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All posts related to travel and touring in Iran.

Bisheh Town & Bisheh Waterfall

Young female shephard, Near Bisheh, Lorestan, Iran

Set among the craggy mountains of western Lorestan, the small town of Bisheh draws tourists to the famous Bisheh Waterfall. Bisheh’s train station serves as stopover for service between Tehran and Ahvaz and other southern destinations. It’s also home to a railroad bridge built by German engineers during the rule of Reza Shah Pahlavi. The stone..

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Imāmzādeh Sāleh Mausoleum

Imāmzādeh Sāleh Mausoleum, Tajrish, Tehran

[photonav url=/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/ mode=drag360 popup=colorbox animate=left position=right container_width= container_height=200] Imāmzādeh Sāleh (Persian: امامزاده صالح‎‎) is a shrine and mosque in north Tehran, known as the burial place of the brother of Imam Reza. For the foreign tourist, the intricate tile-work outside and the interior mirror-work can be mesmerizing. For me, just sitting in the plaza or..

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Tajrish Bazaar in North Tehran

Tajrish Bazaar, Tehran, Iran

[photonav url=/wp-content/uploads/2016/tarish_bazaar_tehran_iran/panoramas/ mode=move popup=colorbox animate=left position=right container_width= container_height=200]   For tourists searching for a quick and free slice of traditional Iran there’s the Tajrish Bazaar (Bazar-e-Tajrish), in the heart of north Tehran, which is closer to the city’s top hotels than the more famous the Grand Bazaar of Tehran in the city’s center. It’s smaller than the..

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Three Days in Lorestan

Touring picture-perfect Lorestan, Iran

“My duty is well-defined. I exist to serve my wife. No one loves his wife as much as I do.” I met Asgar Azizi all of ten minutes ago and already he is waxing poetic for the four visitors squatted before him. The females in our group burst out laughing. One of them demands proof…

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