Tabriz Travel Guide

Tabriz ,the 4th most populated city in Iran after Tehran, Mashhad & Isfahan, with a population of 1,559,00, is the largest city for Iranian Turk people. Discovered bodies from excavates around Blue mosque of Tabriz proves that the city is at least 3000 years old. Most of Tabrizi people speak “Azerbaijani Turkish” language but there […]

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Kerman

Located in southeastern Iran with almost 800,000 inhabitants, Kerman is situated on a sandy plain 1749 meters above the sea level. Kerman city is the capital of Kerman province covering an area of 181,714 km². Kerman is one of the largest and most important producers of Persian carpets as well as pistachios and dates on […]

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Qazvin Travel Guide

Located on the foothills of Alborz Mountains at an altitude of 1278 meters, Qazvin is one of the most historical cities of Iran and once was the capital for part of the Safavid history. Sights of Qazvin has given this city the first rank in having historical buildings in the country; so in case you wish to see Qazvin’s all curiosities, […]

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Susa and Shushtar

Covering about 350 hectares, Susa constitutes one of the world‘s largest archaeological sites which has been located at the fountainhead of the city river. Since the 4th millennium BC people uninterruptedly lived in Susa until the 8th century. Along this period, the city was the capital of the Elamites and subsequently the Achaemenians for totally about 2800 years. For the […]

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Zanjan

The city of Zanjan, located 320 km from Tehran on the way to Tabriz, lies on an open valley about halfway along the main road and railway to Tabriz. With a present day population of 300.000, the construction of the city is attributed to Ardeshir I, the Sasanian king. Zanjan is administratively divided into three parts: the central […]

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Pasargadae

The dynastic capital of Pasargadae was built by Cyrus the Great during 6th century BC. with contributions from different peoples of the empire created by him. It became a fundamental phase in the evolution of the classic Persian art and architecture. With its palaces, gardens, and the tomb of the founder of the dynasty, Cyrus the […]

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Ardabil Travel Guide

Ardabil or Ardebil is about 70 km from the Caspian Sea and 210 km from the city of Tabriz. It has an average altitude of 1263 MSL and a total area of 18,011 km². Neighboring the Caspian Sea and the Republic of Azarbaijan, this city is of great political and economical significance. The Province of Ardabil has been blessed with splendid historical attractions and natural beauty […]

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Persepolis Ultimate Guide

Now an archaeological site in Iran, the ancient city of Parseh known as Persepolis is a relic of Persian Achaemenid Empire from 2500 years ago. Now called Persepolis, the city was founded by Darius the Great in 518 BC as the ceremonial capital of the empire. Considering the greatness of the Achaemenid Empire in ancient Iran, which covered a significant part […]

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Yazd Travel Guide

The city of Yazd’s first mention in historic records predate it back to around 3000 years B.C. when it was related to by the name of Ysatis, and was then part of the domain of Medes, an ancient settler of Iran. In the course of history due to its distance from important capitals and its harsh […]

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Shiraz Travel Guide

Situated in a plain surrounded by two mountain ranges offering a mild climate and magnificently impressive gardens to this city, Shiraz, is one of Iran’s oldest cities and the fourth biggest in the country. It was the capital of Persia during the Zand dynasty and hosts few interesting historical sites. The provincial capital of Fars, […]

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