Iran Plan to lift Visa for TouristsSURFIRAN

Iran Plan to lift Visa for Tourists

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Iran’s new tourism chief said the government will soon scrap Iran visa restrictions, a plan that the struggling tourism sector has been desperately waiting for to get back on its feet amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Trans-Iranian Railway inscribed on World Heritage list

Trans-Iranian Railway inscribed on World Heritage list

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Trans-Iranian Railway that reaches a length of 1400 km has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Iran gets ready for international tourists again

Iran gets ready for international tourists again

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The Iranian government has confirmed that visitors from almost anywhere are now welcome in Iran again on July 6, 2021.
Nowruz Sayyad A New Day for the Prey and the Hunter

Nowruz Sayyad: A New Day for the Prey and the Hunter

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Each year with the beginning of the main fishing season in late July, local people in Qeshm island of Iran celebrate a very ancient ritual.
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Iranian Preparing To Celebrate Nowruz: The Persian New Year

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Nowruz coming and Iranian preparing to celebrate the Persian new year. Iranian people carry out a thorough cleaning of houses these days and are waiting for the spring.
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Nowruz Rituals in the Iranian-Kurdish village of Palangan

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Nowruz in the historical Village of Palangan, Kurdistan. Kurdish People in traditional costumes during the Nowruz Ceremony in the Kurdistan.
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Haji Firuz in Iran – Iranian Preparing for Nowruz

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Haji Firuz is a fictional figure in Iranian folklore. According to the folklore, he appears annually at the beginning of spring, together with his companion Amu Nowruz, to mark the beginning of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year.
Christmas in Iran

Do the Iranian People Celebrate Christmas?

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Iranian-Armenians as the majority of Iran's Christian population celebrate the Christmas Eve on 25 of December, which is celebrated in most of the catholic countries.
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's New National Brand: Majestic Iran

Iran’s New National Brand: Majestic Iran

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The United Nations World Tourism Organization has recently registered “Majestic Iran: a Different Experience” as the national brand for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Hanukkah Celebration in Iran

How is Hanukkah Celebrated in Iran?

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Hanukkah is celebrated by Iranian Jewish community in December of each year, just like everywhere else in the world.
Iran tourism after the US presidential election in hope and despairSURFIRAN

Between Hope and Despair – Iran Tourism After the US Presidential Election

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Trump leaving the White House, raise hope for Iran tourism industry activist to make Iran a favorite destination for foreign tourist again.
Omid: In-love Siberian crane

Omid: In-love Siberian crane

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Omid, who has been migrating from Siberia to Fereydunkenar all alone since he has lost his pair 13 years ago, has now turned to a symbol of hope.
Badgir or Windcatcher in IranSURFIRAN

Windcatcher: An Ancient Engineering Feat that Harnessed the Wind

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The bâdgir (“wind-catcher tower”) was an architectural innovation to capture cool air in a desert environment. These towers were set at a specific height on the roof of a building to capture a breeze and transfer it underground within the structure in order to bring cool air into large rooms and halls in the hot days of the season.
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.