Qeshm Island

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  • An Iranian artisan makes a piece of mat board. 2017-12-06 20:21

    Qeshm to host intl. mat-weaving workshop

    TEHRAN – An international workshop on professional mat-weaving skills opens today in the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm.

  • Hormuz, the rainbow island of Iran 2017-10-14 20:25

    Hormuz, the rainbow island of Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf is well-known for its eye-catching ochre, a red-colored earth pigment that attracts domestic and foreign nature lovers and holidaymakers.

  • A boat on the shore of Qeshm Island in an undated photo 2017-09-23 19:25

    Iran to host 7th Asia Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium

    TEHRAN – Iran will host the 7th edition of Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN) Symposium in 2021.

  • Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei is breaking ground for the first women-only beach in Qeshm island. 2017-07-28 18:50

    Ground broken for first women-only beach in Qeshm Island

    TEHRAN — Construction of the first women-only beach in the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm, southern province of Hormozgan, started on Thursday.

  • Fishery New Year celebrated in Qeshm Island  2017-07-24 14:17

    Fishery New Year celebrated in Qeshm Island 

    TEHRAN- Nowruz-e Sayyad literally meaning fishery New Year, a local festival marking the beginning of the fishery year, was celebrated in Qeshm Island, southern province of Hormozgan, on the first day of Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23). The locals would not go fishing or eat fish or other seafood on this day and believe that all fish are free and should reproduce.Tehran Times / Asghar Besharati

  • Centuries-old cisterns on Iran’s Qeshm Island, southern Iran 2017-07-08 18:56

    Qeshm cisterns nominated for UNESCO prize

    TEHRAN – An innovative approach to revive ancient water structures on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm in southern Iran has been nominated for the 2017 UNESCO Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

  • The upper part of a traditional badgir (wind tower) is seen in the foreground with a minaret standing tall in the historical village of Laft on Qeshm Island, southern Iran. 2017-07-07 01:55

    Laft historical mansions on path to glory

    TEHRAN – Iran’s heritage body plans to lead several restoration projects at the village of Laft on the southern Qeshm Island with the aim of bringing fifteen historical mansions and houses back to their heyday glory.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-06-12 20:22

    Omani travelers allowed to ship own cars to Iran

    TEHRAN – Marine travels from Oman have been facilitated with providing tourists with the right to ship their own vehicles to Iran’s Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • An undated photo depicts a man snapping photos at the picturesque Chahkooh Canyon on Qeshm Island. 2017-05-06 20:15

    Iran’s Qeshm Island becomes UNESCO Global Geopark

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization has registered Iran’s southern Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf on its Global Geoparks list.