World media put spotlight on Iran as tourist hub

Following a landmark nuclear deal Tehran and world powers clinched in 2015, Iran is repeatedly named as a hot travel destination by a circle of international media outlets in terms of its rich history, picturesque sceneries, traditions, cuisine and hospitable people.

Iran’s irresistible rise as a tourist destination

Iran is proving to be an increasingly popular destination with air travelers, experiencing growing passenger numbers from around the world – a trend that looks like it will continue in 2017, according to a study by ForwardKeys, the leading travel intelligence analyst.

Iran among 2017 must-visits

Iran has been recommended as a top travel destination for 2017 as the country takes steps to ease visa rules for foreign tourists.

Tourists avid for Iran

Iran is a booming destination for Europeans seeking adventurous vacations, particularly people from Spain, France and Scandinavia. Even tourism from the United States is picking up, industry insiders say.

Chehel Sotoun palace: a former home of opulence

Chehel Sotoun, located in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, is a surviving 17th-century palace, which used to be part of the royal precinct that stretched between Naqsh-e Jahan (Imam) Sq. and Chahar Bagh Abbasi St.


Holidays in Iran: Readers’ travel tips

The well-traveled readers of the Guardian pick Iranian hill villages, palaces and guesthouses, plus unusual events such as ancient athletics and ritual mourning ceremonies.