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Iran Tourism in Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi (Part 2)

Bonab Township

Iran Tourism, Traditional kebabs

Population:126,888;Center:Bonab;Distance to Tabriz

Tourism Attraction

_Qarah Qoshun Tourism pilot Zone

_Mosques: Esmail Beyg (Safavid period), Mehr  Abad Jame` (Safavid period),Zavasht Sq,.Kabud-e-Bonab and Zargaran

_The Rocky Village of Sur:the village is carved through the mountain,by primitive tools.

_Mehr Abad Bath (currently a venue for Anthropology Museum,south of Sahand,Qajar period).

_Panj Cheshmeh Bridge (a historical bridge over Safi River)

Tabriz Township

Tabriz:Ranked as the 2nd Industrial and the 3rd Populated Iranian City

Poupulation:1,579,312;The province and township center:Tabriz

Tourism Attractions

_Alishah Mosque and Tourism pilot Zone:This remaining of a construction since Qajar period had been applied as an ammunition depot for its soild base and height. Back then, it has been surrounded by a brick wall, known as Arg (i.e.Citadel).

_Liqavan Valley Tourism Pilot Zone

_El Goli Park and Tourism Pilot Zone: is located on the southeastern part of Tabriz, open to public as an outdoor recreation area since 1930.

_Bazaar Historical Complex (the longest traditional roofed bazaar of the world)

_Mosques: Kabud or Firuzeh Eslam (15th century), Tabriz Jame (Seljuk to Qajar period ), Karim Khan,Ayatollah Khosrow Shahi (Qajar period), Saheb al_Amr and Mofid Aqa

Churches: Sohraqeh, Heripsimeh, Serkis-e- Moqaddas (Saint Serkis) and Naneh Maryam

-Katolikha Church: is the biggest Catholics’ church in Iran, for holding great national and religious ceremonies of the Catholics.

-Bridges: Aji Chay (Qajar period), Vanyar (Safavid period), Sangi, Rasteh Kucheh, Monajjem, Mansur and Bilankuh

-Houses: Kaveh, Amir Nezam (used to be the governor’s administration office during I1khanate period), Salmasi Nikdel (Qajar period) and Hariri

-Historical Houses: Sayyah and Nowbar (repairable monuments)

-The Municipality Edifice

-Baths: Nowbar and Charandab (Qajar period) and Nakhost

-Tombs: Khajeh Ali Siyahpush (Safavid period), Seyyed Hamzeh (1863) and Qa’em Maqam-e- Farahani (Qajar period)

-Maqbarat ash-Sho’ara: a historical graveyard where a number of famous Iranian poets are buried in, including Asadi-ye- Tusi, Khaqani-ye Shervai and Seyyed Mohammad Hussein-e-Shahriyar.

-Historical Areas: Rab’-e- Rashidi and Qadaki

-Sefid Khan Village

-Yanik Ancient Hill (south of Tabriz,  and  millenniums B.C)

-Museums of Tabriz city: Quran-va- Ketabat (Quran and Calligraphy, on Darayi St.), Sanjesh (on Shahrdari Sq.), Qajar(on Sheshgalan St.), Masjed-e- Kabud (ob Imam Khomeini St.), Shahriyar Museum of Literature (on Maqsudiyeh St.), Natural History (on Abresan Crossroads), Art Works’ Exhibition of professor Bahtuni (on Seqat al-Eslam St.), Mashruteh (i.e. Constitutionalism, on Motahhari St.), and Azarbayejan (on Imam Khomeini St.)

Jolfa Township

 Jolfa Township

Church of Saint Stephanus

Population: 53,579; Center: Jolfa; Distance to Tabriz: 140 km

Tourism Attractions

-Aras River Bank’s Tourism Pilot Zone

-Kiyamaki Protected Zone (84,000 hectares)

-Churches: Saint Stepanos (is named after Saint Stephanus, the first martyr of Christianity,  –  centuries, inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO) and Chupan

-Kordasht Village and Bath (located on Iran-Armenia border, a repairable monument)

-Forts: Kordasht and Abbas Mirza

-Hakim Abu al-Qasem-e-Nabati Tomb

-Imamzadeh Sho’ayb (in Duzal, I1-khanid period)

-Ushtebin Village (with stone pavements, Safavid period)

-Asiyab Kharabeh Waterfall (on Aras river bank)

-Arsa Industrial Free Trade Zone:

The Free Trade Zone is located in northwest of Iran, zero border point of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Autonomous Republic of Naxcivan. Some of the districts of Kaleybar and Jolfa townships are locate there, too.

Covering 50000 hectares of area along Arsa River, the Zone neighbors a market of 300 million people in the independent CIS countries and is located both on the Silk Road and the transit road. Its economical strategic location close to turkey’s market as a gate ti Europe, along with numerous historical and natural attractions, would turn it to an appropriate place for economical exchanges and a considerable chance for the country’s progress.

Investing in Iran’s Free Trade Zones applies various facilities and benefits such as 30 years tax exemption, free enter/exit of the investors’ capitals, simple man power regulations, issuing visa for foreigners on entrance gates, and imposing least bureaucratic formalities for the active investors in the Zone.

Sarab Township

 Sarab Township

Urartian Cuneiform Inscriptions

Population:133,617;Center:Sarab;Distance to Tabriz:134 km

Tourism Attractions

_Asb Forushan Hot Spring and Tourism Pilot Zone (on Bozghush slope)

_Cuneiform Inscriptions of Nashtaban and Razliq (Urartian era)

_Sarab Hot Spring (southwest of Sarab)

_Springs: Abres (north of Sarab township, in Abres village) and Allah Haq

_Shireh Jin Hot Spring

_Sarab Plain

_Jalal Bath (70 years,currently the venue of Anthropology Museum or the Museum of Ashayer-e-Azarbaijan,on Imam Khomeini St).

_Imamzadeh Bozorg-e-Sarab

_Jame Mosques:Sarab (15th century) and Asnaq (in Asnaq village)

_Gavdush Abad Bridge (in Qwqan,Qajar period)

_Timche-ye- Behesht (the Slope of paradise) and Sabalan and Bozghush Mountains

_Damane-ye-Behesht (the Slope of Pardise)and Sabalan and Bozghush Mountains

_Molla ya`qub Earth Dam (southeast of Sarab, the habitat of different species of ducks)

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Iran Travel Agency is very extensive; the magnificent touristic sights and attractions can be found in every corner of the country. You can choose to hike and ski in the Alborz mountains or see the nomadic life in Zagros mountain chain.

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Is Iran safe in 2019?

In the recent years ago Iran has been threatened by the US government for starting war. But it never happened. Iran is as safe as it used to be for many years. The statement by the western travelers who have made a visit to Iran previously is a proof to this claim.

There are still many negative propagandas against Iran in the media claiming that Iran is a pro-terrorist country. But who have traveled to Iran in the recent years, are happy for not trusting the fool media.

Can you visit Iran as a tourist?

In spite of what the media specially US media try to show about Iran, the tourism industry in Iran develops frequently. The unique natural and historical attractions call the tourists from all over the world to come to Iran and even make the second and third visit to this country.

Recently many services have been provided for the tourist to make their trip to Iran more comfortable and pleasant. One of the most important of these services is the visa on arrival for many nationalities.

How many tourists go to Iran?

The number of the tourists visiting Iran in different from year to year. The average is around 27000 annually which is increasing by the policies provided by the government for the foreign visitors.

Can you drink in Iran? Do they sell alcohol in Iran?

Drinking alcoholic drinks is totally forbidden in Iran. In no super markets or restaurants, you can find this kind of drinks in Iran.

Bringing the alcohol is also forbidden in the airport and even as a tourist you are not allowed to bring it to Iran.

By the way there are many alternatives. There are many traditional and factory made non-alcoholic drinks that makes you not to miss your drinking habits.

Is Iran Expensive?

By the decreasing value of the Iranian currency, Iran is very reasonable for the foreign tourists specially the Europeans. You can now travel to Iran twice or even three times less expensive compared to 2017.

This does not just mean that you can do better shopping, it also affects your accommodation, your food and even your transportation quality.

What can I Buy in Iran?

The first thing that the foreign tourists tend to buy as the souvenirs for their families and friends are the handicrafts of Iran. Different cloth, dishes and carpets are among the most favorite handicrafts for the visitors.

In addition to the handicrafts, Iran has many delicious sweets in different cities. They are also good gifts for your friends who like sweet things.

What is Iran Best Known for?

2500 years of civilization and culture, powerful history and culture, different climatic areas and hospitality of the people are the most important factors for which Iran is well- known in the world and the tourists enjoy.

In addition to these, untouched rural and natural areas, clean cities and modern urban architecture in the metropolitans are also of great importance.

Can a US Citizen go to Iran?

Although there are many conflicts between Iran and the US the tourism industry in Iran is not affected by the political situation and US citizens are allowed to enter Iran with a visa in hand and with the company of a certified guide or in a formal tour.

What do I wear in Iran?

There is a special dress code for women traveling to Iran. They should cover their bodies and heads although there is no limitation for the color and model. Men are not allowed to wear shorts and sleeveless tops but T-shirts are ok.

For the both groups clothes with the political messages on them are not permitted.

Iran Tourism

Iran Tourism has been affected by many political, social and economic factors in recent decades. But what is important is that Iran Tourism is growing these days. By the development of the media, Iran is now well known in western countries and lots of tourists Tourism in Iran Tour Operator annually. However, Iran Tour Packages has the potential to have much more visitors.

Iran Travel Agency is very extensive; the magnificent touristic sights and attractions can be found in every corner of the country. You can choose to hike and ski in the Alborz mountains or see the nomadic life in the Zagros mountain chain. A beach trip in the south by the Persian Gulf and or in the north by the Caspian Sea could be another choice.

But among all major Iran Tourist Attractions, they are eager to have a deep journey in the pure and rich history and culture of Iran Visa. The most central and western part of Iran is where you can find magnificent monuments that reflect the history of different eras and dynasties. You can ask us to design an itinerary for you based on your time, interest and budget or you can design and customize your favorite trip to Iran.

Whether as a solo traveler or as a couple or in the company of your family and friends, PERSIAPSSENGER can provide you the best Iran Private Tours. nature Iran Tour Guides is known as a culturally rich country with hundreds of historical monuments that reflect the history and culture of the era they are built-in. mosque

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