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THE EVER-FROZEN AZNA SNOW TUNNEL
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March 28, 2017April 18, 2017

THE EVER-FROZEN AZNA SNOW TUNNEL

For Iran’s first-time visitors, the existence Azna Snow Tunnel is often hard to believe as many of the travellers believe Iran to have a mostly dry and arid landscape and environment. Well, not so much. This spectacular frozen tunnel is a part of Iran’s extremely diverse landscape and is located in the western Lorestan Province....

THE OTHERWORDLY ALADAGLAR MOUNTAINS
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March 24, 2017June 7, 2017

THE OTHERWORDLY ALADAGLAR MOUNTAINS

On the drive travelling from Zanjan to Tabriz, East Azerbaijan Province you may see some scenery that will make you, perhaps, think a little bit more about what was in that last cup of tea you had! Driving by the Aladaglar Mountains, also known as the ‘colorful mountains’ truly seems more like a hallucination than...

THE ANCIENT KALUT SHAHDAD DESERT
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February 25, 2017June 23, 2017

THE ANCIENT KALUT SHAHDAD DESERT

Said to have been home to civilized societies thousands of years ago (circa 6000 BC), Kalut Shahdad desert, in Kerman, is a spectacular scenic area with the Kalut being of a unique significance among other deserts. The word Kalut is the name of the unique mountainous rock formations. Believe it or not, these peculiar mountains...

THE UNTRAVELED KUH-E MERIKHI
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February 22, 2017June 7, 2017

THE UNTRAVELED KUH-E MERIKHI

Wandering through the beautiful laidback coastal city of Chabahar, in southern Iran, the curious tourists and travellers that end up here can be categorized as true explorers and Iran enthusiasts.  The Kuh-e Merikhi (Martian Mountain or Mars Mountain) are this undiscovered city’s fantastic geo-morphological phenomena. This incredible stretch of mountains, that parallels the Oman Sea,...

THE NEOLITHIC MAKHUNIK VILLAGE
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February 6, 2017November 23, 2017

THE NEOLITHIC MAKHUNIK VILLAGE

Known as the village of the Lilliput people, Makhunik Village, in south Khorasan, Iran, is a very unusual place that has been kept a secret only until about forty years ago. Despite being only some 1,500 years old, this little village’s architecture looks like it’s from 10,000 years ago. The simple homes here have kept...

THE CARPET MUSEUM
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February 3, 2017February 3, 2017

THE CARPET MUSEUM

Just as the world recognizes the birthplace of the ancient art of carpet weaving to be Iran, it is vital for tourists and visitors to also know the location of its heart; The Carpet Museum, Tehran. Nothing short of a visit to a paradise, the Carpet Museum is most attractive to the fans of Persian...

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM
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February 2, 2017February 2, 2017

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM One of the most treasured museums in Iran; the magnificent Reza Abbasi Museum was named after a famous Iranian Artist of the Safavid Era and is the guardian of an invaluable collection of ancient Persian art. The museum reveals marvelous pieces of Persian artwork dating back to the 2nd millennium BC (Pre-Islam...

THE TREASURY OF NATIONAL JEWELS
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February 2, 2017February 27, 2017

THE TREASURY OF NATIONAL JEWELS

The famous ‘X’ does indeed mark this very spot in Tehran, Iran; The Treasury of National Jewels which is also known as Jewelry Museum, is the home of the world’s most valuable collection of jewelry. Comprised of many centuries worth of royal gems and treasures, this collection is immensely high in monetary value. So much...

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRAN (Iran Bastan Museum)
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January 28, 2017June 14, 2017

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRAN (Iran Bastan Museum)

The National Museum of Iran (Muzeye Melliye Iran) founded in 1937, is a traveller’s paradise comprised of two museum complexes; The Museum of Ancient Iran and The Museum of the [post] Islamic Era. The museums are home to historical artifacts and monuments from the times of ancient and medieval Iran. Included in these rare and...

SETAREGAN VALLEY
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January 26, 2017March 26, 2017

SETAREGAN VALLEY

THE WONDROUS SETAREGAN VALLEY The amazing two million year old valley on Qeshm Island, also called Darreh Setaregan, is a local legend made of completely natural cement and sand that has a very strange form and feel to it. Locals claim that it was first formed by the impact of a fallen star and has...