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How to Recharge Irancell Tourist SIM Card?
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September 9, 2017October 2, 2017

How to Recharge Irancell Tourist SIM Card?

Attention: read Internet Access in Iran Guide before reading this article. Online recharge in Iran is only possible through web sites designed in Farsi language, which makes it a difficult task for foreign tourists. Thus, goingIRAN team has provided a guidance chart to explain the whole procedure of online recharge along with the required images. We...

How to Recharge Hamrahe Aval Tourist SIM Card?
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September 3, 2017October 2, 2017

How to Recharge Hamrahe Aval Tourist SIM Card?

Attention: read Internet Access in Iran Guide before reading this article. Online recharge is done through web sites designed only in Farsi language. goingIRAN team has provided the below guiding charts to help you finish the online recharge with no need to know Farsi! We suggest you to practice the procedure with small amounts, so in...

Internet Access in Iran for Tourists, Problem Solved
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September 2, 2017September 28, 2017

Internet Access in Iran for Tourists, Problem Solved

Lack of practical and enough information about internet access in Iran may be one of the main concerns of tourists travelling to Iran. However, there is no possibility to use the local SIM cards of many countries in Iran, or the expenses would be too high. For solving such problems, GoingIRAN team has gathered all...

Acquiring an Iranian Visa and All You need to know for Iranian Visa
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January 17, 2016June 7, 2017

Acquiring an Iranian Visa and All You need to know for Iranian Visa

IRANIAN VISA REQUIREMENTS All visa applications are required to be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which take about five to seven business days, in Tehran. Iran’s visa conditions vary from country to country. Turkish passport holders can instantly obtain a three month tourist visa upon arrival at the airport, while Canadian and British...

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
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January 16, 2016July 12, 2017

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Aside from the national holidays that follow the Persian Solar Calendar, many of Iran’s holidays are in accordance with events in the Islamic religion and follow the Muslim Lunar Calendar, which moves about 10 days forward each year. A few examples of Iranian holidays are: Iranian New Year (Nowruz): Celebrated on the first day of...

DRESS CODE
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January 10, 2016June 7, 2017

DRESS CODE

HOW TO DRESS IN IRAN A key aspect to consider when travelling around the world is gaining insight on your destination’s dominant culture. Many times we may unknowingly enter into a society that is vastly different from the one we are used to, which may give us a culture shock. It can be said with...

CUISINE
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January 5, 2016January 30, 2017

CUISINE

IRANIAN TRADITIONAL CUISINE Much like its ancient history, the foods of the Iranian cuisine have been passed down, added-to, and modified for the past few thousand years. For many travellers, knowing what to expect is going to be on their dinner plate is vital information. Luckily for all visitors, there is a very large variety...