Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tourist Attractions in Iran

Iran tourism: An ever-burning mountain in southwestern Khuzestan Province

Southwestern Iran is home to a small hillside that has been burning non-stop for years, creating a mesmerizing sight at night.

Iran Tourism: Kerman’s Kalut Shahdad, hottest desert land on earth

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.

Iran Tourism: Raz and Jargalan, the land of mysterious mountains and valleys

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.

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: A cup of tea at Chalous’ Chai-Khoran Palace

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.

Anthropological Museum of Mashhad

The Anthropological Museum of Astan Qods Razavi is on the western wing of the Imam Reza shrine, the eight Shia Imam, in the Iranian northeastern city of Mashhad.

Iran tourism: Minaee Heritage House the first narrative-museum of Tehran

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.

Iran tourism: Soleyman Tangeh Dam, spectacular resort in Mazandaran Province

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.

Isfahan’s Abbasi Hotel to be listed as Memory of the World Programme site

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.

Iran tourism: The historical mosque of Ganjali Khan in Kerman

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.

Iran tourism: Ms. Khavar’s cooking made Sarvelat village in Gilan famous

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.

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: Attractions in Nour County

Nour County is one of the must-see places in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran. Parts of the region are home to the central Alborz mountain range, which is covered with trees and dense vegetation.

Iran tourism: Shimbar plain a jewel in southwestern Iran

Shimbar or Shirin Bahar plain is the border between the southwestern Iranian provinces of Khuzestan and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.

Anzali Wetland, habitat of swamp tulips

Anzali Wetland is in Iran’s northern Gilan Province near the port city of Bandar Anzali.

Iran tourism: Wonderful Nature of Lorestan Province

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”.

Iran Tourism: A Guide to the City of Khansar

Khansar is a small city with a population of just over 20,000 people that is a two-hour drive away from the central Iranian city of Esfahan. The area has much to offer in terms of tourism. Here is a look at a few highlights on Khansar.

Iran tourism: Time Museum in northern Tehran

The Time Museum in the Iranian capital Tehran has been registered as a national monument of Iran.

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.

Iranian port city of Bandar e Khamir registered as wetland city

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.

Iran tourism: Wonders of Khajou Bridge in Isfahan

Khajou Bridge is one of the rare beauties of the Iranian city of Isfahan that passes over the Zayandehroud, Iran’s largest and most water-rich river.

Iran tourism: Beauties of Siahkal in in Gilan Province

With the arrival of spring and after that the heat of summer, more Iranians travel to northern areas, which have a pleasant climate.

Iran tourism: Beautiful palm groves of Qasreshirin

Qasreshirin is the only area in Iran’s Kermanshah Province where palm trees are found.

A mixture of Iranian and Chinese architecture in the Dragon Temple

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.

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