Iran Attractions

Total: 16
  • Hafezieh; diamond of Shiraz

    Hafezieh; diamond of Shiraz

    There is no way for Iranian people to hear the name of Shiraz and don’t immediately think about Hafiz. Khajeh Shamseddin Mohammad Hafez-e Shirazi, titled by Lesan-ol-Qeib, is well known due to his wonderful sonnets. The tomb of Hafiz, the great Iranian poet, is one of the most visited sites in Shiraz.

  • Mysterious Castle at Heart of Jungle

    Mysterious Castle at Heart of Jungle

    Rudkhan Castle is a brick and medieval fortress located right in the heart of a forest on the top of the small mountain, 25 km southwest of Fuman city and 50 km south of Rasht in Gilan province, Iran

  • Sole left gate of Iran's ancient history in West Azerbaijan

    Sole left gate of Iran's ancient history in West Azerbaijan

    There are many historical monuments in Khoy city, West Azerbaijan province; one of them is the Stone Gate (Darvaze Sangi). It is the sole remains of the gate built on the Khoy's rampart. This site was registered in Iran's National Heritage List as the sole left gate of Iran's ancient history, with the registration number of 808.

  • Amir Chakhmagh complex

    Amir Chakhmagh complex

    The most beautiful architectural masterpiece and tile works of the nineteenth century is Amir Chakhmagh Complex located in Yazd. It was constructed during the Timurid era, in the eighth century A.H.

  • Gavkhouni replenished, migratory birds backed

    Gavkhouni replenished, migratory birds backed

    Gavkhouni wetland, the final destination of the Zayandehroud River, is situated to the east of Isfahan. The river that originates in the Zagros Mountains, travels over a long distance to find its salt marsh home.

  • Sanandaj Jame Mosque

    Sanandaj Jame Mosque

    Sanandaj is known as the city of mosques; if you travel to the city, you see so many minarets that, from afar, Sanandaj looks like mosques land.

  • Pure nature, architecture in El Goli

    Pure nature, architecture in El Goli

    One of the most visited attractions of Tabriz is El Goli (Shah Goli) park; in Turkish language "El" means people and "Goli" calls for pool, so El Goli means a pool belonging to people. Its natural beauties catch every one's eyes.

  • Qanat; Creativity of Ancient Persia

    Qanat; Creativity of Ancient Persia

    Qanat is an ancient water exploitation method which has been considered as a remarkable aspect of Persian architecture.

  • Karim Khan Citadel

    Karim Khan Citadel

    The Karim Khan Citadel which is also known as Karim Khan Prison was built in the northeast of Shiraz, in 1108 A.H, by the order of the famous king of Zand dynasty, Karim Khan Zand. This wonderful structure was registered in Iran's National Heritage list in 1972.

  • Forests at heart of desert

    Forests at heart of desert

    One of the unique natural attractions in southern coast of Iran is the Hara forest or what is known as mangrove forests; the unique floating forest covers the northwestern coasts of Qeshm, in the Persian Gulf.

  • Saint Thaddeus Monastery

    Saint Thaddeus Monastery

    The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus is an ancient Armenian holy place in the mountainous area of West Azerbaijan, Iran. This monastery is also known as Qara Kelisa that is one of the oldest and most notable surviving Christian monuments in Iran.

  • Gonbad-e Qabus tower

    Gonbad-e Qabus tower

    Gonbad-e Qabus tower is a historical building that is located near the ruins of the ancient city of Jorjan in Golestan Province. This tower that attracts the eyes of any tourist from miles away, is a valuable monument left from the fourth Islamic century.

  • Falak-ol-Aflak castle

    Falak-ol-Aflak castle

    Falak-ol-Aflak castle is located on top of a hill, at the center of Khorramabad. It is one of the most attractive monuments which was built during the Sassanid era. It has been known by some other names such as Shapour-Khast or Sabr-Khast fortress, Dezbaz, Khorramabad castle, and finally Falak-ol-Aflak castle. It was registered in Iran's National Heritage list with the registration number of 883.

  • Shapouri House in southern Iran

    Shapouri House in southern Iran

    Registered as a national heritage, Shapouri House is a historical house in Shiraz, southern Iran, built in the early years of Pahlavi dynasty (1925-1979). the mansion was designed and built by Abol Qasem Mohandesi between 1930 and 1935.

  • Margoon; Iran's largest waterfall

    Margoon; Iran's largest waterfall

    Margoon waterfall is located at altitude of 2,200 meters in the Zagros Mountains amid the valleys of a village under the same name (Margoon) in Sepidan County, Fars province

  • Aghazadeh mansion in Abarkooh

    Aghazadeh mansion in Abarkooh

    Aghazadeh mansion that was built during the Qajar dynasty, is located in Abarkooh city, Yazd province, Iran. This site with an area of 820 square meters belonged to Seyyed Hossein Abarghui, who was one of the wealthy individuals in Abarkuh. The mansion is registered in the list of Iran's national monument with the registration number of 1838, in 1996.