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  • Newly-excavated site yields pre-historic to Islamic-era relics in Iran 2019-12-24 19:27

    Newly-excavated site yields pre-historic to Islamic-era relics in Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists and researchers has recently unearthed pre-historic to Islamic-era relics and fragments of objects from a piece of land, which is speculated to be once a historical cemetery, in Asiabsar village, northern Mazandaran province.

  • Iran seeks to foster ‘art tourism’ in partnership with handicrafts 2019-12-09 19:05

    Iran seeks to foster ‘art tourism’ in partnership with handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to strengthen bonds existing between handicrafts and tourism in order to foster “art tourism”, deputy tourism minister Pouya Mahmoudian has said.

  • Kandovan 2019-11-20 19:08

    Discover Kandovan, the lesser-known fellow of Cappadocia

    TEHRAN – Iran’s historical village Kandovan, which is situated in Osku county of East Azarbaijan province, pretty much resembles the Turkish fellow Cappadocia. However, Kandovan is lesser-known when it comes to tourism.

  • A view of Esfahak, a rural landscape in Tabas county, South Khorasan province, eastern Iran. 2019-11-18 21:32

    Esfahak rural landscape nominated for TO DO Award

    TEHRAN – Esfahak rural landscape and its cultural heritage has become a nominee for the TO DO Award, which is presented by the German Institute for Tourism and Development.

  • Eco-lodges thriving in Iran’s Golestan province 2019-09-23 22:52

    Eco-lodges thriving in Iran’s Golestan province

    TEHRAN – The idea of staying at an eco-lodge has been welcomed by thousands of travelers to Golestan province, northern Iran.

  • Bakhtiari region 2019-07-23 12:24

    Photo: Maryam Rezaei

    Bakhtiari region

    Located in Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province, Koohrang city and adjacent villages is one the most beautiful regions of Iran with its intact nature. Most of its residents are from Bakhtiari tribe boasting ancient rich culture living as nomads in foothills and beside rivers. The nomads of this region are known for producing meat, dairy, wool and handicrafts. Bakhtiari tribe has several rituals for death anniversary, wedding ceremony. The region hosts different large rivers like Karoon and Zayandehroud, which create several forests and pastures in the region. However, the residents at the region face depravity due to impracticable and inappropriate roads to meet their needs in providing water and electricity.

  • Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation provides financial stability in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province 2019-07-23 12:03

    Photo: Mehri Jamshidi

    Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation provides financial stability in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province

    Close to southwest Iran, in Charmahl and Bakhtiari province, almost 530 kilometers from the Iranian capital of Tehran, there are rich nature and culture around the rural remote landscapes of Chelgerd city, the center of Koohrang Country. Although the roaring Koohrang river – the source of Karoon and ZayandeRood rivers, two significant rivers of Iran – flows the ZardKooh mountain range, there are still devastating result of impracticable roads. Some residents struggle with the high cost of the living. The governmental organization – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation – is one of the organizations which provide support to these deprived regions to give the resident financial stability. Some of these supports include founding to enrich the farming and cattle breeding which is the main occupation of the Bakhtiari resident of Koohrang City.

  • Tea harvest festival brings travelers, nature lovers together  2019-07-15 21:48

    Tea harvest festival brings travelers, nature lovers together 

    Farmers, clad in colorful traditional outfits, are seen during a tea harvest festival in Darbaq village, northern Iran, July 14, 2019. 

  • Summer festival to highlight rural heritage in Gilan 2019-07-10 19:29

    Summer festival to highlight rural heritage in Gilan

    TEHRAN – Gilan province is to hold a summer festival, which turns the spotlight on rural heritage, traditions, arts and architecture in the northern province.

  • Kandovan village and breathtaking rocky landscape 2019-06-30 13:43

    Kandovan village and breathtaking rocky landscape

    Kandovan is a historical village in Iran's East Azarbaijan province, near the city of Tabriz. It is one of the three rocky villages in the world and the beauties of this village have made it one of the strangest villages of the country, according to Mehr news agency.

  • Mazandaran villages ready to host Noruz holidaymakers 2019-03-10 09:58

    Mazandaran villages ready to host Noruz holidaymakers

    TEHRAN – Necessary arrangements for hosting travelers during Noruz (New Year holidays, starting March 21) have been made in 208 villages across Mazandaran province, northern Iran, a local official has said, IRNA reported.