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Explore Emerging Beach Destinations in Iran: Places Only Known for Local People

Home to nearly 3500 kilometres of coastline, southern Iran is a legendary destination for beach lovers.  Each city and village located along the Persian Gulf is packed with natural beauty, clean beaches, historic architecture, and super-friendly local people.  When you start searching for the best Persian Gulf’s ports, you come across many incredible...

The Best Winter-Sun Destinations in Iran | Travel Guide

Winter-Sun destinations are of the most important tourist attractions in the world. Wonderful places with unparalleled potential in attracting travelers from all over the world. Many people in the world do not like the winter cold weather. And they do not like to shiver in front of a burning fire in the cold as well. In fact, they prefer a warm and sunny place...

Natural Attractions of Isfahan

One of the Best Countries of the World 🇷🇺

My wife and I traveled to Iran at the end of 2018 to celebrate my 58th birthday. We have been to Shiraz, Yazd and Isfahan. I have been to more than sixty countries and I can say that Iran is obviously one of the best. First and foremost we were impressed by the friendliness of the local people. It was not the sort of friendliness tourists come across in many places...

3 Caravanserai located in Kermanshah province

The peak of the caravanserai period in Iran was the Safavid period when Shah Abbas Safavid decided to build 999 caravanserais in Iran. An exact document as to whether or not 999 caravanserais were built is not available, but what is clear is that 54 of these caravanserais remain in Iran today and of these 54, 3 of them have become the share of Kermanshah province...

In Yazd, an Eternal Flame Burns Bright

BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on  March 17, 2015 Arrived at the main bus terminal in Yazd, the capital of the eponymous province in Iran, at night, and immediately I had the impression of a city that was wide sprawling. There were no high-rise buildings visible, and the city stretched out flat and low. I couldn’t wait until day broke to see and...

An Armenian Tale of Rebirth, Survival in Ancient Iran

Printed in The Jakarta Globe on  December 24, 2014 Having spent a few days in Iran, a republic that implements shariah law, I began to wonder if the country had any churches. My curiosity was answered when I stayed in Isfahan, 340 kilometers south of Tehran. Although the cities that I visited in Iran are all uniquely stunning, I must say that Isfahan is the most...

On A Quest for the three Wise Men of Neyshabur

BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on  July 13, 2015 I traveled to by car to Neyshabur, 115 kilometers west of Mashhad, the capital of Iran’s Razavi Khorasan province. On the way, I passed a mountain range. Neyshabur is famous for its fertile land and pleasant climate. It borders the high mountains of Bilanud to the north, from where the chilly...

Kashan: A Gem of Traditional Persian Architecture

Kashan: A Gem of Traditional Persian Architecture BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on  July 1, 2015 Here I am in Kashan, a city in Isfahan Province, about a three-hour drive to the south of Iran’s capital Tehran. The city of around 280,000 people was the capital of the Persian Empire during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid II (1642-1666) of the...