City of poets, Shiraz is home to the graves of Hafez and Sa'di, both major pilgrimage sites for Iranians. It's also home to splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and whispered echoes of ancient sophistication that reward those who linger beyond the customary excursion to nearby Persepolis: the area's major tourist destination.
This elegant mosque, with its iconic blue-tiled mosaics and its perfect proportions, forms a visually stunning monument at the head of Esfahan's main square. Unblemished since its construction 400 years ago, it stands as a monument to the vision of Shah Abbas I and the accomplishments of the Safavid dynasty.
Choqazanbil Temple (Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat) is situated at a distance of 30 km south east of Shoosh (Susa) and 80 km north of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province (Southwest of Iran), and is the only remnant of an ancient city, that was constructed approximately ...
Designed for Shah Abbas I in the 16th century, this delightful garden with its symmetrical proportions, old cedars, spring-fed pools and fountains is renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden and its evocation of heaven.
Rocky Village of Meymand is a very ancient village which is located near Shahr-e Babak city in Kerman Province, Iran. Meymand is believed to be a primary human residence in the Iranian Plateau, dating back to 12,000 years ago.
Shahr-e Gour (Firuzabad Ancient City) is located to the northwest of the present city of Firooz Abad in Fars Province. Firuzabad was known as Ardashir-Khwarrah city or Shahr-e Gour in the past. The town was later known as Gur (Jur in Arab texts).
Iranian people hospitality is famous. To Iranians, hospitality has a much deeper meaning. They like to share part of their existence with you, part of their hearts and they are not satisfied until they fulfill that desire!
The Saint Stepanos Monastery was erected between the periods of the 4th and 6th century AH. and is one of the important historical and religious structures of the city of Orumieh in the province of Azarbayjan. This church is located in the famous Darreh ...
let the kindness and spirit of the people draw you in! Iranian are some of the most genuinely hospitable people youve ever met. They never want anything in return, they just want to show you a good time and hope that you'll spread the word back home that Iran is a safe place to visit. Read More