• Maranjab caravanserai 2021-01-02 22:00

    Maranjab caravanserai one step closer to UNESCO status

    TEHRAN – Iran has almost completed preparations for Maranjab caravanserai, which is located adjacent to a barren desert of the same name in central Isfahan province for possibly becoming a UNESCO World Heritage.

  • Iranian desert to play host to environment-friendly car rally 2020-09-22 21:58

    Iranian desert to play host to environment-friendly car rally

    TEHRAN – The barren, scorching Maranjab Desert, situated in central Iran, will be hosting tens of 4WD cars for a rally scheduled to be held on October 1 and 2.

  • Aran-Bidgol 2020-05-31 19:30

    Aran-Bidgol has potential to become cultural tourism hub

    TEHRAN – The city of Aran-Bidgol in central Isfahan province has the potential to become one of the cultural tourism hubs of the country thanks to its history of human social life which dates back to more than 40,000 years ago, governor of the city has said.

  • New train tour launched to Iranian desert 2019-11-15 18:58

    New train tour launched to Iranian desert

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Raja Rail Transportation Company has launched a new weekly train tour to the central Iranian desert and its neighboring historical and natural attractions, Mehr reported.

  • International female travelers pose for a photo while visiting a religious shrine in Aran-Bidgol, central Iran. They are clad in chadors, shapeless gowns that cover their entire bodies, to respect a dress code required for female pilgrims. 2019-11-09 19:59

    Foreign arrivals in Aran-Bidgol jump 50% in 7 months on year

    TEHRAN - The number of foreign arrivals in Aran-Bidgol soared 50 percent in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, governor of the Iranian oasis town said on Saturday.