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  • This old ice house dates back to the Qajar Era. Meybod Ice House is one of the few remaining ice houses located in Yazd Province which is made of adobe and mud. This ice house is comprised of walls that are high, a small pool with frozen water, a reservoir and a dome.

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  • Gebri Castle is located in the South-East of Ray City. This monument is 2000 years old. Its area is 3000 square meters and was built during the Sasanian Era. The towers and the ramparts were destructed due to erosion and today only the lengthy and high walls made of adobe and mud still stand.

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  • Tangeh Savashi or Tangeh Vashi is a touristic location and is 1 kilometer from Firuzkuh Village. This village has a soothing weather in the summer and many tourists visit it in the summer. The most exciting part of the trip could be walking in the middle of a river, situated in a stone valley.

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  • Narin Castle which is also known as Narenj Castle is one of the most important monuments in Yazd, built before Islam. This old castle is built on top of a hill and the whole town could be viewed there. This castle was built with adobe and mud, and is stratified.

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  • Bibi Shahr Banu is the name of a shrine in Ray City (Shahr-e Ray). According to the available inscriptions and the belief of people, Shahr Banu is the wife of the third Imam of Shiite, Imam Hussein, and the mother of the fourth Imam of Shiite, Imam Sajjad.

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  • Sepahsalar Mosque is one of the biggest mosques in Tehran. This mosque is together with a school that has the same name. After the Chaharbagh School in Isfahan, this school and mosque are the biggest and most prestigious Islamic monuments in Iran.

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  • Quran gate is one of the old gates in Shiraz and today is known as a historical monument. This gate is located in the North East side of the city and near Chehel Imam Mountain and Baba Kouhi Mountain and it is the city's exit to Marvdasht.

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  • This garden, just like other gardens in Shiraz, dates back to the 8th century and during the reign of Al-Mozaffar and Al-Injo Abad. Then Karim Khan ordered there to be a fence around the garden and a small summerhouse to be built in the center of the garden. Around the summerhouse there are many trees and streets.

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  • Mohammad Taqi Khan was a great Khan during the Zand Dynasty and he was the ruler of Khans in Yazd. Mohammad Taqi Khan first made an aqueduct in the name of Dolat Abad. Then along the aqueduct he made a mansion in the middle of a garden and called it Dolat Abad Garden.

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  • Meybod Chapar Khaneh dates back to the Achaemenid Era. This place was where they exchanged letters, just like a post office.

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  • Farahzad is a neighborhood or a quarter in the North-West of Tehran. This quarter is famous for its good weather. Many people visit this place and eat in the restaurant of this area during the summer when Tehran is hot and Farahzad is cool.

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  • This valley is not very famous among tourists or even the people of Tehran. Golab Valley has a very soothing weather and clean air. People of Golab Valley are hosts to many mountain climbers throughout the week.

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  • This palace was built by the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi. It is said that the plot of the palace was designed by the Shah himself. The architect of this palace was Leon Tadousian, a very famous Iranian-Armenian architect.

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  • Menar Jonban is one the famous historical sites in Iran which is 5 kilometers West of Isfahan and in the road between Isfahan and Najaf Abad. This monument comprises of one porch and two minarets.

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  • This house belongs to the Qajar Era. The construction of this house started in 1290 AH and it ended in 1302 AH. Most rooms in this house have wooden rooves with pictures of different animals, flowers, bushed and birds drawn on them. The basement of this house is now a museum and statues of important celebrities and famous people of Shiraz and Fars are located there.

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  • Fahraj Village is 25 km away from the South-East of Yazd and is on the road connecting Yazd to Bafgh. The attractions of this village are an ancient castle, an old water reservoir, a central mosque and martyrs cemetery.

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  • The main entrance of this bazaar is located on the Northern side of Imam Square/ Naqsh-e Jahan Square and the most beautiful paintings of the Safavid Era are held there. From that entrance you enter one of the most beautiful bazaars of the world.

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  • Here we will introduce to you amazing and magical caves that are in Iran. The beauty of these caves will astonish anyone. Some of these caves are so magical that once you enter them you want to walk further inside and explore more. But some caves are so dark and scary that you would be too afraid to walk in.

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  • Amir Jalal al-Din Chakhmaq Shami lived during the Timurid dynasty and was announced the ruler of Yazd by king Shahrukh of Timurid. With the help of his wife, Fatemeh Khatun, Chakhmaq was able to build a square, a reservoir, a monastery, a school, a caravanserai, a water well, a bazaar and most importantly a mosque in Yazd.  

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  • This park is 1450 hectares and is full of trees. There is a cycling resort from the North side of the park to the South side which is close to Karaj Highway.

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  • Bahram Fire Temple, also known as Ray Fire Temple, dates back to the Sasanian Era and is located in Ray City (Shahr-e Ray). 12 kilometers South East of Ray city toward Varamin, on the high hills of Ghal'eh Noe Village, there remains the ruins of the palace or the fire temple.

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  • Hasht Behesht Palace is situated in the middle of a garden, in the Dowlatkhaneh complex of the Safavid Era which was built during the reign of Suleiman I in the 11th century AH. This palace has entrances in every side of the garden.

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  • Seyyed Mosque is the biggest and the most famous mosque of the 13th century. The architecture of the mosque was done by one of the great scholars living during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar.

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  • This cave is near Azadbar and Kohneh Del villages. It is 65 km from Tehran. The opening of Yakh-Morad Cave is on a mountain in that area and the path to the cave is sloppy and after walking on this path you will see a frozen spring on the ground.

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  • Darakeh is a mountainous area located in the North-West of Tehran and is a great path for hiking in Tehran. This area got its name from a kind of shoe called Dargeh, worn in the snow to making walking in the snow easier.

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  • Golestan Palace is a complex of buildings located in Arg Square in Tehran. The buildings of these palaces have been constructed in different times.
    The name of the palace was taken from the name of a hall in an exterior building of the palace which is also called Golestan.

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  • Qavam house or Naranjestan Garden was built in 1257 until 1267 Hijri during the reign of Naser al-Din Shah and by the order of Mohammad Ali Khan. The building of this garden is about 940 square meters and its basement is about 3500 square meters in area. 

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  • Shapouri house is located in the middle of a garden with the area of 4635 meters. This foundation of this house is about 840 square meters and the building is two storeys high. Shapouri house is located in the center of Shiraz City and in the old quarters of Shiraz. This house belonged to Abd al-Saheb Shapouri and was built and designed by Master Abolghasem Mohandesi.

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  • This ancient cave is near Aghdan Village and is one of the Zoroastrians' sacred caves. It is hard to enter the cave due to the form of the entrance but when you pass the entrance you face a vast area that has the capacity to hold thousands of people.

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  • This tower is a great multipurpose skyscraper located in the North-West of Tehran, the capital of Iran.  This tower is the highest tower in Iran, the fourth highest telecommunication tower and nineteenth highest tower in the world.

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  • In the 11th century a group of Armenians, residing in in the current Armenia moved to Isfahan and stayed in a village, South West of Isfahan. They named this village Jolfa. Safavid kings ordered for religious freedom in that village in order to protect the minority of Armenians.

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  • Tehran > Ramsar > Masooleh > Sarein > Ardabil

    10 Days

    Greeness at its best, take a tour of amazing nature in North of Iran. Visiting local villages and enjoying the traditional life from inside. Spending time with locals while enjoying the weather and scenery.

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  • Tehran > Shiraz > Esfahan > Yazd > Kerman Budget Iran Tour Map

    12 Days

    A good look at all the main historical cities plus Kerman. A budget friendly route with lots of attraction

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  • Kish >  plane > Shiraz > car > Isfahan

    7 Days

    Kish is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Iran, and this beautiful island has plenty of attractions for travel and tourism to enjoy. Specially, for the new brides and grooms, the honeymoon tour of Kish Island would be a fantastic choice. Romantic kish island where the time stands still, in a good way ;)

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  • 'TWO RELIGIONS, TWO CULTURES' a trip combining  the first Christian country in the world - ARMENIA with an extensive visit to northern IRAN, and as well the southern towns of Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Persepolis and Yazd. The tour is  planned to start end September 2011. A chance for you to drink Shiraz in Shiraz ??
    The itinerary has now been finalised.  Look under  " Armenia - Iran "
    Please inform me if you are interested so that I can continue planning and organisation.

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  • Tehran >  plane Shiraz car Isfahan4days

    5 Days

    A short trip through the three major touristic cities of Iran to catch a glimpse of the beauty of the country. 

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  • Tehran > Qazvin > Zanjan > Tabriz > Ardebil > Anzali > Masuleh

    13 Days  

    If this is your second time coming to Iran or you'd rather take an uncommon route for your journey please take a look at this itinerary

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