Iran in Photos
A collection of the most beautiful photos of Iran, including the country’s natural attractions, cultural heritage, handicrafts, and important sites
Tourists visit magnificent Qajar-era Ghavam mansion in Iran’s Shiraz
The Iranian southern city of Shiraz has always been a favorite tourist destination during Persian New Year holidays.
Majestic Sa’adabad Complex, a tourist attraction in Iranian capital
During Nowruz holidays in Iran, many make a visit to the majestic Sa’dabad Complex, located in the northern part of Tehran adjacent to the Alborz mountain range.
Iran’s Qeshm Island hosting large numbers of tourists in Nowruz
The Iranian island of Qeshm, the largest of its kind in the Persian Gulf, is hosting large numbers of tourists during Persian New Year, or Nowruz, holidays.
Tehran’s Imamzadeh Saleh hosts people at turn-of-the-year moment
People gather at Imamzadeh Saleh, a religious site in northern Tehran, Iran, to observe the moment of the turn of the Persian calendar year, Nowruz.
Iranians usher in New Year by Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz
A large number of Iranians converged on the tomb of ancient lyric poet Hafez in his hometown Shiraz, southern Iran, to welcome the Persian New Year, better known as Nowruz.
Pictures: Iranians prepare for Nowruz
As the end the Persian year of 1401 draws nearer, the Nowruz shopping market is booming and people as well as salesmen are busy buying and selling.
Iranian capital covered in winter snow again
On Thursday, residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, woke up to a beautiful snowfall, which blanketed streets in white.
City of Chelgard in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow Over the past 48 hours, snow melted in Kouhrang Station has been reported be be 212 milimeters high.
Iran tourism: Gerdabben lake freezing
Following a sharp drop in temperature in Iran’s Charmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Gerdabben lake in the provincial capital, Shahrekord, froze, creating a spectacular and beautiful scenery.
People celebrate snowfall with snowman festival in Iran’s Hamedan
People in Iran’s northwestern province of Hamedan join a snowman festival as heavy downpours cover the region in white.
Iran tourism: Akhlamad Frozen Waterfall in Khorasan Razavi
The Akhlamad tourist resort is in the city of Chenaran, some 80 kilometers northwest of the Iranian city of Mashhad.
Heavy snow blankets Tehran
Heavy snowfalls on Sunday caught urban service authorities unawares and icy roads slowed the traffic across the Iranian capital.
Iran tourism: East Azarbaijan’s beautiful nature
Azarbaijan-e-Sharghi (East Azarbaijan) Province of Iran was called Azarbaijan-e-Khavari before the 1979 Islamic revolution. Both Khavari and Sharghi are Persian words for East or Eastern.
Snow blankets northern Iranian tourist village
Javaherdeh Village near the northern Iranian city of Ramsar was covered with snow on Monday morning after temperatures fell below zero.
Christians in Iran celebrate New Year at Tehran church
Iranian Christians celebrate 2023 New Year at the Saint Sarkis Cathedral, an Armenian Apostolic church, in the capital, Tehran.
Christmas shopping in Tehran on eve of New Year
According to the religious calendar of Iranian Armenians, Jesus Christ’s birthday is celebrated on January 6. But while Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, some shops and stores in Tehran sell pine trees and other symbols and statuettes just days before that date.
Iran nature and tourism: Zrebar Lake birds
The reeds of Zaribar Lake in Marivan, in Iran's Kurdistan Province, have turned into a refuge for native and migrant birds and a very safe place for aquatic and waterside birds of the wetland.
Yalda Night shopping in Rasht, northern Iran
Yalda Night (Shab-e Yalda) or Chelle Night is one of the most ancient Iranian festivals celebrated each year on the winter solstice. On the last evening of Autumn, Iranian families get together to celebrate the occasion.
Iran Tourism: Nations Art Museum
If you happen to be in the Iranian capital and like to enjoy seeing paintings dating back to more than 50 years ago, make sure to visit Mellat Palace Museum in northern Tehran.
Mountainous regions of northern Iran blanketed in snow
Heavy snowfall has continued in the mountainous regions of Iran’s northern Gilan Province.
Iranians observe last solar eclipse in 2022
People across Iran observed on Tuesday afternoon a partial solar eclipse, which was the last of its kind in 2022.
Iran Tourism: Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz
One of the places that has recently been added to the tourist attractions in Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Iranian province of Fars, is the Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz.
Historical mosques in Iran’s Ardebil Province
Mosques in Iran’s northwestern province of Ardebil, which have a history of several hundreds of years, are counted as a major tourist attraction in the region.
Iran tourism: Gorgeous sunflower fields of North Khorasan Province
Sunflower fields are among the tourist attractions that catch the eyes of any visitor to the North Khorasan Province.
Iran tourism: Time Museum in northern Tehran
The Time Museum in the Iranian capital Tehran has been registered as a national monument of Iran.