Historic cultural capitals - Isfahan

Isfahan history can be traced from the beginning of the Stone Age (the Paleolithic age). Since the Sassanid era Isfahan had remained an important military center. Later, in the XVI century this magnificent city was turned into a capital by Shah Abbas I. In those times one really could see all the wonders of the world there. Even nowadays Isfahan remains the most popular tourist city of Iran. Na read more ...

Historic cultural capitals - Mashhad

Mashhad (Mashhed) - It is the sacred capital of Iran and the second most populous city after Tehran. Before the death of Imam Reza it were called Sanabad. This is one of the most famous cities among Shia Muslims. Mashhad attracts more than 20 million tourists and pilgrims every year, many of them come to stay near the Imam Reza Shrine , a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza. It is read more ...

Historic cultural capitals - Qazvin

The city, where the first settlements were 4000 years BC, but it became known in the time of Medes (400 BC). It was the capital of Persia during the reign of Hassan i-Sabbah (1090) and remained so until the invasion of Mongols. Then Shah Tahmasp (1524–1576) made Qazvin the capital of the Safavid Empire .

The fortress of Alamut is considered to be one of the most mysterious const read more ...

Historic cultural capitals - Tabriz

Tabriz was founded in the Bronze Age and has a fascinating history: in the IX century it was an important military base and since then it became the capital of the various states, including Ilkhanate (same Ilkhanid) and the Safavids. During XIII -XVIII centuries Tabriz was one of the largest cities in the Middle East. It was chosen five times as the capital by several rulers commencing from Atr read more ...

Historical cities - Ardabil

Ardabil Province, located in the north of Iran, along the coast of the Caspian Sea, has unique natural landscapes and historic sites. Foundation date of Ardabil is unknown but for the first time it mentioned during the last Sassanid's.

The architectural complex of the Sheikh Safi al-Din mausoleum, countain a tomb, prayer hall and a mosque were built to honor famous Islamic Sufi Sh read more ...

Historical cities - Kashan

Kashan is located near one of the most beautiful desert in the world, as a stop over for caravan routes. Archaeological discoveries made on the Sialk hill reveal that this region was one of the primary centers of civilization in pre-historic ages. Hence, Kashan even dates back before the Elamite period in Iran. Some scientists believe three wise men started their journey to Bethlehem to witness read more ...

Historical cities - Kerman

Kerman is one of mythical cites in Iran. Kerman residents say the city has built by Rustam (mythical Iranian hero). After the invasion of Arabs and adoption of Islam by Iran, Kerman became a place for Arab colons. In 1509 Safavid King added Kerman to their possessions. Later in 1596 Ganja Ali Khan on behalf of Shah Abbas I ruled this city.

One of the main attractions of the city is th read more ...

Historical cities - Kermanshah

Kermanshah is considered as one of the cradles of prehistoric cultures and is famous for its rich history and culture. According to archaeological surveys and excavation, Kermanshah area has been occupied by prehistoric people since the Lower Paleolithic period, the evidence consists of some hand axes found in the cave near the east of city.

The region was also one of the first places read more ...

The ancient capitals of Iran - Shiraz

Shiraz is the birthplace and a galaxy of prominent cultural figures of Iran. The Great Silk Road lay through the territory of the city; this made it famous not only in Persia, but also abroad. This area has always played a significant role in the life of Persia. Three of the most important capitals of ancient Persia successively were located near the city of Shiraz.

In 2-4 centuries t read more ...

Nadia Services in Iran

If you don’t want to join a tour and you

If you prefer to travel on your own or with you

Overall railway across Iran brings the opp

Traveling to a foreign country needs a lot of i

Although medicine and healthcare are completely

One thing that keeps people's plans off is

Latest Articles

Shiraz is the birthplace and a galaxy of promin

Kermanshah is considered as one of the cradles

Kerman is one of mythical cites in Iran. Kerman

Kashan is located near one of the most beautifu

One thing that keeps people's plans off is

Although medicine and healthcare are completely

Traveling to a foreign country needs a lot of i

Overall railway across Iran brings the opp

If you prefer to travel on your own or with you

If you don’t want to join a tour and you