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Iran in Photos

Iran tourism: Sahoolan water cave, West Azerbaijan Province

Sahoolan is a cave in a village with the same name located 42 kilometers southeast of the city of Mahabad, in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province.

Removal of fishing ban in northern Iranian village, long-time tradition

Balabisheh Sar village is in Babol’s central district and the Feyzieh County in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

A flamboyance of flamingos in Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran

It’s that time of the year again when flamingos flock to wetlands in northwestern Iran. Lake Urmia and its adjacent wetlands are a hospitable environment for large flocks of the flamingos.

Grape harvest in Greater Gazavieh, Iran’s Kuzestan Province

The grape harvest has started in early June in the Greater Gazavieh village in Karoon city in Iran’s Khuzestan Province and farmers there are doing it at their vineyards.

Iran tourism: Lake turning pink

A “red tide” is overtaking the Maharlou Lake, in Iran’s southwest, rendering the scenery even more beautiful.

Fishing at the Sangour Bridge, Khouzestan Province

The Sangour Bridge is located in Mo’ammareh Sangour Village, straddling the two counties of Abadan and Khorramshahr, in Iran’s Khouzestan Province. 

Iran tourism: Visit Margoon Waterfall in Fars Province

Margoon Waterfall is located in the Fars Province of Iran near the city of Sepidan.

Mohitban, Iran’s first-ever natural park near capital Tehran

The Iranian city of Karaj in Alborz Province, near Tehran, is home to Mohitban Park, the country’s first-ever natural park where animals live freely.

Iran tourism: Cold in summer

Boz-e-Sina (Boz-e-Sineh) Mountain is in the southwest of West Azerbaijan Province, 60 km from the provincial capital, Urmia.

Iran tourism: Gorgeous natural scenery of Asalem-Khalkhal Road

The Asalem-Khalkhal road is one of the most beautiful mountainous routes of Iran that links Gilan and Ardabil Provinces in northern Iran to each other.

Iran’s Kish Island hosts stone climbing tournament

Iran’s southern Kish Island hosts a national stone climbing tournament, as part of a first edition of the Kish Beach Games this year. The tournament is joined by 58 stone climbers from 12 Iranian provinces.

A site for breeding yellow deer in south-central Iran

Iran’s south-central city of Arsanjan, Fars Province, is home to a site for the breeding of yellow deer.

World’s largest water cave in Hamedan Province, western Iran

Iran’s Hamedan Province is home to the world’s largest water cave called Ali-Sadr, which features many water halls and wide variety of beautiful features such as stalactites, stalagmites and karst deposits.

Iran tourism: Spring face of nature in Tuyserkan

Tuyserkan is the fourth largest city in Iran’s Hamadan Province. It is a mountainous city with a moderate climate in western Iran.

Iran tourism: Breathtaking oak forests of Lorestan Province

Lorestan Province, which sits in the middle of the Zagros Mountains in western Iran, is covered with 1.2 million hectares of spectacular oak forests, making the region, along with its other unique characteristics, a popular tourist attraction.

Iran tourism: Rig-e Zarrin sand desert in Yazd

The Rig-e Zarrin sand desert is one of the most spectacular tourist destinations in Yazd Province of Iran.

Harvesting spring-time chai (tea) plants in Iran’s north

It’s already mid-spring, and the chai (tea) farmers in Iran’s bountiful north are harvesting what is known as spring-time chai plants.

Iran tourism: Saqalaksar in Iran’s littoral spells visitors

Saqalaksar Village, 15 kilometers to the south of the Iranian city of Rasht, in Gilan Province, has a particular feature. An embankment dam in the village in northern Iran, has provided an exquisite tourist attraction, looking almost like a natural lake.

Iran tourism: Behind the dam, an island

Shahid Abbaspour Dam, or Karoun 1 Dam, is one of Iran’s biggest, built on the Karoun River in Khouzestan Province in southwestern Iran.

Iran tourism: World’s largest fresh water spring in Marivan

Marivan, a city in Iran’s western province of Kordestan, is home to the world’s largest fresh water spring.

Iranians celebrate national festival of twins in Zanjan

Large numbers of Iranian twins, triplets, and multiples gather in the city of Zanjan, northwest of the capital Tehran, to celebrate the national festival of twins.

Tehran International Exhibition of Flowers and Plants

Tehran International Exhibition of Flowers & Plants-19 kicked off on Saturday afternoon (May 6, 2023) in the Gofetgoo Garden in the Iranian capital.

Racing all the way south

Motoring enthusiasts and professionals are racing from the Caspian Sea in Iran’s north all the way to the Persian Gulf in the country’s south.

The season of tulips in western Iran

The period between mid-March and mid-May is the perfect season for the growth of tulips, which emerge from the soil on the snow-bearing and rain-producing mountains of Iran’s western Ilam province.

Iran tourism: Nomadic migration festival

The first festival of Shah Savan nomads was held on Friday evening (May 8, 2023) in the presence of Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Seyyed Ezzatullah Zarghami and ECO ambassadors in Jafarabad Moghan, Ardabil Province, northwestern Iran.

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