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Iran - Travel tips
Iran includes the region once known as Persia, in Asia, it’s the perfect destination for those who want to discover the history and traditions of one of the ancient cultures of the world.
Far from the image of a fundamentalist country described by the medias, modern Iran is a country where the heritage of the past and western “lifestyles” can coexist.
Iran’s geography is characterized by plateaus, mountains and coasts on the Caspian Sea and on the Persian Gulf.
A tour in Iran will surprise you with architectural beauties and an unlimited cultural heritage, but also with the hospitality of the Iranian people and traditions, tastes and flavours that come from the past of this great country.
There are 21 places in Iran that are part of the UNESCO World heritage list. Guided by our local experts you’ll be able to discover them in the most authentic way, combining a rich program of visits with unique experiences like tastings and shows like traditional dances and concerts.
The main cities of the nation, Teheran, Mashad, Kashan, Yazd, Esfahan and Shiraz are rich in monuments, archaelogical sites such as world famous Persepolis (discover more on our "5 key places" article), mosques, Persian gardens and museums, while the coasts and the mainland offer unique natural beauties like the amazing islands of Qeshm and Kish, the rivers and the streams, the natural parks of Golestan and Khar Turan.
Cities and villages have their center in the bazaar, another unmissable spot if you want to discover the true life of the Iranian people. In Isfahan, for example, the traditional shops are located in small streets while if you want to see the high-end boutiques you’ll have to go to the main street of Chajar Bagh.
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Travel guides in Iran
8 must-see attractions in Tehran, Iran
Tehran is the capital of Iran, a fascinating city full of contrasts, history and ancient monuments.
Dishes and spices of the Iranian cuisine
Discover Iranian cuisine, its spices and traditional dishes. Iranian cuisine is delicious and influenced by different cultures, and is also a fundamental pillar of Iranian life.
Shiraz: 10 things you must absolutely see while on tour
Shiraz is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Iran and it would be a shame not to include it in your itinerary. Here are some tips on how to organize your stay in Shiraz.
Iran in 5 key places
The 5 most beautiful and significant places in Iran, between history and traditional architecture.
The history of Persepolis: useful things to know before a trip
Persepolis, ancient capital of the Achaemenid Empire, is a splendid city rich in history and architecture.
Yazd, Iran: top 6 attractions
Among the most beautiful cities to visit during a trip to Iran is the magical Yazd, the city of Zoroastrianism, also renowned for its crafts, silk and sweets.
Kashan: 5 must-see attractions
Kashan, in the province of Isfahan, has plenty of Persian gardens, splendid buildings decorated with details and traditional architectural works of art.