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    25 Amazing Sites Americans Are Missing Out On In Iran

    Since Iran's 1979 revolution, travel for Americans to the country has been incredibly difficult. Too bad, since there are so many gems.

    With a possibility of thawing in Iranian–American relations, soon enough Americans may be able to visit all of Iran's amazing national treasures. There's so much to see!

    1. Gate of all Nations

    2. The Ruins of Persepolis

    The palace of Persepolis

    3. Naqsh-e Rostam

    4. Khajoo Bridge

    5. Vank Armenian Cathedral

    Inside the Cathedral

    6. Jameh Mosque

    Jameh Mosque

    7. Masouleh

    8. Kharanaq

    9. Golestan Palace

    Inside Golestan Palace

    10. Tombs of Esther and Mordechai

    The Jewish Biblical heroes Esther and Mordechai are buried in Hamadan, Iran. Their grave is an important place of pilgrimage for Iranian Jews.

    11. Tabriz's Bazaar Complez

    The Bazaar of Tabriz is amongst the oldest and largest in the world. It's also a prime spot to buy rugs, jewelry, and clothing, or to meet the locals.

    12. Tower of Silence

    13. Chak Chak Temple

    Chak Chak is a pilgrimage site for Zoroastrians, and is the holiest of the mountain shrines. The man-made grotto is flanked by massive bronze doors.

    14. Amir Chakhmaq Complex

    15. Zein-o-Din Caravansarai

    The inside of the Zein-o-din Caravansarai

    16. Azadi Tower

    17. Nasr al-Mulk Mosque

    Inside the Nasr al-Mulk Mosque

    18. The Tomb of Firdowsi

    19. The Tomb of Hafez

    20. Chehel Sotoun Pavilion

    21. Imam Square

    22. Abanyeh Village

    23. Soleyman-tange Dam

    24. Dasht-e Kavir, Desert of Salt

    25. Alamut Valley, Birthplace of the Assassins

    So, interested in visiting Iran?