• A traveler looks at a massive rock-hewn tomb where a Persian Achaemenid king is laid to rest at the necropolis of Naqsh-e Rostam in southern Iran. 2020-08-22 20:34

    By Afshin Majlesi

    A peek into cemetery tourism in Iran

    Tourism is one of the fastest-growing phenomena in our modern world. It always makes new changes to have unforgettable experiences, to create new travel motivators, and to reach new markets. Such a trend results in new tourist spots which were unthinkable only a few years ago!

  • A view of the Abr (“Cloud”) Forest near Shahroud 2020-06-01 18:41

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    Shahroud, the land of five climates

    Shahroud is the city of my ancestors and the summer city, where most of my childhood and adolescence summers were spent. A city where forests, mountains, and deserts meet. This feature has given the city a special tourist status, called the “small continent”. In this article, I will introduce some of the tourist attractions of this small continent.

  • Mausoleum of Shaikh Kharaqani to undergo restoration, landscaping 2020-05-10 20:44

    Mausoleum of Shaikh Kharaqani to undergo restoration, landscaping

    TEHRAN – A new round of restoration and landscaping projects will begin on the mausoleum of Shaikh Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani (963-1033), a renowned Sufi master whose students include the likes of Khwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006–1088).