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Iran Travel Advisory

Iran Travel Advisory

Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Iran The customs and beliefs of the destination country, are among the things that are very important for the people of...more

Ramadan in Iran

A Guide on Culture, Traditions, and foods you want to know on visiting IRAN during Ramadan Ramadan is the ninth month of the Lunar Calendar. During this month, adult...more

Built around 300 years ago, under the Safavid dynasty reign of Shah Sultan Hossein, Isfahan’s Abbasi Hotel was originally used as a caravanserai for merchants traveling the ancient Silk Road.

Traditional Abbasi Hotel, Isfahan, Iran

History Built around 300 years ago, under the Safavid dynasty reign of Shah Sultan Hossein, Isfahan’s Abbasi Hotel  was originally used as a caravanserai for merchants traveling the ancient...more

Miniature painting

Miniature painting is one of the most famous arts in Iran. it is difficult to trace the origins of the art of the Persian miniature, but it reached to...more

Muharram and Ashura

Ashura is a Shi’ite mourning festival related to the Shi’ite sect of Islam which is one the two main branches of Islam.  Shiism is the sect of Islam which...more

Muharram Gilan Standard

Travel to Iran at the time of Ashura

Heavy standard used in Ashura ceremonies and parades   The Iranians do not perform many rituals as wholeheartedly as Ashura. During Ashura, they decorate the streets with banners and...more

Yalda Night

Every year on December 20th/21st, Iranian families get together and sit around a table covered with colorful fruits and treats, and make the year’s longest night the coziest. They...more

Iranian Saffron

Iranian Saffron

Iran is the biggest producer of Saffron in the world, with 90% of global production. cultivating saffron has been known as a business in Iran for centuries and its...more

Chaharshanbe Suri (Festival of Fire)

Among all of the ancient Persian festivals, perhaps, Chaharshanbe Suri is the most exciting of them all! It involves singing, firecrackers, romance, and jumping over fire! Literally meaning “Wednesday...more

Sassanid Archaeological Sites

The Sassanian Empire succeeded the Parthians and came to power in Fars province in Persia in the year 224 AD. Their period witnessed the most stellar achievements of Persian...more

Shahr-i Sokhta

Shahr-i Sokhta (Burnt City) was enlisted in WHC UNESCO Sites in the year 2014. Shahr-i Sokhta is an archaeological site and an urban settlement of the Bronze Age which...more


The Dome of Sultaniyeh is located some 42 km from the city of Zanjan in the plains of Sultaniyeh and it is the biggest brick dome in the world....more

Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran

Christianity in Iran dates back to its early times. In the third century although the Persians had gained success in their constant struggles against the Romans, an internal rebellion...more

Gonbad-e Qabus

This tomb tower was built by Shams Ol Ma’ali Qabus Ibn- e Voshmgir of the Ziarid dynasty. Despite his obligation to implement violent measures for the protection of his...more

The Persian Qanat

The existence of the ancient and still functioning interconnected chains of aqueducts, called qanats, in the heart of Iran’s desert areas is a testament to the innovation and resourcefulness...more

The Complex of Sheikh Safi – Al- Din Ardebili

This spectacular complex, located in the city of Ardabil in Ardabil Province, houses the sanctuary of the prominent Iranian Sufi Master, Sheikh Safi al-din Ardabili. The 16th-century complex was...more

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