Ardebil

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  • Ardebil 2021-02-28 22:09

    Ardebil could be Iran’s next tourism hub, minister says

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan has said that Ardebil province has immense potential to become the next tourism hub of the country. 

  • Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s ancestral house to be turned into museum 2021-02-23 19:30

    Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s ancestral house to be turned into museum

    TEHRAN – The ancestral house of Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s family, who are known as icons of Islamic eulogy, and azan (adhan), the Muslim call to prayer, is set to be turned into a museum in Ardebil, northwest Iran.

  • tourist complexes 2021-02-22 19:30

    Private sector establishing tourist complexes in Ardebil

    TEHRAN –A total of six tourist complexes are under construction in northwestern Ardebil province, the provincial tourism chief has said. 

  • First agritourism permit issued for farm in ancient Kowsar 2021-02-14 20:00

    First agritourism permit issued for farm in ancient Kowsar

    TEHRAN – A farm in Kowsar has been granted the first-ever agritourism permit issued in the northwestern ancient town, situated in Ardebil province.   

  • Andabil ski resort to boost tourism infrastructure 2021-02-14 19:30

    Andabil ski resort to boost tourism infrastructure

    TEHRAN – Though Iran is a semi-arid country, it is home to tens of ski resorts, some of which amongst the tops in the globe. Andabil ski resort, situated in the northwest of the country, is one of those planned to be developed in terms of tourism facilities and infrastructure.

  • Shah-Abbasi caravansera 2021-02-07 20:55

    Shah-Abbasi caravanserai in Ardebil joins shortlist for collective UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN- A Safavid era (1501-1736) caravanserai in Saein village, northwestern Ardebil province, has recently received cultural heritage experts’ preliminary approval to join the shortlist of historical Iranian caravanserais being prepared for a possible inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

  • Museum of anthropology, cultural heritage to open in northwest Iran 2021-02-05 19:30

    Museum of anthropology, cultural heritage to open in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – A local history museum dedicated to the anthropology and cultural heritage of the ancient town of Kowsar and its surroundings will soon open its doors to the public in the northwest Iranian town.

  • Iranian police seize 740 well-crafted fake coins 2021-02-03 21:23

    Iranian police seize 740 well-crafted fake coins

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have seized 740 fake coins from a gang of antique dealers and smugglers in the ancient town of Namin, northwest Iran.

  • Winter festivals 2021-02-03 17:55

    Winter festivals, a rich source of charm for freezing Sarein

    TEHRAN – Winter festivals have long been a source of charm for drawing visitors to Sarein, the tourism chief of the northwestern Iranian city has said. 

  • Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble 2021-01-24 19:00

    Landscaping project begins on Sheikh Safi ensemble

    TEHRAN –A landscaping project has been commenced on the Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble and its surroundings in Ardebil, northwest Iran.  

  • handicrafts businesses 2021-01-20 21:13

    Some $524,000 paid to support handicrafts businesses in Ardebil

    TEHRAN - The Iranian government has paid over 22 billion rials (about $524,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in loans to the handicrafts businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the northwestern Ardebil province. 

  • tourism projects 2021-01-17 20:00

    Tens of tourism projects underway in Ardebil province

    TEHRAN – More than 150 tourism-related projects are currently underway across Iran’s northwestern Ardebil province although the COVID-19 pandemic has brought travel and tourism to a near-standstill, the provincial tourism chief has said. 

  • Assessment of Ardebil completed as touristic city 2021-01-10 21:05

    Assessment of Ardebil completed as touristic city

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has completed a comprehensive assessment of Ardebil as a touristic city, the tourism minister announced on Sunday.

  • Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook western Iran 2021-01-05 11:09

    4.1 magnitude quake strikes Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN- An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Tuesday morning in the Caspian Sea, shaking nearby regions in Iran and other littoral countries.

  • bird-watching 2020-12-02 18:04

    Webinar discusses bird-watching in Ardebil

    TEHRAN- An online seminar on bird-watching, the first of its kind in Ardebil province, was held in the northwestern Iranian province on Wednesday. 

  • Martyr Soleimani 2020-11-27 18:12

    Martyr Soleimani selected as theme for art competition 

    TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was martyred in a U.S. terrorist attack in January, has been selected as the theme for an art competition in which crafters of various fields could enter.  

  • Museum dedicated to Tazieh being set up in Ardebil 2020-10-05 23:59

    Museum dedicated to Tazieh being set up in Ardebil

    TEHRAN – A museum dedicated to Tazieh -- Iranian passion play on religious events especially on the day of Ashura – is being prepared to be launched in the city of Ardebil, northwest Iran.

  • Meshkinshahr Gold Bowl 2020-09-22 19:30

    Millennia-old gold bowl to go on display in Meshkinshahr

    TEHRAN – A 3000-year-old gold bowl, which was discovered from illegal diggers almost seven years ago in a village near Meshkinshahr, the northwestern province of Ardebil, will go on display during the next Iranian calendar year 1400 (starts on March 20, 2021).

  • Handmade knifemaking 2020-09-19 21:00

    Handmade knifemaking to be revived in Ardebil

    TEHRAN – The forgotten art of making handmade knives, which was once flourished in northwestern Ardebil province, is planned to be revived in the near future.

  • Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble 2020-09-13 19:30

    Some $2.3m allocated to Sheikh Safi Ensemble project

    TEHRAN – Some 100 billion rials (about $2.3 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to a project for leveling of the surrounding area of the Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble in Ardebil, northwest Iran.

  • Ardebil 2020-09-04 19:00

    Ardebil ready to jumpstart tourism after coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The tourism sector of Ardebil province, northwestern Iran, is prepared to recover after the coronavirus crisis ends, a provincial tourism chief has said.

  • tourism complex 2020-09-01 19:30

    Tourism complex under construction in northwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – A tourism complex is being built in the Aznav tourist area in Khalkhal city, the northwestern province of Ardebil.

  • Sarein 2020-08-23 21:51

    Rural capacities has diversified tourism in Sarein: MP

    TEHRAN – Paying attention to the rural tourism and directing tourists to the surrounding villages by creating the necessary infrastructure in these areas has taken Sarein tourism out of a one-dimensional state, a member of parliament has said.

  • Tasht Gozari 2020-08-21 15:54

    Tasht Gozari ritual held observing health protocols

    TEHRAN – The annual Muharram ritual of Tasht Gozari was held at the UNESCO-registered Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble in the northwestern province of Ardebil on Wednesday, observing health protocols and social distancing rules.

  • suspension bridge 2020-08-19 19:00

    One more suspension bridge to be built in Ardebil

    TEHRAN- One more suspension bridge will be constructed in Ardebil province, northwest Iran, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • Muharram mourning: A glimpse of indigenous rituals across Iran 2020-08-19 18:54

    (Part 2/8); Tasht Gozari in Ardabil

    Muharram mourning: A glimpse of indigenous rituals across Iran

    One of the most famous rituals in Ardabil is Tasht Gozari during the mourning season of Muharram. People of Ardabil, who are Azeri, love Imam Hussein (AS) and his young brother Hazrat Abulfazl Abbas (AS). Before Muharram, people in Ardabil begin Tasht Gozari ritual, which is dated back to several years ago. People in other cities near Ardabil also hold Tasht Gozari ritual.

  • Ardebil historic bazaar 2020-08-12 19:30

    Ardebil historic bazaar to undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – Zanjirlu covered passage of the Safavid-era (1501-1736) bazaar of Ardebil in northwest Iran will undergo some rehabilitation works, CHTN reported.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • ‘World’s longest suspension bridge 2020-07-06 17:26

    ‘World’s longest suspension bridge’ being built in Iran

    TEHRAN – The world’s longest suspension bridge with a length of 500 meters is being constructed in the northwestern province of Ardebil and will come on stream in June 2021.

  • A view of Tehran with Espinas Palace Hotel in the foreground 2020-06-26 19:28

    COVID-19 inflicts $1.4 billion in losses on Iran’s hotels

    TEHRAN – The outbreak of the new coronavirus has inflicted a loss of 60,000 billion rials (about $1.4 billion at the official dollar rate of 42,000 rials) on Iranian hospitality industry during the past four months, the president of Iranian Hoteliers Association said on Friday.