Points Of Interest



This village, at 1700m elevation and just north of the no-torious Evin Prison, is one of Tehran’s most pleasant urban escapes


Caspian Sea

At 370,000 sq km the Caspian (Darya-ye Khazar) is five times the size of Lake Superior.That  makes it by far the world’s largest lake.


Jamshidieh Park

This  popular in town escape stretches ever more steeply up the mountainside at Tehran’s northern edge


Orumiyeh Lake

Like the Dead Sea, huge Lake Orumiyeh is so super salty that you just can’t sink. A Unesco Biosphere Reserve since 1976.

Haram-e Razavi

Haram-e Razavi

Imam Reza’s Holy Shrine is enveloped in a vast series of sacred precincts collectively known as the Haram-e Razavi.

Badab Surt

Badab e Surt

These photogenic series of stepped travertine (a type of limestone) terrace pools known as Badab-e Surt are a must-see.


The Kaluts

With a claim to being the world’s hottest desert, theThe Kaluts is considered one of Iran’s most exciting adventure destinations.


Naqsh-e Rostam

In the cliffs neighbouring Persepolis are two ancient sites called Naqsh-e Rostam and Naqsh-e Rajab that feature rock-hewn tombs.


Shiraz Attractions

Some beautiful attractions of Shiraz are located in the north of the river such as tomb of Hafez and tomb of Sa’di, two famous Iranian poets.


The Badgirs of Yazd

Any summer visitor to Yazd will understand immediately why the city’s roofscape is a forest of badgirs (windtowers or ventilation shafts).


Yazd Water Museum

Yazd is famous for its underground aqueducts and Water Museum, one of the best of its kind, devoted to the brave men who built them.