Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Iran

Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Iran

Iran has long been known as a center of civilization, culture and stunning architecture. In ancient times, the region of Persia, stretched from North Africa and Turkey, which is known as one of the greatest empires of ancient history, the Middle East and India border. The offers are to visit Iran for the people, the land of great landscapes, natural beauty, history and architecture. Here’s 10 great cities to visit in Iran, is a list of towns and locations.

1. Tehran

Tehran, is the first and most obvious place to visit the Iranian capital. Located near the ancient city of rayh, Iran is a big, sprawling city of concrete buildings and traffic. He said that Iran is a great place for the beautiful Alborz mountains, skiing or hiking in the background.

Iran is about 11 million people and accounts for more than 40 percent of economic activity. Park City is home to a large number of e Jamshidieh, e-Millat Park and park on the city as parks. The Gulistan and Niavaran, iconic Freedom Tower, Tehran, Iran vintage garden and the country is home to the National Palace Museum. Other features Imamzadeh Saleh shrine and famous historical Grand Bazaar of Tehran added (market called e Bozorg).

2. Esfahan

The great city of Isfahan province (east Persian Spahān, Isfahan spelling) is one of the most important and historical cities in Iran. Some 420 kilometers south of Tehran, is the third largest city in the country had a population of 1.4 million (as of 2004). The city has a large number of Safavid palaces, with beautiful mosques, squares and other architectural features, which make ornaments from Isfahan, Iran. These magnificent monuments of Islamic and Persian architecture, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Shah Mossque, Isfahan’s Jameh Mosque, Khaju bridge, the Naqsh e Jahan Square, Chehel Sotoun, C-au-high Aga Hammam includes POL, Hasht Behesht and Ali . In addition, there are a number of non-Islamic religious buildings, such as fire Vank Cathedral and the Temple of Isfahan.

3. Shiraz

Shiraz, located in the province of Fars (called the Touchstone, hence the word “Prince”), poets, is a city of philosophers and religious reformers. Shiraz ARG- E cream poet with Khan palace is home to the tombs of Hafez and Saadi. This is the ancient site of Persepolis, can easily be visited by a bus near the town. From Persepolis, Christ in the 550 back, remains a towering columns, sphinxes and Persian stairway of perfection, which is the friezes depicting the diverse population of the empire, the kings Darius and Xerxes, the capital of all. Qajar dynasty captured the city in 1791 AD when the Persian king, Karim Khan Zand, the city as its capital in 1766. Shiraz, Nasir Mosque, cheragh shrine lawyer Mosque, King E, Vakik market, Eram Garden, Afif Abad Garden, the garden has a number of beautiful sites to visit, including the world Nama, Qavam House, lawyer bath, the gate, and touchstone Museum.

4. Sari

Not widely known outside Iran, Sari is a small town in the lush, green in the Caspian Sea province of Mazandaran. Sari is the provincial capital and is located between the Alborz mountains and the Caspian coast. The city is known for its natural beauty and orange groves and Badab Sourt natural spring. A number of attractions, such as the Clock Tower located, “Clock Square ‘(Meidān e Sā’at) of Sari, and a number of historic tombs. A good starting point especially worthy of mention, in cities as in cities and towns around the other in Mazandaran, which is on the light, the Caspian coast, Babol (formerly known as Bārforoush), it is called “the Blue Flower” -and Amul. If only for this region of verdant scenery and pleasant climate, is definitely worth visiting.

5. Yazd

Top cities in different climate and geography, Yazd is an ancient desert city in the heart of Iran. Known as the “city of towers”, Yazd is famous for its traditional brocade, silk, and unique architecture. Located some 270 km from Dasht-e Lut Kavīr and Kavīr on the southeastern province of Isfahan, Yazd is hot and dry, being located between two deserts. The main sites ‘wealth in the garden to visit, Jameh Mosque, Bogheh-YE- Syed Roknaddin, Khan-e lorry, Alexander prison, Amir Chakmaq complex, Dakhmeh-YE-Zartosh include an ancient Parsi (Tower of Silence’), and Ateshkadeh (an ancient Zoroastrian fire temple).

6. Tabriz

(They have a common border, though no country called Azerbaijan), Tabriz known as Iran’s northwestern province of East Azerbaijan, is located. “Peace city” called, Tabriz, Iran is one of the most historic and important cities. It also has a large number of such Tabriz Blue Mosque (which is 700 years old) Rab ‘e Rashidi historic and beautiful sites of the University of ruins. Other things to see in the city of Tabriz bazaar, including the Constitution, the House, the museum, ARG- e Tabriz and the Anglican Church. The city is also historically significant as it is the first post office, as well as the first fire station and the first public library in the country. Who came or lived in the city include the famous poet Rumi and Shams-e Tabrizi.

7. Kandovan

Kandovan, Tabriz, still, which is located 50km to the south of the province of East Azerbaijan, which are carved inside a mountain of rocks is famous for its beautiful houses. These ancient buildings, some of which have been whitewashed to give a more modern look, is decorated with carpets and clothing and supporting communities of about 170 families.

8. Kerman

Kerman south a desert trading city in western Iran. It Kavīr e-Lot is located in the southwest desert. Which is the province of Kerman, the capital of Kerman city, bordering the desert in arid and semi-arid areas. With a historic market town center is built of mud brick buildings. The city’s various ethnic groups, including a melting pot of East Pakistan. The city’s main tourist sites including ARG- e Bam, Ganjali baths Khan, Shah Wali Nematollah grave Shazdeh Garden.

9. Qom

 

This Fatima Ma’suma, as Ali Raza sister’s burial place is a historical religious center of Qom, the Shiite Islamic world. This is the tomb which is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year, was transformed into a beautiful golden domed shrine. E Road Qom Qom (river) and Dasht-e Kavīr (Salt Desert), is located in the north-central coast 147km south of Tehran, Iran. In addition to being a site of pilgrimage, the main city in the 1979 Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini city as his own seat. Ten of the 400 saints are buried in the area, so that it can be visited by a lot of graves.

10. Mashhad

Finally, as we Mashhad, turn the holy city for Shiite Muslims in Iran, the burial place of Imam Reza shrine and place. E Razavi Khorasan province in northeastern Iran, discovered in the river valley, Mashhad, the second largest population of Tehran in Iran. Provide the city with religious buildings in the center of the city center in around 12 localities, mostly circular in shape. As a holy city of Mashhad, Imam Reza shrine city life center. About 1.5 million foreign tourists visited Mashhad every year, of which 23% came from Iraq. However, there along with other sites to visit, Mehdi Hamam Gholibek met, including Nadir Shah Reza shrine on the market, and markets.

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