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Imam Square (Meidan Emam) (Esfahan)

 Imam Square (Meidan Emam) (Esfahan)

1 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Maidān-e Naqsh-e Jahān; trans: "Image of the World Square"), known as Imam Square (میدان امام), formerly known as Shah Square (میدان شاه), is a square situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. Constructed between 1598 and 1629,

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 Persepolis (Shiraz)

 Persepolis (Shiraz)

2 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Persepolis literal meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in the Fars Province in Iran.

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Sheikh-Lotfollah (Esfahan)
 Sheikh-Lotfollah (Esfahan)
 
3 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran.
Construction of the mosque started in 1615 and was finished in 1618.

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The National Jewelry Treasury (Tehran)

 The National Jewelry Treasury (Tehran)

4 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

The Imperial crown jewels of Iran (also known as the Imperial crown jewels of Persia) include several elaborate crowns and decorative thrones, thirty tiaras, and numerous aigrettes, a dozen bejewelled swords and shields, a vast number of unset precious gems, numerous plates and other dining services cast in precious metals and encrusted with gems,

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 Friday Mosque of Isfahan
Friday Mosque of Isfahan (Esfahan)
 
5 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque. Within a couple of hours you can see and compare 800 years of Islamic design, with each example near to the pinnacle of its age.

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 Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine (Shiraz)

 Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine (Shiraz)

6 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Also known as the Shrine of the lord of the light.
The remains of Sayyed Mir Ahmad (a brother of Imam Reza) who died in Shiraz in AD835 are houses at this famous Mausoleum.
A mausoleum was first erected over the grave in the mid 14th century and it has been an important Shiite place of pilgrimage ever since.

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 Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Shiraz)

 Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Shiraz)

7 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk who was one of the elite of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction work of mosque began in 1293 AH. and was finally terminated in 1305 AH., by Mohammad Hassan Me'mar and Mohammad Reza Kashi Paz Shirazi .

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  Imam Reza Holy Shrine (Mashad)

 Imam Reza Holy Shrine (Mashad)

8 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

The site of the 9th-century murder of the 8th of the 12 descendants of Mohammed.

 Historical Sites Dakhma

Old Town (Yazd)

9 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Here is Marco Polo writing about Yazd:
Yasdi also is properly in Persia; it is a good and noble city, and has a great amount of trade. They weave there quantities of a certain silk tissue known as Yasdi, which merchants carry into many quarters to dispose of. The people are worshipers of Mohammad The holy prophet of Islam .

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 Khajou Bridge (Esfahan)

 Khajou Bridge (Esfahan)

10 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

One of the most beautiful bridges of the world. Khaju is a name of small district in the neighborhood of bridge. It is about 132 meters long and 12 meters wide. The Khaju Bridge is made of two decks (floors). This bridge was built to work for different purposes. As a bridge connected the old Isfahan to villages located on the southern side and also connected Isfahan to Shiraz road.

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 Eram Garden(Shiraz)

 Eram Garden(Shiraz)

11 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Eram Garden, Bagh-é Eram (Garden of Paradise) is a famous historic Persian garden in Shiraz, Iran. It is a large garden with a wonderful looking palace in it. Its site close to the embankment of the Kushk river was formerly on the northwestern fringe of the city but is now well inside the greatly expanded urban area.


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 Golestan Palace (Tehran)

 Golestan Palace (Tehran)

12 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

The oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, the Golestan Palace (Palace of Flowers) belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s Historic Arg (citadel).
The Arg was built during the reign of Tahmasb I (r. 1524-1576) of the Safaviddynasty (1502-1736), and was later renovated by Karim Khan Zand (r. 1750-1779).

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 Si-o-Se Bridge (Esfahan)

 Si-o-Se Bridge (Esfahan)

13 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Most of Iranians call it SI-O-SE POL the bridge of 33 arches. The bridge connects central Chahar Bagh to the lower part of Chahar Bagh Avenue. It was built in 1602. Allah Verdi Khan supervised construction of this bridge.
The bridge is 300 meters long and 14 meters wide.

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 Chehel Sotun (Esfahan)

 Chehel Sotun (Esfahan)

14 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

The palace of Chehel Sotun (palace of 40 pillars) is located in a vast beautiful garden. The original garden was larger than now. The present garden is 60000 square meters. The palace area is about 2125 square meters.

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 Masjed-e Imam Mosque (Esfahan)

 Masjed-e Imam Mosque (Esfahan)

15 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Built during the Safavids period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as the masterpiece of Persian Architecture. The Imam Mosque of Esfahan is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran and all over the world.

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 Towers of silence (Yazd)

 Towers of silence (Yazd)

16 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

 A Dakhma also known as "Cheel Ghar" in Hindi and "Tower of Silence" in English, is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds.


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  Tomb of Hafez (Shiraz)

 Tomb of Hafez (Shiraz)

17 of 30 Top things to do in Iran
The tomb of Hafez is located Shiraz and was built in the age of Pahlavi I (20 century). Hafez Shirazi, one of the most famous poets of Iran and the world, had been living in 8 H / 14 AD century.

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 Darband (Tehran)

 Darband (Tehran)

18 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Darband was formerly a village close to Tajrish, Shemiran, and is now a neighbourhood inside Tehran's city limits. It is the beginning of a very popular hiking trail into the Alborz mountain Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chair lift is also available for those not interested in hiking.

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 Vank Cathedral (Esfahan)

  Vank Cathedral (Esfahan)

19 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Holy Savior Cathedral also known as Vank Cathedral and The Church of the Saintly Sisters, is the most visited cathedral in Isfahan, Iran. Vank means "cathedral" in the Armenian language. Among the churches built in the Jolfa District of Isfahan, the magnificent and architecturally significant "Vank" Cathedral is the most famous.

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 Shahdad Kalouts (Shahdad)

 Shahdad Kalouts (Shahdad)

20 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Highly recommend for desert lovers

 

 Milad Tower (Tehran)

Milad Tower (Tehran)

21 of 30 Top things to do in Iran
Milad Tower, also known as Borj-e Milad or Tehran/Teheran Tower, is a 435 m-high (1,427 ft) multi-purpose Iranian concrete tower built in 2007 in between the Shahrak-e Gharb and Gisha districts of Tehran. As mentioned, it stands at 435 m (1,427 ft) from base to the tip of the antenna.
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  Kandovan (Tabriz)

  Kandovan (Tabriz)

22 of 30 Top things to do in Iran
Is a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. This village exemplifies manmade cliff dwellings which are still inhabited.

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 Friday Mosque (Yazd)

 
Friday Mosque (Yazd)

 

23 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Jame Mosque -The highest minarets in Ira
The  Masjid-e-Jāmeh Yazd is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Yazd city, within the Yazd Province of  Iran.
The 12th-century mosque is still in use today.

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 Tehran Bazaar (Tehran)

Tehran Bazaar (Tehran)

24 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

In Iran a bazaar is much more than just a place to stock up on a few essential shopping items.
The bazaar encompasses more than 10km of covered stores and has several entrances.
Traditionally, the Tehran bazaar was split into corridors, each specialising in different types of goods, including copper, carpets, paper, spices, and ...

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 Sadabaad Palace (Tehran)

Sadabaad Palace (Tehran)

25 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the Shemiran area of Tehran and currently official residence of the President of Iran.
The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there in the 1920s.

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 Naqsh-e-Rostam (Marvdasht)

Naqsh-e-Rostam (Marvdasht)

26 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

In the same direction as the historical site of Naghsh-e-Rajab and at the termination of the Haji-Abad Mountain, there are many historical ruins belonging to the Achaemanian, Elamite and Sassanian periods.

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 Niavaran Palace Complex (Tehran)

Niavaran Palace Complex (Tehran)
27 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

Is a historical complex situated in the northern part of Tehran, Iran. It consists of several buildings and a museum. The Sahebqraniyeh Palace, from the time of Naser al-Din Shah of Qajar dynasty, is also inside this complex. The main Niavaran Palace, completed in 1968,

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  Aali Qapu Palace (Esfahan)

 Aali Qapu Palace (Esfahan)

28 of 30 Top things to do in Iran

At the west of Maidane Immam (Naghsh-e Jahan), just in front of the Sheikh Lotfollah mosque one, of the most magnificent palaces of 17th century is located. The Ali Qapu palace is well-known palace all over Iran. The first part of palace was built in 1597. It was used as a residential palace.

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 Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

 Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

29 of 30 Top things to do in Iran
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse (Hammam-e Sultan Amir Ahmad), also known as the Qasemi Bathhouse, is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse in Kashan, Iran. It was constructed in the 16th century,

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 Shazdeh Garden

 Shazdeh Garden

30 of 30 Top things to do in Iran
The Shazdeh Garden is a historical Persian garden located on the outskirts of Mahan in Kerman province, and was constructed under the orders of the governor of Kerman, Abdolhamid Mirza Naserodoleh, during the late Qajar period. Built in the traditional style in the late 1900s, the Garden consists of pools in a terraced fashion.
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