Find out more about the places to visit in Iran.
Gorgan, Hormuz, Isfahan, Mashhad, Masouleh,
Qom, Tabriz, Tehran, Shiraz.
Gorgan, in northern Iran, has good air, rail and road access to most
larger cities in Iran. Entering or leaving by land between Iran and Turkmenistan is open to both Iranian and
Hormuz - the town, the island, the strait and the Musandam Peninsula;
an important strategic position for centuries.
Isfahan, or Esfehan, has been designated by UNESCO as a world heritage
to. When you get the hang of it, you're provided with an excellent visual opportunity to
explore and discover the hidden delights of Isfahan.
(mah-shahd), meaning place of martyrdom, is the capital and largest city in Khorasan
province. It is also Iran's holiest city, located 850 kilometres north-east of Tehran;
near the border with Turkmenistan.
Located some 56km south-west of Rasht and 25km west of Fooman,
Masouleh (1,050 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful and traditional
villages in Gilan Province. It's uniqueness is it's terraced style on the mountain and the
lack of motor vehicles.
Qom is located some 120km Southwest of Tehran. Sometimes considered
the religious capital of the Islamic Republic, Qom hosts the tomb of Hazrat Masumeh,
sister of Imam Reza. Many religious schools, dedicated to Islamic teaching, are located
around the Hazrat Masumeh Sanctuary.
Tabriz was founded during the Sassanid period and is located 597 km
north-west of Tehran.
has a unique fascinating character. It lies on an incline some 1,200 meters above sea
level at the southern foothills of the mighty Alborz mountain range. Visit the
French-style palaces in northern Tehran belonging to the former Shah of Iran and the
museums to get more information on the former Persian Empire and Persian heritage.
Contemporary city magazine with a community of writers who tend to focus on issues that
official or established media seldom do.
Shiraz is often regarded as one of the most attractive of all Iranian
cities; situated 919 Km south of Tehran.
Just where are the major cities in Iran? Learn more about the regions of Iran.
From the Iran Chamber Society.
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