Isfahan

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  • People visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran. 2019-10-19 18:55

    By David Robie

    10 reasons why tourists must visit Iran

    I stumbled on the scene by chance. Our host family in Iran’s second city Mashhad, a modern and beautiful metropolis that would comfortably fit in New Zealand’s entire population, was taking us on a drive to the outskirts to visit the tomb of the famous poet and chronicler Abul-Qasem Ferdowsi.

  • Influencers reflect firsthand experience of Iran journey 2019-10-13 18:17

    Influencers reflect firsthand experience of Iran journey

    TEHRAN – A group of Instagram and Twitter influencers from Turkey, Russia, Italy, Ukraine, India and China have been visiting Iran for the past couple of days.

  • Swiss ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner in an undated photo. 2019-10-09 18:37

    Swiss people know Iran for its ancient civilization: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Swiss ambassador to Tehran has said people of his country know Iran for its ancient civilization and the significant role that the country plays in the Middle East.

  • UNDP supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city 2019-10-08 19:22

    UNFPA supports Isfahan to become age-friendly city

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Municipality of Isfahan on Tuesday to support Isfahan for becoming an age-friendly city to better meet the needs of its older residents.

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Imam Sq., Isfahan, central Iran, and the Ali Qapu Palace is seen on the right. 2019-09-27 17:41

    UNESCO-tagged Ali Qapu receives over 375,000 visitors in H1

    TEHRAN – The 16th-century Ali Qapu Palace, an element of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran, welcomed over 375,000 visitors during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  • A woman sits in the prayer hall of the Nasir ol-Molk Mosque, which is nicknamed “the Pink Mosque” for its rosy-hued tiles, in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2019-09-18 19:10

    20 attractions you must see in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has proved to be an amazing destination for cultural travelers who bring only themselves and their desires to become part of the culture they visit, a type of journey that salutes to transformation in way of life.

  • European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz 2019-08-18 18:46

    European bikers on way to Isfahan, Shiraz

    TEHRAN – A group of European bikers arrived in Iran late on Saturday to follow their rally itinerary that includes Isfahan and Shiraz in heartland of the ancient country.

  • Restored creamy tiles to be reinstalled on Iranian architecture masterpiece 2019-07-22 20:04

    Restored creamy tiles to be reinstalled on Iranian architecture masterpiece

    TEHRAN – Some two eighths of delicately floral tiles, which for centuries adorned the creamy dome of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, have been restored and are ready to be reinstalled on the monument that is widely known as a masterpiece of Iranian architecture.

  • Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more 2019-07-15 23:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Islamic architecture? Sure, but Na’in’s old mosque offers so much more

    Well regarded for its hospitable people, handicrafts, and ancient qanats (manmade subterranean aqueducts that brings water from the mountains), Na’in dates back to nearly 2000 years, which makes it one of the oldest continuously settled towns in the Iranian plateau.

  • Eram Shiraz 2019-06-29 18:13

    Iran waives visa for Chinese tourists

    TEHRAN – The Iranian government waived the visa requirement for Chinese nationals willing to visit the country.

  • Vank Cathedral: A gorgeous fusion of Islamic, Armenian architecture 2019-06-24 23:00

    Vank Cathedral: A gorgeous fusion of Islamic, Armenian architecture

    TEHRAN – The centuries-old Vank Cathedral (locally called Kelisa-ye Vank) is widely referred to as an everlasting masterpiece of architecture.

  • Hungarian tour operators visit Yazd 2019-06-21 19:53

    Hungarian tour operators visit Yazd

    TEHRAN – Following their visits to Shiraz, a group of Hungarian tour operators and travel associates toured Yazd, holding talks with local officials and fellows of the central Iranian province, which its historical capital of the same name is a UNESCO World Heritage.

  • Zarif Cavusoglu 2019-06-21 19:27

    Zarif: Iran to start second phase of limiting nuclear commitments on July 7

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iran will start a second phase of diminishing its undertakings under the 2015 nuclear deal, aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), on July 7.

  • A poster for photographer Amanollah Tariqi’s exhibition “Isfahan’s Hollywood”. 2019-06-17 18:47

    50 years of photography by Amanollah Tariqi on display at Tehran showcase

    TEHRAN – An exhibition opening on Wednesday at Axkhaneh Shahr, Iran’s photo museum in Tehran, will observe 50 years of studio photography by Amanollah Tariqi, the founder of the Hollywood Photography House.

  • Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province 2019-06-11 19:01

    Some 70,000 artisans, craftspeople live in Isfahan province

    TEHRAN – Some 70,000 artisans and craftspeople have so far been identified across the central province of Isfahan. 

  • A native of Abyaneh walks in the historical mountainous village, which is located in Isfahan province, central Iran. 2019-05-27 20:10

    Abyaneh: Stunning red adobe village

    TEHRAN – Picturesquely situated at the foot of Mt Karkas (3899m), the ancient village of Abyaneh is one of top tourism destinations in central Iran. It features crumbling red mud-brick houses with lattice windows and fragile wooden balconies, twisting lanes and hospitable people that still dress in the traditional outfits.

  • Paris-Isfahan-Samarkand tourist route proposed 2019-03-16 21:47

    Paris-Isfahan-Samarkand tourist route proposed

    TEHRAN – Head of Uzbekistan Center of Islamic Civilizations has proposed stablishing a touristic itinerary, which connects Paris to Isfahan and Samarkand, IRNA reported.

  • A view of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square  2019-03-01 14:51

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Isfahan: Why it’s great to wandering about

    TEHRAN – Soaked in a rich history, Isfahan was once a crossroad of international trade and diplomacy in Iran and now it is one of Iran’s top tourist destinations for good reasons. 

  • Yellowcake consignment transferred to Isfahan’s UFC 2019-01-30 17:02

    Yellowcake consignment transferred to Isfahan’s UFC

    TEHRAN – Iran on Wednesday transferred the second yellowcake consignment, weighing 30 tons, from Ardakan, Yazd province, to the uranium conversion facility (UFC) in Isfahan, Mehr reported.

  • Euphoria in Isfahan as water flows into Zayanderud  2019-01-30 16:58

    Euphoria in Isfahan as water flows into Zayanderud 

    TEHRAN — While water is released into Zayanderud river, central province of Isfahan, the citizens are exhilarated by seeing the river alive again. 

  • Centuries-old water supply system discovered in Iran 2019-01-12 21:52

    Centuries-old water supply system discovered in Iran

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has found remnants of a centuries-old network, which used to supply water to an underground “city” in central Iran.

  • drills 2019-01-11 18:07

    Iran holds aerial drill, tests Qassed smart bombs

    TEHRAN – Iran held a massive aerial drill in central province of Isfahan on Friday, targeting various positions with domestically made missiles and smart bombs.

  • One-month event in Isfahan puts spotlight on clean air   2019-01-06 09:43

    One-month event in Isfahan puts spotlight on clean air  

    TEHRAN— On the occasion of the Transport Week, starting on December 17, up until Clean Air Day, falling on January 19, various events, including cultural, urban, educational and recreational activities are underway in the city of Isfahan. 

  • People visit Menar Jonban, a tourist destination in Isfahan, central Iran. 2018-12-31 21:11

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Shaking minarets, enigmatic destination worth visiting once!

    For centuries Menar Jonban (“shaking minarets”), which is located in Isfahan, central Iran, has been a source of charm for Iranians and even foreign visitors because its dual minarets are really prone to vibrate!

  • Isfahan attracts 290,000 foreign travelers in H1 2018-12-24 21:14

    Isfahan attracts 290,000 foreign travelers in H1

    TEHRAN – Some 290,000 foreign nationals visited Isfahan province, central Iran, over the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), a Foreign Ministry’s representative in Isfahan has said.

  • Isfahan MPs slated to meet Nobakht, Larijani 2018-12-18 21:38

    Isfahan MPs slated to meet Nobakht, Larijani

    TEHRAN – Representatives of Isfahan province were scheduled to meet Budget and Planning Organization chief Mohammad Baqer Nobakht and Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani later on Tuesday.

  • پرسپولیس و سپاهان 2018-12-09 19:21

    IPL: Sepahan, Persepolis share spoils in controversial match

    TEHRAN – Sepahan football team and Persepolis drew 1-1 in Iran Professional League (IPL), with both teams in good form and looking to extend unbeaten streaks.

  • ISIEF 2018 2018-12-05 22:46

    Isfahan hosting intl. industry, tools, equipment expo

    TEHRAN - Iranian city of Isfahan is hosting the 13th International Exhibition of Industry, Tools, and Industrial Cleaning Equipment (ISIEF 2018) during December 4-7 at Isfahan International Exhibition Center, IRNA reported.

  • 22nd International Union of Railways (UIC) regional assembly for Middle East (UIC RAME) 2018-11-27 21:06

    Isfahan hosting UIC 22nd regional assembly for Middle East

    TEHRAN – Aiming for developing cooperation among the member countries, the 22nd International Union of Railways (UIC) regional assembly for Middle East (UIC RAME) kicked off in Iran’s city of Isfahan on Monday, the portal of Iranian Roads and Urban Development ministry reported.

  • President Hassan Rouhani writes a letter in an undated photo. 2018-11-05 21:24

    Rouhani lauds CHHTO for full restoration of Ali Qapu

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has appreciated the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for fully restoration of the landmark Ali Qapu Palace.