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  •  A view of the Seljuk-era Kharaqan tomb towers in Qazvin province. 2021-12-29 17:05

    Grave hunters: cemetery tourism in Iran

    TEHRAN - Having nearly all kinds of historical tombs, museums such as tomb towers, and rack-hewn tombs, Iran is heaven for cemetery enthusiasts and grave hunters; individuals who have passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries, epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of famous deaths.

  • Discover Ibn Babawayh cemetery in southern Tehran 2021-10-20 17:20

    Discover Ibn Babawayh cemetery in southern Tehran

    TEHRAN – Ibn Babawayh is a vast historical cemetery located in Rey, southern Tehran, in which many Iranian figures have been laid to rest.

  • UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus prepared for restoration 2021-05-10 17:23

    UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus prepared for restoration

    TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has commenced a detailed examination of the UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus as a prerequisite for the restoration of the millennium-old tower.

  • 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!

  • Religious tourism: Prophet Habakkuk and his tomb tower in Iran 2020-02-19 19:52

    Religious tourism: Prophet Habakkuk and his tomb tower in Iran

    TEHRAN – As you know religious tourism, which marks one of the oldest forms of traveling, is exclusively or strongly-motivated by spiritual reasons. It can also be referred to as faith tourism or spiritual tourism.