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A day in celebration of Iranian Heritage Studies and Tourism

A day in celebration of Iranian Heritage Studies and Tourism in our culturally diverse country. Iran has a dramatically varied geography with majestic mountain ranges, vast mystical deserts, alpine forests and green plains. From the shores of the Caspian Sea to the north to the semi-tropical Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman to the south, […]

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Blessed be Nowruz

Blessed be Nowruz, the arrival of Spring and the start of the Iranian New Year   Together with the rest of the nation, we at the Land of Turquoise Domes are busy preparing for the ancient Iranian New Year celebration, a ritual dating back to at least 6thc BC. The festivity which ushers in the […]

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Iran, Adventure and Nature

Whether you are an adventurer, have a love of nature or just like active holidays, you will have a memorable time in Iran. Iran is mostly famous for its historic and religious sites, arid deserts and parched plains but you may be surprised to know that its numerous geographical and climatic zones allow for countless […]

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Arts in contemporary Iran

Arts in contemporary Iran Due to the growing global success of the Iranian cinema, the first Iranian International Film Market (IFM) was established (1998) to coincide with Fajr International Film Festival which is held in February of each year. Times Magazine named the Iranian cinema “The Home of The World’s Most Reliable Art-Film Industry.” Iran’s contemporary cinema and […]

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Active Holidays in Iran

Active Holidays in Iran Iran’s extraordinary diversity in climate and terrain – from majestic mountain ranges, lush valleys and dense forests to vast deserts and a long coastline – offers wide-ranging opportunities for sports enthusiasts and visitors seeking active yet unusual Holidays . You might have heard of Iran’s football team qualifying for the 2018 World […]

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Dizin Ski resort

Skiing in Iran

Skiing in Iran At 1.6 million square kilometers, Iran seems a large place to be overlooked, and yet winter sports enthusiasts do not know much about its snow covered mountains and winter resorts. The Alborz mountain range alone include a large portion of Iran’s peaks of 4000m and over with an average snowfall of up […]

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Iran: Four Seasons Land!

If mosques and ancient ruins  aren’t enough to satisfy a sightseeing tour, Iran’s varied and dramatic landscapes offer the demanding traveller a wealth of awe inspiring, unspoilt views to discover. From mountains to deserts, to forests and caves. Its varied terrain and climatic diversity with majestic mountain ranges, dense forests, never-ending deserts, green valleys and coasts offers […]

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Christmases galore,…in Iran

Iranian Christians celebrate Christmas on three different dates. The Greek Church, various Protestant denominations as well as the Roman and Eastern-rite Catholics (Chaldean and Armenian Catholic) celebrate the birth of Jesus on 25 December, followed by the Armenians, the largest Christian denomination in Iran, who mark the feast on 6 January. The day after, on […]

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Skiing in Iran

Ski Season in Iran

As autumn leaves turn red and gold, ski enthusiasts in the northern hemisphere start planning for their favourite sport. Iranians are no exception and skiers amongst us plan trips to the many resorts up and down the country, snow covered mountains beckon! We are happy to share our many ski and winter sports resorts with […]

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Qeshm island

Qeshm island

Lying along the Iran’s Persian Gulf coast, the island of Qeshm and its sister islands of Hormuz, Lark and Hengam, are natural guardians to the Strait of Hormuz. With an area of some 1,491 square kilometres, Qeshm is the largest Island in the Persian Gulf.   This historic island has many stories to tell. Its geology […]

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