war tourism

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  • Sacred Defense museum 2022-02-01 20:30

    Ground broken for Sacred Defense museum in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Construction of a museum featuring elements and properties involving the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which is called ‘Sacred Defense’ in the Islamic Republic, officially began on Monday in Bojnurd, the capital of North Khorasan province. 

  • Wrecked cars of Iranian nuclear martyrs on show at Tehran museum 2022-01-26 19:15

    Wrecked cars of Iranian nuclear martyrs on show at Tehran museum

    TEHRAN –  The Sacred Defense Museum in Tehran has put on show wrecked cars in which five Iranian nuclear scientists have been assassinated by armed attacks.

  • Khorramshahr: a prime destination for war tourism 2021-05-24 18:51

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Khorramshahr: a prime destination for war tourism

    In the past, war tourism destinations were mainly the object of interest of photojournalists appearing solely on pages of crime, but now they can be traced in top travel books and websites. Whatever you call it, from war tourism, dark tourism, disaster tourism, or danger tourism, Iran has more to offer after being involved in the second-longest war of the 20th-century after the Vietnam War. 

  • Vacations on the edge: a glance of war tourism in Iran 2020-09-20 23:17

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Vacations on the edge: a glance of war tourism in Iran

    On one hand, even talking about war is bitter, particularly for those who went to the second-longest war of the 20th-century after the Vietnam War. On the other, walking through former battlefields or visiting war ruins and relics at a museum may give you a profound impression over the grimy face of war, and deeper insight to whom once involved in the battle.

  • War tourism to be expanded in Khorramshah 2019-09-21 18:29

    War tourism to be expanded in Khorramshahr

    TEHRAN – War tourism, a kind of recreational travel to active or former war zones for purposes of sightseeing or historical study, is intended to be expanded in the city of Khorramshahr, a symbol of resistance during the 1980–1988 war against Iraqi invaders.