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Imam Square: Story of a prime tourist destination in Iran 19 Jul 2018

Imam Square: Story of a prime tourist destination in Iran

TEHRAN – The UNESCO-registered Imam Square has long been full of life thanks to being a prime destination for both domestic and foreign travelers. Best known as Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. (literary meaning “Image of the World”), the property is in Isfahan, central Iran. At 512m long and 163m wide, it is one of the largest […]

‘Silk Road’ train carrying foreign tourists arrives in Isfahan 07 Apr 2018

‘Silk Road’ train carrying foreign tourists arrives in Isfahan

The ‘Silk Road’ train carrying foreign tourists arrived in the tourist city of Isfahan in central Iran on Friday evening. According to the Director General of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office of Isfahan Shahram Amiri said on Saturday that 68 foreign tourists from Canada, England, Australia, Denmark, Italy, Singapore, Peru and Malaysia who were […]

Naghsh-E Jahan Square: A Beatiful Square At Heart of Iran’s Isfahan 23 Mar 2018

Naghsh-E Jahan Square: A Beatiful Square At Heart of Iran’s Isfahan

Naghsh means “pattern” and Jahan means “world”. This square is the most beautiful and magnificent sight of Isfahan. Several descriptions have been written about this square (Maidan). The square is 510 meters long and 163 meters wide and the arena of it is about 80000 square meters. The first largest square is located in Beijing […]

Isfahan Music Museum: A Popular Tourist Destination 20 Jan 2018

Isfahan Music Museum: A Popular Tourist Destination

Two famous Iranian musicians have collected almost 300 kinds of Iranian traditional musical instruments during the past 20 years across Iran and used them as the main collection of Isfahan Music Museum. This first private music museum of Iran really deserves to be visited. The main goal of this exhibition museum is to make people […]

Isfahan attracts half million foreign tourists in 9 months 11 Jan 2018

Isfahan attracts half million foreign tourists in 9 months

TEHRAN – Some half a million foreign travelers visited Isfahan province, central Iran, over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017). Nationals of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and China respectively constitute the highest number of inbound passengers, said Fereydoun Allahyari who presides over province’s office of the Cultural […]

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse: A Traditional 16th-Century Public Bathhouse in Iran 09 Jan 2018

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse: A Traditional 16th-Century Public Bathhouse in Iran

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, also known as the Qasemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in the central city of Kashan. It was constructed in the 16th century, during the Safavid era; however, the bathhouse was damaged in 1778 as a result of an earthquake and was renovated during the Qajar era. The bathhouse […]

South Korea to finance Isfahan Refinery for optimization 30 Dec 2017

South Korea to finance Isfahan Refinery for optimization

TEHRAN– Isfahan Refinery will get South Korea’s finance for the improvement process and optimization purposes. In this regard, South Korea will provide €1.9 billion worth of credit for upgrading and optimizing Isfahan Refinery. Alireza Arman Consolidated Planning Manager of National Iranian Oil Products Refining and Distribution Company (NIOPRDC) made the remark, adding, “a contract for […]

Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56% 27 Dec 2017

Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56%

TEHRAN – Iran has experienced a 56-percent decrease in average precipitation over the period from September 23-December 25 compared to the same period in the long run, the country’s meteorological organization has announced. South Khorasan, Qom, Yazd and Isfahan provinces show the most dramatic decline of more than 90 percent. Tehran is ranked 8th with […]

Seyyed Mosque: The Most Famous Mosque from Qajar Era in Isfahan 11 Dec 2017

Seyyed Mosque: The Most Famous Mosque from Qajar Era in Isfahan

Although Qajar dynasty was a terrible period of decline in art and architecture, but inheritance of Safavid period encouraged many artists of Qajar period to show their innovations through new limited number of art and architecture. In fact Safavid’s glorious heritage highly influenced Qajar period’s artists. They took advantage of all minor opportunities and created […]

Toughest penalty urged for vandalizers of historic house 28 Nov 2017

Toughest penalty urged for vandalizers of historic house

TEHRAN – An Iranian cultural heritage official has called for the heaviest punishment for those who demolished Na’el historic house in Isfahan, central Iran, late on Thursday. Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Deputy Director Mohammad-Hassan Talebian on Sunday demanded the maximum penalty for the perpetrators of the crime, adding the historic house should be […]