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Mashhad

Mashhad is Iran’s holiest and second biggest city. Its raison and main sight is the beautiful, massive and ever-growing Haram (shrine complex) commemorating of Shia Islam’s eight Imam, Imam Reza. At the beginning of the 9th century (3rd century AH) Mashhad was a small village called Sanabad situated 24 Km away from Tus. Several years …

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Qazvin

Qazvin is located in northwest of Iran(150 km northwest of Tehran) and itwas an ancient capital in the Persian Empire and nowadays is known as the calligraphy capital of Iran. Qazvin is ranked as the first city in Iran and also third city in the world as the matter of historical attractions. It is famous …

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Tehran,Capital of Iran

Tehran

Tehran is the capital of Iran, with a population of around 8.3 millions. It is the largest city, not only in Iran but also in western Asia. The 13th century, Tehran was a village of Rey city, then the major urban centre in the region. In the mid-16 century Tehran’s natural setting, many trees, clear …

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Isfahan

Esfahan

Esfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan, or Hispahan, is the capital of Esfahan province and located about 340 kilometer south of Tehran. Esfahan is Iran’s masterpiece, the jewel of ancient Persia. The exquisite blue mosaic tiles of buildings, its traditional Bazaar and bridges demand as much of your time as you can spare. More than …

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Yazd

Yazd

Yazd is the capital of Yazd province, and located in the centre of Iran, and the Zoroastrian centre during Sassanid times. It’s also home to Iran’s largest population of Zoroastrians. It has a history of over 3,000 years, dating back to the time of the Median empire, when it was known as “Ysatis” (or “Issatis”). …

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Tabriz

Tabriz is the fifth most populated city in Iran. One of the historical capitals of Azerbaijan and the present capital of East Azerbaijan Province. Tabriz is famous within Iran as the holder of many historical, economical cultural achievements. These include such titles as the “City of Firsts”, the city without beggars and homelessness, the city …

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Ahvaz (Ahwaz)

Ahvaz is a city in and the capital of Khuzestan Province, Iran. Ahvaz is built on the banks of the Karun River and is situated in the middle of Khuzestan Province.The city has an average elevation of 20 meters above sea level. In the eastern mountainous region of Ahvaz, there are some engraved crypts night …

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Shiraz

Shiraz is one of the most populous cities in Iran and is the capital of Fars Province. It is located in the southwest of the country. It has moderate climate. Shiraz is known as the Dar-ol-Elm (House of learning), the city of roses, city of love and city of Gardens, Shiraz has became synonymous with …

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