Telegraph:The luxury hotels luring Western tourists to Iran

“In the post-sanctions era, tourism is an industry that will get a boost more than any other sector… Iran’s tourism sector is a flourishing market for investors. We are anticipating a tsunami of tourists after sanctions are lifted.” Masoud Soltanifar, Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization chief

Persian Food Primer: 10 Essential Iranian Dishes by Louisa Shafia

A visit to Iran yields a stunning variety of culinary delights. That’s because of the country’s unique history and geography, which translates to a diverse mix of cultural influences on the cuisine. Louisa Shafia, author of The New Persian Kitchen, guides us through the basics and highlights  of Iranian Dishes and the Persian food. ( Originally published in )

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Persia in the History of Civilization by Will Durant

Let’s briefly read about Iran’s history; from the Great Persian Empire to the Modern-day Iran. An article by Will Durant, famous American historian, philosopher and the author of ‘The Story of Civilization’

Iran culture

Being one of the oldest continuously inhabited civilizations in the world, modern-day Iranian culture is enriched by centuries of tradition. As a mostly Muslim nation, Iranian culture is also tied up with religion.
Iran’s rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 12th-largest in the world.
UNESCO has recognized 19 sites in Iran as World Heritage Sites.This includes Arg-e Bam as the largest adobe structure in the world. Magnificent Persepolis, now in ruins, but an awe-inspiring reminder of Iran’s glory during the Achaemenid Empire. Mosques regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture, with stunning tiles and Islamic calligraphic inscriptions. A detailed tour of Persian architecture provide the opportunity to trace back the nations long journey from the the prehistoric era to the medieval era and Islamic golden age and modern era. We encourage you to experience our culture by getting to know our people. There you will finde people with incredible hospitality and in love with their art and poetry.