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English-Speaking Police Forces to Serve Tourists in Iran’s Yazd

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation is working to establish tourism police in the central city of Yazd with good command of English to protect tourists in the historic neighbourhoods of the city.

Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran

Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.

Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

Iran Attractions in Photos: Yazd Mirror Palace

Mirror Palace mansion (Qasr-e Ayeneh) in Iran’s central city of Yazd is one of the country’s tourist attractions that dates back to the first Pahlavi era. The mansion is known as Museum of Mirrors and Lighting since 1998.

Two Iranian Cities, One Village Registered by World Crafts Council

Two Iranian cities and a village have been officially registered by the World Crafts Council for their outstanding handicrafts, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).

Iranian People Observing National Book Week

The 26th National Book Week has started in Iran with various events and programs organized across the country to promote the culture of buying and reading books.

Daraee Weaving: A 1,000-Year-Old Persian Handicraft

Daraee is a very old Persian handicraft which used to be woven in the central Iranian city of Yazd, but is dying out nowadays.

Number of Foreign Tourists Visiting Iran’s Yazd on Arba’een Up by 30%

While Iran is witnessing a considerable decrease in the number of foreign tourists during the current Persian year, a new report says the number of foreign tourists who visited Yazd province during this year’s Arba’een ceremony has increased by 30 percent compared with the previous year.

Zoroastrians in Iran Mark Mehregan Thanksgiving Festival

Mehregan or Mehr Festival is one of the most glorious Iranian festivals annually held from October 8 to 14. Mehregan is the biggest Iranian festival after the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Iran’s Abarkuh Hosts Historical Public Lamentations for Imam Hussein

The “Rawda Khani” or public lamentation is among historical ceremonies annually held in the old part of the city of Abarkuh in Yazd Province, central Iran, during the lunar month of Muharram when Imam Hussein was martyred some 14 centuries ago.

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