Iran Cultural Tours
Choice of cultural holidays in Iran & tours from local specialist, expert in 2021
Highlighted for its reach history and culture, Iran is the home of various ethics and most sunning cultural attractions. From the so-called Persepolis dates back to 500 B.C to Golestan palace which is Iran’s top highlighted attraction of contemporary history, Iran is ready to hug travelers from all over the world.
Our “Iran in depth” and “Iran in brief” tour show you in detail and in concise respectively Iran’s most highlighted cities like Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan and Shiraz. These cities have got the most remarkable Iran attractions including Persepolis, Nasir-Ol Molk mosque, Naqsh-e Jahan square and Iran’s great gardens and traditional houses.
Iran cultural attractions
Although Iran is fabulous in nature- do your own research for Badab Sort, jungles of north and so on- but most travelers are in search of Iran’s great history and culture. Most Iran tours start from Tehran and go toward the south in a way that most frequented cities of Iran will be explored. Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd and in some cases Kerman is there to visit.
During your trip to these cities the finest mosques of Iran like Nasir Ol Molk mosque in Shiraz, Imam (or Shah) mosque of Isfahan and Jame mosque of Yazd await you. In addition to these masterpieces of Islamic architecture, the ruins of Persepolis in a few kilometers away from Shiraz and the reputed Persian gardens of Shiraz-Eram garden- and Yazd-Dolat Abad garden- which both are registered between Iran’s UNESCO world heritage sites are included in most of our tour packages.
Iran’s great history is concluded to three main periods.
- Ancient or pre-Islamic period
- Islamic period
- Temporary period
Ancient or pre-Islamic period
Those who are curious to hear about the Great empire of Persia and its powerful leaders like Cyrus should head to Shiraz, Fars province and Susa. The ruins of Persepolis, the Pasargadae and Acropolis in Fars province and Apadana Palace in Susa (shush), Khuzestan province were witness to the arise of the Persian empire which became one of the largest empires in history, stretching from Europe’s Balkan Peninsula in the West to India’s Indus Valley in the East around 550 B.C. This Iron Age dynasty, sometimes called the Achaemenid Empire, was a global hub of culture, religion, science, art and technology for more than 200 years before it fell to the invading armies of Alexander the Great.
Medieval Iran has witnessed the emergence of some of the most beautiful wonders of Islamic art and architecture. These wonders mostly emerged during the Safavid dynasty, when Isfahan was the capital city of Persia. Naqsh-e Jahan square and all the buildings surrounded the square are remains of that era which made Isfahan as the most frequented city of Iran by travelers.
Islamic period and Isfahan city owe its glorious to Shah Abbas and its successors during Safavid era. Called half of the world, Isfahan is the best place to see the world’s beautiful mosques, Naqsh-e Jahan square, Si-o Se Pol and a lot more which are constructed during the Gold Islamic period in Iran.
Beside Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Kashan, Kerman and Tabriz are the cities that witness the great symbols of Islamic architecture.
Iran before and after the recent revolution in 1979 find its origin in Tehran’s palaces and towers. Various parts of the Niavaran and Saad Abad palaces showcase Royal family’s lifestyle-during Pahlavi era, before the revolution- and the treasuries which are collected mostly by Farah Pahlavi, will amaze you.
After the revolution of 1979, some modern buildings like Milad tower and Tabiat bridge have changed Tehran’s perspective to a metropolitan-historical city with great malls and modern constructions.
Iran tours model
Iran tours mostly comprise nearly all the services you need during your trip to Iran. Hotel, tour guide, meals, transportation, transfer, visa code and travel insurance. Of course that you can reserve your own hotels or get your visa in arrival (read about the restrictions HERE) but since our packages are highly affordable, travelers prefer to let us to manage their trip and enjoy Iran in piece.
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