Foreign arrivals to Ardakan on rise 

May 9, 2018 - 21:46

TEHRAN - Foreign arrivals to Ardakan, a historical city in central Iran, has considerably surged, its tourism chief told ISNA on Tuesday. 

In the span of September 2017 to April 2018, Ardakan hosted over 1,200 foreign nationals from 23 countries including France, Italy, Germany, the UK, Mexico, Brazil, Norway and Senegal,

Hamid Moshtaqian added, without providing further details.

Ardakan lies on the margins of central Iranian desert in Yazd province. Historical suctions such as qanats (underground aqueducts), windmills, badgirs (wind towers), caravanserais, mosques, and mansions constitute parts of its attractions.    

PHOTO: International travelers pose for a photo during their visit to a traditional house in Ardakan. 

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