Remarkable Discovery of an Achaemenian Gateway Near Persepolis

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Iran Archaeology News

Tal-e-Ajory Bricks

The joint efforts of Iranian-Italian excavation expedition bore further fruits in Tal-e-Ajory historical mound in the vicinity of Persepolis. The result has been a gateway had been constructed for an Achaemenian palace already in place before Persepolis had been built! Yes, the fact is that this discovery has unveiled some ambiguous unknown period about the ancient city of […]

A Walking Tour of Esfahan in Half a Day

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Iran Tourism

Ceiling of Aliqapou Palace in Esfahan

Isfahan is certainly one of the most-liked destinations inside Iran among foreign travelers. A walking tour of Esfahan in half a day will surely make you familiar with the ambience of traditional Iran and some of the most awesome monuments of this beautiful city. This is going to be a visit in and around Imam […]

A Walking Tour of Shiraz in Half a Day

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Iran Tourism

Vakil Moquein Shiraz

If you’re interested in walking and if long-distance drives have made you tired enough to long for a walking tour in Shiraz, you will enjoy this sightseeing excursion. It takes half a day and you visit 6 major sites before ending up in an enjoyable local restaurant where traditional food is served. What I’m introducing […]

Get to Know the Life under the Skin of Iranian Bazaars

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Life

Craftsmen in Esfahan Bazaar

As world travelers, you have certainly heard of the world bazaars and seen several of them here and there. On the surface, they may look like shopping centers, but some deeper reality can be found under the skin of Iranian bazaars. I want you to know more about what’s down there and who’s doing what in such living […]

Visit Alamout Castle, The Most Famous Assassins’ Fortress in Iran

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Iran Tourism

Alamout Castle in NE of Qazvin

A trip to Alamout castle is full of wonders. It’s a hidden place among the high mountains of the Alborz, which assassins used as a stronghold for almost a couple of centuries to organize resistance against the foreign invaders occupying Iran. The incredibly hard terrain and location of the path to Alamout fortress had kept it […]

Tourism in Iran Faces Accommodation Challenges

Written by Rahman Mehraby. Posted in Iran Tourism

Kashan Old House of Ameries

These days, people in charge of tourism management in Iran have mentioned statistics like 200-240 percent growth in the number of incoming tourists to the country, which is a promising figure. Apart from happiness among those involved in this industry, there’s a serious concern in managerial levels about tourists’ accommodation in Iran. There are some decent hotels […]

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