Maranjab

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  • Kashan is where you can dive into ancient Iranian culture   2022-01-10 17:55

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Kashan is where you can dive into ancient Iranian culture  

    TEHRAN – Atmospheric spaces, rosewater, textiles, rugs, delicious dishes, and above all, hospitable people are some famous examples to describe Kashan in central Iran. The delightful oasis city is famed for numerous architectural masterpieces, a photogenic bazaar, and many old traditional houses some of which transformed into cozy boutique hotels where sightseers may feel the traditional lifestyle.

  • Beautiful ribbon of road through Iran’s Zagros Mountains. (PHOTO: World Biking) 2021-09-18 18:30

    Discover eight most beautiful cycling routes in Iran

    TEHRAN – The burr of wheels rolling over the ground, and the sweeping wind that becomes cooler and cooler as you pick up the pace make biking something special when you are on the right touring trails.

  • Kashan: a living piece of history on the edge of harsh desert 2021-08-12 07:22

    Kashan: a living piece of history on the edge of harsh desert

    Kashan is home to many historical places, photogenic bazaars, mosques, madrasas, caravansaries, and centuries-old houses some of which transformed into cozy boutique hotels where you could experience the traditional life. 

  • Restoration project to revive ancient monuments on Silk Road 2021-01-31 21:54

    Restoration project to revive ancient monuments on Silk Road

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Revitalization and Utilization Fund for Historical Places have launched a development scheme, based on which arrays of centuries-old monuments would be revived along the ancient Silk Road.

  • Iranian desert to play host to environment-friendly car rally 2020-09-22 21:58

    Iranian desert to play host to environment-friendly car rally

    TEHRAN – The barren, scorching Maranjab Desert, situated in central Iran, will be hosting tens of 4WD cars for a rally scheduled to be held on October 1 and 2.

  • New train tour launched to Iranian desert 2019-11-15 18:58

    New train tour launched to Iranian desert

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Raja Rail Transportation Company has launched a new weekly train tour to the central Iranian desert and its neighboring historical and natural attractions, Mehr reported.

  • International female travelers pose for a photo while visiting a religious shrine in Aran-Bidgol, central Iran. They are clad in chadors, shapeless gowns that cover their entire bodies, to respect a dress code required for female pilgrims. 2019-11-09 19:59

    Foreign arrivals in Aran-Bidgol jump 50% in 7 months on year

    TEHRAN - The number of foreign arrivals in Aran-Bidgol soared 50 percent in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, governor of the Iranian oasis town said on Saturday.

  • Maranjab is a popular place for off-roading. 2019-05-28 19:48

    Maranjab Desert gets first mobile phone network

    TEHRAN – Maranjab Desert has got its first mobile phone network, enabling natives and travelers to use cell phones and Internet across the scenic Iranian desert.