Qazvin

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  • Foreign arrivals in Qazvin rise in H1 2018-12-13 07:15

    Foreign arrivals in Qazvin rise in H1

    TEHRAN – The number of foreign tourists to Qazvin province has significantly increased during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), compared to the same period last year, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Ruined Alamut castle in Qazvin province 2018-11-04 02:00

    Centuries-old water supply system found in Alamut castle

    TEHRAN - A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered a water supply network, dating back to 795 years ago, used to supply water to the famed Alamut castle in Qazvin province.

  • rural innovation 2018-09-01 00:34

    Qazvin to host startup event for rural innovation

    TEHRAN -- A startup event focusing on rural innovation will open today in the city of Qazvin and will end on September 4, the vice president for rural development and underprivileged areas announced, Fars reported on Thursday.

  • Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian inaugurating Iran's biggest wind farm in northwestern Qazvin Province on Monday 2018-08-27 17:42

    Iran’s largest wind farm goes on stream in Qazvin

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian inaugurated the country’s largest wind farm in the northwestern province of Qazvin on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Centuries-old remnants found in Alamut castle 2018-08-21 00:39

    Centuries-old remnants found in Alamut castle

    TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently recovered a range of centuries-old structures in the ruined Alamut castle, Qazvin province.

  • Holidaymakers tour the ruins of Alamut castle, situated in Iran’s Qazvin province, June 17, 2018. 2018-06-19 10:28

    A day trip to Alamut castle!

    Holidaymakers tour the ruins of Alamut castle, situated in Iran’s Qazvin province, June 17, 2018.

  • An exterior view of the Qazvin Jameh Mosque 2018-01-04 10:53

    Initiative to support artisans of Qazvin province

    TEHRAN – A new initiative will offer eligible artisans to set up their own workshops and market stalls at historical and touristic places across Qazvin province.

  • People visit Sa’d al-Saltaneh Caravanserai in an undated photo. 2018-01-01 19:57

    Qazvin caravanserai visited by over half million in 9 months

    TEHRAN – Over 550,000 visitors including foreign nationals toured Sa’d al-Saltaneh Caravanserai during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21, 2017, Mehr reported.

  • A file photo depicts an exterior view of Jameh Mosque in Qazvin 2017-12-23 20:51

    Quake causes cracks in four historical sites in Iran

    TEHRAN - Three historical sites in Qazvin and one other in Rey have suffered cracks as an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck a city near Tehran on Wednesday night.

  • colorful iran 2017-08-30 08:51

    Colorful Iran: grape harvest festival in Qazvin

    The northwestern province of Qazvin is one of the cultivated regions of Iran. Grape is one of the main agricultural products of the region.

  • A view of the Lake of Ghosts in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. The small lake is peppered with some dead trees that add to its charm. 2017-08-15 09:53

    22 properties added to Iran’s natural heritage list

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has recently inscribed 22 natural spots and landscapes on the national heritage list, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.

  • off-road 2017-05-28 12:10

    Intl. off-road competition held in Qazvin

    The second edition of the international off-road competition was held in Qazvin, located in 150 km northwest of Tehran, Capital of Iran.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-04-23 17:48

    Sustainable management, environment protection lead to urban health: Rouhani

    TEHRAN — Sustainable management and environment protection pave the way for urban health, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

  • Land of Affection - Qazvin 2017-03-28 13:07

    Iran, land of Affection - Qazvin

    Located in Qazvin province, northern Iran, Qazvin city enjoys a great historical context, potential for cultural attractions and tourist desirability.Tehran Times / Amin Rahmani

  • National Exhibition of Toys 2017-03-23 15:09

    Intl. Festival of Children’s Games and Toys opened in Qazvin

    TEHRAN – The 6th International Festival of Children’s Games and Toys opened in Qazvin on Wednesday.

  • آتش سوزی در مدرسه - کراپ‌شده 2017-02-26 21:25

    Gas blast near military base kills one in Qazvin

    TEHRAN – Explosion in a gas pipeline in the Iranian city of Qazvin on Sunday killed at least one and injured two more people.

  • American couple in Iran 2017-01-28 20:36

    American couple in Iran

    An American couple take pictures at a historical site in Qazivin, central Iran. As tour guides the couple have travelled to Iran to participate in the 17th World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) Convention hosted by Iran from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1. Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari

  • Intl. tour guides visit historical Iranian city of Qazvin 2017-01-28 18:19

    Intl. tour guides visit historical Iranian city of Qazvin

    Over 140 tour guides from 35 countries visit the historical Iranian city of Qazvin on January 26, 2017. The tourism activists embarked on a three-day sightseeing ahead of the 17th World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations Convention, which will be held in Tehran from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1. Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari

  • Qazvin cafering 2017-01-14 21:28

    Qazvin Cafering

    The photo shows an old man in a traditional bazaar in Qazvin, central Iran, wearing a number of ornamental rings. The rings, with precious, colorful pieces of stone on their top, are usually worn by men, suggesting macho and religious overtones. The bazaar is the whereabouts of not only the old but the young. At a symbolic level, the jewelry has been associated with cultural heritage and nobility with some rings handed down over generations. Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari

  • Nature village 2016-12-26 10:39

    Nature village, a safe habitat for endangered wildlife 

    TEHRAN — Dehkadeh Tabiat (literary meaning nature village) is actually a private wildlife reserve stretching over 10 hectares of land in the north-central province of Qazvin.

  • Qazvin nature village, an exceptional zoo 2016-12-10 21:05

    Picture of the day

    Nader Noori, and environmentalist who holds a degree in civil engineering, along with his American wife and four children are in charge of an exceptional zoo in Qazvin province called “Qazvin nature village” which is a research and a rehabilitation center. The zoo is stretching over 10 hectares of land with various species receiving professional care. TehranTimes/ Farhad Safari

  • Qazvin nature village, an exceptional zoo 2016-12-10 15:48

    Qazvin nature village, an exceptional zoo

    Nader Noori, and environmentalist who holds a degree in civil engineering, along with his American wife and four children are in charge of an exceptional zoo in Qazvin province called “Qazvin nature village” which is a research and a rehabilitation center. The zoo is stretching over 10 hectares of land with various species receiving professional care. TehranTimes/ Farhad Safari

  • autumn 2016-11-02 18:36

    Picture of the day

    Villages in the province of Qazvin are now glowing with warm and captivating autumn colors. (Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari)

  • 02sp3 rouhani 250.jpg 2016-09-28 21:19

    World racing to engage Iran: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – The world is racing to engage in cooperation with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday while on a visit to Qazvin province.

  • President Rouhani in Qazvin 2016-09-28 15:58

    President Rouhani in Qazvin

    QAZVIN– Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Qazvin on Wednesday morning on the 31st leg of his provincial visits.

  • Qazvin 2016-09-07 17:32

    By Fatemeh Aliasghar

    Silk Road still points at cultural, economic globalization

    The Iranian city of Qazvin hosted the 11th Silk Road Mayors Forum on September 3 and 4, during which several ambassadors, cultural officials, and investors from across the globe convened to discuss a range of topics to fertile the ground for reviving the ancient trade route. 

  • شهرداران راه ابریشم 2016-09-03 21:58

    Iran says welcomes reviving Silk Road

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that Iran welcomes cooperation with China to revive the Silk Road.