Must-See Places in Iran

Iran – a land of majestic beauty, culture, and hospitality. Famous for its mesmerizing architecture and warm hospitality of its locals, Iran is also regarded as one of the friendliest countries in the world. The country boasts beautiful gardens and rich cultural heritage. With friendly people and luxurious hotels, it’s one of those countries in the Middle East which should be on your topmost itinerary.

While Iran does not always feature in this bucket list of people but you may have doubts about it. However, rest assured that it is a place of ancient civilization and culture and you will have a great experience. It is actually easy and even getting a tourist visa to the country is simple.

How to get an Iran e-Visa?

Iran e-Visa is obtainable 100% online after filling and submitting a simple application form using the site https://evisa.express/en/iran

You can apply using any device and the approved e-Visa for Iran arrives at the applicant’s e-mail address in PDF form. Follow this simple guide to submit a successful application:

  1. Fill an online form with the necessary data, such as your name, surname, e-mail address, passport and travel details. Double-check if every piece of information is correct and move on to the next step.
  2. Cover the Iran visa fee using any preferred method of online payment. Receive the confirmation number that you can use to check the status of your e-Visa while it’s processing.
  3. Wait for the approved e-Visa to be delivered to your e-mail address in a PDF form.

Print the received entry permit and travel to Iran! e-Visa is the easiest entry permit to obtain. Apply anywhere and anytime!

 

The Must-See Places to Visit in Iran

See what are the best places to see in Iran

Persepolis

In Persepolis Iran, a traveler can find an abundance of historic sites and tourist attractions. Iran is known to be the cradle of mankind, it has many historical and archaeological monuments that are worth visiting. These monuments have played a major role in the shaping of civilization as we know it today. The ancient architecture that can be seen in Iran and the various art forms that can be seen all over the country are a testimony to this fact. Persepolis is not just a day trip destination; it is much more. It is one of the top destinations where you can spend your entire vacation.

Persepolis, Baillif/Pixabay

This area was once home to five empires, during the time of Alexander the Great, the geography and culture were so well preserved that many of the ruins can still be seen. If you want to visit Persepolis Iran, then a day trip is the best way to do so as you will get to see all the sites and can make a lot of interesting memories at the same time.

 

Tehran

Negarestan Garden, Farhad Gladiator/Pixabay

Every year thousands of travelers from across the world visit Tehran, Iran. A wonderful city to visit, it is a must see for all the lovers of history and culture. Once you have visited Iran, you will be tempted to visit again and experience the great hospitality and historical sites around the city. The city enjoys warm weather throughout the year and is well suited for both Summer and Winter vacations. One can hire a car or taxi easily while traveling around the city, and one can also take an easy bike ride around the city as there are a number of bike paths around the city.

While visiting Tehran you can try shopping at the Tehran Grand Bazaar, visiting the Nature Bridge, taking a picture near the imposing Azadi Tower,taking a tour in the Museum of the Qasr Prison

Shiraz

Nasir al Mulk Mosque, Mostafa Meraji/Pixabay

Shiraz is another major draw in Iran, which is also its 5th largest city. It is a city known for its poets and beautiful gardens. The famous crafts of Shiraz consist of inlaid mosaic work, silver-ware;,carpet-weaving, and the making of the rugs called gilim (Shiraz Kilim) and “jajim”. There are many great palaces, gardens, mosques, and other monuments here to be visited.

 

Mountains of Iran

 

Mountain in Iran, mailanmaik/Pixabay

Yes, the northern parts of the country do have mountains and so, you can have your share of hilly adventures and treks in the Alborz and Zagros mountains if you know where to go. You can go easily up to altitudes above 4000 meters with the highest point being Mt Damavand at 5671 meters.

Esfahan

Esfahan Iran is an ancient city located in central Iran, well known for the beautiful Persian art and architecture. In the largest Naqsh-e Jahan Square is the 17th century Imam (Sultan) Mosque, which is embellished with exquisite mosaic tiles. An indirect view of the Qutub Minar is also visible from the same place. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, built for Shah Abbas, completed in the mid-16th century and decorated with elaborate tiling, is one of the famous mosques in Esfahan. Try visiting the many wonderful restaurants, historical sites, and the famous Bazaar Basmash. The Bazaar Basmash is known for handicrafts, carpets, metal works, and textiles. You can buy some valuable souvenirs for pennies or sometimes for hundreds of dollars. If you have enough time, you can spend several days traveling through the different districts and checking out historical buildings and monuments.

Tours in Iran will take you to the enchanting and stunning sights of its majestic mountains, breathtaking desert landscapes, magnificent cities, ancient heritage, and wonderful tourist attractions. Iran is one of the most popular travel destinations of the world and scores very high in tourism popularity rankings. A tour to Iran can make your stay comfortable and safe. Iran welcomes you with lots of sightseeing tours, delicious food, warm hospitality, and friendly people.

Jitaditya Narzary

Is a traveller disillusioned by the familiar and fascinated with the unknown... and of course the founder of this blog.

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