Thursday, June 20, 2024

Tourism Industry

Iranian student registers smart tourism initiative at IFIA

A PhD student of tourism at Tehran University achieved the membership of the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) after the registration of his initiative named ‘Ehsan; The Smart Creative Tourist.”

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 deputy culture minister slams arrests of Hafezieh officials over viral proposal video

The Iranian deputy minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts criticizes the arrests of two cultural officials in Shiraz after a video went viral of a young man proposing to a woman without mandatory hijab near the tomb of the 14th century poet Hafez.

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.

Tourist visits to Iran increased four times in 2022: Tourism body

Figures released by the World Tourism Organization show a 315-percent rise in the number of tourist visits to Iran last year.

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.

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.

Harvest of roses in north-central Iran

Every spring, harvest of pink roses begins in May and goes until the end of the season in Iran’s north-central and central regions.

Spring nature of Chalus Mountains, northern Iran

More than one month into the spring, forest trees are blossoming and leafing out in the heights of Chalus, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Iran tourism: Izeh, city of ancient stone inscriptions, rock-carvings

The historical background of the city of Izeh, located in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, goes back to the Elamite period (3000 - 323 BC).

Iran tourism: Qajar-era Chah-Kouran Caravansary in Kerman

The city of Ravar in Iran’s Kerman Province is home to many historical caravanserais due to its location on the road to the holy city of Mashhad, which hosts the Shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam.

Iran tourism: The Rural Heritage of Gilan Museum

The Rural Heritage of Gilan Museum is Iran’s first eco-museum and is built over some 263 hectares of land.

Iran tourism: Zaras village, Khuzestan Province

Zaras village is located near Dehdez, a city near Izeh, and is one of the tourist attractions of the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan.

Iran tourism: Shidvar, “Iran’s Maldives” in the Persian Gulf

Among the beautiful southern islands of Iran is one called Shidvar which is located in Hormozgan Province along the Persian Gulf.

Iran tourism: Tulip Festival in Araak, central Iran

Nearly one month into the current Persian calendar year’s spring, the 6th Tulip Festival has started in the Iranian city of Araak’s industrial zone, in central Iran.

Lake Urmia’s good days return after being partly inundated

Good days are back for Lake Urmia in Iran's West Azerbaijan Province after the opening of a canal that will transmit water from Kani Sib region to the lake.

Iran tourism: The best and most famous handicrafts of Tabriz

Handicrafts of Tabriz are among Iran’s most beautiful ones that demand a lot of skills. During your trip to Tabriz, you can buy those handicrafts as souvenirs for your loved ones.

Bright nights of Iran’s capital

As people fast during the day in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, many prefer to take a tour of the Iranian capital after the Iftar time in the evening.

Keeyow Lake, a natural marvel in Khorramabad, western Iran

Keeyow Lake is a natural lake in the northwest of the city of Khorramabas in Iran’s Lorestan Province. The lake covers an area of 7 hectares and it is 3 to 7 meters deep. There are an amusement park and other recreational facilities next to Keeyow Lake.

Iran tourism: Amazing Naaz Islands in Persian Gulf

Among the unique tourist attractions of southern Iran are Naaz Islands, a pair of tidal islands in the Persian Gulf, off the coast of the country’s Qeshm Island.

Historical Hydraulic System in Iran’s ancient Shushtar

Located in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is a wondrous complex irrigation system from the ancient Sassani era.

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