The Lost Churches in Iran

The majority of historical churches in Iran that possess historical and artistic value were built around the eight century A.H. or the 14th century AD, and the period thereafter. However, this does not mean that there were no churches existing in the country before that period. During the reign of Shah Abbas, the Safavid king, […]

Gabbeh: A traditional variety of Persian carpet

 Persian Gabbeh is a hand-knotted (handmade) thick Persian rug with long pile. It is made by the nomads of Fars province in southern Iran, of which the famous city of Shiraz is the capital. The most famous nomad group of this region is the Qashqai Tribe. Although the existing few old pieces of Gabbeh rugs […]

Shiraz Attractions
Church of Holy Simeon , Shiraz
Narcessus in Kazeroon city - winter in Iran
Isfahan, Naqshe Jahan Square

Top 5 Best photography Spots in Iran

Top 5 Best photography Spots in Iran Iran is a country of endless photo opportunities. Diversity of attractions, tourists and open people always happy to pose for the camera make it a perfect photography destination. Iran Destination reveal top 5 photography spots and tips to get the perfect pictures from Iran. 1. Masuleh village Masuleh benefits […]

The Natural Treasures of Iran

The Natural Treasures of Iran Iran, the mountainous and desert country of Central Asia offers to tourists not only interesting hiking in the Alborz mountains (with the monumental volcano Damavand) or Zagros, but also many interesting towns. But it is a vast country, so the distance between the places is relatively large. In the summer […]

Shapoori Pavilion , Shiraz

Iran Attractions; the World next Tourist Destination

The World’ Next Big Tourist Destination! Base on the recent statistical data, Iran Attractions are making a huge jump to increase tourism industry in Iran. So, let’s have a look on its 5-top destinations – from ancient cities and the beach resorts to its modern capital and the relaxation resorts to the skiing destinations and adventures locations. 5. Tehran […]

Iran Vacations, 2018-2019 – Iran Destination

Iran Vacations, 2018-2019 – Iran Destination Iran has some days in the year as holidays on which the offices, universities and schools are off. You may wanna know about them before you plan for your trip to Iran. before explaining the year holidays in Iran, it should be mentioned that Friday is the Islamic day […]

In Switzerland the Soup Quarrelling Politicians Share

In Switzerland the Soup Quarrelling Politicians Share Milchsuppe is a meal infused with folklore, not least because of its association with Switzerland’s very formation. Some mornings around 08:00, after reading the daily prayer at Kappel Abbey in the canton of Zürich, retired pastor and part-time historian Susanne Wey-Korthals steps from the recess into the Alpine air, crosses […]