Travel to Iran
Iran occupies 11th place among travel destinations in the world based on countries with most heritage sites (UNESCO) and 9th country in the world with most cultural heritage sites (UNESCO).
Iran’s ancient history and geographical and cultural diversity and its wide range of attractions can please every tourist and evoke their sense of admiration. The diversity of the tourist attractions in Iran will satisfy every traveler regarding their taste, motivation, goals and plans. Historical, culturally significant and holly monuments belonging to different eras of human settlement in Iran among natural sceneries in beaches, mountains and even deserts are strong motives for traveling to Iran. The architecture style of the historical structures reflects the Iranian culture, therefore these structures form a large part of the tourist attractions in Iran. Historical monuments in Persepolis, Pasargad, Hamedan, Shoosh, Siraf, Kermanshah and many other cities motivate tourists to visit Iran.
Foothills of the tall mountains in Iran play a critical role in nomadic tribes’ livelihood and are the location of many villages built on basins. These mountains (e.g. Mount Damavand) are many urban inhabitants’ choice for summer vacation and can be suitable for those who enjoy winter sports and mountain climbers looking forward to conquering them.