The UNESCO-listed Mausoleum of Oljaytu, which is commonly known as “Dome of Soltaniyeh” (Soltaniyeh Cupola), is one of Iran’s must-visit destinations for those interested in traditional Persian and genuine Islamic architecture.
Raja Passenger Train Company, an affiliate of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, ran its first tourist train branded as “desert tourism train” between Tehran and Kashan in the northern part of Isfahan Province.
Persian architecture has a long and complex history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic dynasties left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Choqa Zanbil and Persepolis both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.
Many people believe that road trips can be less expensive than flying to your destination, especially if you have a family. While that might be true, there are still ways you might want to save money on a road trip. Saving money on travel means more money to spend on your actual vacation.Here are some ways to reduce your costs while you’re on the road.
Bastam and Kharghan are two famous towns on the rim of the desert where celebrated Iranian mystics are born. The desert area of Iran combines nature with mysticism. Throughout history, prominent mystics and scholars were born in the desert and arid regions of Iran. Each of the mystics played an important role in disseminating and developing mysticism in Iran and across the world.
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is a famous masterpiece of Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naqsh-e Jahan Square — the first built of the four monuments of the square. The blend of modest shape and rich interior and exterior tile ornaments made the mosque one of the most recognizable tourist sites of Isfahan.
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