Tourist

Total:18

  • Tourist village inaugurated in central Iran 2018-05-10 08:25

    Tourist village inaugurated in central Iran

    TEHRAN –The first phase of a tourist village project in Khansar county, central Isfahan province, came on stream on Tuesday. 

  • A view of Tehran with the towering snow-capped mountains in the background 2018-02-17 19:48

    CHHTO to arrange special package tours

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is designing a range of promotional cheap package tours, which will be offered to Azerbaijan, Iraq and Turkey nationals in the span of March 16 to April 4.

  • In Isfahan, Menar Jonban highly prone to vibration! 2018-02-16 11:51

    In Isfahan, Menar Jonban highly prone to vibration!

    TEHRAN – Standing in Isfahan, Menar Jonban has long been a rather strange attraction of the central Iranian city. Its dual minarets are vastly prone to vibration!

  • An exterior view of Ali Qapu Palace in Isfahan 2018-02-04 08:37

    Ali Qapu to regain former glory after extensive restoration

    TEHRAN – A long-lasting rehabilitating project on Ali Qapu Palace has entered its final stage as scaffoldings are to be removed from the façade of 16th-century monument in Isfahan, central Iran.

  • A view of Daniel mausoleum in Shush, southwest Iran 2018-01-28 11:48

    A brief look at biblical tomb in Iran

    The tomb of the biblical prophet, Daniel, in southwestern Iran is daily revered by great numbers of domestic pilgrims including the Jewish community.

  • A file photo depicts Iranian children going a sightseeing tour  2018-01-27 20:31

    Tourist camps planned for children, young adults

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to set up tourist camps special for children and young adults across the country with the aim of fostering a wider tourism culture that entails the role of younger generations.

  • Campaign for proper handicrafts packaging unveiled 2018-01-04 13:08

    Campaign for proper handicrafts packaging unveiled

    TEHRAN – Isfahan’s cultural heritage chief on Tuesday called for a new look towards presenting handicrafts to foreign travelers as he initiated a campaign for designing elegant packs for handmade products.

  • Iran sees a decline in health tourist influx 2017-12-30 22:03

    Iran sees a decline in health tourist influx

    TEHRAN – The number of medical tourists traveling to Iran is estimated to fell some 10 percent in the current Iranian calendar year 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) in comparison to the previous year, IRIB reported on Thursday.

  •  A general view of the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran 2017-12-23 20:50

    Carpet Museum draws 6,500 foreign travelers in 9 months

    TEHRAN – Some 6,500 overseas tourists toured Carpet Museum of Iran over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21.

  • An undated photo shows a rock climber ascending the frozen Akhlamad Waterfall in Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran. 2017-12-11 20:28

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Akhlamad retains charm in winter

    TEHRAN – Though not a water-rich country, Iran still boasts a considerable number of waterfalls and cascades that are fairly popular amongst domestic sightseers.

  • Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran 2017-11-27 19:05

    Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Qasr-e Khorshid (literally ‘the Sun Palace’), is an 18th-century iconic monument which is currently used as a museum of anthropology in Kalat County, Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran.

  • Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era! 2017-11-23 09:07

    Ali Sadr Cave: Stepping into Jurassic era!

    TEHRAN – Each day tens of domestic and foreign sightseers set foot in Ali Sadr Cave, a gigantic water-filled cavern wieldy believed to date from Jurassic era.

  • An undated photo depicts travelers walking across the scenic Shahdad Desert in Kerman province. 2017-11-16 11:05

    Kerman’s H1 foreign tourist arrivals up 30% y/y

    TEHRAN - International tourist arrivals in Iran’s southeastern Kerman province rose 30 percent in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017) from a year earlier.

  •  A view of Saint Stepanos Monastery in northwest Iran 2017-11-13 20:59

    Saint Stepanos hosts 2,500 foreign travelers in H1

    TEHRAN – Some 2,500 foreign tourists visited the UNESCO-inscribed Saint Stepanos Monastery in northwest Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017).

  • Iran’s tourist attractions in limelight at London event 2017-11-07 09:24

    Iran’s tourist attractions in limelight at London event

    TEHRAN – A cluster of Iranian exhibitors and tour operators are attending the 38th World Travel Market (WTM), which opened its doors to the public in London on Monday.

  • Foreign travelers pose for a photo during their visit to the UNESCO-registered Persepolis, in southern Iran. 2017-10-16 20:25

    Booming small businesses can buttress tourism in Iran: official

    TEHRAN – Empowering small businesses can be used as an initiative which can consequently cater to boom in the country’s travel and hospitality sectors, said Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization.

  • Officials of the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad in talk with Iranian media delegation, September 18, 2017. 2017-10-10 11:27

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Explore Pakistan, the land unknown to many

    My Travelogue of Pakistan

    When I was told by my superiors to make a journey to Pakistan, I started wondering how traveling to our neighboring country could be. Soon after, I made up my mind to perceive the country objectively and feel it personally, not in the way some mainstream media portray it.

  • An undated photo shows travelers visiting the ruins of an ancient fortress nested on the foothills of Mount Khajeh in Sistan-Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran. 2017-10-08 10:38

    Sistan-Baluchestan draws 350,000 foreign tourists in H1

    TEHRAN – Some 350,000 foreign travelers visited Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, as the southeastern province seeks to become a tourist hub for both avid sightseers and history buffs.