Iran Destination: Mesr Desert, the heart of Deserts

Mesr Desert: The Island in the Sea of Sands

Mesr Desert, Travel to Iran, Visit Iran, Desert Trekking , Iran Tour  “Mesr; A Desert With The Name Of Egypt” “Mesr” is the the Arabic name of Egypt, a country in north Africa;  But you may be surprised to know that there’s another Mesr too, but thousands of kilometers away from current Egypt, and kilometers […]

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On the Highest Heights: Mount Damavand

Mount Damavand Climbing Mount Damavand: Iran’s highest peak Mount Damavand may be little known outside its home nation of Iran but, however, Asia’s highest volcano is a delightful challenge for mountaineers. Lets’s take a look into white summit of Damavand.  Damavand Peak As you may heard before, mount Damavand is known as the highest mountain in […]

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 […]

5 UNESCO Persian Gardens at a Glance

Iran is home to the ancient ruins of Persepolis and eight amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are many reasons to visit this beautiful country. Persian gardens are considered one of the main spotlight registered in UNESCO World Heritage sites. These gardens, dating back to different periods since the 6th century BC, also feature buildings, […]

The Mysterious Ancient Prison: Takht-e Soleyman

The archaeological site of Takht-e Soleyman, in north-western Iran, is situated in a valley set in a volcanic mountain region. Takht-e Soleyman is the holiest shrine of Zoroastrianism and the most important relic of the former Sassanid Empire. Registered in UNESCO,  The archaeological site dates from the 6th century. It was partially rebuilt during the […]

The Hottest Spot on the Planet: Lut Desert

The Hottest Spot in the Planet: Lut Desert Let’s see what’s going on the hottest, driest, and most scenic desert on Earth. The Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, (registered as World Heritage List)  is an extreme landscape in more ways than one. The hyper-arid desert is one of the hottest and driest places […]

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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 […]

5 Reasons to Visit Iran

5 Reasons to Visit Iran 1. Is it safe to Travel to Iran? Is Iran a safe country to travel and visit? Whether you travel alone or in a group, whether you are a woman or a man, or whether you arrive day or night time, Iran is very safe. The Iranian government devotes plenty […]

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 […]