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.
Rasht is located in the north of Iran around 25 km from Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is one of the most important destinations for tourism in Iran because of its natural and historical attractions.
A total of $84.12 million worth of handicrafts were exported from Tehran province during the last fiscal year (ended on March 20), a deputy at Tehran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Directorate said.
The largest and first specialized exhibition of Iran’s meteorites will be held in capital Tehran from April 28 to May 18.