Cities of Iran

Yazd

Yazd has a unique Persian architecture. It is nicknamed the city of windcatchers , Shahr-e Badgirha) because of its ancient Persian windcatchers. It is also very well known for its Zoroastrian fire temples, ab-anbars, qanats, yakhchals, Persian handicrafts, Termeh (Iranian handwoven cloth), silkweaving, and its high-quality Yazdi confectionery.

Isfahan

Esfahan city of beautiful hand-painted tiling and glamour public square was the capital of Persia from 1598 to 1722. Half the world glance at you in Sepahan as it’s called in ancient Persia.

Tehran

Tehran is the largest city and urban area of Iran and capital of Iran, in the north of the country. Its central Golestan Palace complex, with its ornate rooms and marble throne, was the seat of power of the Qajar dynasty.

Sepidan

Shiraz

Shiraz is a city of sophistication that has been celebrated as the heartland of Persian culture for more than 2000 years. Known as theCity of Roses, City of Love and City of Gardens.

Kerman

It is the largest and most developed city in Kerman Province and the most important city in the southeast of Iran.The city is home to many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples.

Hamedan – The Biblical City of Iran

Hamadan is a prosperous city in the foothills of the Alvand Mountain renowned for its vast historical heritage, among the world’s oldest cities that has witnessed the rise and fall of many regional powers.

Kashan – The Characteristically Iranian

Kashan is one of the primary centers of civilization since prehistoric ages, home to human settlements since at least the 4th millennium BC, and the epitome of everything that is typically Persian, from its mosques, caravanserais and stately paradise gardens, to its carpets, ceramics and delicate embroideries. The main highlights include:

Ardabil

Ardabil is known for its silk and carpet trade tradition. Ardabil is a historical city blessed with splendid natural beauty on an open plain east of Mount Sabalan, and primarily identified as the seat of the sanctuary and tomb of a widely revered Sufi philosopher of the 14th century and the eponym of the Safavid Dynasty.

Kermanshah

Kermanshah is a major cultural and commercial centre in Western Iran and the southern Kurdish region as a whole, considered one of the cradles of prehistoric cultures since the Paleolithic periods and Neolithic times. The main highlights include: Bisotun (World Heritage Site), cut on a high cliff remains intact one of the most prominent sites […]

Tabriz

The world of carpet and Crafts. Tabriz was the capital of Iran in the first half of the 16th century with rich cultural and political background extremely influential in the country’s recent history, a pioneer in modern developments, and renowned for its parks, gardens and handicrafts, particularly for its worldwide famous rugs.

Mashhad

Mashhad is an important place of pilgrimage for Shia Moslems from all over the world, and historically a major center of population of what was once Iran’s most influential province under the entity of the Greater Khorasan, the cradle of the Persian language and civilization and the homeland of many great Iranian poets, writers and scholars.

Qom

Qom is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world Qom has been in constant occupation since the 5th millennium BC with its present status going back to the beginning of the Safavid rule when Qom became an important center of Shia theology, and it is currently Iran’s second major pilgrimage site being the burial place of Hazrat Masoumeh (A).

Ahvaz

 Iran’s Hottest Football! Ahvaz is built on the banks of the Karun River, a prosperous city that reached its height of achievement during the Islamic period, soon flourished as a center for the cultivation, and became home to many well-known scholars. The main highlights include: Choqa Zanbil the jewel in the crown of Elamite history […]

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