A team of geneticists and archaeologists from Iran, Ireland, France, Germany, and Austria has sequenced the DNA from a 1,600-year-old sheep mummy discovered earlier from an ancient salt mine in west-central Iran.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Fetching $8 billion, Iran is ranked 6th in terms of Halal travel revenues based on the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19. Saudi Arabia with $21 billion, UAE with $16 billion and Qatar with $13 billion were ranked first to third while Malaysia and Russia, each grossing about $7 […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – You can find one of the world’s most eye-catching nature’s creativity at its finest on Qeshm Island, southern Iran, where stunning rock formations are a sign of perpetual thumping of the waves, storms and raging winds. Called Darreh-ye Tandis-ha (“Valley of Statues”), it is a remnant of a high plateau that […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali Asqar Mounesan announced on Wednesday that about five million foreign tourists have visited Iran in the first half the current Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2019). As he added, the data shows a 27 percent growth compared to the first half of […]
Migratory birds have returned to Gavkhuni wetland once again as heavy rainfall has revived the long-dried wetland.
Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Ardabil Province (CHHTO) says by accomplishing all executive operation of projects for attracting tourists, Ardabil would shine as the tourism capital of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states.
Spanish ambassador to Tehran Eduardo López Busquets emphasized that “Iran is an amazing and wonderful country for tourist.” Tehran (Irannews) – In an exclusive interview with ILNA, he said that Spanish tourists like to visit Iran which is a country rich in culture and civilization. Adding that “Because Iran are some of the most genuinely […]
Iran has been ranked first worldwide in terms of price competitiveness in the World Economic Forum's "Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019" with a score of 6.7.
TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) says the number of foreign tourists visiting Iran has grown by 40 percent in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year.
Iran’s tourism industry is progressing well despite the US’ undermining measures, according to Rouhani’s candidate for the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.
Makhunik is a unique village in a remote corner in Iran’s South Khorasan Province which dates back to hundreds of years ago. This mysterious village commonly known as the land of Lilliputians, is one of the seven amazing world's villages by its remarkable architecture.