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Iran Tourism in Azerbaijan-e- Gharbi (part 3)

Mahabad Township

Mahabad Township

Iran Tourism, Soyugh Bulagh:Cold Spring

Population:201,049:Center: Mahabad; Distance to Orumiyeh:134 km

Tourism Attractions

-Mahabad Dam Lake and Tourism Pilot Zone(over 150 hectares, southeast of the township)

-Sahulan Cave Tourism Pilot Zone ( km of Mahabad-Bukan road, almost 2 hectares)

-Cave: Fakhrigah (Crypt, Median era) and Ashkutan

-Lagoons: Kani Berazen, Dargeh Sangi, Qopi Ghazan and Kani Pirkeh

-Gerav Hot Spring (500 m of Mahabad-Sardasht road)

-Ancient Inscriptions: Bardeh Rukhav (35 km to Mahabad )and Khareh Hanjiran ( millennium BC, 28 km south of mahabad city)

-Tombs: Shams-e-Borhan ( km of Mahabad-Bukan road, in Khanqah village) and Bodaq Soltan

-Mahabad Jame’ Mosque(Safavid period)

-Ancient Baths: Laj(21 km north of the township, early  century) and Mirza Rasul(Safavid period)

-Shah Darvish and Rostam Beyg Fountain Cellars (170 years old)

-Andarqash Ancient City Raka Cave (in the vicinity of Andarqash village; Raka le the Achaemenid crypts.)

-Valleys; Kutar and Isa Kandi

-Turgen Inscription

-Forts: Ali Gar, Qalatgah, II Teymur, Uzun Darreh and Hamaram Beyg

-Tekye-ye-Sheikh Babar

-Khanqah-e-Abbas Abad(Qajar period)

-Qalate Shah Fotress

-Ancient Hills: Kolka Tappeh, She Gordan, Gerd Qeychi Abad, Mahmudiyan, Kani Sib, Tavus Tappeh, Gardelas, Kik Abad, Dartovan Takanujeh, Deryas, Shet Tab, Bagh Shaykan, the Ruins of Shahr-e-Viran City, Siyaqul, Ghows Abad, Azad, Baraymeh, Bardeh Sepiyan, Ozun Darreh and Qezeljeh

– Bayram Tombstone

Miyandoab Township

Miyandoab Township

Between Simineh Rud and Zarrineh Rud Rivers

Population: 274,307;Center:Miyandoab; Distance to Orumiyeh:170 km

Tourism Attractions

-Qarah Kal Lagoon

-Taq Mosque (1886 AD)

-Bakhtak Fort (Sassanid era)

-Bridges: Mirza Rasul (5 km to Miyandoab, built on Zarrineh Rud river) and Kusalar (located in -Kusalar village, 10 km northeast of Miyandoab, on Miyandoab-Chahar Borj road)

-Valleys: Dalmeh (the outskirt of Noruzlu diversion dam) and Aliyar (on Miyandoab-Shahin Dezh road)

-Ancient Hills: Dash Tappah, Qarah Gozlu, Shin Abad, Remains of Yarjan Olya, Javad Tappasi, Kohneh Kand, Qoroqchi Tappasi and Chal Khomaz

-Eastern and Western Miyandoab Plains (32,300 hectares, in south and southeast of Orumiyeh Lake)

-Miyandoab Museum (on Imam St.)

Nagadeh Township

Nagadeh Township

Turkish and Kurdish Dialects

Population: 118,516; Center: Naqadeh; Distance to Orumiyeh: 100 km

Tourism Attractions

-Hasanlu Dam and Tourism Pilot Zone (20 km northeast of the township, in the vicinity of Orumiyeh lake’s coastal  area and Bandar-e-Heydar Abad port)

-Yeidadiguz Leisure Resort (southwest of Naqadeh)

-Valleys: Soltan Ya’qub (4 km south of Naqadeh) and Gadar (north of Naqadeh, with pleasant weather)

-Sheikh Ma’ruf Spring (on Naqadeh-Miyandoab road)

-Baba Hassan Cave

-Hasanlu Hill: is located 12 km to Naqadeh at Hassanlu Tourism Poilt Village, 6000 years old, with rocky architecture and numerous building components. Hassanlu famous Golden Goblet is currently kept at Ancient Iran Museum in Tehran

-Ancient Hills: Mohammadyar, Nezam Abad, Gerd Dinkhah, Delinji Arkhi, Koyak, Mamlu, Mohammad Shah, Mir Abad, Sakhsi Tappah, Tappah Gerd and Mavaran

-International Lagoons: Yadegarlu, Hassanlu and Sulduzgoli (northeast of the township, 1 km east of Mohammadyar crossroad to Orumiyeh Lake’s coast)

-naqadeh Museum (on Piruzi St.)

Cultural Attractions

The presence of different Azeri, Kurdish and Armenian communities has turned the province into a vivid exhibition of social attractions. Tribes in Azarbayejan-e-Gharbi shape nearly one third of population in the province. They usually erect Siyah Chador (black and brown colored tents) made from goat wool in Yeylaq.

Kusa Galin is a ritual believed to be practiced since Prophet Abraham period in which Azeri people pray for divine blessings. The locals would also celebrate khidr-e-Nabi (Prophet AI-Khidr) cerrmony on Feb. 20th  night, the first day of Esfand (last month in Persian calendar), by dancing and singing in an expectation for a brighter future to come. All the minority people of other religions are free to hold their own ceremonial practices as well as enjoying the common traditions.

Azarbayejan folkloric music reflects different aspects of people’s daily life such as reunion, sepration, triumph, failure, heroism, joy and melancholy. Even in Lezgi, the famous vivid Azeri dance, traces of melancholy is hidden. For the most part, the same music characteristics are mentioned in Azarbayejan-e-Sharqi province’s details.

Turkish Kebab, Ash-e-Dugh (Yoghurt Soup) and Kufteh Karum a kind of meatball are most common dishes in this province. Some other local foods and cookies of the province are in common with Azarbayejan-e-Sharqi province. The high quality of the agriculture and dairy products in this region is well-known through ought Iran.

Azarbayejan-e-Gharbi’s handicrafts are leather works, Sermeh Duzi (a kind of sewing), Varni Bafi (a kind of weaving) Giveh Bafi (another kind of weaving), Jajim and Baresh Bafi (which is a piece of cloth made of wool covering ankle to knee and is fixed under the feet with a lace).

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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.

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