Tourist Attractions in Iran
A collection of reports and photos of Iran’s tourist attractions
With many cities in the industrial world choking in suffocating air pollution, living in clean air is a luxury many people cannot afford.
City Park or Mohtasham Garden is the oldest park of the northern Iranian city of Rasht, the capital of Guilan Province. Statues made out of trees and reshaped by artists have been put in the park.
Valiasr Street, hailed as the Middle East's longest and a historic testament in Tehran, traces its origins from an uninhabited expanse to its current bustling grandeur.
In the heart of the millennia-old Hyrcanian forests in Iran’s northern Mazandaran Province, a rocky waterfall surrounded by trees has turned the area into a pristine tourist attraction for those who can endure the arduous trek.
The Bisheh waterfall is one of the natural attractions in the province of Lorestan in western Iran.
Kandovan, a picturesque village nestled in East Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, has achieved a remarkable milestone by securing its place on the prestigious list of the world's best tourism villages recognized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
The road connecting the Iranian capital Tehran to the northern city of Chalus, along the Caspian Sea, is one of the world’s top four beautiful roads.
The Goujebel Caravanserai is one of the major historical monuments of the southwestern Iranian town of Ahar registered on the list of heritage sites.
An embankment dam near the northwestern Iranian city of Bostanabad in East Azarbaijan Province, has been a splendid tourist spot.
Haft Ghar valley is located in the Ghar village, on the outskirts of Neyshabur city in Iran’s Khorassan Razavi Province and has seven valleys or seven gorges. Haft Ghar (Seven Caves) is one of the tourist attractions of Neyshabur city and is located north of the city.
Kariz on Kish Island is a famous underground city that is world famous today and boasts a combination of Iranian art and the beautiful nature of the island. These features have become the reason for many domestic and foreign tourists to travel to the island in the south of Iran along the Persian Gulf. It is a city with a depth of 16 meters that dates back to 2500 years ago. The aqueduct is built with the marl mud layer at a height of 45 meters, which makes it unique on Kish Island.
The Babak Castle located in the town of Kaliber in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azerbaijan is one of the country's most well-known historical castles and among the province's visitor sites, being an ideal place for history enthusiasts.
One of the beautiful beaches in the south of Iran is Pozm Bay. This is located on the shores of the Sea of Oman and the city Konarak, in southeastern Iran.
The historical palace of Ali Qapu in Iran’s Isfahan province dates back to the beginning of the eleventh century AH and is unique in its architectural and decorative arts.
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.
Margoon Waterfall is located in the Fars Province of Iran near the city of Sepidan.
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.
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 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.