Takht-e Jamshidâ€ or â€œPersepolisâ€ is the local name of the capital of Achaemenid empire, which in terms of vastity, glory and grandeur is the main ancient treasury remained from this era in Iran. The historical name of this place as cited on inscriptions of palaces is Parsa which means the city of Persian people. ( Iran Hotelbooking )
The Symbol of Iran Glory
Persepolis is located 57 KM away from Shiraz and it is actually a part of Marvdasht city. This artifact has been constructed in the mountain range of "Rahmat" which means "mercy" in Persian.
The construction process of Persepolis began in 512 BC under the command of Darius, the great and then continued by his successors Xerxes the Great (Khashayarsha) and Artaxerxes I (Ardeshir- the first). Its construction lasted approximately 120 years. ( 5 star hotels in iran )
This precious complex is composed of these major parts:
- Official and ceremonial palaces
- Small private palaces
- Royal treasury
- Protective castles and walls
â€œApadanaâ€ is the oldest palace of Persepolis. This palace was built by Darius, the great command and it was used for holding New Year celebrations and accepting representatives from affiliated countries.
â€œTacharaâ€ which means winter house is also attributed to Darius and it was his private palace. ( tehran hotel )
â€œHadishâ€ that means a high place had been the name of Xerxes palace which was built on the highest southern part of Persepolis. Xerxes named his palace â€œHadishâ€ as it was his wife name too.
In addition to the palaces listed here, there were some other palaces and buildings too.
Unfortunately in years after, Alexander, a Greek general officer assailed to Iran in 330 BC and burned this glorious place. However, the ruins of the royal kingdom of Darius is still one of the most attractive places at Fars province which attracts lots of foreign and domestic tourists annually to this district and UNESCO has registered the name of Persepolis amongst the world heritage sites from 1979.
Yazd is 427 miles south of Tehran (Tehran Hotels are known as best Iran Hotel. Therefor if you like to travel to the capital city of Iran, stay in best hotels Iran (hotels Tehran) and enjoy visiting this amazing historically city) and midway located between Isfahan and Kerman. Yazd is well connected to the rest of the country by Planes, trains and buses.
People of Yazd province in Persian of spoken with some dialectal feature.
Before the arrival of Muslims in Iran, the people of Yazd were like Zoroastrians as well as of other parts of Iran with the extinction of the Sassanian rule in the first half of the Century. Most people in parts of Iran including Yazd Province, converted To Islamic religion, but some of them continued to pay royalties and remained Zoroastrians.
Climate of Yazd province is two main causes of dryness. First, it is located on the Worlds dry belt, and is the far from the Omani and Persian Gulf and internal lakes and wetland winds.
Souvenirs and handicrafts
In addition to textiles and peculiarities of produce, special types of sweets are also provided Witch have many fans in all over the world and even around the world the main sweets in Yazd include Baklava, Pochtok , Lushnarigil , Promenx , Brass Bread, Haj Almond, Haj Pistachio and Haj Gharwo . Zolbia, Elephant Corners and a Variety of delicious, Deliciously cooked and Delicious sugary delicacies.
Top 10 Attraction Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Jameh Masque Of Yazd, Dowlat Abad Garden, Lariha House, Khan Bazaar, Alexander Prison, Zoroastrian Prison, Mountain Park Yazd, Yazd Water Museum, Shish badgiri ab anbar, Markar Clock Tower, Saadat Factory, ( tehran hotel Zanbil mill, Qasr-e- Ayeneh.
Generally speaking, Iran is a fantastic country. You can travel to Iran whenever in the year you desire. It is you that should make your decision about the time of your travel. For doing this, first of all, you have to specify the aim of your travel to Iran and then choose the cities you mostly like to visit. Here you can find some suggestions for making better decision regarding the time for travelling to different cities of Iran and book best Iran hotel's online.(hotel Tehran)
Iran is a four-season country with moderate weather in most months. Anytime you enter Iran, you can enjoy the variety of climates. All-told, spring and autumn are the most pleasant times to visit Iran. In these two seasons, the weather is too mild and you can travel to any cities of Iran and enjoy the exquisite weather. April and May are during the springtime in Iran and the weather is inimitable during these two months for nature lovers. The trees are full of blossom and the sweet aroma can be smelled everywhere. Shiraz, Kashan, Isfahan and Tehran are amongst top destinations we suggest you to visit during these months. From early May to mid-June, a ceremony of making rose water is held in Kashan. This ceremony is very attractive for tourists and every year lots of foreign tourists come to Iran to witness this traditional rite. In Kashan and Isfahan you can make your travel more memorable by staying in traditional houses and hotels.( iran hotel )
In summer the weather is hot in southern cities. However, it is a good time for traveling to the Northern and North-west cities of Iran which have pleasant weather in this season. In these cities you can stay either in luxury hotels or on hotels in the form of wooden cottages in the heart of jungles. If your destination is azure coasts and beautiful islands of Persian Gulf, the best time to travel is from the beginning of October to the end of March. At this time, the weather is too pleasant in southern cities.
As you know, the central part of Iran is covered with deserts. If you are amongst people interested in trekking in deserts, do not miss autumn to visit Iran deserts, because in this season the weather is not too hot during the daytime and also is not too cold during nights. You cannot experience the silence of desert nights anywhere else. Your travel to desert will be more enjoyable by spending nights in old caravansaries which have become hotels for staying desert lovers.( hotel iran )
If you are one who enjoy skiing on high-grade ski resorts of Iran, December to early April will be a good time for your travel. Dizin ski complex which is located in Alborz Mountains, by having two hotels and several restaurants, is the first ski resort in Iran. In other ski resorts you can also stay at good hotels with appropriate welfare facilities. We hope our suggestions be helpful for you.
Many tourists who book Iran hotels travel to Iran and then stay in
hotels of Iran, are interested to go and walk in the deserts, you will
find useful information from this article and you will find that why for
staying in Iran deserts, you don't necessarily need to stay in Tehran
hotels. Nowadays, many Tours in Iran can bring you to deserts which is
one of the Tourist Iran attractions of this country. (hotel iran)
geographical terms, desert is an area which has converted to salt marsh
due to the geographical location and the intense heat of the sun. Some
deserts were formerly seas and lakes that have become salt marsh as a
result of evaporation of the water.About a quarter part of Iran is
composed of deserts that Dasht-e Kavir
(Central Desert) and Dasht-e Loot (or Loot Desert) are the famous ones.
Dasht-e Kavir is the largest desert in Iran that has extended from the
southern slopes of the central partof Iran. Salt lake, Kavir National
Park, Khar Turan National Park, Bajestan, Masile, Maranjab and Rig-e-jen-desert are all located in the central plateau of Iran. Without
exaggeration, Maranjab which is located in the northern part of Aran and
Bidgol city in Isfahan province is a unique desert in the world.
Diversity of animal species and vegetation has made this place a
pleasant tourist site which attracts lots of tourists to this magical
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Jenn is a district full of sand dunes. This district is located in the
western part of Dasht-e Kavir, southern part of Semnan city and eastern
part of Kavir National Park. There isn't any spring or water well in
this area.Mesr Village (Mesr Desert) is located in Dasht-e Kavir and in
of the path from Damghan to Naeen and Isfahan. This beautiful village
is known as one of the most noteworthy tourist sites of Iran.Loot Desert
is surrounded by Sistan and Baluchistan, Kerman and South
Khorasan provinces and is the 25th largest desert in the world. It was
also recognized as the warmest place on the earth between years 2004 to
2009. Scientists believe that the reason of this amount of heat is the
dark color of sand and the level of its dryness which absorb the sun's
warmth.If you are looking for a soothed and soundless location to get
we recommend you to visit vast deserts of Iran as there is no noise
pollution there. Sure, watching starry sky at nights in the heart of
desert is too enjoyable for desert lovers. Desert trekking on the sand
and under the sunlight is also another attractive activity that will
bring you tranquility. ( iran hotel )
if you want to spend good times and have a memorable trip to desert, a
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ease of mind with our professional desert team. Mehrdad Ghazvinian is a
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desert tours. He is also known as the Father of Iran Desert and many
desert groups have trained under his instructions. Sandboarding,
trekking, desert safari and paragliding are of activities that can be
included in your adventure Iran desert tour.
thing that sure will be interesting for desert lovers is staying at old
and historical caravansaries or even camping in tents. Matinabad Desert
Eco-Camp, Bali Hotel, Tida and Yata Traditional Hotels and Tabatabaee
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Tabriz As another main cities of Iran, we can name Tabriz. In some periods of history, this city had been the capital of Iran and now it is the capital of East Azerbaijan province. This city is one of the main industrial centers in Iran. Tabriz weather in winter is too cold and snowy, but it has mild and pleasant summers. People in this city mostly talk to Azeri Turkish language. Tabriz hand woven carpet is the main handicraft in this city which is exported to all countries in the world and is too popular. (tehran hotel)
Although lots of monuments have been destroyed because of natural disasters like earthquake, some of them have still remained. The â€œancient citadel of Tabrizâ€ and â€œKabood old mosqueâ€ are now the main historical places in Tabriz. You can visit a significant number of museums and old houses in this city such as Qajar museum, Azerbaijan Museum, Constitutional Revolution House of Tabriz (Mashrouteh museum), Document Museum, Iron Age museum, House of Seghat ol Islam, Haidarzadeh house, Behnam House (school of architecture) . (iran hotel)
â€œTabriz old bazaarâ€ is one of the main bazaars in Iran and Asia and with the area of about one square kilometer is the biggest covered bazaar in the world which was registered as a Word Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2010.This bazaar consists of several sub-bazaars like gold and jewelry, carpet and shoes bazaars. â€œKoofteâ€ is the traditional food in this region. â€œBasloghâ€, â€œPashmakâ€ and â€œNoghaâ€ are of delicious sweetmeats of this city. Sareyn Sareyn is a small city which is located in the west of Ardabil province and in a distance of 3 kilometers from there. This city is too famous among domestic and foreign tourists because of its pleasant climate in summers and the existence of several springs located in it. The water which comes from Sabalan Mountain contains sulphur particles, so it is effective in the treatment of bone and joint pains.
Sareyn is also known for its vast ski resort located in the hillside of Sabalan Mountain. Never forget to taste â€œAsh-e Dooghâ€, the traditional food and buy natural delicious honey in your trip to Sareyn.
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Northern Iran Northern Iran is composed of three provinces: Gilan, Mazandaran, and Golestan which are located in the south of the Caspian Sea and the north of Alborz Mountains. The climate of northern coasts is hot in the summer and humid and mild in winters. ( iran hotel )
The center of this city is Rasht. This province is covered with forests. The reason of this pure vegetation is its privileged climate. Gilan has the first rank in the production of tea, olives, nuts and peanuts and the second rank in the production of rice.Anzali, Astara, Astaneh-e Ashrafiyyeh, Fuman, Lahijan, Langrud, Masouleh, Manjil, Rudbar, Roudsar, and Talesh, are of this province main cities.â€œAnzali portâ€ is the main harbor of the province. Anzali Lagoon is an attractive place to watch birds. This city is also famous for Caviar production.â€œMasouleâ€ city, â€œRood khanâ€ castle in Fouman city, Lahijan city, baazars of Anzali and Astara cities are of this province tourist attractions.( tehran hotel )
Masoule is a historical city with pleasant foggy weather. It has cool summers and snowy winters. Masoule has a unique architecture. So that the courtyard of the upper building is the roof of the lower one. The area in front of houses and also roofs both used as footpaths.Rood khanâ€ castle was constructed on the forest heights in the beautiful Roud khan village. This castle was selected as a national monument because of its structure, architecture and strategic features.
â€œMasalâ€ city is known as the lost paradise of Gilan. Masal is considered as one of the main tourist areas in Gilan because of its temperate climate, forests, meadows and magnificent countryside. Moreover, a considerable number of monuments are placed in this city.Lahijanâ€ city has been dubbed the tourist capital of the Islamic world. This city is located in the mountain area. Lahijan is famous for its tea plantations. Because of the mild weather and soil quality, the cultivation of tea has good results in this city.â€œSatan Mountainâ€, â€œLahijan Telecabinâ€ and â€œAmir kolaye international lagoonâ€are amongst this city Natural and recreational places. ( tehran hotel )
â€œCuluchehâ€ is a traditional cookie belongs to Lahijan city. Olive is cultivated in great extent in â€œRoud barâ€ and â€œManjilâ€ cities and the economy of these two cities depends on olive and olive-based products. for more information attraction of iran please visit that page. www.ferdowsihotel.com
Isfahan has been known for years as â€œhalf of the worldâ€ not only in Iran but also all over the world. By having more than 6000 historical sites dating back hundreds and thousands of years beside intact natural areas definitely granting this title to Isfahan is not surprising. Diverse kinds of handicrafts and fine arts have been passed on through generations in different cities of this province for centuries. All these reasons together have turned Isfahan into a permanent historical, natural and artistic museum. ( Iran Hotel )
The remained mementos from past years, all show the existence of culture and civilization at this region even at third millennium BC. Ancient hills such as â€œTepe Sialkâ€ in the suburb of Isfahan is a good evidence to prove this claim. Tepe Sialk had been the ziggurat and praying place for ancient people residing in this area. This monument was discovered after archaeological excavations in 1931. The objects found at the wreckage of this ziggurat at Isfahan province are kept already at Louvre Museum of Paris, Iran National Museum at Tehran, Kashan Fin Museum and also a museum located beside this ruins. Valuable and fabulous architecture of Isfahan monuments has caused some of these places to be located amongst UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. ()
surrounded by buildings and mansions remained from Safavid era. In the past, this square was being used for holding various ritual ceremonies and also playing polo stick. Nowadays, it has become a public walkway and a place for holding national and religious rituals. Historical monuments located at this square are Ali Qapu, Abbasi Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and Qeysarie Gate. In addition to these buildings, 200 two-floor chambers and stores are located around this square in which you can find the bests of Isfahan handicrafts and souvenirs.
â€œIsfahan Historical Mosques and Cathedralsâ€
â€œSheikh Lotfollah Mosqueâ€ is one of the most beautiful historical monuments of Isfahan which compel the visitors to admire its glory.
A significant number of temples and churches which were centers of worshipping the adherent of other religions at Isfahan are already amongst historical attractions of Isfahan province. Hakoup is the first church built by Christians in Jolfa district, Isfahan. However, the most famous church in terms of architectural and decorative paintings in this district is called â€œVankâ€ which was built in 1065.
Kouh Sangi fire temple is one of the oldest heritage of Isfahan, the remains of which is still seeable at Kouh Sangi Mountain. Niasar historical fire temple which has been placed at a high height cliff has a significant position amongst worshiping places. ( hotel Iran )
â€œHistorical palacesâ€ Isfahan owes its famous to a great extent to Chehel Sotoun Palace. Hasht Behesht Mansion is an unparalleled sample of palaces built in last years of Safavid Dynasty. Ali Qapu Mansion with its unique architecture, is considered as a great mysteries of Safavid era. In addition to these magnificent places, historical houses, gardens and minarets are also worth seeing. All these together have caused Isfahan to be placed at this high position and the center of attentions amongst cities of Iran and annually attracts lots of foreign and domestic tourists to this area.
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One of the cities that you have not ignore in your travel to Iran is Shiraz. Shiraz is the center of art, music and love songs. So, this city is an appealing destination for people interested in art and literature. In this article, I want to introduce the first five selected hotels based on TripAdvisor ranking.
( Iran hotel ) Zandiyeh Hotel Zandiyeh is a five-star hotel which offers high quality facilities and services to travelers. The price of rooms and other services are reasonable. This hotel has very helpful and polite staff who speak English very well. The well decorated rooms are tidy and spacious. Zandiyeh hotel has also very good position in the central part of Shiraz, near to the Vakil Bazaar, Saraye Moshir which is also a traditional Bazaar in Shiraz and also Karim Khan Citadel. This hotel has also pool, gym, spa and traditional Persian bath which are interesting for most travelers.
Shiraz Grand Hotel Shiraz five-star grand hotel is situated in the neighborhood of the holy Quran gate at the top of a mountain. So, because of its location you will have a good view of the city from this hotel, especially from its rotating restaurant on the 6th floor. This hotel has been constructed recently based on western standard. The rooms are big enough and clean. Separated sport complexes for men and women are of main advantages of Shiraz Grand Hotel.
Karimkhan Hotel ( hotel Iran ) Karimkhan is a three-star hotel. The hotel and rooms are decorated based on Iranian traditional style. The atmosphere of this hotel is really warm and the staff are friendly and helpful. The tea house of this hotel is interesting for guests too. This hotel does not have restaurant. So, you have to go outside for lunch and dinner. The breakfast is also served at a hotel next to Karimkhan hotel. A good point of this hotel is its reasonable price. So, if you want to receive good services with low prices, this hotel can be a good choice for you.
( hotel Tehran) Homa Hotel Homa hotel is one of the oldest famous hotels of Shiraz. It was Hilton hotel formerly at the time of Pahlavi era and after the Iran revolution, its name was changed to Homa Hotel. This hotel has a very big and luxury lobby in which you can sit and get relaxed and enjoy of the live piano songs. From Homa hotel, you will have easy access to main historical sites such as hafezieh, Eram garden and Vakil grand bazar. Azadi Park, which is the biggest park in Shiraz is located near to Homa hotel. So, most rooms have a great view of the park. The buffet breakfast and dinner are attractive and enjoyable for all travelers.
( Tehran hotel) Elysee Hotel Elysee is a four-star boutique hotel located in a cozy and quiet district of Shiraz. From Elysee hotel you will have easy access to the city center, main historical attractions and old bazaars of Shiraz just in less than 30 minutes. It is also about 5-minute walk from this hotel to the nearest metro station. As a good point, there are lots of shopping centers and malls around this hotel. So, you can dedicate your free time to shopping. Elysee staff welcome you warmly to this modern hotel. The buffet breakfast is appetizing. The rooms are clean and they have been decorated based on international standards. Each night, a musician plays a live music and sings Iranian songs in the Lobby of the hotel which creates a warm and friendly atmosphere for travelers.
Isfahan is one of the major tourist destinations in Iran and annually lots of tourists visit this ancient city. There are two types of hotels in Isfahan: modern hotels and traditional houses. Modern hotels are like ordinary hotels all over the world and traditional hotels are old houses which have been changed to hotels for those travelers interested in old places. In this article, we will introduce the 5 top-rated hotels in Isfahan based on travelersâ€™ ranks on TripAdvisor.
One of the main advantage of this apartment hotel is its good location that from which you will have easy access to most of historical and ancient sightseeing and it is just five-minute walk from Imam Square. The rooms are big enough and clean. The kitchens are well equipped with fridge, electric stove, electric water kettle, dining table sets, pots and pans. So, you have the option to cook for yourself. Breakfast will be delivered and served at your room each morning and it has very friendly and helpful staff. All these advantages have caused this hotel to be chosen as the most favorite hotel between travelers. (Hotel Iran )
Abbasi Hotel (Iran Hotel booking )
Abbasi hotel is known as the most famous hotel of Isfahan and it is the first choice of nearly all foreign travelers. The most amazing thing that attract the attention of all people at first glance is the magnificent traditional architecture of this 5-star hotel at Isfahan. Staying at rooms at the old wing with garden view are suggested because the view of these rooms is very pleasant. The inner courtyard design is based on Old Persian Garden. A wide variety of services are available at this hotel, such as: fitness center, swimming pool, business center, sauna, different restaurants serving high quality and delicious meals and a popular traditional tea house. The location of Abbasi hotel is also perfect and from which you can go to visit Imam Square by foot in just few minutes.
Viana is a one-star hotel which is managed by a kind and helpful local family. At this hotel you feel like you are at home. Viana hotel is a bit far from city center and main historical attractions, however you can easily reach the city center with taxi. The main advantage of this hotel is its fair price. This hotel at Isfahan has been newly renovated and the rooms are clean and comfortable.
Kowsar Hotel (Hotel Isfahan)
Kowsar is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Isfahan across the â€œZayandeh Roudâ€ River and the â€œSi-o-Seh Polâ€ Bridge. It is an old hotel which has been renovated completely few years ago. From this hotel, you can go easily by foot to the Armenian district of Isfahan and visit Vank cathedral. It is also 10 to 15 minute walk from this hotel to the center of town. Passengers have mentioned that serving breakfast at the restaurant located on the top floor of hotel with the view of river is one of the best features of this hotel.
One of the main advantages of Setareh 4-star hotel is its location, because most of the famous historical sights of Isfahan are located within walking distance from this hotel. Rooms at this hotel are nearly small but they are clean.
Many hotels are located in Tehran. In this article, I want to introduce the 5 top-rated hotels in Tehran based on their ranks on TripAdvisor. We also discuss about travelers' point of view and their main reasons for choosing these hotels in Tehran.
Espinas five-star hotel is located in the central part of Tehran in Keshavarz Boulevard. This hotel has been chosen as the best Tehran Hotel on TripAdvisor which really deserves it. From this hotel, you will have good access to most governmental organizations, main historical sites and also the old bazaar of Tehran. Because of its short distance from Iran main organizations, it is always one of the best choices for those business men who care about time. Because their time is too precious to be wasted in the crowded streets of Tehran. Clean, spacious and comfortable rooms and also high speed wireless internet are of other advantages of this modern and luxury hotel which has been built based on western standards.
This two-star hotel is the next choice of travelers on TripAdvisor and based on travelers' comments this hotel stands on the second rank in the list of Tehran top hotels. This hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Tehran, however the management of this hotel believes in yearly reconstruction and renovation of the hotel facilities in order to increase the travelersâ€™ satisfaction. It is also located in the heart of Tehran at Lalezar Street. In addition to the good location of this hotel and its 5-minute distance from Saadi metro station, its rational price and the good temper of hotels staff are amongst main reasons of travelers for choosing Markazi Hotel at Tehran.
Parsian Azadi is one of the best 5-star hotels in Tehran in which most of famous leaders, dignitaries and diplomatic guests from all over the world have resided. This hotel was the Hyatt Hotel formerly and it was renamed to Parsian Azadi after the revolution of Iran. This hotel is located in the northern part of Tehran. Situating in a good district with pleasant climate in addition to its unique landscape to Alborz Mountains will make memorable stay for every travelers. Also, the vicinity of Azadi Hotel to main highways of Tehran is another main advantage of this hotel. By having different kinds of rooms and suites and also diverse restaurants and coffee shops, this luxury hotel in Tehran meet the needs of a wide range of travelers with different tastes.
Ibis and Novotel Hotels are placed respectively in the fourth and fifth ranks in the list of chosen hotels in Tehran.
Ibis is a 4-star hotel.It is the first hotel built at Imam Khomeini International Airport by "Accor International Group".
The second hotel that has been launched by this group in Iran is called Novotel which is a 5-star hotel. This hotel is also located on the south side of the main terminal of Imam Khomeini International Airport beside Ibis hotel.
The building and the interior space of the lobby and rooms and also the equipment of both of these hotels are new and modern and are in accordance to the standards of hotels worldwide. At the terminal door, the shuttles are ready to transfer you to these hotels. You can also reach to Novotel hotel through a pedestrian bridge. 24-hour free shuttle at the door of these hotels are also ready to transfer the travelers to the airport every 20 minutes.
The trained staff of Ibis and Novotel hotels are too helpful and responsive.
Sure, these two hotels can be a good choice for those businessmen who want to stay for a short time at Tehran and donâ€™t want to waste their time in the crowded streets of the capital city of Iran.
Eskan Alvand 4-star hotel with its unique perspective is located in a cozy and quiet district of Tehran. From this hotel, the travelers will have easy access to public and private organizations, tourist attractions and shopping centers. The modern design of this hotel, itâ€™s spacious and well- equipped rooms, beautiful restaurants with delicious International and Persian dishes and its coffee shop with yummy cakes and drinks are of travelers' main reasons for choosing this hotel.