Iran Travel Guide

Iran Travel Guide

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Tughrul Tower is located in Ray City (Shahr-e Ray) and is on the East side of Ibn Babawayh Cemetery. This tower remains from the Seljuq Dynasty.  Tughrul Tower is 20 meters high. Some experts believe that it looks like the clock hands.

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  • This gateway was the gate to the entrance of Mashq Square which is a military shooting range. After the gate was constructed, they made the first public garden in Tehran and named it The National Garden.

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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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  • Persepolis is one of the historical and ancient cities in Iran and was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire for many years. There is a magnificent palace in this city which is named Persepolis and was built during the reign of Darius I, Artaxerxes I and Xerxes I. Persepolis or Parseh is 10 kilometers North of Marvdasht and 57 kilometers from Shiraz.

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  • Sa'dabad Complex is located in the north of Tehran and is 300 hectares in area. It has a soothing weather because 180 hectares of it is natural forest, spring, aqueduct, gardens, greenhouse, a river and streets full of trees and flowers.

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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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  • 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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  • Azadi Tower is the symbol of Tehran and was designed and made by the order of Farah Pahlavi, the Queen of Iran of the time.

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  • Shah Cheragh Shrine is a famous and marvelous site in Shiraz. The son of one of the Shiite Imams was buried there and thus a shrine was built. This shrine was built in the 6th century and its sanctuary is designed with beautiful tiles.

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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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     Kerman > Yazd > Esfahan > Kashan

    12 Days

    Last Minute Tours to Iran. One of our best itineries visiting lots of attraction all over Iran. Getting to know Iran's historical side with the bonus of rural life on the side.

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    8 Days

    The must see route in Iran, we will visit most of the major historical sites. Best tour to get if this is your first time traveling to Iran

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  • Tehran > Kashan > Abyaneh > Isfahan > Shiraz

    8 Days

    Visiting the amazing Abyaneh village beside the normal touristy route, experiencing rural life and its simplicity the best and quickest way possible

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    17 Days

    A more through itinerary with emphasize on getting to know the history of Iran with a bit of nature to enjoy.

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    In this affordable tour enjoy rural life beside taking a journey through history of Iran that includes major UNESCO world heritage sites.

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    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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