Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Iran may not look like your usual tourist destination, and the theocracy, the passion for all nuclear things, and the story of the authoritarian kings of the past few decades will certainly not make it more attractive for travel cocktails. But Iran is different from most countries in the Middle East.

Thousands of years of ascending and descending civilizations-Persians, Parthians, and Safavids-passed before the modern state, and their glory and wealth instilled a sense of pride and stability for many people in today’s country (Even if they don’t admit it) it) will be envious. Today, this means that Iran is firmly moving towards the future, while still steadfastly sticking to its dazzling past-an an interesting division that really affects the entire place.

Shuttle between Bohemian cafes and Tehran’s leading art galleries, or look for majestic religious schools in cities such as Isfahan and Yazd. You can sculpt passages in Dizin, or follow in the footsteps of Xerxes and Darius in Persepolis.

Let’s Explore The Best Places To Visit In Iran:

Here is the detail of some of the famous places and the most beautiful places in Iran, have a look, and let us know what do think of these?

  • Esfahan
  • Shiraz
  • Tehran
  • Dizin
  • Yazd
  • Persepolis
  • Tabriz
  • Mashad
  • Rasht
  • Kerman
  • Kashan
  • Kish
  • Hamadan
  • Qom
  • Ramsar

 

Esfahan

The splendid city of Esfahan has more wealth than Muslim kings, sultans, and caliphs. You can shake a cobalt blue pottery vase in the mountain village of Zagros, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Iran.

Its center is dominated by the huge Naqsh-e Jahan Square. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is surrounded by ceramic-façade mosques and the magnificent Safavid Palace.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Esfahan

Elsewhere, flying fountains give way to tree-lined avenues, legendary schools have sprung up on the streets, and the arabesque market is packed with colorful spices and fringed carpets from the East.

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Shiraz

Shiraz has been repeatedly praised and supported by romantic poets and travelers. It is revered as the birthplace of the great Persian writing masters Hafez and Saadi. It is a city full of tradition and culture.

Visitors will be able to discover the great tombs of these writers among the palm trees and blooming gardens of Afifabad and Eram, as well as the intricate arabesque interiors of the 1,000-year-old Qor’an Gate and Nasir al-Mulk Mosque.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Shiraz

Surprisingly, the city also added its name to a famous wine. Although the cascade vineyards in Persian province have long since dried up, it is believed that nearly seven thousand years ago, some of the oldest white beans in the world The classes are produced here!

Kashan

Kashan originated in the desert of northern Iran, between Isfahan and the capital Tehran.

This is an oasis city, full of blooming palm trees and lush gardens, nourished by scattered streams.

These buildings are obviously adobe and brown, except for the elegant palace of Tabataba’i House, Amiri House, and the dome of Aqabozorg, of course.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Kashan

These are the remnants of the Qajar royal family, who came here in the 18th and 19th centuries and built impressive apartment buildings.

There is also a pulsating market and beautiful views of the mountains on the horizon.

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Tehran

Except for the rugged city walls of the snow-capped Alborz Mountains towering like a camp on the northern edge of the city, this place is mainly concrete and full of traffic jams caused by smog.

But whether it is or not, this huge city is the political and economic center of the country. This is absolutely important, isn’t it? Well, actually a lot.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Tehran

There are great monuments such as Azadi Tower, and the gleaming spectacle of the National Jewelry Vault and the mummy prince of the National Museum of Iran are just some impressive relics.

Coupled with a series of chic cafes, restaurants, avid bazaars, and the vitality of young students, Tehran is really not that bad!

Dizin

Located nearly 3,000 meters above the snowy heights of the Alberts Mountains, where the European Caucasus and Asian mountains collide, Dijin Hill Station has become one of Iran’s top winter sports destinations.

With a series of high-quality toboggan runs, from moderately difficult to challenging trails, and a series of cables and lifts first installed in the 1960s, the elevated resort is one of the best places to ski and jump.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Dizin

There are also some alpine-style hotels with a great view of the huge cone of Damavand Mountain in the distance.

Yazd

The adobe Warren in the ancient city of Yazd is like something in the thousand and one nights.

There are gilded spires everywhere, and the dome of the mosque is decorated with intricate geometric decorations; the fragrance of incense and mint tea wafts from the cafe.

At the same time, the mysterious Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Shiite Hussein’s minaret, the Emir Shahmach complex, dominate the city center.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Yazd

Then there is the open-air market, where dust storms flow between cotton and silk shops, and hookahs swell in the background.

Yes, this is where you want to follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo!

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Persepolis

The great kings named Cyrus, Darius, and Xerxes walked on the streets of Persepolis that were once burned by the sun, because it was here, in the barren vineyards of Shiraz and the roaring Burr. Between the Va river, the great Persian empire established its homeland from the 5th to the 3rd century BC.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Persepolis

Today, traces of this once-frightening power remain only in the east, with a group of faintly visible marble columns and several attractions, all of them Both can be distinguished from the great complex of buildings situated among the towering hills of Jebel Rachmat.

Travelers can immerse themselves in history and even see the tomb of the venerable King Darius I.

Tabriz

With a history of more than 4,500 years, there is evidence that Tabriz is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.

Now, the deep past is revealed in the majestic levels of the buildings that the place is famous for, such as the huge Blue Mosque in 1465, which is decorated with deep cobalt blue gleaming painted pottery.

Another must-see fact is the huge Tabriz Bazaar, which is known as one of the important trade outposts on the ancient Silk Road.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Tabriz

Today, the ceiling and arched atmosphere of this old shopping center are still covered with sparkling gold jewelry and blood-red carpets, sweet Turkish pastries, and spice dishes from the East.

Mashad

Mashhad is a holy place for many Iranians. It is the mausoleum of Ali al-Ridha (or Imam al-Ridha), the eighth imam of Shia Islam. This is a very sacred place, marked by the huge Imam Reza Shrine. It is located in the city center and covers an area of ​​nearly 600,000 square meters; the sparkling gilded minaret extends to the ski area for more than 30 meters, and the magnificent dome is inlaid Precious metals (certainly one of the most amazing buildings in the country).

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Mashad

In addition to this must-see attraction, Mashhad also has clean streets and peculiar carvings, not to mention some curries with saffron, which will definitely make your taste buds numb!

Rasht

For Iranians, Rasht is the gateway to Shaomal, a green hills and heavy rain area that no other part of the country can match.

The unique climatic conditions of the high mountains surrounding the city are due to its enviable location on the edge of the Caspian Sea, which happens to be many other exotic attractions.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Rasht

We are talking about the Soviet-themed monument related to the Soviet sympathizer Mirza Koshak and the tree-lined European-style exterior wall of Shahradari in the center.

However, take a hike to see the wonderful Golestan National Park, where the misty forest inhabits the usually outstanding Persian tigers!

Kerman

The ancient Kerman trade outpost is surrounded by the vast desert of southern Iran. Since the main trade route between the Arabian Peninsula and India passed here, it has maintained its prosperous commercial characteristics.

Look at the sprawling bazaar in the city center. In the arched store, five spices are mixed with chili and coriander powder.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Kerman

There are also earthen Turkish styles hammam and adobe streets for strolling.

Once you have finished and cleaned up the city, be sure to put on your shoes and boldly enter the red and yellow hills of Greater Kerman Province.

Kish

More than one million people find Kish Island in the sparkling waters of the Persian Gulf 19 kilometers south of the Iranian coast.

They began to immerse themselves in a place that was completely different from the motherland in many ways; a place where a large casino meets the palm tree garden of a luxury resort hotel.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Kish

However, there are two other attractions to ensure a steady flow of visitors to Kish: shopping and beaches.

The first is a duty-free shopping mall surrounding the main city, and the last is a sparkling white sand beach, coral reef, and great scuba diving.

Hamadan

This once great city was forged by the Medes, Assyrians, Persians, and Parthians. It may not be the capital of ancient legends, but it is still immersed in the place you expected thousands of years ago. In all cultures. Behind her.

It may be the location of the most famous Avicenna tomb, which records and commemorates the life of perhaps the most scientific thinker in the Islamic world.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Hamadan

There are other amazing attractions, such as the Ali Sadr Cave, the lake inside the largest cave on earth, and the Ganjnameh inscriptions made by the ancient Persian king Darius and Xerxes.

Qom

It is filled with towering minarets of the capital and the turquoise dome of the Totem Mosque (don’t miss the beautiful Ahl al-Bayt Mosque). As one of the cultural and religious centers of the country, it also has some famous religious schools, which attract a large number of pilgrims throughout the year.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Qom

Most people came to the Fatima al-Masuma mausoleum to admire their insignificance and pay the

Ramsar

 Ramsar is strategically located between the rugged height of the Alborz Mountains and the Caspian Sea.

This is a very enviable location; a facade that gives the city a neoclassical hotel, palm-lined streets, and many beautiful beaches, as well as some truly breathtaking panoramic views of the hills that are in the north, Formed the Caucasus Mountains of Azerbaijan.

Best Places To Visit In Iran: Amazing Places With Rich History

Ramsar

This place has always been one of the best coastal havens for Iranian stars and is still attractive for its bubbling hot springs and legendary healing water.

Final Thoughts

In last, we undoubtedly say that Iran has one of the oldest, richest, and most influential artistic heritage in the world, covering many disciplines including literature, music, dance, painting, weaving, ceramics, calligraphy, metallurgy, and architecture. You must this place once in your life to life to have an unforgettable experience.

Saba Ghani
Saba Ghani

Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been the chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. You can catch her at sabaghani80@gmail.com or Twitter

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