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Isfahan Province

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.

Raisi inspects major river, wetland in central Iran amid water crisis

President Ebrahim Raisi paid an aerial visit to Zayandehrud, the largest river in Iran and its basin, the Gavkhuni wetland, a region that had been severely affected by water shortages mainly caused by drought.

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.

Firefighters rescue 3 from drowning in Isfahan

Isfahan’s firefighting department says three people have been rescued from drowning in Zayandeh Rood River that passes through this old Iranian city.

“Gaz” Candy, Traditional Souvenir of Iran’s Isfahan

Gaz (Candy) is the name of a type of Persian nougat which originated from Isfahan in central Iran. The sticky white substance is formed of honeydew combined with other ingredients including pistachio or almond kernels, rosewater and egg white.

Symbolic polo game played in Isfahan’s iconic field

Symbolic polo competitions have been held at Naqshe-Jahan, a major square in the central Iranian city of Isfahan to commemorate Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the Persian New Year.

Nowruz mood in Isfahan’s historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

Once upon a time, Isfahan’s Naqshe Jahan Square

Naqshe Jahan Square is one of the oldest squares in Isfahan and one of the most beautiful monuments registered in UNESCO.

Mahyar historical caravanserai, artistic work rarely seen elsewhere

Mahyar caravanserai is one of the excellent and prominent examples of Safavid architecture style, which is decorated with brickwork, plaster crown molding and tiling.

New Year celebrations in Isfahan’s Julfa neighborhood, Vank Cathedral

Members of the Armenian community in the Julfa neighborhood of the Iranian city of Isfahan are celebrating the festive season ahead of the New Year.

Explosion over Natanz caused by missile test-launch

Media reports say an explosion was heard over the town of Badrud near the Iranian city of Natanz at 20:15 local time Saturday evening.

People in Isfahan demand revival of dried-up river

Iran’s central city of Isfahan has been the scene of a protest by thousands of people, including farmers upset by actions resulting in a major river drying up there.

Official: Esfahan Ready for Foreign Tourists’ Return

A local official in Iran’s central province of Esfahan says it is ready to receive foreign tourists over a year after travels were barred due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Swiss Parliament speaker visits Isfahan, Yazd

The speaker of the Swiss National Assembly Andreas Aebi has traveled to Isfahan and Yazd to visit the historical sites of these Iranian cities.

65-million-year-old wonder cave in Isfahan Province

With its stunning stalagmites and stalactites in the form of chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and stone columns on the floor, Sangriz cave is mostly calcareous.

The Butterfly Garden Museum of Isfahan

Isfahan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iran, which is visited by many domestic and foreign tourists every year.

Iran Leader Condoles with Family of Teen Boy Ali Landi

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed condolences to the family of teenage boy Ali Landi, who sacrificed his life to save the lives of two neighbours.

Iran Pres. Sends Condolence Message on Demise of Brave Teen Burnt to Death

The Iranian president has expressed condolences on the demise of a teenage boy who lost his life due to severe burns which he suffered after saving two of his compatriots from a raging blaze.

Iran Army to Hold Massive Air Defence Drills in Isfahan

The Iranian Army will start its "Sky Shield 2021" air defence drills on Tuesday in the central province of Isfahan.

Iran Opens Innovation Centre to Boost Home Appliances Production

An innovation and creativity centre, part of which is dedicated to the production of innovative home appliances, has opened in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

Shahi Oil Mill: A Unique Museum in Iran’s Isfahan

The traditional horse-powered oil pressing practice is an ancient Iranian industry and one of the oldest activities in the world's food industry.

Armenians’ Music Museum in Central Iran: A Unique Attraction for Visitors

A museum known as the Treasure Trove of the Armenians of New Jolfa in the central Iranian city of Isfahan showcases the history of music and an assortment of musical items belonging to Armenians living in the city.

Chehel Sotoun: A Mesmerizing Monument in Central Iran

Chehel Sotoun is one of Iran’s most famous historical monuments dating back to the Safavid era.

Ashraf Hall; A Magnificent Work of Architecture in Isfahan

Ashraf Hall is a Safavid-era palace which has turned into a prominent attraction in the historical city of Isfahan, central Iran.

Iran in Photos: Garmeh Village

Among other tourist attractions, an ancient castle and a pond surrounded by palm trees have turned Garmeh Village in the central province of Isfahan to a touristy spot for nature lovers.

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