Persian New Year in the shadow of Coronavirus

Persian New Year in the shadow of Coronavirus As you may already know, 20th of March 2020 is the first day of year in Persian calendar. From 3000 years ago the start of spring has a significant meaning in Iranians/Persians culture. For us, New Year’s day is more than just a formal date in the […]

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Yalda night

Don’t miss out Yalda night! It`s basically the longest night of the year (the last night of Autumn) and Iranian people celebrate it very special. So accept any invitation you get at this night from any local person! And how to get an invitation?! You don’t have to arrange anything in advance, Just be open to […]

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Kashan

Famous for: Kashan is known for Maranjab Desert and Caravanserai located near the salt lake, and also producing silk, carpets, velvet, rose water and potteries Good for people with the personality of: history lovers, desert trekkers Climate: Desert climate Language/Dialect: Farsi with Kashi accent population: 304,487 Famous dishes:  Khoresht Nokhod Alleh, Kateh Moatar Handicrafts and […]

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Kerman

Famous for: Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage Good for people with the personality of: History lover and those who are interested in local cultures Climate: Desert climate Ethnic groups: Fars, Balouch, Kord, Lor, Arab Language/Dialect: Farsi with Kermani accent population: 738,374 Famous dishes:  Bozghorme, Motenajbe Abgoosht, Alooche Kermani Stew, Ash […]

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Shiraz

Famous for: Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, wine, and flowers. It is also considered by many Iranians to be the city of gardens, due to the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in the city, for example, Eram Garden. Good for people with the personality of: History lovers, […]

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Tehran

Famous for: Tehran is famous for Azadi tower, historical palaces and several museums Good for people with the personality of: History lovers, for those who are seeking exciting entertainments, nightlife and hustle & bustle of a large metropolitan Climate: Semi-arid climate Ethnic groups: Persians, Azerbaijanis, Lurish, Kurdish, Arabs, Armenians, Baluchis, Bakhtiaris Language/Dialect: Persian population: Urban: 8,693,706; […]

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Isfahan

Famous for: Islamic architectures, Persian Gardens,  picturesque bridges, Persian Carpets, Bazars Good for people with the personality of: Architectures lovers, Classic Travelers, Artsy travelers, Shop Lovers Climate: cold desert climate/ arid climate Best time for visit: All seasons Ethnic groups: Persian, Lor, Turk, Azari, Armenians, Georgians Language/Dialect: Farsi with Esfahani accent population: 1961000 Famous cuisine/food: […]

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Yazd

Famous for: Various delicious sweets, silk fabric like Termeh, wind catchers, great mosques, mud-brick old town Good for people with the personality of: Historic lovers, nature and desert surfers Climate: Hot desert Ethnic groups: Persians Language/Dialect: Farsi with Yazdi accent population: 529,673 Famous dishes: Ash-e-Shooli (Shooli Potage), Ashe- Gandom (Wheat Potage), Ash-e-Aloo (Plum Potage), Ash-e-Abghooreh […]

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Iran Visa Types

All types of visa defined by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran are listed below. Visa Types Description Who can apply Documents needed A – Entry Visa for Foreign citizens who have an invitation letter from ministries, governmental organizations, private & public sectors, … for the purpose of negotiating, signing contracts, setting up […]

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Traveling Iran during Muharram

Muharram, the first month of the lunar year, has great value among Muslims. In commemoration of the Prophet Mohammad grandson’s martyrdom, Hussein ibn Ali, all Shia Muslims and believers take part in mourning ceremonies. Prophet Muhammad’s family took part in an injustice battel against Yazid, the caliph of the Umayyad caliphate, about 1400 years ago. […]

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