Ardebil

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  • 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.

  • Skiing without snow: forest ski resort to open in northwest Iran 2020-06-12 19:30

    Skiing without snow: forest ski resort to open in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Forest skiing will be added to charms of touristic Ardebil province in northwest Iran this year.

  • Over 10,000 petroglyphs identified in northwest Iran  2020-05-09 11:28

    Over 10,000 petroglyphs identified in northwest Iran 

    TEHRAN – More than 10,000 new ancient petroglyphs and rack-carved arts have been discovered across the northwestern plains of Meshginshahr county. 

  • Millennia-old goblet to go on show 2020-04-29 22:35

    Millennia-old goblet to go on show

    TEHRAN – A millennia-old goblet, unearthed last year, will be put on show at a museum in Khalkhal, one of the historical cities of the northwestern Ardebil province.

  • Archaeological survey aims to spotlight cultural sequence in northwestern Iran 2020-04-24 17:57

    Archaeological survey aims to spotlight cultural sequence in northwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – A fresh archaeological season is scheduled to start today in Germi county, northwestern Ardebil province, in a bid to turn the spotlight on the long cultural sequence in the region.

  • Ardebil 2020-04-21 19:24

    Ardebil to launch porcelain and ceramic museum 

    TEHRAN – The first porcelain and ceramic museum in the northwestern Ardebil province will be launched, said Nader Fallahi, the provincial chief of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department. 

  • Authorities planning big to make Ardebil winter tourism hub 2020-04-19 22:00

    Authorities planning big to make Ardebil winter tourism hub

    TEHRAN – Tourism authorities of Ardebil province, northwestern Iran, have developed extensive plans to draw more tourists during the winter season by launching three new ski resorts in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  • Sightseers cross a gigantic suspension bridge linking two hills in Meshkinshahr, Iran’s Ardabil province. 2020-04-05 10:19

    By Morteza Alehashem

    A glance at tourist attractions, must-see sites of Ardabil province

    Ardabil Province is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran. It is located in the northwest of the country, bordering the Republic of Azerbaijan, the provinces of East Azarbaijan, Zanjan, and Gilan. This province is home to many cultural and historical sites as well as tourist attractions with breathtaking views in a way it attracts a huge number of tourists from both inside and outside the country every year.

  • Sarein 2020-01-20 11:30

    Sarein: An off-the-beaten-path destination for serious travelers

    Lash mountainous landscape, cozy hotels and guesthouses, abundant hot spas, mouth-watering local dishes, reasonable prices, and above all, hospitable, welcoming people are amongst key features that make Sarein a must-visit destination for any serious visitor to northwest Iran.

  • Overnight stays in Ardebil province jump 40% yr/yr 2020-01-15 19:12

    Overnight stays in Ardebil province jump 40% yr/yr

    TEHRAN - Overnight stays in Ardebil province rose 40 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019) compared with the same period last year.

  • World’s first curved glass suspension bridge inaugurated in Iran 2020-01-03 18:17

    World’s first curved glass suspension bridge inaugurated in Iran

    TEHRAN – A suspension bridge made of curved sheets of glass, which is the first of its kind in the world, has officially been inaugurated in Ardebil province, northwest Iran, IRIB reported on Friday.

  • 17 tourism projects worth $35m to get off the ground in Ardebil 2019-12-30 19:24

    17 tourism projects worth $35m to get off the ground in Ardebil

    TEHRAN – Seventeen tourism projects, worth 1,500 billion rials (some $35 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated in northwestern Ardebil province in the near future.

  • Atlas of food being developed in Ardebil province 2019-12-10 21:17

    Atlas of food being developed in Ardebil province

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive atlas of traditional foods, which are prepared across Iran’s Ardebil province, is being developed, CHTN reported.

  • Iranian experts build replica of two-million-year-old elephant skull 2019-11-26 21:51

    Iranian experts build replica of two-million-year-old elephant skull

    TEHRAN – A life-size replica of the skull of an elephant, which is estimated to have lived some two million years ago, was unveiled at Zanjan University on Sunday.

  • Foreign visits to Ardebil’s museums jump 97 percent 2019-11-17 10:00

    Foreign visits to Ardebil’s museums jump 97 percent

    TEHRAN – - The number of foreign visitors to Ardebil’s heritage museums jumped some 97 percent during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), corresponding to the same period last year.

  • Sprawling on a high, windswept plateau, Ardebil is well-known for having lush green landscapes. 2019-10-11 18:07

    ‘ECO cultural capital status to foster Ardebil’s sustainable development’

    TEHRAN – Selection of Ardebil as a cultural capital for the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) will be a turning point to foster sustainable development in the province, governor general of Ardebil said on Wednesday.

  • Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan ©and his colleagues clap during the third meeting of ECO tourism ministers, which was held in Tajikistan on October 3 and 4, 2019. 2019-10-05 18:03

    Iran’s Sari, Ardebil named ECO cultural capitals

    TEHRAN – Iranian cities of Sari and Ardebil have been selected as the cultural capitals for the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in the years 2022 and 2023 respectively.