Tourist Attractions in Iran
A collection of reports and photos of Iran’s tourist attractions
Southwestern Iran is home to a small hillside that has been burning non-stop for years, creating a mesmerizing sight at night.
Kalut Shahdad, a district of Iran’s Kerman Province, is one of the world’s lowest land points and considered to be the hottest place on earth, with a record temperature of 63 °C. The desert region has turned into a popular tourist attraction.
The Turkmen-majority and border county of Raz and Jargalan, which has various cultures and beautiful scenery and an ancient history, is located in Iran’s North Khorasan Province. Its capital is the city of Raz.
The Chai-Khoran Palace was a temporary retreat for Pahlavi kings and was built almost 70 years ago, during Reza Shah Pahlavi’s reign. The Chai-Khoran Palace is approximately 4,000 square meters in area, has a European-style architecture, and is located on the south of Mo’allem Square in Chalous in northern Iran. It has been registered as a national heritage site in Mazandaran Province.
Minaee Heritage House is a Qajar-era building whose construction goes back to 150 years ago. It is known by the name of its last owner, Minaee, but was in fact the property of Monir us-Saltaneh, one of Nasser ed-Din Shah’s wives, that was purchased by the Minaees in the 1340s (according to the Iranian calendar). It now belongs to the Tehran Municipality, and has been turned into a cultural center.
The Soleyman Tangeh Dam is located some 45 kilometers southwest of the city of Sari, the capital city of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, and near a village named Afra Chal.
Thanks to efforts by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Abbasi Hotel in Isfahan is going to be listed as a Memory of the World Programme site.
If you happen to be in the central Iranian city of Kerman, make sure to visit the historical Ganjali Khan Mosque as part of the ancient civilization of this tourist city.
Sarvelat is one of the most beautiful villages of Gilan in Chaboksar region in northern Iran, which has a beautiful and green landscape facing a forest valley and fruit orchards. The beauty along with the delicious local food in Ms. Khavar’s restaurant has made Sarvelat a tourist destination.
Sunflower fields are among the tourist attractions that catch the eyes of any visitor to the North Khorasan Province.
Shimbar or Shirin Bahar plain is the border between the southwestern Iranian provinces of Khuzestan and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.
Lorestan is one of the most beautiful provinces of Iran. Sightseeing in Lorestan falls in the category of natural tourism. Breathtaking nature of Lorestan has led the province has to earn the nickname the “bride of nature”.
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.
Bandar e Khamir in southern Iran has been registered as a wetland city of the world along with 24 other cities from 13 countries. That’s according to the Iranian port city’s mayor, Javad Mahmoudi.
With the arrival of spring and after that the heat of summer, more Iranians travel to northern areas, which have a pleasant climate.
Qasreshirin is the only area in Iran’s Kermanshah Province where palm trees are found.
In Dashkasan Temple, which some tourists call the Dragon Temple, a wondrous mixture of Iranian and Chinese architecture has created a unique work of art.