Nature

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  • In Takht-e Soleyman, where inner peace meets outer beauty 2022-07-29 20:54

    In Takht-e Soleyman, where inner peace meets outer beauty

    TEHRAN—Nested in a lonely bowl of mountains, ringed by 1500-year-old walls in northwest Iran, the UNESCO-listed Takht-e Soleyman was once a principal fire temple of the Zoroastrian faith in ancient Persia.

  • Khoy offers nature, leisure, and culture 2022-06-29 20:30

    Khoy offers nature, leisure, and culture

    TEHRAN - Visiting Khoy in northwest Iran means experiencing a pleasant crossroads of nature and culture.

  • The feeling of beauty 2022-06-12 16:27

    Photo: Masoud Hossein

    The feeling of beauty

    TEHRAN - Savadkuh is a county in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran which has four cities, namely Pol Sefid, Alasht, Zirab, and Shirgah. Savadkuh County is among Iran's top most beautiful places and a tourist destination.

  • Visiting Iranian nomads triggers chance for time travel! 2022-01-30 21:09

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Visiting Iranian nomads triggers chance for time travel!

    TEHRAN – Sometimes, the hustle and bustle of modern life make us run away to a different lifestyle, where we may quell our anxieties.

  • When a river flows through scorching desert 2021-12-15 18:46

    When a river flows through scorching desert

    Situated in the heart of Iranian plateau, the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert conjures up scenes of barrenness, scorching heat, and thirsty landscape.  But there is something that surprises every visitor; the existence of a wide river flowing through the desert.

  • A view of the Barandaq village in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran. 2021-09-19 21:21

    Three Iranian villages nominated for UNWTO label

    TEHRAN – The Iranian villages of Kharanaq, Barandaq, and Lark have been nominated for the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ label, which the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is projected to grant to a selection of rural destinations across the globe.

  • Agritourism farms to open to sightseers in Gonbad-e Kavus 2021-09-10 19:00

    Agritourism farms to open to sightseers in Gonbad-e Kavus

    TEHRAN – Five agritourism farms are being developed in the rural landscapes of Gonbad-e Kavus aimed to draw further nature lovers and vacationers to the northern Iranian county.

  • ساعت زمین 2021-03-27 11:16

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Earth Hour 2021: stop taking nature for granted

    Earth Hour is an annual tradition in which people switch off their lights to spread awareness about sustainability and climate change.

  • War footprint never fades away from nature 2020-11-06 19:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    War footprint never fades away from nature

    TEHRAN – When a war occurs, casualties and destruction come to mind first, while one of the main victims of this human phenomenon is the environment because the effects of war on nature never fade away and can be seen in the food cycle and nature for a long time.

  • Pretty in pink: Maharloo Lake lures nature lovers  2020-06-14 11:32

    Pretty in pink: Maharloo Lake lures nature lovers 

    Maharloo Lake with an area of 600 sq. km is situated on the outskirts of Shiraz, southern Iran, and is a perfect stopover for nature lovers. The lake turns pink all for a good reason. The growth of bacteria and particularly seaweeds come to change the color of the water body which is rich in potassium and salts.

  • There are many tourists from all over the world who tend to observe nomadic lifestyle, watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting and much more. 2019-12-11 18:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribal tourism gives chance to discover another face of Iran

    For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.