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Iran Says Local Tourism Industry Booming after Restrictions Ease

Iran Says Local Tourism Industry Booming after Restrictions Ease

Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts says tourism industry is thriving again in the country now that the coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
Iran Celebrates World Handicrafts Day

Iran Celebrates World Handicrafts Day

June 10 marks the World Handicrafts Day, an occasion commemorating the creative works of hard-working men and women all over the globe.
Three Iranian Films in 2020 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Three Iranian Films in 2020 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield International Documentary Festival (SIDF) is going to screen three Iranian films in its 2020 edition.
Meshkinfam Museum in Shiraz

Meshkinfam Museum; A Gem of Visual Arts in Shiraz

Meshkinfam Art Museum, a residence-turned-museum in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, has gained fame as a treasure trove of visual arts attracting visitors.
Tehran Metro to Get Suicide-Prevention Glass Walls

Tehran Metro to Get Suicide-Prevention Glass Walls

Glass walls are to be erected at the edge of platforms in 35 subway stations across Tehran to prevent people committing suicide by jumping in front of the trains.
Vali Castle in Western Iran

Vali Castle in Western Iran, Iconic Symbol of Indigenous Culture

The Vali Castle is a major tourist attraction in Iran’s western province of Ilam as the site has turned into a museum since a decade ago.
Ancient Stone Well Discovered in Isfahan Hills 1

Ancient Stone Well Discovered in Isfahan Hills

Archaeologists have discovered a stone water well in Iran’s Isfahan province that belongs to the Sassanid era.
Iran to Reopen Cinemas, Theatres, Concert Halls

Iran to Reopen Cinemas, Theatres, Concert Halls

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has given the green light for the conditional reopening of movie theatres and concert halls as of June 21.

Takht-e Soleyman, Mysterious Historical Site in Northwestern Iran

Since Takht-e Soleyman was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, efforts have been made to unravel its mysteries.

Gheime of Yazd, A Gourmet Dish Served in Ceremonies

Gheime stew is a very traditional, popular and well-known dish in Iran that is served in various gatherings and parties. While the recipe for the delicious stew differs from city to city, people in the central city of Yazd make it with garbanzos.