Iran in Photos
A collection of the most beautiful photos of Iran, including the country’s natural attractions, cultural heritage, handicrafts, and important sites
The mountainous areas and margins of the roads in Iran’s northern Mazandaran Province have been covered by red and purple flowers these days.
A tea festival has been held in Iran’s northern Caspian-littoral Gilan Province, which is home to the country’s largest tea estates, and where the Iranian tea drinking ritual runs deep.
When spring begins, colorful wild flowers fill the plains and pastures north of the city of Gonbad Kavous and along the shrine of the Prophet Khaled ibn Sinan (Prophet Khaled). The region, in Iran’s northern province of Golestan, is unique thanks to its beautiful and gorgeous green hills and its tranquility.
The 18th International Exhibition of Flowers and Plants, Park Equipment and Related Industries is under way in Tehran's Goftegou Park.
Estakhrgah is a small village in the Iranian province of Gilan. It is known as the hidden paradise.
The National Festival of Citrus Aurantium was held in Shiraz, the capital city of the southern province of Fars, with an emphasis on the importance of the fruit in the city and its prominent role in the tourism attraction.
Fritillaria, more commonly called snake’s head or leper’s lily, is one of the most unique plants local to Iranian mountains. A genus of spring flowering herbaceous bulbous perennial plants in the lily family, it is bell-shaped and bends downward, hence its name in Persian Laleh Vazhgoon (upside down tulip).
Chabahar is Iran’s only oceanside port which sits off the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean. In the first description of Chabahar, it could be said that it is Iran’s lost paradise.
Symbolic polo competitions have been held at Naqshe-Jahan, a major square in the central Iranian city of Isfahan to commemorate Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the Persian New Year.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.
A festive carnival, called the Carnival of Joy, has been travelling across Iran’s north-central province of Semnan, as Iranians are celebrating the start of spring and the Persian New Year.
These days, every corner of the northern Iranian Province of Golestan is covered with pink, blue, purple, yellow and green blooms and scents of trees are everywhere in the air.
Firework displays have been held at several landmarks across the Iranian capital, Tehran, to celebrate the start of Nowruz or the Persian New Year.
Iranians are getting ready to ring in the Persian New Year, Nowruz. Shopping centers, in particular, are seething with people, who are bustling around stores to buy the items they need.
With the Persian New Year, Nowruz, just around the corner, Iranians go on shopping sprees and spend much time outdoors at bazaars and markets.
Chaharshanbe Suri is one of the most ancient and beautiful traditional festivals of Iran. This festival has been celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year since ancient times up until now. Chaharshanbe Suri is very popular among Iranians and is marked across the country.
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.