Travel to Iran: City Guides

You’re about to head off for your first overseas trip to visit Iran, a country that most people don’t know much about it. What will you find outside of your home? How Iran is going to surprise you? Are you ready to cope with it when visit Iran? Which cities to visit and where to stay? Here are the things you should know before traveling to cities of Iran.

Hegmataneh, The Oldest Capital City in Persia

Hegmataneh, The Oldest Capital City in Persia

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Hegmataneh was the first capital of the old Persia and considered as one of the oldest urban sites of the World.
Iran Gets Ready To Celebrate Yalda Night

Iran Gets Ready To Celebrate Yalda Night

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Yalda night or Shab-e Cheleh is one of the most celebrated traditional events in Iran which marks the longest night of the year.
Best City Walks in TehranSURFIRAN

5 Best City Walks in Tehran

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Tehran is becoming more and more beautiful each day with its increasing number of restaurants, coffee shops and amazing bookshops. So, if you are one of those travelers who loves discovering a city on foot, join me here to take you to the best streets to walk and wander in Tehran!
7 Things Nobody Tells You About Iran

7 Things Nobody Tells You About Iran

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Are you planning a trip to Iran? From cultural norms to special foods here's 7 things you should know before traveling to Iran.
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Zoroastrianism (Mazdayasna) in Iran

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Zoroastrianism or Mazdayasna is one of the world's oldest monotheistic religions, having originated in ancient Persia.
Skiing in Dizin. The largest in the Middle EastSURFIRAN

What it’s like to ski at the biggest resort in the Middle East

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Dizin Ski Resort is the largest resort in the Middle East and tourists are welcome to ski all season, which runs from late November to late May.
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Persepolis: Beautiful Ruins of the Majestic Persian Empire

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When viewing the ruins of Persepolis from a distance, one word comes to mind: Breathtaking. As you near closer and actually come up to the Grand Stairway leading up to Persepolis, this feeling does in no way pass.
The People of Iran - Ethnicities and CulturesSURFIRAN

The People of Iran: Ethnicities and Cultures

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People of Persian descent make up roughly 50 percent of Iran’s population, yet many other ethnic groups, including Azaris, Armenians, Assyrians, and Jews, have settled on the land. Historically, many groups have had little contact with one another because large distances separated them. This has meant that the groups have been able to retain their languages and customs for hundreds, or even thousands, of years.
Travel to Iran during Moharram and Ashura

Travel to Iran During Ashura and Muharram

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Travel to Iran during Ashura can be a truly extraordinary experience and a perfect time to see the most important events of Shia in Iran.
Sunflower fields in bloom in Golestan, Iran

Sunflower fields in bloom in Golestan, Iran

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Sunflower selfie season is now open in Golestan. Farmers use hundreds of hectares of their farmlands to grow sunflowers.
Nushabad – The Mysterious Underground City in IranSURFIRAN

Nushabad – The Mysterious Underground City in Iran

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The Noushabad underground city is said to have been the Sassanid capital during the reign of the Anoushirvan.
Coronavirus in Iran - Advice and Actions by SURFIRAN

Coronavirus in Iran – Advice and Actions by SURFIRAN

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We have made the decision to cancel all trips in March to Iran. Please rest assured we’re monitoring the situation and any decisions taken are in our customers' best interests.
5 Lies You Should Not Believe About Group Travel in Iran - SURFIRANSURFIRAN

5 Lies You Should Not Believe About Group Travel in Iran

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You are planning your trip to Iran and thinking of joining a small group tour? Here are 5 lies you should not believe about group travel in Iran.
How Iranians Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Lovers in Iran – How Iranians Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

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Valentine's day is about love and is celebrated worldwide. You might know all about it in other countries, but now it's time for valentine in Iran!
Things to Know Before You Visit Iran

10 Things to Know Before You Visit Iran

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Before traveling to Iran there are a few things that you should know. Here are top 10 tips should know before going to Iran.