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!
Gate of all Nations
The Ruins of Persepolis
Vank Armenian Cathedral
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.
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.
Tower of Silence
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.
Amir Chakhmaq Complex
The inside of the Zein-o-din Caravansarai
Nasr al-Mulk Mosque
Inside the Nasr al-Mulk Mosque
The Tomb of Firdowsi
The Tomb of Hafez
Chehel Sotoun Pavilion
Dasht-e Kavir, Desert of Salt
Alamut Valley, Birthplace of the Assassins
So, interested in visiting Iran?
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