Takht-e Soleyman

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  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • UNESCO-registered Takht-e Soleyman 2020-06-29 01:17

    Crumbling but still fabulous: UNESCO-registered Takht-e Soleyman

    TEHRAN - Photos depict scenes from the UNESCO-registered Takht-e Soleyman (“Solomon’s Throne”), a ruined sanctuary in northwest Iran, which is still a source of charm for avid holidaymakers, history buffs and archaeologists.

  • An undated photo released by IRNA depicts people visiting the UNESCO-inscribed Qareh Klise (the Monastery of Saint Thaddeus) in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province. 2020-04-21 20:30

    Foreign arrivals in West Azarbaijan up 12% yr/yr

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting [or passing through] Iran’s West Azarbaijan province rose by 12 percent during the past Iranian calendar year 1398 compared to the year earlier.

  • UNESCO-registered sanctuary draws 60,000 visitors in year 2020-04-18 19:10

    UNESCO-registered sanctuary draws 60,000 visitors in year

    TEHRAN – Some 60,000 travelers visited Takht-e Soleyman (“Solomon’s Throne”), an ancient isolated sanctuary in northwest Iran, during the past Iranian year 1398 (ended March 20).

  • 208 museums set up since August 2013 in Iran 2019-08-04 19:56

    Visitors to West Azarbaijan museums almost doubles yr/yr

    TEHRAN - With its rich culture and unique natural landscapes, Iran’s West Azarbaijan province is becoming an increasingly popular destination for local and even international travelers.