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Iran’s 10 Most Awesome Deserts – Part 2

Shahdad Desert is located 1150 kilometers away from Tehran, in Kerman Province. To get to this beautiful desert, you can start from the city of Tehran toward the cities of Qom and Kashan. Arriving in Kashan, you will continue to Nain, Rafsanjan and finally Kerman. No doubt, it takes a long time to arrive in Kerman, so it will be a good idea for you to stay in Kerman overnight and get to Shahdad region next day in the morning.
The other route you can take to get to this region is the route from Qom, Kashan and Isfahan. Taking this route, you can plan a one-day or two-day stay in Isfahan and enjoy the historical and artistic beauties of this historic city. Then you can continue traveling toward Mehriz, Rafsanjan and finally Kerman. Make sure to pay a visit to the historic city of Kerman, too, and then you can continue your trip to Shahdad region.
The first fact about this region is that, in 2005, the temperature recorded by NASA for this region was more than 70 degrees Celsius, i.e. higher than the temperature of Arizona Desert!

Iran’s 10 Most Awesome Deserts – Part 1

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Iran is a large country in the Middle East that is home to vast desert regions (in the central part), due to its hot and dry climate. In addition to its rich history, Iran is famous for its climate variability as one of the main tourist attractions that draw many tourists to this land every year.
In this article, Iranviva Group will make you familiar with a small number of the tourist attractions of central Iran and introduce you 10 most attractive desert regions in ​​Iran as tourist destinations for tourists from around the world.

Persian Architecture

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Persian Architecture is a precious gift, among many, to the world culture. In the visitor’s mind, it seems that the architecture of each city and village in Iran reflects a story about different peoples who have come and gone in this land and different dynasties that have ruled the nation during the past 3000 years. Most of the greatest structures and buildings in this ancient country were built for religious purposes, with Zoroastrianism and Islam as the most prevalent religions in Iran. Therefore, most part of Persian architecture is also known as Islamic architecture.

List and contact details of foreign embassies in Iran

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For the convenience of visitors to Iran, Iranviva Group has provided a list of addresses, phone numbers and websites of embassies and consulates of foreign countries in Iran. Such as, Germany embassy in Iran, Sweden embassy in Iran, Switzerland embassy in Iran, France embassy in Iran, Finland embassy in Iran, Canada embassy in Iran, Malaysia embassy in Iran, Hungary embassy in Iran, New Zealand embassy in Iran, Azerbaijan embassy in Iran, Argentina embassy in Iran, South Africa embassy in Iran, Austrian embassy in Iran, Ethiopia embassy in Iran, Jordan embassy in Iran, Armenia embassy in Iran, Uruguay embassy in Iran, Uzbekistan embassy in Iran, Spanish embassy in Iran, Australia embassy in Iran, Slovakia embassy in Iran, Slovenia embassy in Iran, Ukraine embassy in Iran, United Arab Emirates embassy in Iran, Indonesia embassy in Iran, Italia embassy in Iran, Ireland embassy in Iran, Bahrain embassy in Iran, Brazil embassy in Iran, British embassy in Iran, Brunei embassy in Iran, Belgium embassy in Iran, Bulgaria embassy in Iran, Bangladesh embassy in Iran, Burkina Faso embassy in Iran, Portugal embassy in Iran, Thailand embassy in Iran, Czechia embassy in Iran, Denmark embassy in Iran, Russia embassy in Iran, Romania embassy in Iran, Sri Lanka embassy in Iran,

Iran Vehicle Entry Permit for Tourists

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One of the most frequently-asked questions by tourists, before they travel to a foreign country, is about the rules and regulations regarding bringing private vehicles into a new country.

In this article, Iranviva Group is going to acquaint you with these rules and regulations, to help you plan your trip to Iran with no worry. Vehicle entry rules for tourists in Iran are as follows:

Tourists, who are visiting Iran for a while, can bring their personal vehicle with them into the country, considering the relevant regulations of temporary entry into the customs territory of Iran. These regulations also include Iranians who have been living abroad for at least three months before entering Iran.
In the validity period of the temporary admission, the vehicle is allowed to enter and leave the country repeatedly through permitted routes after recording the date, and checks and controls needed.
If the tourists’ personal belongings or vehicles with temporary permit are proven to be generally damaged, they don’t have to be returned, on condition of transferring to customs.

Drug Policy in Iran

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A challenge that tourists may face on a journey to different countries is the lack of awareness of drug laws in the country of destination. These laws might be strict in some countries while they may not be so strict in other countries due to the different laws. As a result, being well aware of drug policies and also what is known as illicit drugs in the destination country is really of great importance for tourists. Thereby, Iranviva Group has provided you with this article on drug policies in this country, so you will be rest assured that you will choose the right Iran tour and enjoy your visit to Iran. Do not miss reading this article before traveling to Iran.

Afghanistan is one of the major producers of drugs (opium poppy) in the world, and Iran, sharing a direct land border with Afghanistan, is a transit country for drug trafficking from Afghanistan to Europe. For this reason, serious measures have been taken in Iran against drug abuse and strict rules have been enforced around the country in this regard.

A Brief History of East Azerbaijan Province

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Tabriz (the provincial capital of East Azerbaijan Province) is the most important city in the province and the tourist attractions of the city are so many that they cannot all be included in this article.
For this reason, only a list of tourist attractions of the city is provided in this article and a comprehensive description about the city of Tabriz is provided in a separate article.

Transportation in Iran

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The way you choose to travel will affect your experiences you will have on your trip and will depend on what you want to accomplish. Iran public transportation is cheap, efficient and also very easy to use, so you will find it easy to travel around the country using public transportation.
There are different means of transportation you can use on your trip to Iran. Each city has its own network of public transportation, including bus and subway in some cities. Taking taxis is also common in Iran that is really convenient, although a little bit more expensive.
The most convenient way of traveling around the country of Iran is taking a taxi. It is not much expensive, especially when you share a taxi with someone else who is traveling the same direction as you. Sharing taxis is common in Iran. Taxis are convenient and can be found everywhere in every city, at any time of the day or night.
You can use private or shared taxis everywhere on the street. You can even order online taxis that is much more convenient. Taxi fares in Tehran are higher than anywhere else in Iran.

Tabriz, the City of Firsts

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If you have had a glance through the history of Iran and its historical monuments, you will have certainly noticed that mosques are among the historical monuments seen in every city of Iran.The Blue Mosque of Tabriz, also known as ‘Ali Shah mosque”, is the blue beauty left from the history of this land.The color of the tiles of this mosque is different from those of the other mosques. In fact, these tiles are aquamarine in color while the tiles used in other mosques are turquoise in color. It is because of this different color that most tourists visiting the mosque have mentioned the beauty of this building in their books and travelogues.

Qazvin, a city with the most number of historical monuments in Iran

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If you have had a glance through the history of Iran and its historical monuments, you will have certainly noticed that mosques are among the historical monuments seen in every city of Iran. Jameh Mosque of Qazvin is one of the oldest mosques in Iran that was built in the ninth century. This mosque was built over the ruins of a fire temple that belonged to the Sassanids. Since it was one of the most important places in the city of Qazvin, this mosque was attacked roughly by Mongols and was destroyed.