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Iran Tourism Industry

Iran ranks second in terms of fast growing tourism Iran , which hosted a total of 4.867 million foreign tourists in 2017 , in 2018 with a grow of 49.9% hosted 7.295 minion foreign tourists and reached the 2nd rank in the world fastest growing tourism. Iran Tourism Movement on Track The Minister of culture, [...]

Iran Tourism Video

Tourism in Iran is diverse, providing a range of activities from hiking and skiing in the Alborz and Zagros mountains, to beach holidays by the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. The Iranian government has made concerted efforts to attract tourists to the various destinations in the country and arrivals have increased in recent years.

Yalda Night

Iranians around the world celebrate Yalda, which is one of the most ancient Persian festivals. The festival dates back to the time when a majority of Persians were followers of Zoroastrianism prior to the advent of Islam. On Yalda festival, Iranians celebrate the arrival of winter, the renewal of the sun and the victory of [...]

Gahar Lake of Lorestan

Gahar is located beside the Oshtorankouh massif in Zagross range in the province of Lorestan.It is 2360m above the sea level,1700m long and 500m wide. Depth of the lake is 28m maximum. Gahar lake is among the best sample of lakes that has been appeared due to the landslide.This lake has been located among Oshtorankooh mountain chain and has a [...]

Iran’s Historic Village of Masuleh

More than a thousand meters above sea level on the slopes of the Alborz mountain range in Gilan, northern Iran, a remarkable village dating back to 1006 AD bustles with life. The unique ochre-brown structures of Masuleh follow the slope of the mountain that the village nestles on—or rather, grows from—giving the village its most unusual quality: the roofs [...]


Masal in the west of Gilan is known as a lost heaven between Iranian standing in high status of beauty that has not lost its attraction even in the sight of its residences. Masal located in Talesh Mountains that is within travelling of Rasht by only 50 km. The language that is common between Masalian is Taleshi, and intensive agriculture [...]

Gonbade Jabalie

In the eastern end of Kerman city there is a strong and large dome, made of stone and has saved from the trespassing hand of time. This eight-angle dome is completely made of stone. There are 8 doors in its eight sides with the width of 2m, that recently have been closed by stones to [...]

Arg-e Bam

Bam is situated in a desert environment on the southern edge of the Iranian high plateau. The origins of Bam can be traced back to the Achaemenid period (6th to 4th centuries BC). Its heyday was from the 7th to 11th centuries, being at the crossroads of important trade routes and known for the production [...]

Saint Stepanos Monastery

Saint Stepanos Monastery is the second important Armenian monastery in Iran after St. Thaddeus Monastery. This monument is located in East Azerbaijan Province, 16 kilometers west of Jolfa City and 3 kilometers from southern shore of Aras River in a place named "Qezel Vank" (Red Monastery). The monastery was built in 9th century AD, but [...]

Arg-e- Rayen

Rayen castle, or Arg-e Rayen is an adobe castle in Rayen town in Kerman, you can visit the medieval mud brick city of Rayen is similar to the Arg-e Bam. Rayen displays all the architectural elements of a deserted citadel. It appears extremely well preserved, considering the numerous natural disasters that have been destroying similar [...]

Tabriz Bazaar

Between the architecture, whirlwind of trade, and wafts of spices twisting through the labyrinths, there’s a hidden magic in the world of Iran’s bustling bazaars. While there are many to choose from, few make an impression quite like the bazaar in Tabriz. Read on as Culture Trip takes you on a walk through the historic, [...]

Kandovan Village

Tucked away in the northwest corner of Iran is the quaint and mysterious thirteenth century village of Kandovan. It’s a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Kandovan is also part of the Lake Urmia region, the region that is central to the start of the [...]