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Silk Road (Silk Route) | An ancient network of routes connecting east to the west

The Silk Road was a network of trade routes which connected the east to the west and made the economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions between these regions possible, from the 2nd century BC to the 18th century.
Namakdan Salt dome

Salt domes of Iran | Extraordinary examples of evolution of geologic history

Salt domes, one of the main units of structural geomorphology in Iran, are unique in their diversity, form, formation process and development.

Sabalan Mountain | Iran’s third highest mountain

Sabalan Mountain is located in Ardebil province, northwest of Iran and is the third highest mountain in Iran after Damavand and Alamkoh. This beautiful mountain was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Persian Gardens | Resembling the paradise on earth

Persian gardens are an evident symbols of the Iranian culture of wisdom, thinking, creativity and genius. Their lofty trees, beautiful sweet-scented flowers and relaxing music of water running through them,

Damavand Mountain | The highest peak in Iran

Damavand Mountain is located in the central part of Alborz Mountain range, on the south of the Caspian Sea and is visible from Tehran, Qom and Varamin if the weather is not foggy or polluted. Damavand Mountain, with an altitude of 5671 meters, is a potentially active volcano, the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia.

Ramsar | The bride of Iran’s cities

Located in the west of Mazandaran province, Ramsar, the bride of Iran’s cities, is one of the most beautiful attractions in the north of Iran.

Khaje Mountain | A marvelous mountain in the heart of a lake

Khaje Mountain is located 30 kilometers south of Zabol, in Sistan and Baluchistan Province and is flat-topped, with basalt stones.

Port of Siraf | An ancient and prosperous port

The Historic Port of Siraf (formerly known as Taheri Port) is located in central district of Kangan city in Bushehr province, and is one of the most astonishing sites in south of Iran.

Alisadr Cave | The world’s biggest water cave

Alisadr Cave is located in northwest of Hamedan, in Kaboudarahang province in a village by this name. This splendid natural phenomenon was listed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2008, as the longest and the biggest water cave in the world.