Tabriz has many beauties and historical attractions therefore, it is always one of the top tourist destinations for both domestic and foreign tourists. Tabriz is the capital of East Azerbaijan province and one of the most important metropolises in Iran. If you like to get acquainted with top places to see in Tabriz, continue to accompany us.

Top Places to See in Tabriz

 

Top Places to See in Tabriz

Elgoli:

Top Places to See in Tabriz

Elgoli (formerly called Shah goli), is One of the most famous and popular Places to See in Tabriz. Shah Goli means the pool of the king. Gol in Turkish means pool.

This beautiful place, is located in the southeast of Tabriz, 7 km from the city center. This park dates back to 500 years ago.

Elgoli contain a lake and a nice pavilion. The depth of the lake is 12 meters, and during the year it is full of water and  If you are looking for a passing a good afternoon, we suggest you this park.

Tabriz bazaar:

Tabriz bazaar

The Tabriz bazar with an area of one square kilometer, is the world biggest roofed market. This beautiful market is also, registered in the UNESCO world heritage list. Tabriz bazaar were constructed in the 16th century, when the city became the capital city of the Safavid Dynasty.

Blue Mosque:

Blue Mosque

The blue mosque or Jahan Shah Mosque is another Top Places to See in Tabriz. The unique blue Tiling of this mosque has caused it to be called the turquoise of the Islamic world. This mosque built by Kara Koyunlu rule in the 9th century. The must-see part of this mosque is, its gold and ultramarine ceiling which is unique in its kind.

Arg of Tabriz (Ali Shah castle):

Arg of Tabriz (Ali Shah castle):

The main building of the citadel dates back to the 8 century. The purpose of the construction was to build a mosque but, due to Collapsing the roof while making and the death of AliShah, Semi-finished was abandoned.

During the war between Iran and Russia in 1804 to 1824 AD, this semi-structured structure became a military wall. Today, the south wall of the citadel, just remains.

Azerbaijan Museum:

Azerbaijan Museum

This museum is located near the Blue Mosque. There are 1,200 antique objects in the museum, which few of them displayed. The oldest of them belongs to the Iron Age. Azerbaijan Museum is the second Iranian archaeological museum after the National Museum of Tehran.

Maqbarato Shoara (Poets tomb):

Maqbarato Shoara (Poets tomb):

Maqbarato Shoara is located in Sorkhab neighborhood and is one of the historical cemeteries of this city. More than 400 poets, mystics and famous figures of Iran and its neighboring countries buried in this cemeteries. Asadi Tusi, is the first poet buried in this complex.

Kandovan Village:

Kandovan Village:

Kandovan is one of the three rocky villages in the world and one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of East Azerbaijan province. This village located at 60 kilometers southwest of Tabriz. Kandovan Village dates back to more than six thousand years ago. The construction of the houses in this village has rocky and cone architecture. Of course, what distinguishes Kandovan from its similar examples, is residence of 117 families within these rocks

Municipal hall and Museum:

Municipal hall and Museum:

Tabriz Municipality Palace is one of the most beautiful old buildings in Tabriz. This building located in the center of the city at the clock Square. This magnificent building, considered as the first and only museum in the history of Iran’s municipalities

Tabriz is the historical capital and the largest city in the northwest of Iran. A great city with mountainous weather! If you still have not had the opportunity to travel to Tabriz, Read this Travel Guide to Tabriz carefully.

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Travel Guide to TabrizTabriz weather

Travel Guide to Tabriz

Tabriz has a cool steppe climate so,It has warm and dry summers and cold winters. in terms of weather in Tabriz, September is one of the best months of the year. the hottest months are July, August, and then June. Also the best time to ski in Tabriz is often around December. In general, the best time to travel to Tabriz is the summer.

Tabriz essential Information

Distance from Tehran: 631 km

Ground travel Duration: about 8 hours

Flight Duration to Tabriz: Approximately one hour and 10 minutes

Train Travel Duration: more than 10 hours

The route from Tehran to Tabriz is not complicated. It is enough to continue the Tehran-Karaj Expressway to Qazvin and then Zanjan, finally go into the Zanjan-Tabriz highway.

Accommodation in Tabriz

Travel Guide to Tabriz

To stay in Tabriz, you can choose from many choices, because this city is ready to host many travelers.You can find a reasonable option for staying in Tabriz in exactly the same amount as your budget.Hotel Kaya Laleh Park, is one of the most luxurious hotels in Tabriz and Iran. In the same category, we offer Elgoli Hotel, Shahryar Hotel, Tabriz International Hotel and Tabriz Petrochemical Recreation Complex. Gostaresh hotel, Behboud Hotel in the city center and the Esteghbal Hotel, are examples of Intermediate Tabriz’s hotels.

Tabriz’s Restaurants

Travel Guide to Tabriz

Vahid Restaurant , Talar-E Bozarg El-Goli , Tabriz Modern Restaurant, Emarat Traditional Cafe Teria & Restaurant, Shahriar Traditional Restaurant  and Gazmakh  are the most famous restaurants in Tabriz.

 Tabriz Souvenir

Travel Guide to Tabriz

Good nuts, Eris, Nogha, Baklava, Luz, Sahand’s Honey and Lighvan chees are the delicious souvenirs of Tabriz. Tabriz leather and carpet products have their own fans as well

Tabriz attractions

Travel Guide to Tabriz

There are many places to visit in Tabriz. Some of the most important attractions of Tabriz are as follows:Tabriz parks are beautiful and spectacular, like Elgoli, which is the most famous of them. The Tabriz’s bazaar is one of the places we highly recommend. This bazaar recorded, on UNESCO world heritage sites.Municipality Building and museum of Tabriz, Blue mosque, Arg-e Tabriz (Tabriz citadel), Jameh mosque, Azerbaijan museum, Kandovan village, St Stephanos monastery in jolfa near Tabriz, Shahryar’s house and municipal hall and Museum.

In this article we will review the last part of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran

  • Golestan Palace| beautiful palace Remaining from the Qajar period

Golestan Palace| beautiful palace Remaining from the Qajar period

Golestan Palace is one of the most exclusive historical collections in Iran. This royal complex located in Tehran. The foundation of this collection dates back to the time of Shah Abbas Safavid but, Today, the works created by him are not visible. The complex has more than 10 museums and buildings.

This palace has a European Iranian face and has undergone significant changes during the Nassereddin Shah Qajar area. indeed, it was the result of the kings trip to Europe.

Registration year: 2013

Address: Tehran, 15 Khordad Avenue, Arg Square

  • Shahr-e Sukhteh | The Burnt City

Shahr-e Sukhteh | The Burnt City

 

The Shahr-e Sukhteh is an ancient region with an area of 151 hectares on the Zabul road to Zahedan. The city dates back to 3200 BC. The city’s name is still unknown, and it was named due to the burning on fire.

The first brain surgery, the first artificial eye, The World’s first animation, these are some of the important things that have been discovered in this city.

Registration year: 2014

Address: Sistan and Baluchestan Province, 55 km from Zabol

  • Cultural Landscape of Meymand

Cultural Landscape of Meymand

Meymand is the name of a village in Kerman province, which is one of the few architectural forms of rock architecture. The most important feature of this village is that Some of its natural and man-made caves are still used for housing and shelter. Some of stone engravings in this village date back to 10,000 years ago. The majority of residence are nomadic and shepherds.

Registration year: 2015

Address: Kerman Province, Babak Town, Meymand Village

  • The ancient city of Susa |Valuable Treasure of Khuzestan

The ancient city of Susa |Valuable Treasure of Khuzestan

Susa is an ancient city in the Khuzestan province, which is consider as one of the oldest known settlements in the world. according to studies, this city  founded in the 4000 BC but, lately the experts found the residential village dating back to 7,000 BC in this area. Among the important monuments of this city are Apadana Palace, which was the Winter Palace of the Achaemenid Kings and the main palace of Darius I. Susa has been the capital of the Achaemenid government.

Registration year: 2015

Address: Khuzestan Province, Ancient City of Susa

  • Qanat |Architectural iranian Architecture Intelligence

Qanat |Architectural iranian Architecture Intelligence

Iranian Qanat is one of the most amazing water supply systems in the world. 11 Qantas  registered as the Iranian Qanat in the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Qanat of Gonabad as the oldest and largest qanats in the world

Baladeh-Ferdows qanat in southern Khorasan, The remains from the Sassanid era

Zarch  qanat in Yazd, the longest Iranian Qanat

Moon qanat in ardestan, the only two-story qanat in the world

Hasan abad qanat in mehriz, with the age of seven hundred years

Vezvan  qanat and mazd abad qanat in Meymand with Underground dams

Joopar qanat in kerman, with the age of 750 years.

Ibrahim abad qanat in arak, one of the oldest quants in the country

Aasem abad qanat and akbar abad  qanat in bam city, with Twin structure

Registration year: 2016

  • Dasht-e Lut l Amazing Effect of nature

Dasht-e Lut l Amazing Effect of nature

Dasht-e Lut is a desert plain with an area of about 175,000 kilometers in southeastern Iran.

This desert includes parts of the Kerman, Sistan and Baluchestan, and South Khorasan, which is the seventh largest desert in the world. Also, this is the hottest place on the earth. In 2005, in Dasht-e Lut, temperature of 159.3 degrees Fahrenheit was measured, the highest ever officially confirmed for a location on Earth.

Registration year: 2016

Address: Parts of Kerman, Sistan and Baluchestan and South Khorasan provinces

  • Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

This collection includes 8 archaeological sites which is dispersed in three geographic Bishapur, Firoozabad and Sarvestan in the southeast of Fars province. Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars included structures, palaces, ancient cities. Monuments in this collection date back to the earliest and latest times of the Sassanian Empire, from 224 to 658 CE.

So, this collection as follows:

Historical monuments of Firuzabad: The Palace of Ardashir, Qaleh Dokhtar, The Ancient City of Ardashir-Khurreh, The Investiture Relief of Ardashir, The Valley of Tang-i Ab, The Mehr-Narseh Bridge

Historical monuments of Bishapour: Valerian Palace, Ditch, Bishapour city, Commemorative Columns, Defensive towers, Anahita Temple, Ceremonial Hall, Fire Temple, Historical Bath, The Mosaic Ayvan, Sasanid bridge, Sasanid entrance, Shapur’s Cave, Tang-e Chogan, Reliefs of Tang-e Chogan

Sarvestan Monument

Finally, to learn more about these phenomenons and historical monuments , we need to visit them. So, In planning for travel to the destinations which contain these cases, don’t forget them

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We investigated the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran earlier, and review a number of Iranian attractions that record in this list. In this article we will review the Continue this list.

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran

  • Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran| Legacy of ChristiansArmenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran| Legacy of Christians

A number of churches in Iran are also record on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which include:

St. Stephanus Church is the second most important Armenian church in Iran which is located between the border area of Jolfa and the republic of Azerbaijan and on the edge of the Aras river.

St. Thaddeus Monastery also known as the Black Church (Qare Kelisa), located near the Chaldoran region in Maku, West Azerbaijan province.

Chapel of Dzordzor, it is small but amazing. this church  built in 1315 CE and Located in Maku, West Azerbaijan Province

Registration year: 2008

Address: West Azerbaijan Province and East Azerbaijan Province

  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System | Iran’s Historic Engineering Masterpiece

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System | Iran's Historic Engineering Masterpiece

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is a complex irrigation system which based on evidence dating back to the time of Darius, an Achaemenid king of Iran at the 5th century BC. This system included water mills, dams, tunnels, and canals. GarGar weir built on the watermills and waterfalls.

The site has been recorded as a masterpiece of creative genius by UNESCO

Registration year: 2009

Address: Khuzestan Province, Shushtar, Taleghani Street

  • Historic City of Yazd |the wind-catcher city

Historic City of Yazd |the wind-catcher city

Yazd is considered as an ancient and historical city of Iran. Yazd is the first mud brick town in the world and the second most historic city in the world after Venice in Italy. This city is known to wind-catcher and bicycle and further, called as jewel of desert.

Some of the Yazd city attractions included: Dolat Abad garden, Zoroastrian Fire Temple (Ateshkadeh), Amir Chakhmaq Mosque Complex, Masjed-e Jameh, old city with its numerous badgirs (windtowers), water museum, khan-e Lari (Qajar house), Zoroastrian Towers of Silence (dakhmeh-ye zartoshtiyan), Alexander’s Prison, Chak Chak, Kharanaq village.

  • Bazaar of Tabriz |The largest Bazaar in Iran

Bazaar of Tabriz |The largest Bazaar in Iran

If we assume the city center of Tabriz is a quadrangle, the Tabriz bazaar is located precisely in the center of this quadrangle.

It is the largest market in Iran and the largest covered bazaar in the world. Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions.

Registration year: 2010

Address: East Azerbaijan Province, Tabriz, Islamic Republic Street

  • Sheikh Safi al-Din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble

Sheikh Safi al-Din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble

This Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble is a masterpiece of art and architecture and a rare example of Islamic architecture in the middle ages. Sheikh Safi, an eminent leader of an Islamic Sufi, built his Khānegāh in a beautiful garden in Ardebil. This place used for teaching and raising of Sheikh Safi’s students. And after his death, he buried in this place. Moreover, the grave of the first king of the Safavid (Ismail I) is in this place.

Registration year: 2010

Address: Ardabil, Ardabil, Sheikh Safi Avenue, Ali Qapu Square

  • Persian gardens

Persian gardens

Persian Gardens are gardens with special architecture and elements such as geometric structure, water and trees and pavilion, which are mostly built on the Iranian plateau and surrounding areas.

Three structures and designs distinguish Iranian garden from other gardens

  •  located along the waterway
  •  surrounded by long walls
  • it has pavilion and pool

There are 9 Persian gardens which is record on the UNESCO Heritage List, as follows:

Pasargad garden, Chehel Sotoun, fin garden, Eram garden, Shazeh garden, Dowlat abad garden, Abbasabad garden, Akbarieh garden, Pahlevanpour garden.

Registration year: 2011

  • Jameh Mosque of Isfahan|Ancient memorial in Isfahan

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan|Ancient memorial in Isfahan

Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is one of the most important and oldest monuments in Iran. Also this mosque known as Atiq Mosque. This 1000-year-old mosque  built with recommendation of Nezam-al-Mulk, Minister of the Seljuq ruler (Malek-Shah), probably between 1070 and 1075.

Taj Al Molk dome, Soffe – ye – Ostad, the winter gallery (BEIT AL SHETA) and Oljeitu prayer niche are the most fantastic parts of this mosque.

Registration year: 2012

Address: Esfahan, Isfahan, Majlesi St

  • Gonbad-e Qabus | Mysterious building

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran

Gonbad-e Qabus is a brick structure with an impressive height, known as the world’s tallest brick tower. The architecture of this historic structure is so amazing therefore, many of the world’s most renowned architects call it the best engineering work for human history. This tower was constructed in 1006 A.D on the orders of Amir Qabus-ibn Wushmgir – the ruler of Gorgan

Registration year: 2012

Address: Golestan Province, Gonbad Kavoos, North Imam Khomeini St.

The UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran includes 23 sites. The list includes 22 cultural heritages and a natural phenomenon. This is only a brief introduction to each of the works and you can read their full introduction in separate articles.

  • Chogha Zanbil | Ancient masterpiece

    Chogha Zanbil

The first UNESCO World Heritage sites in Iran  is Chogha Zanbil . An ancient temple, near the ancient city of Susa in the Khuzestan province. This sanctuary located in the the ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam. Some experts consider this building as the first religious building in Iran. The Chogha Zanbil ziggurat has a square shaped design with a length of 105 meters to each side. The central core of the ziggurat built by mud bricks and covered with bricks.

Registration year: 1979

Address: Khuzestan province, 40 km south-east of Susa

  • Persepolis | Achaemenid immortal LegacyPersepolis

Persepolis is an ancient city in the city of Marvdasht, Fars province. Darius has been its founder. Also after him, his son Xerxes and his grandson, Ardeshir I, expanded and developed it. According to many historians The Greek commander, Alexander the Great, attacked Iran in 330 BC and destroyed Persepolis by firing. Nevertheless, the ruins of this magnificent city are among the most important sources of knowledge about the Achaemenid empire and its society and culture.

Registration year: 1979

Address: Fars province, Marvdasht city

  • Naqsh-e jahan square | Isfahan’s Glorynaqsh-e jahan square

Naqsh-e jahan square with the official name of Emam Square is a Magnificent monument in Isfahan. A collection of unique works and beautiful buildings can be found in it. Naqsh-e jahan square has rectangular shape with 560 meters long and 160 meters wide.

The monuments in this square included, the Ali Qapu Palace, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and Gheysarie Bazaar

Registration year: 1979

Address: Isfahan, naqsh-e jahan square

  • Takht-e Soleyman | Valuable treasure of Iranian historynaqsh-e jahan square

Takht-e Soleyman (Throne of Solomon) is an ancient complex which included number of palaces and fire temple of Azargushsnab and a beautiful lake in it. It is considered as a largest monuments of Sassanid era which is known until today. Thus Takht-e Suleiman was considered to be the largest educational, religious, social, and pre-Islamic Iranian worship center.

As a matter of fact, Azargushsnab was one of the three important Sassanid fire temples.

Registration year: 2003

Address: West Azerbaijan province, 45 km northeast of Takab and Takht-e-Solomon village

  • Arg e Bam | An ancient cityArg e Bam

Arg e Bam is a large collection of tall and enclosed buildings near Bam in Kerman province. This citadel has an area of nearly 180,000 square meters. In the architecture of this ancient city, two separate parts are considered.

The government sector includes a military citadel, a four-season mansion, a barrack, a 40-meter water well and a stable for 200 horses in the center.

The peasant segment includes the city’s main entrance, the main entrance to the castle and market, about 400 homes and public buildings, such as school and sport field.

Registration year: 2004

Address: Kerman Province, Bam

  • Pasargad | tomb of Cyrus the Greatpasargad

Pasargad was the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire to be built under the command of Cyrus the great. This work is a prominent example of the Achaemenid royal art and architecture and an unrivaled Witness of Persian civilization that remains to this day. Actually the tomb of Cyrus the Great is one of the most important parts of the Pasargad, which is almost wholesome.

Except for it, The prison of Solomon, The Private Palace,The Audience Palace, The Gateway Palace and Caravanserai of Mozaffari are part of Ancient art in Pasargad.

Registration year: 2004

Address: Fars Province, Pasargad City, Pasargad Complex

  • Dome of Soltaniyeh | Jewel turquoise ZanjanDome of Soltaniyeh

Dome of Soltaniyeh is a turquoise dome constructed in Soltaniyeh. Also, it is a prominent example of Iranian art architecture. Soltaniyeh Dome is the third largest dome of the world in terms of height after the Church of Santa Maria in Italy and the Hagia Sophia in Turkey.

furthermore, this dome is also the largest historical dome in Iran and the largest brick dome in the world. Dome of Soltaniyeh is the first example of double-shell domes in the world.

Registration year: 2005

Address: Zanjan Province, Soltanieh City, Allameh Helli Square, Allameh Helli Blvd.

  • Bisotun Inscription| Treasured memorabilia of DariusBisotun Inscription

Bisotun Inscription is a multilingual inscription and a large rock relief which carved at a height of 100 meters from the ground on a cliff at Mount Bisotun in the Kermanshah Province.

This stone inscription and reliefs on the orders of Darius I, Achaemenid king, carved. The inscription written in four script included: Cuneiform, Ancient Persian language, Elamite and Akkadian or new Babylonian.

Notable points of Bisotun inscription include: introduction of Darius in his own words, Achaemenid dynasty, death of Cambyses, Gaumata rebellion and his death, praying for the country and its nation, Darius’s thank to Ahouramazda for his help in overcoming opponents and retrieving peace, advice to future kings who will read Bisotun inscription.

Registration year: 2006

Address: Kermanshah Province, Kermanshah City, Bisotun City, Bisotun Historical Site.

Travel to Isfahan will be one of the most memorable trips for any tourist. Persian proverb says Isfahan nesf-e- jahan (half of the world). This city has many historic attractions that are famous all over the world.

In this section we have prepared a list of the Top places to visit in Isfahan to guide you when traveling to Isfahan.

Top places to visit in Isfahan

Naqsh-e jahan square:

Naqsh-e jahan square:

One of the most important attractions of Isfahan is Naqsh-e jahan square. This square is the central square of this city and also known as Meidan Emam.This square was built during the Timurid era and developed during the reign of Shah Abbas I. Naqsh-e jahan square is a memorial to the magnificent architecture of the Safavid era.

At the time of Shah Abbas I, this square has been a place for polo games, rituals, celebrations and various shows, as well as military parades. There are still two polo’s goal that belong to that period.

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque:

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque isfahan

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is an architectural masterpiece of the Safavid era. The construction of this Mosque began in 1603, and was ended in 1619.

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque stand on the east side of Naqsh-e jahan square. Also this mosque has one of the most beautiful domes in the world. And it is one of the Top places to visit in Isfahan.

Si-o-se-pol Bridge:

Si-o-se-pol Bridge:

The Allahverdi Khan Bridge which is commonly called Si-o-se-pol. This bridge is beautiful and unique, and it is one of the most famous bridges in Iran. This bridge is located at the southern end of Chaharbagh Street or the enghelab Street.

The Si-o-se-pol bridge were constructed on Zayandeh-Rood river in the early 17th, with the supervision and cost of the famous Safavid commander, Allah Verdi Khan.

Khaju Bridge:

Khaju Bridge:

Khaju Bridge is more famous than other Zayandeh-Rood bridges due to its tiling and architectural decoration. In the past, this bridge has functions and features such as dam and water flow regulation. In terms of architecture, solidity and symmetry, this bridge is unique.

Chehel Sotoun palace:

Chehel Sotoun palace:

The Chehel Sotoun Palace is One of the royal gardens of the Safavid dynasty in Isfahan. According to the inscription of its date, has the title of the most blessed building in the world. The architecture of this palace is a combination of Chinese, Iranian and European art.

The meaning of Chehel Sotoun in Persian, referred to the twenty pillars,  when reflected on the beautiful and large pool of the mansion, appear to be forty.

 Hasht Behesht (the Eight Heavens)

 Hasht Behesht (the Eight Heavens)

This garden is also a memorial of the Safavid era. Hasht Behesht, which is a type of flat gardens, is located in Isfahan’s famous Charbagh Street. On the first floor, if you look everywhere, you can see beautiful and unique stuccoes. What is important in this mansion is a connection between spaces and its various parts.  Despite of the diversifying spaces, still unity and integrity of decoration are preserved.

Vank Cathedral

isfahan

Vank Church is one of the most famous churches in Iran and the largest church in Isfahan. In terms of historical paintings and decorations, definitely this is the most beautiful church in Isfahan. The church was built with the combination of Iranian and Armenian architecture that is unique in the world. The construction of the Vank Cathedral lasted about 10 years.

finally  the location of this church in the Julfa district of Isfahan allows you to visit the most famous Iranian cafes in this neighborhood

If you have any questions about Iran visa, come along with us to review some tips

The I Go Persia team is ready to provide advice and service to facilitate the visa process and entry into Iran.

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How to get Iran visa?

Two groups do not need a visa to enter Iran: Kish and Qeshm Islands visitors and citizens of eight countries

Citizens of eight countries with free visa agreement are:

Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bolivia, Armenia and Egypt can travel to Iran for a certain period without requiring a visa.

Syria: 90 days

Georgia: 45 days

Bolivia: 30 days

Turkey: 30 days

Armenia: 30 days

Egypt: 20 days

Azerbaijan: 15 days

Lebanon: 15 days

To increase the duration of their stay in Iran, they can apply to the consulates or Iran’s embassies. Also, if they are in Iran, they can go to the Foreign Nationals, Police Registration office in Iran and apply for visa renewal.

Visa on arrival

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Iranian Visa on arrival is possible at Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tabriz, Isfahanand Kish airports.

IKA: Imam Khomeini Airport

TEH: Tehran Mehrabad Airport

SYZ: Shiraz International Airport

MHD: Mashhad International Airport

TBZ: Tabriz International Airport

ISF: Isfahan International Airport

KIH: Kish International Airport

Iran Visa on Arrival Tips

Citizen and Passport holders of the countries listed below can get Iran Visa on Arrival

Azerbaijan – Albania – Germany – Austria – Armenia – Uzbekistan – Spain – Australia – Slovenia – Slovakia – United Arab Emirates – Indonesia – Ukraine – Italy – Ireland – Bahrain – Brazil – Brunei – Belarus – Belgium – Bulgaria – Bosnia Herzegovina – Portugal – Peru – Tajikistan – Thailand – Turkmenistan – China – Denmark –  Russia – Romania – Japan – Singapore – Sweden – Switzerland – Syria – Saudi – Oman – France – Palestine – Cyprus – Kyrgyzstan – Qatar – Croatia – South Korea – North Korea – Colombia – Cuba – Kuwait – Georgia – Lebanon – Luxemburg – Poland – Malaysia – Hungary – Mongolia – Mexico – Norway – New Zealand – Venezuela – Vietnam – Netherlands – Yugoslavia – Greece.

It should be noted that this type of visa is issued solely for the purpose of tourism and for persons who originally have the nationality of the above mentioned countries with Regular Passport. This visa are not allowed for Diplomatic Passport holders and official passports, etc.

Iran Visa on Arrival is not issued for Citizen and Passport holders of these countries

USA, UK, Canada, Colombia, Somalia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.

Citizens of these countries for travel to Iran, must take action through Consulate or Iranian embassies in those countries.

Applying through the Electronic online registration form for visa application and having Iran Visa reference number before the trip still is the better way to expedite the issuance of a visa at airport.

Valid Travel Insurance is often necessary for getting visa at airport

please notice:  All visitors to Iran must hold a valid passport with at least six months validity  and confirmed return ticket

Apply for an electronic visa application by clicking on the following link  Visa application

In this article we review Top Places to See in Kashan .Kashan is a city full of historical sights and which makes a different Trip’s memory for you.

This city is one of the oldest cities in the Iranian plateau with many precious landmarks. Golab Giri is the most important Kashan festival which is related to rose and water rose.

Top Places to See in Kashan:

Fin garden

 Fin garden

Fin garden is One of the most famous and popular Places to See in kashan. Because Its name recorded on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Many important things have happened throughout the history of this garden. The murder of Amir Kabir (chief minister to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar) in Hamam-e Fin (Bath of Fin) is one of the most important of them.

Historic Houses

Historic Houses

In Kashan, you can see old buildings and houses with a beautiful and amazing architecture. These houses have become the most engrossing parts of this beautiful and historical city. The most famous of them is Tabatabaei house, which is known as bride of Iranian houses. After that, the Abbasid house, which is considered as masterpiece in architecture. Borujerdi house is also another historical houses in this city that has its own beauty.

Agha Bozorg mosque

Agha Bozorg mosque

Agha Bozorg is a collection of mosques and schools that are one of the most beautiful buildings  during Qajar dynasty in Iran. The structure and decoration of this mosque is very Spectacular and it is stunningly beautiful.

Tepe Sialk (Sialk Hills)

Tepe Sialk (Sialk Hills)

Sialk dates back to 7500 years ago. And it’s the remnants of civilization that existed in Kashan during the ancient times.

Kashan Traditional bazaar

Kashan Traditional bazaar

Another valuable historical heritage in Kashan is the traditional bazaar of this city. This bazaar was built during Safavid dynasty.

Niasar Fire Temple

Niasar Fire Temple

Zoroastrian fire temple (ateshkadeh) that have been built by Ardashir I. Fire temple of Niasar, also called Chahar Tagh (four arches) and located 28 kilometers west of Kashan.

 

 

In this travel guide to Shiraz, we review the city information and important tips

Shiraz has three types of mountainous climate, temperate, warm and dry in different parts of the city. In the winter, the Shiraz’s climate is relatively moderate, and in summer it has warm and dry air. The best time to travel to this city is on May.

Travel guide to Shiraz

Accommodation in Shiraz

Accommodation in Shiraz

Due to the fact that Shiraz is one of the most popular cities in Iran for tourists, therefore there are many hotels in this city. Following on this travel guide to Shiraz, we will mention some good hotels in this spectacular city.

Pars Hotel, Karimkhan Hotel and Chamran Grand Hotel are luxury Hotels in Shiraz. Also If you want to be economical on your trip to Shiraz, you can go to the cheap hotels in this city.

Shiraz Restaurants

Shiraz Restaurants

Haft Khan Restaurant, Soofi Traditional Restaurant , Shater Abbas Restaurant are the city’s most famous restaurants. Following on this article, we will introduce some good traditional Shiraz’s food

Famous Shiraz’s Foods

Shiraz's Foods - Kalam polo

Shirazi Polo: To prepare this delicious meal, you need: rice, eggplant, chicken, yogurt, saffron, barberry and spice. This food has a lot of fans and usually everyone is satisfied with its flavor.

Dopiaze Aloo: Potato, onion, tomato, tomato sauce and spice. These are necessary ingredients for cooking this meal. cook this food is easy and is one of the most popular foods in Shiraz.

kalam polo: this delicious meal,Get prepared by Persian rice and meat and cabbage.

Other Shiraz’s attractions

Shiraz's attractions

Vakil Mosque, Quran Gateway, Arg of Karim Khan, House of qavam, Vakil bazaar and Afif abad garden are Another spectacular attraction of this beautiful city.