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‘We are 5,000 signatures away from saving Caspian Seal’

TEHRAN — “We are 5,000 signatures away from banning hunting Caspian Seal,” said Mohammad Darvish, an official with the Department of Environment. “As specified by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) representatives, we need 100,000 signatures to make Caspian Seal...
Rasht

Astaneh Ashrafieh: A Tourism Attraction in the Caspian

TEHRAN (CHN) – Astaneh Ashrafieh is a well-known city in the northern province of Gilan. It is located 35 km off Rasht. It has a humid and moderate Caspian climate. It is bound to Caspian Sea in the north, Amlash in the south, Lahijan in the east and Rasht in the west. It...

Gisoum

Gisoum is a tourist- Coastal area from the Gilan – Iran , Pareh part and this beautiful coast is connected to the Caspian sea by the Asphalt way near lots of trees. In fact, the road to the coast, passing through beautiful forests of cedar in Dynachal village. Population This...

Arasbaran

  Arasbaran is a large mountainous area stretching from the Qūshā Dāgh massif, south of Ahar, to the Aras River in East Azerbaijan Province of Iran . The region is confined to Aras River in the north, Meshgin Shahr County and Moghan in the east, Sarab County in the south,...

Iran Opening Its Doors to Russian Tourists

During the International Tourism Exhibition in Tehran, Iran and Russia signed a joint pact for 2016-2018 on the implementation of the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in tourism. It is possible that in the future Iran may abolish visas for Russians as was earlier...

18 reasons to visit Iran

Air France resumed flights to Tehran yesterday, the latest sign that Iran is well and truly back on travel itineraries. The Foreign Office lifted its advisory against trips to the country last year, and British Airways will begin flying there in July. Wondering what all the fuss...
Ramsar

Iran top 10 tourist destinations in pictures

As Iran makes a push to increase inbound tourism, we take a look at its top destinations-from ancient cities and beach resorts ,to its modern capital and skiing destinations. Photograph:Alamy Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid),the capital of the Achaemid empire and one of the world’s...
hlhjol

Iran tourism: 30 beautiful surprises waiting to be discovered by adventurous travelers

The lifting of sanctions on Iran as a result of its nuclear deal with world powers could result in a huge tourism boom. Iran made it on to the top destination lists of major publications such as The Financial Times and The Guardian in 2015 thanks to sights that include...
Amol

Amol boasts numerous ancient sites

Major alternatives should be adopted to boost the tourism industry in Amol, as one of the main cities of Mazandaran Province in north of the country. Amol, with its numerous ancient sites, can be one of tourism hubs of Mazandaran Province and Iran. Amol is bound to Mahmoudabad in...

Ancient Iranian Ceramics

Some 3,000 years ago, in the area south of the Caspian Sea in what is now modern Iran, craftsmen developed a distinctive type of pottery. This small installation features some of the outstanding treasures in the Sackler Gallery’s collection of ancient Iranian ceramics. It...
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