Iranian museums, historical sites to offer free entry on Sept. 27

September 26, 2017 - 9:20

TEHRAN – Entry will be free to all historical sites and museums affiliated with Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization on September 27 to mark the World Tourism Day.

This year’s World Tourism Day, will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development. Celebrated in line with the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Day will be dedicated to exploring the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UNWTO reported.

World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980. Peace and dialogue, energy, accessibility, world heritage and water and tourism have been some of the topics tackled on the 37 previous editions of World Tourism Day.

Photo: A rare manuscript on display at the Malek National Library and Museum Institution

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