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Iran Tourist Attractions: What You Shouldn't Miss Out On.

<p>The Iran Tourist Attractions are some of the most unique and ancient in the world. They connect the civilisation from Asia to Europe.</p>

Sa’dabad Palace Complex Tehran

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Sa’dabad Palace Complex Tehran

There is perhaps no better place to see the lifestyle of the 'Last Shah' than the Sa'dabad Palace Complex. Perched on approximately 110 hectares of spectacular mountainside parkland above Tehran Iran, the com...

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Tehran's Darband Mountain Retreat

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Tehran's Darband Mountain Retreat

Darband was one of Tehran's oldest rural villages most famous for it's country life, nomadic pastures, clean water, and cool fresh air. Light construction had always stretched h...

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The Significance of Tehran's Qasr Prison

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The Significance of Tehran's Qasr Prison

The museum of Qasr Prison is a historical complex in the capital city of Tehran Iran. It's one of the oldest political prisons in Iran, but currently exists as a museum complex surrounded by a pub...

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Tehran

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Tehran

Looking for the Must See Places in Tehran? Use this handy guide to the Top 10 Places to visit in Iran's capital city. So let's get straight to the highlights.     - 1/10 : Grand Bazaa...

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The Best Persian Caravanserais

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The Best Persian Caravanserais

Want to stay in a traditional Persian caravanserai? Here's what you need to know, including most popular ones to sleep in, or simply visit on a day trip.   Photo of Maranjab Caravan...

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Grand Bazaar of Tehran

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Grand Bazaar of Tehran

The Tehran Grand Bazaar is the biggest in Iran with rich culture and history inside. The maze of bustling alleys and the bazaaris (shopkeepers) that fill them make Tehran Bazaar a fascinating experience....

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Golestan Palace in Tehran: Land of Flowers

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Golestan Palace in Tehran: Land of Flowers

Golestan Palace In Tehran, once the heart of Tehran with all the glories and excess of the Qajar Monarch, is now a grand complex full of charming Persian art. The word Gol (flowers) e (of) Stan (land) translate...

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El Goli Park in Tabriz

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El Goli Park in Tabriz

Do not miss El Goli Park in Tabriz (former Shah Goli) as it's the grand "People's Lake" and a pleasant hillside garden and park around a 5 Ha water body. El Goli is only 4 k...

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National Museum of Iran

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National Museum of Iran

Iran's largest museum of history and archeology, the National Museum of Iran houses one of the greatest collections of ancient and post-Islamic artifacts in the world. The building complex itself is more th...

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The National Jewelry Museum of Tehran

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The National Jewelry Museum of Tehran

The Treasury of National Jewels Museum is probably Tehran’s biggest tourist draw card, it houses a collection of the worlds most expensive jewels collected over centuries. But while the ...

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Tochal Mountain Tehran

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Tochal Mountain Tehran

Tochal Mountain of Tehran is in the Alborz range with a ski resort adjacent to metropolitan Tehran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation o...

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Constitution House of Tabriz

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Constitution House of Tabriz

Located near the Tabriz bazaar, Azerbaijan (or Aturpatgan) Constitution House of Tabriz has great historical significance.  But to understand it’s depth, first understand Tabriz has had a long turbulent his...

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Toghrol Tower in Tehran

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Toghrol Tower in Tehran

Toghrol Tower is a 12th-century monument from the Seljuk-era situated in the city of Rey, on the southern outskirts of Iran's capital city, Tehran.  Often overlooked by visitors who tend to stick to Tehran&#3...

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Iran UNESCO Sites

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Iran UNESCO Sites

In terms of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage status, the country currently ranks 11th in the world with 21 designated UNESCO tourist attractions, boasting more sites than Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Australia and Brazil. &nbs...

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Khomeini's Shrine in Tehran

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Khomeini's Shrine in Tehran

Like it or not, Khomeini is part of Iran's history, and this grand complex is representative of the significance given to this man.    If you have made an effort to come to Iran, then you are int...

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Milad Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Milad)

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Milad Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Milad)

Dominating the skyline of Tehran’s western suburbs, Milad Tower in Tehran Iran finally opened in 2008 after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and 13 years of 'stop-start' construction. The tower is...

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Azadi Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Azadi)

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Azadi Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Azadi)

Built in 1971 in commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of the first Persian empire, the Azadi Tower in Tehran is a "gateway into the city." It was named the "Shahyad" (King's Memorial...

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Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran

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Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran

The Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran Iran provide great insights into traditional Iranian culture. The name has been inscribed by UNESCO for varzesh-e pahlavani  ("heroic sport&quot...

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Tehran's Carpet Museum of Iran

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Tehran's Carpet Museum of Iran

The Carpet Museum of Iran is located on northwest of Laleh Park in Tehran Iran, and only 7-8 minutes walking distance to Contemporary Art Museum. Laleh Park and the carpet museum is one of the most po...

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Artists Park in Tehran

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Artists Park in Tehran

Honarmandan Park , or Artists Park in Tehran Iran is a place full of surprises: whether it be the public art displays, the veggie forum cafe, or the former U.S. Embassy around the corner. It's a popula...

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Story of Fin Garden in Kashan (UNESCO Site)

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Story of Fin Garden in Kashan (UNESCO Site)

Designed for Shah Abbas I, the lush Fin Garden in Kashan is renowned as being the very best of the Persian gardens; so much so it was recently added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.   The Bagh-e Fin Ga...

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Sialk Hill - Tappeh-ye Sialk Kashan

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Sialk Hill - Tappeh-ye Sialk Kashan

Kashan isn't just popular for its rose water, bath houses and mansions. Sialk Hill is an ancient treasure worth visiting, and being only 4 km west of Kashan near Fin Garden, it can't be missed - he...

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St. Thaddeus Monastery (UNESCO Site)

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St. Thaddeus Monastery (UNESCO Site)

Notable History One of the 12 Apostles, St. Thaddeus, also known as Saint Jude, (not to be confused with Judas Iscariot), was martyred while spreading the Gospel during strong Zoroastrian influence in the region. Legend ha...

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Measurement Museum of Tabriz

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Measurement Museum of Tabriz

Visit the Measurement Museum if you’re into trendy old clocks, scientific tools and measurement devices from the 19th and 20th centuries. It’s tucked away in a traditional alley in a beautifully restored 160-year-...

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St. Stepanos Monastery and Church

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St. Stepanos Monastery and Church

The St. Stepanos Monastery is an Armenian monastery about 15 km northwest of Jolfa, East Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran. It is situated in a deep canyon along the Aras river on the Iranian side of the border betwee...

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Kordasht Hammam Historic Complex

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Kordasht Hammam Historic Complex

Kordasht historical hammam complex is huge, historic and renovated with love including perfect marbled floors and attractive ceiling patterns. Top Reasons to Visit Kordasht  -       Ko...

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Maranjab Desert Kashan

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Maranjab Desert Kashan

Maranjab Desert Located close to the ancient city of Kashan, Maranjab Desert is truly one of the most beautiful deserts in Iran with mesmerizing golden sand dunes. Deserts in Iran are fascinating not just...

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