IRAN Sightseeing

Mesr Desert

Gorgeous massive deserts of Iran with their unique conditions have always mesmerized tourists and travelers from every corner of the globe. Endless chains of dunes that create a picturesque landscape along with starry sky at night and their special silence are some but not all reasons that have made Iranian deserts so popular. Among many well-known desserts in Iran, Mesr Desert in Khor has its own...

Anzali Lagoon

Anzali Lagoon

Anzali Lagoon (also Anzali Mordab) is a coastal lagoon, in the Caspian Sea near Bandar-e Anzali, in the northern Iranian province of Gilan. The lagoon divides Bandar-e Anzali into two parts, and is home to both the Selke Wildlife Refuge and the Siahkesheem Marsh. Anzali Lagoon is one of the most interesting and greatest natural habitats of fauna in Iran and annually welcomes many birds that enter Iran...

Tomb of Cyrus

Tomb of Cyrus

Tomb of Cyrus In the middle of the Iranian desert, in the ancient town of Pasargadae, stands the Tomb of Cyrus the Great, a monument to one of the most important rulers in Persian history. Cyrus was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of...

Imam Reza shrine

Imam Reza shrine

The Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of  Twelve imams of  Shiites. It is the largest mosque in the world by area. The complex is one of the tourism centers in Iran. The shrine itself covers an area of 267,079 m2 while the seven courtyards which surround it cover an area of 331,578m2 - totaling 598,657 m2 (6,443,890 sq ft). This...

Dowlat Abad Garden

Dowlat Abad Garden

Dowlat Abad Garden located in Yazd, central Iran, is a Persian architecture jewels. The Garden is an authentic Iranian garden that annually attracts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists. This is a complex built according to the original Iranian architectural style and consists of a large garden and some buildings. Before you see the garden or even the walls of the house, from hundreds of meters...

Makhunik

Makhunik

While Swift’s Lilliput is merely a fantasy, a comparable village exists in the eastern extremities of Iran. Up until around a century ago, some of the residents of Makhunik, a 1,500-year-old village roughly 75km west of the Afghan border, measured a mere metre in height – approximately 50cm shorter than the average height at the time. Makhunik is one of the seven strange villages in the world. It is...

Milad Tower

Milad Tower

Milad Tower, also known as the Tehran Tower, is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran, Iran. Milad Tower became a new symbol of Tehran right after its construction. It is a multipurpose building, proudly standing on the north of Tehran and visible from almost every part of the city. On a rare clear day the views are fantastic. It is located between Qarb Town and the district of Gisha, standing at 435 meters...

Vank Cathedral

Vank Cathedral

The Vank Cathedral, also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the Julfa district of Isfahan, Iran. It is commonly referred to as the Vank, which means "monastery" or "convent" in the Armenian language. Like most of Isfahan attractions, Vank Cathedral was built during the rule of Shah Abbas, who moved the capital of Persian Empire from Qazvin to Isfahan in 1598. The cathedral...

Hafez

Hafez Tomb

The most celebrated Persian poet, Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi (c. 1320-1389), known by his pen name Hafez, lived and died in Shiraz. Hafez’s collection of poetry, the Divan-i Hafez, is mostly composed of short poems with lyrical and mystical themes (Ghazal), and is commonly considered to be the zenith of Persian poetry. The Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall are two memorial...

Khaju Bridge

Khaju Bridge

The Khaju Bridge is one of the historical bridges on the Zayanderud, the largest river of the Iranian Plateau, in Isfahan, Iran. It is one of the most beautiful bridges of the world and is considered as one of the finest constructions and an example of Persian architecture. Khaju is a name of small district in the neighborhood of bridge. It is about 132 meters long and 12 meters wide. The Khaju Bridge is...

Shazdeh Garden

Shazdeh Garden

Shazdeh Garden In visiting the southern Iranian province of Kerman, one needs to make sure they take in Mahan: home to the biggest and most beautiful Iranian garden. Shazdeh Mahan Garden meaning Prince Mahan’s Garden is a historical Persian garden located near (6 km away from) Mahan in Kerman province, Iran. The Astonishing Shahzadeh Garden (Prince) in Mahan. In the center of Desert, in Kerman...

Pink Lake

Pink Lake

The Pink lake (Lipar lake) is located on the margin of the seasonal lagoon of Lipar, along the Chabahar coastal road to Goetar, and 20 km east of Chabahar, in beautiful areas of Sistan and Baluchestan. Due to the type of the soil in the lake, its water surface seems shining with pink color. The area of this marvelous lake is 10 hectares. This lake has many tourist attractions. The Lipar lagoon with...

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