Hormuz Island

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  • Restoration of 16th-century Portuguese fort in Iran continues 2020-09-19 21:30

    Restoration of 16th-century Portuguese fort in Iran continues

    TEHRAN – A fresh restoration work, which entails mapping survey, documentation, and masonry, has been commenced on the 16th-century Portuguese fort in the Persian Gulf island of Hormuz, southern Iran.

  • tourism-related projects 2020-08-18 20:30

    Five tourism projects to come on stream in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A total of five tourism-related projects are scheduled to be inaugurated in southern Hormozgan province, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Portuguese Castle 2020-08-02 21:00

    Restoration project of Portuguese Castle of Hormuz halted

    TEHRAN – The recent restoration project on the 16th-century Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, one of the last surviving monuments of the colonial rule in the Persian Gulf, has been stopped by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts, IRIB reported. 

  • 22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan 2020-04-21 23:20

    22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A total of 22 new eco-lodges were inaugurated across Hormozgan during the past Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20) in a bid to improve hospitality sector in the southern Iranian province.

  • A view of the 16th-century Portuguese Castle in the Persian Gulf island of Hormuz. 2019-12-29 18:41

    Over $950,000 allocated for Portuguese Castle restoration in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN – On Friday, Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan visited the Portuguese Castle in the Persian Gulf island of Hormuz, allocating 40 billion rials (some $952,000) for restoration of the 16th-century monument.

  • People visit Stars Valley in Qeshm Island 2019-11-23 21:24

    Get the most out of a visit to Iran

    TEHRAN - It’s nice to visit must-see attractions, as much as you can, while traversing a country. When people start planning their travels to Iran, they mostly think of big cities such as Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, and Shiraz or ancient sights such as Persepolis or Jame Mosque of Isfahan.

  • Namakdan salt cave 2019-11-20 20:07

    By Rohan Cahill-Fleury

    Explore Iran’s wondrous Persian Gulf islands you’ve never heard of

    The Persian Gulf is home to all kinds of undiscovered natural beauty. Islands are not something usually associated with the desert land of Iran. But in this vast and beautiful country, there is a bit of everything. The islands of the Persian Gulf are home to a plethora of geographical wonders, they’re easy to get to, cheap to visit, and have great weather. Yet most people don’t even know they exist.

  • Portuguese Castle of Hormuz undergoes urgent restoration 2019-07-22 17:38

    Portuguese Castle of Hormuz undergoes urgent restoration

    TEHRAN - The 16th-century Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, which is one of the last surviving monuments of the colonial rule in the Persian Gulf, has underwent some vital rehabilitation works.

  • People tour the Portuguese Castle of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf 2019-06-22 18:43

    Visit Portuguese Castle of Hormuz

    Where you may soak up silence while traveling through time

    TEHRAN – The crumbling Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the colonial rule in the Persian Gulf. It is now a tourism attraction where you can soak up the silence while traveling through time. For visitors it seems to be easy to imagine the hustle and bustle of Portuguese military forces five centuries ago!