramadan preparations

In a vibrant display of tradition and community spirit, tens of thousands of Iranian residents flooded Tehran's Grand Bazaar ahead of the new year and during the holy month of Ramadan.

Mazandaran’s red river turns into haven with migratory swans

The enchanting "Red River" in Mazandaran province in northern Iran becomes a haven for migratory swans each year during the cold seasons.

Tehran International Exhibition of Tourism underway

The 17th Tehran International Exhibition of Tourism and Related Industries has opened, bringing together representatives from the tourism industry from 11 countries, namely Russia, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Tajikistan, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.

Release ceremony for 10 Iranian Yellow Deer in Dez natl. park

In a collaborative effort between the Khuzestan Department of Environment, local grassroots organizations, and community members, a ceremony was held in the Dez National Park to set free 10 Iranian Yellow Deer.

Iran tourism: Chalus Mountains covered in snow

Heavy snow blankets the mountains of Chalus, in  Mazandaran Province, after temperatures fell below zero in the northern Iranian province.

Iran tourism: Masuleh looks like work of art after snow

The Iranian city of Masuleh, a renowned tourism destination, now looks like a painting after the recent snow covered the city in northern Gilan Province.

Iran tourism: Khomam Saturday Bazaar shining in Gilan province

In the heart of Gilan province in northern Iran, the Khomam Saturday Bazaar has emerged as a vibrant economic hub, captivating locals and visitors alike.

Iran’s historic cars center unveils automotive marvels

Opened in May 2003, Iran's Historic Cars Center stands as a testament to automotive excellence, housing a captivating collection that spans the evolution of automobiles in the nation.

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