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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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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Travelling to Iran during Ramadan

Post from Saboktar.com By  Parinaz Tayebi Ramadan (called Ramezan in Iran) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The most important ritual Muslims do in this month is Fasting, Which means refusing to eat or drink anything from dawn to sunset. Moreover, they try not to commit sinful acts like lying, getting angry or doing [...]
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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Iran

1) Unique ancient & historical sites: “ legendary history & civilization “ Iran is home to the world’s oldest living civilization with historical and urban settlements dating back to more than 7,000 BC. The southwestern and western part of the Iranian Plateau contributed to the traditional Ancient near East with the Elamite Civilization, from the […]

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Exclusive Interview: IranbyBit’s Bitcoin-Powered Tourism Fueling Iranian Economy

You can read our new interview with BitcoinNews.com A brief section of this interview: An Iranian travel startup is tackling the country’s economic sanctions and consequent financial exclusion by offering visitors to the country an opportunity to pay for their travel experience with Bitcoin. Speaking to Bitcoin News, IranbyBit ‘s founder Setare Shabanipour discussed the importance of having the […]

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Korsi: Iranian Traditional Heating System

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Dress Code in Iran

What to Wear in Iran Women in Iran must always wear a long coat/tunic over their regular clothes and are required to cover their heads with a scarf. It’s the law, and not only for women. Men should wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts too. Unless you’re told that you can remove your scarf, don’t do […]

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Mamghani Needlework (East Azerbaijan province)

The most important handicraft artwork in East Azerbaijan province is needlework. This particular artwork which is popular among girls and housewives has a very old history. In the past, a kind of popular hat was the dominant work for local consumption. But other than hats, they weave table cloths, under glasses, seat belts, shoes, vests […]

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Needlework (Souzan Douzi) in Sistan and Baluchestan

Needlework (Souzan Douzi) is an Iranian handicraft artwork that is very common among the women of Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran. It is the art of drawing images on plain fabrics by sewing delicate stitches using a needle and colorful yarns.     Source: http://ifpnews.com

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