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30 Interesting Places in Iran (PICS)

25 September 2011 One Comment
 

Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name “Iran” has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia. Both “Persia” and “Iran” are used interchangeably in cultural contexts; however, “Iran” is the name used officially in political contexts. The 18th largest country in the world in terms of area at 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), Iran has a population of around 78 million. Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations. The first dynasty in Iran formed during the Elamite kingdom in 2800 BC. Due to those reasons, Iran is rich with archeology and nature sites. Following are 30 interesting places that can be found in Iran. Enjoy!


1. Oroomieh Lake, North Western Iran


2. Outskirts of Shiraz – Iran


3. Saayeh khosh – southern Iran


4. Chehel Sotoun Palace Pavilion – Isfahan


5. Layalestan – Gilan, Northern Iran


6. Vank Cathedral, Isfahan


7. Marble Palace, Tehran


8. Kohgiluyeh Boyer Ahmad Province – Iran


9. Bagh -e Eram Palace @ Gardens, Shiraz


10. Izeh – South – Western Iran


11. Aali Gaapou – Isfahan , Iran


12. Uramanat North, Western Iran


13. Chahar Bagh Avenue – Isfahan


14. Village of Roodbarak – Norhtern Iran


15. Lahijan – Guilan Province , Iran


16. Mansion in Mazanderan – Northern Iran


17. Margoon waterfall


18. Asalem – Khalkhal – Northern Iran


19. Oroumieh Lake – N.W. Iran


20. Traditional Persian outdoor tea house


21. White Bridge – Ahwaz, South-Western Iran


22. Waterfalls near Shiraz – Iran


23. A serene Lake in Guilan, Northern Iran


24. Winter night in Isfahan


25. Cottage in Northern Iran


26. Pear Orchard – Shiraz


27. Latian Lake near Tehran


28. Museum of Fine Arts, Tehran


29. Arg-e Kola Farangi – Birjand , Iran


30. Baluchestan province

Source: Cari MY

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  • George said:

    Picture number 25 is a church, not a cottage. I hope you can coorect it.