Kashke Bademjan

Persian Cuisine is infused with surprise ingredients. One unique ingredient is Whey (Kask). Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained. It is white and has been recently become very popular in the west as a nutritious ingredient. Well, this power food has been a part of Persian Cuisine for a [...]

Abyaneh

Abyaneh is a small village of nearly 170 families in Natanz county located in Isfahan province.  The significance of this village is that the language spoken is known to the purest and oldest dialect of Persian-Farsi, which is the official language of Iran. Women still wear very traditional clothes and over all the ancient traditions are [...]

Noushabad underground city

"Noushabad underground city” (Nushabad) is a city of ancient and historic areas. It is located in the north of Isfahan province and about five kilometers from Kashan. It is also on the historic Silk Road that still marks the miracle of art from the Seljuk period up to the Qajar. Inscriptions on the walls and minarets in the mosques and sanctuaries, show the historical significance [...]

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

Iran is full of beautiful mosque which each are master pieces standing alone. Specifically, Sheikh Lotfullah mosque in Isfahan is one of the 16 century mosques which is a symbol of great purity and beauty. This must-see spot is located in Naghsh-eJahan square and every inch of it was designed by the chief architect Sheikh [...]

The Blue Mosque of Tabriz

  2 minute read The Blue Mosque of Tabriz (Masjed Kaboud) also known as Mozaffariyeh Mansion, Jahanshah mosque and the Turquoise of Islam is located in Tabriz, the capital of East Azerbaijan, Iran. Dating back to the 15th century, this mosque is one of the most-visited tourist attractions of the city. It was constructed upon […]

Time Difference

Time Difference Time Zones of Iran Time Zone Currently Being Used in Iran Offset Time Zone Abbreviation & Name Example City UTC +3:30 IRST Iran Standard Time Tehran   Time Zone Not Currently Being Observed in Iran Offset Time Zone Abbreviation & Name Commences UTC +4:30 IRDT Iran Daylight Time 21 March 2020   The […]

Basic facts about Iran

Full name: The Islamic Republic of Iran (officially)/Iran/Persia Iranian name: جمهوری اسلامی ایران Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān Area: 1,648,195 km2 Population: 82,531,700 Capital: Tehran National flag: the three colored flag (green, white, red) Location: western Asia, Middle East Official languages: Persian Recognized regional languages: Persian, Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Luri, Balochi, Arabic,Gilak, Mazandarani, Turkish Currency: Rial (IRR) and […]

What is the best time to travel to Iran?

Being a vast country, Iran is home to wide variety of climatic conditions, so a decision about the best time to travel to Iran, totally depends on the regions and cities you plan to explore and the kind of weather you would prefer and enjoy. Generally speaking, late March through May in spring, September and [...]

Is it safe to travel to Iran?

The presence of Iran between the safest countries in the world for tourists will undoubtedly surprise you but it is totally TRUE. However like anywhere, no place is totally crime-free but you don’t need to be worried at all if you follow all necessary and elementary precautions as a traveler. Here are some trip safety [...]

Kashan

Kashan City Guide & Attractions Kashan is a city in the desert of the Esfahan province - Kashan Guide Kashan at a Glance Kashan tourist’s attractions and highlights: Fin Garden (Bagh- E-Fin) Bazaar of Kashan Sultan Mir Ahmad  Bath (Hammam- E- Sultan Mir Ahmad) Tabatabei house (Khan-E- Tabatabaei) Boroujerdi  House (Khan-E- Boroujerdi) Nushabad underground city [...]