Foreign Tourists in Iran

Monday, September 1, 2014


Iran, Persia, Pars, you have heard them all, a country as old as the history itself and as beautiful as eyes can perceive. Here you can visit glorious ancient structures like Persepolis, you can visit most amazing natural beauties like Harra mangroves, you can climb high mountains like Alborz, or just have a cup of tea in Hāfiz Garden, you can swim in the Caspian Sea, or if you want to swim in winter season why not do that in Kish Island, where you can do your shopping too. In Iran you will experience different cultures and religions, with a hospitability you have never seen before.

The number of foreign tourists visiting Iran in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Auguat 22) showed 200 percent growth in comparison with last year's corresponding period.

90 percent of the foreign tourists come to visit Iran with the purpose of natural, historical and religious tourism, adding, Only 10 percent of foreign tourists come to Iran to attend conferences.

Iran has over one million historical and natural sites that only 31,100 or nearly three percent of them have been registered.

Over 4.8 million foreign tourists visited Iran in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2014) and brought around $5.5bln of revenues to the country despite all sanctions and limitations.

Isfahan - Siosepol Bridge

Isfahan - Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Isfahan - Chehel Sotoun

Shiraz - Takhte jamshid - Persepolis

Shiraz - Hafezieh

Tehran - Golestan Palace

Tehran - National Museum

Shiraz - Bazar

Kashan - Fin Garden

Kashan - Tabatabaei Mansion

Tehran - Sa'dabad Palace

Photo Credit: CHN, Fars News, AlAlam, Jamejamonline

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