Introducing the most important touristic cities of Iran

Everyone travels with a specific purpose

Some one travel to visit  the prominent tourist attractions of different cities, some to see the beautiful nature, many to get acquainted with the specific culture of a region or for many other reasons.

But if you have all these reasons to travel, our country Iran is one of the best places to travel. Due to its rich history and geographical conditions, Iran will meet all your tourism goals due to its rich history and geographical conditions

From the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, the history, culture and natural attractions of Iran are unique and unparalleled. Meanwhile, some cities in Iran are among the tourist cities of Iran due to attracting more tourists from all over Iran and the world.

Shiraz is a city of Iranian love, literature, history and gardens.

Isfahan is one of the most touristic cities in Iran and is known as “Isfahan, Half of the world “because it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Tehran apart from its touristic and natural attractions, has always been considered by many Iranian and foreign tourists due to its high facilities.

Tabriz with a history of about 5000 years, shines like a jewel in Iran. Tabriz is the scientific and cultural center and the carpet capital of Iran. The Grand Bazaar of Tabriz as the largest indoor market in the world is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Yazd, the city of windmills and the first brick city in the world, with its ancient history, delicious food and warm-hearted and kind people, is one of the busiest cities among Iranian and foreign tourists.

Mashhad, in addition to being the spiritual capital of the country and the existence of the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) has always attracted pilgrims from all over the country and many Shiites from around the world.

Kish Free Zone located in the Persian Gulf has always been one of the busiest cities in Iran in terms of tourism. Kish Island, with its tourist and natural attractions, special facilities and up-to-date water recreation and shopping malls, hosts many tourists every year.

Qeshm is the island of natural wonders and wonders, the largest island in the Persian Gulf and a free trade zone in Hormozgan province. In the beautiful island of Qeshm, you can see many natural wonders such as Star Valley, salt cave, mangrove forests and many other places of interest.

Ahvaz, with its many bridges over the Karun River, is known as the “City of Stairs”.

Other tourist cities in Iran include Kerman, Rasht, Sari, Urmia, Ardabil, Kermanshah and Ilam.

The best cities in Iran for summer travel

At any time of the summer when you plan to travel to Iran, you will find suitable places that do not have a hot and dry climate so that you can use the cool and pleasant weather of that city and enjoy your trip to the fullest.

Firoozkooh -Tehran: It is in the northeast of Tehran. During your trip to Firooz Kooh, visit Vashi Strait, Bornik Cave, Khamdeh Mineral Water Spring, Lazour Dam Lake, Mishineh Death Strait, Firoozkooh Castle

Kandovan village – Tabriz: A historical village in the heart of mountains and cliffs where life is still going on. Kandovan is one of the few villages strangely built in the heart of the mountains with houses that naturally stay cool during the summer and warm during the winter.

Jahannama – Golestan: Jahannama summer and protected area is located in Golestan province and has a pristine and attractive nature. In this village, there is the possibility of mountaineering and valley climbing in the plains and mountains.

Sarein – Ardabil: Sarein summers are very pleasant and everyone knows Sarein with its therapeutic spas. Enjoy the unique food of this city such as doogh, excellent dairy and its unique honey during your trip to Sarein. And be sure to visit the ancient hill of Anahita, the rocky village of Wind Kalkhoran, the Alvarez ski slope, the village of Atashgah and the village of Shayek.

Masouleh – Gilan: The stepped city of Gilan province has a pleasant summer weather with unique houses, the yard of which is the roof of another house.

 Hamedan: The choice of Hamedan as the capital in the time of ancient Iran has caused us to see many historical and natural attractions in this tourist hub of western Iran, such as Ali Sadr Cave, Ganjnameh, etc., in addition to the excellent climate in summer.

Urmia – West Azerbaijan: Urmia is a very beautiful city with many historical attractions and a suitable climate in summer. This city is known as Paris of Iran. The famous churches of this region are the most important tourist attraction of Urmia after Lake Urmia

Koohrang, the white paradise of Iran in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, is famous for its mineral water and the overturned tulip field in spring. And in each season, its special beauties are different. 10% of all water in Iran is supplied from this area and in winter it is always covered with white snow, which is why it is called the white paradise of Iran.

Shahrekord – Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari: Shahrekord will definitely fascinate you with its lush nature and unique landscapes. Zardalimeh Waterfall, Zaman Khan Saman Bridge, Dezak Castle, Pir Ghar, Sotoudeh House, Sayad Strait National Park, Junqan Castle, Choghakhor Wetland, Surk Castle, and Gandman Wetland are the most important historical, natural and scenic monuments of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.

Alasht, the lost paradise of Mazandaran, is located 4 hours away from Tehran and has a very pristine nature, stunning scenery, countless historical monuments and religious places.

 Kurdistan :Maybe it would have been better to introduce Kurdistan as the first domestic travel destination in the summer. Kurdistan is one of the regions that, in addition to having an excellent climate in summer, has scenic areas such as the famous Zarivar fresh water lake, which has boiling springs.

Good places to travel in winter

For winter travel, the southern regions of Iran are  ideal destination for you.

The beautiful islands of Kish and Qeshm in the heart of the Persian Gulf with various beauties and tourist areas, in addition to summer for winter, is also a suitable destination with different attractions.

Chabahar is the only ocean city in Iran, also one of the best places to travel in winter, which welcomes tourists with its beautiful beach, miniature mountains and pink lagoon.

Yazd with Taft city and Dargahan waterfall, which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in central Iran, and Mehriz, which once had the largest bank in the world, is one of the best places to travel in winter.

Nayband and its beautiful desert is one of the most obvious contradictions of greenery and development with the desert and lack of water. This city is located in Kerman province, near Lut desert

Semnan deserts can be a different experience for you. The starry and beautiful skies along with the desert sand can be a unique sight for a tourist.

Susa and Choghaznabil Ziggurat, which is the first historical monument in Iran to be registered in UNESCO, has an extraordinary historical value for the world. Due to the location of this temple in the south of the country and Khuzestan province, it has a hot and sultry climate.

Shushtar and the largest prehistoric industrial complex of other ancient and historical cities in the south of the country, Shushtar is famous for the location of water structures in it and due to the hot and humid climate of this city, travel in winter can Be more appropriate.

Ashuradeh Island and Gomishan region is one of the tourist areas of the port city of Turkmenistan and the only island in the Caspian Sea. On this island you will see wild and free horses running across the island. This island is one of the sights of northern Iran in winter.

Gorgan and its forest parks are other attractions in northern Iran. If you are looking for a different experience of the landscapes and nature of the north, we suggest you visit the forests of Gorgan this season and after the snowfall, Naharkhoran and Golestan National Park are very famous.