Gonbad-e Qabus

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  • Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival Tourism Desk 2019-11-11 18:16

    Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival

    TEHRAN – A number of foreign ambassadors, diplomats, as well as cultural and economic attaches have been invited to attend a regional nomadic festival, which opens today in Iran’s northern Golestan province.

  • Visits to Golestan tourist attractions at 15.7m in H1 2019-10-06 19:34

    Visits to Golestan tourist attractions at 15.7m in H1

    TEHRAN – More than 15.7 million visits to Golestan province’s tourist attractions were registered during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), provincial tourism chief announced on Saturday.

  • It’s time to rid Iran’s millennium-old brick tower of weeds 2019-09-03 21:33

    By Afshin Majlesi

    It’s time to rid Iran’s millennium-old brick tower of weeds

    TEHRAN – It’s quite natural that weeds spread almost everywhere in a mild and humid climate; they grow, whether we like it or not!

  • Gonbad-e Qabus World Heritage registration anniversary celebrated 2019-07-05 19:56

    Gonbad-e Qabus World Heritage registration anniversary celebrated

    TEHRAN – People in Iran’s Golestan province on Thursday celebrated the 7th registration anniversary of Gonbad-e Qabus on UNESCO World Heritage list.

  • Iranian nomads attend festival in Kazakhstan 2019-07-01 19:51

    Iranian nomads attend festival in Kazakhstan

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian nomads, who are natives of Golestan province, promoted traditions, skills and arts at Koshpendiler Alemi, a festival of ethno-culture of nomads, held in Kazakhstan.

  • UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus 2018-11-06 07:51

    Golestan province preparing for tribes festival

    TEHRAN – Iran’s northern Golestan province, which is home to various ethnic communities, is preparing to hold the 12th International Festival of Tribes Culture on the theme of “unity between tribespeople”.

  • Eco-lodges in Golestan province more than doubles in H1 2018-10-08 23:59

    Eco-lodges in Golestan province more than doubles in H1

    TEHRAN – The number of eco-lodges across the northern province of Golestan has more than doubled during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) from a year earlier.

  • UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus in Golestan province 2018-10-01 17:49

    Foreign tourist arrivals in Golestan province surge 113% in H1

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting Iran’s northern province of Golestan rose sharply by 113 percent in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • An undated photo depicts some travelers visit the one-millennium-old Gonbad-e Qabus in northern Iran. 2018-07-01 09:20

    Partial restoration to begin on World Heritage sites in Iran

    TEHRAN – Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran are to be restored partially, a cultural heritage official has said.

  • A photo collection depicts artisans participating in and visitors to the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Golestan province, northern Iran, September 5, 2017. 2017-09-08 01:57

    Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture underway

    A photo collection depicts artisans participating in and visitors to the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Golestan province, northern Iran, September 5, 2017.

  • An undated photo depicts Turkmen nomads performing a traditional dance at the foot of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower in northern Iran. 2017-08-24 13:56

    Northern cities gear up for intl. tribal culture festival

    TEHRAN – The cities of Gorgan and Gonbad-e Kavus in northern Golestan province will successively host the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in early September, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground. 2017-03-20 23:17

    Noruz in snapshot

    Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground.

  • Horse-riding competition in Gonbad 2017-02-17 20:06

    Horse-riding competition in Gonbad

    24th week of horse-riding competition was held in Gonbad-e Qabus, in the province of Golestan in the northeast of Iran on Thursday. A total of 73 competitors took part in the competition. Persian horses have a good temperament, together with great stamina. They are sure footed and extremely intelligent. Horse-racing is one of the most ancient past-times, dating back to some of the earliest civilizations of man. Tehran Times/ Aboutaleb Nadri

  • Gonbad-e Qabus in northern Iran 2016-12-07 18:22

    Gonbad-e Qabus: Outstanding, innovative example of Islamic architecture

    TEHRAN – The one-millennium-old Gonbad-e Qabus in northern Iran is of high architectural importance as an exemplar yet innovative design of the early-Islamic-era architecture.