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.

Heavy Snow Invites People to Utilize Kouhrang Ski Resort, Iran

Heavy Snow Invites People to Utilize Kouhrang Ski Resort, Iran

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Kouhrang Ski Resort welcome people from all over the country every year with the first snowfall and even, tourists from neighboring countries travel to this area.
First Snow of Winter 2020 Arrives in Tehran

First Snow of Winter 2020 Arrives in Tehran

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The first snowfall in Tehran brings with it beautiful snow capped mountains and towns cloaked in white!. These incredible images show the Iranian capital of Tehran was transformed into a winter wonderland after temperatures plunged and as much as 4ft of snow fell.
Azadi Tower in Tehran. Photo by Robert Schrader

2020 is an Amazing Year to Visit Iran. Here’s Why.

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Whether in 2020 or anytime in this new decade, the best time to visit Iran is as soon as you can go! Media narratives (and US presidents, hopefully) will change, but Iran (and Persia before it) has stood for literally thousands of years.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran

Iran World Heritage Sites

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Iran counts more than 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites within its borders and known as one of the oldest continuing civilisations in the world.
Christmas in Iran How Iran Celebrate Christmas Eve

Christmas in Iran – How Iranian Celebrate Christmas Eve

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Christmas in Iran is celebrated by the Christian community of Iran. Most of Christians are Iranian Armenians who celebrate Christmas in Iran.
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.

Turkman Horses

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For Turkmens of Iran, a horse is everything. Their cultural traditions and inherited identity are tied to these beautiful animals.
The Festival of Asiatic Cheetah

The Festival of Asiatic Cheetah

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DOE and NGOs celebrate the big cat, and raise awareness of its critical situation by running a Cheetah Festival.

Tulip Festival Gachsar

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The Tulip festival is a ten days event in early May each year, in tulip gardens of Garmab, a village 108 Km away from Tehran.
Arabic coffee in Khuzestan

Arabic coffee in Khuzestan

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Coffee has a central role in the southern region of Iran. For centuries, coffee has been imported by cargo ships through Persian Gulf and Oman Sea, and as northern regions were adapting the habit of tea drinking, coffee stayed the most popular beverage in the south.
Time Travel To Ancient Sport Competitions

Chookheh Wrestling in Bojnourd

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Koshti ba Chookheh (Chookheh Wrestling) is a specific activity of people of Kurdish descent in Greater Khorasan.
Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival

Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival

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A few days to the celebration, families start preparation. They clean up the house and grind wheat and rice for baking cookies.
Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin - Taste the History in a Nutshell

Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin – Taste the History in a Nutshell

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Hazelnut is an important crop in Alamut region. About 70 villages in this area grow hazelnut, most of it being exported to Europe.
The Honey Festival In Khansar - The True Taste Of Honey

The Honey Festival In Khansar – The True Taste Of Honey

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The honey festival in Khansar happens in mid-May, and lasts for a week. There are convivial events along with merchandising booths to sell honey, orchard products and handicrafts.
Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

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Rose water extract is present in many aspects of Iranian life. It is commonly used in different kinds of food.