Chinese tourists walking in a street in Yazd one of the best Iran destinations

Iran Destinations

There are many places to visit in Iran. From historical cities to natural wonders in Iran, magic fills every region of this land. Therefore, we have chosen the best Iran destinations that contain the most Iran attractions within their borders. Also, you can read more about Iran touristic attractions in each city on our articles. Moreover, each article will focus more on the hidden gems of that specific city. All in all, we’ll tell you all about the places to visit, the culture and the atmosphere of the cities. Therefore, you get to have a better sense of understanding of the specific traditions of each region. We’ll tell you those unheard stories under the skin of our ancestral land. They are all beautiful pieces of a puzzle called Iran. Therefore, we’ll do our best to put those pieces together for you to create a more holistic image of this multifaceted country you are about to visit.

Best Cities of Iran in Tourists' Eyes

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An old woman sitting on a step looking down by the red clay walls of Abyaneh in Kashan.

Kashan

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It’s a city full of historical houses at the edge of the Dashte-Kavir desert. It’s small in size but rich in culture and wonders to explore every time. An oasis with clay villages that take you back to ancient times. It has a Bazaar worth taking many photos inside with shops that have beautiful Persian carpets and handicrafts inside....
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Naqshe Jahan square with its water fountain and the blue sky full of clouds in Isfahan.

Isfahan

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Stretched along the Zayandeh rud river, Isfahan used to be the historical capital of Iran. They say if you visit this city, you’ve visited “half of the world”. As it has the historical square of Naqshe Jahan with mind-blowing art and architecture of mosques, buildings, and the bazaar. A city of historic bridges that take you through ancient times....
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The interior of the Nasir Al-mulk mosque of Shiraz during the day.

Shiraz

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To feel the presence of the Persian empire and one of the oldest civilizations of the world is what makes Shiraz bold for tourists. From Perspolis and Pasargad to the breathtaking mosques filled with colorful lights, shiraz weaves together different eras to bring forth a diversity of Iranian culture in each of its corners....
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The cars on the streets of Tehran with the Milad tower in the background during a sunset in Tehran.

Tehran

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The Capital city of Iran. Tehran is the most populated city located in the north-central part of Iran at the foot of the Alborz mountain range. This metropolitan is where the modern present and likely future of Iran is nestled between family traditions and historical streets. Diversity is at its heart. People come from all different regions to experience Tehran....
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A couple watching the Lut desert and Kalouts

Kerman

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Kerman is located in the largest province of Iran, amounting to 11% of the country’s total land. A city with a historical Bazaar full of the lively modern dynamic of present times. Kerman is one of the oldest centers of civilizations in the world. Surrounded by the most beautiful Yardang (Kaluts) of Lut desert that takes you deep into the silence and starry...
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man standing near the Persian gulf and his wooden small ship in the back in Qeshm island

Southern Islands

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Whether it’s the red sand of the beaches of Hormuz or the unusual sounds heard from the middle of the Star Valley in Qeshm, many have believed the southern islands of Iran come as close as it gets to another...
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