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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected with an emphatic victory, official results show.....

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Unesco World Heritage Sites in Iran

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As cultural destination Iran has plenty of choice on offer. Here you will find several Iranian historic sites registered in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage. Some of them belong to pre-Islam Iran and some to post-Islam Iran. At this page, you get familiar with all the registered ones in the UNESCO so far.....

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CNN has picked Iran's Abbasi as the Middle East's most beautiful hotel. Esfahan has its fair share of historical wonders (some which are UNESCO World Heritage sites), but in many ways the Abbasi has become a tourist attraction in its own right. Built around 300 years ago, under the Safavid dynasty reign of Shah Sultan Husayn, it was originally used as a pit stop for merchants traveling the ancient Silk Road (photo by Fariborz Alagheband).....

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Iran in Top 50 Places for 2017

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Business Insider has selected Iran as one of the top tourist destinations in 2017. Country is attracting more and more tourists and this trend is expected to continue well into 2017, thanks to new direct flights to Tehran from both London and Paris, and the construction of multiple new hotels.....

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Iran in Top 20 Destinations

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For intrepid travelers, the question is not whether to visit Iran; it’s how to get there before an influx of tourists taints the experience. Take our word for it, though. The hassle is worthwhile. Since 2015’s historic nuclear deal was brokered, several companies have launched itineraries and major European airlines have resumed their flights.....

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Isfahan: Half of the World

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Esfahan was once one of the largest and most important cities in West and Central Asia. Its position at the crossroads of the main overland trade routes contributed to its becoming the Iranian capital during the Safavid era (1502-1736). The rule of Shah Abbas (1588-1629) was a particularly prosperous time for Esfahan, and many monuments and buildings for which the city is renowned today were constructed during this time. Esfahan’s Jame Mosque is considered the oldest and largest of its kind in Iran and a must-see for any visitor.....