TEHRAN (Iran News) – In a reaction to US President Trump’s threat to targeting Iranian cultural centers, Chinese Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Cheung Hua said that “cultural heritage belongs to all humanity.” The marks of Cultural heritage belongs to all humanity was made on Monday in a tweet while also posting pictures […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The number of foreign tourists visiting Iran’s Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province rose by about 33 percent in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019), compared to the preceding period, the top provincial tourism official said. The provincial head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department, […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – A number of ancient relics, estimated to date from prehistoric times to the [early] Islamic era, have recently been seized from a smuggler in Nahavand, Hamedan province, west-central Iran. “The accused was traced and lastly arrested in Nahavand after police received reports from cultural heritage aficionados about him [illegally] keeping ancient […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – 60th anniversary of Iran-Italy collaboration in cultural heritage and archaeology will be celebrated in a conference, which will be held on Sunday at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran. Amongst invitees to the event are Iran’s tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan, Italian Ambassador to Iran Giuseppe Perrone and tens of […]
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 […]
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.
As many as 60 vintage cars will be taking part in a urban tour rally around Tehran on August 14, according to an official at the Touring & Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
One of the most beautiful and photographed pieces of architecture in southern Iran, is Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. It is one of the tourist attractions of Iran’s historic city of Shiraz which is known for its colorful lights that are formed by stained glass windows.
Tourism industry has gained momentum in recent years with the government redoubling efforts to boost the sector for increasing foreign currency revenues and creating jobs under the current economic conditions.
An Iranian delegation comprising seven members arrived in the Azerbaijani capital Baku late Monday to attend the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.