Due to its
historical background and sustainable social and cultural evolution, has a
lot of diverse worth seeing sites that satisfy tourists with different
tastes. Every tourist, whatever his/her incentive, may find many spectacular
places depending on his taste. It should not be forgotten that the best way
for the recognition of every country is direct contact with its people.
are famous for their hospitality, compassion, and generosity. It is easily
possible to visit Iranians' homes, being slightly acquainted with them and
become familiar with their life style, attitudes, livelihood, and many of
monuments, which belong to different periods of human settlement in the
plateau of Iran, along with diverse natural, coastal, mountainous, and
nomadic landscapes, make a coordinated and attractive combination for every
Iranian culture, which is reflected in historical and architectural
heritage, has brought about many sites worth seeing. The culture of today's
Iran is a perfect aggregate of near and far past of this territory and
everybody can satisfy intellectual and aesthetic needs according to his/her
taste through visiting this wide and rich country. The existing historical
monuments in Persepolis, Passargadae, Susa (Shoosh), Hamadan, Kermanshah,
Firooz Abad, Syraf and many other ancient centers of Iranian civilization
are incentives enough for visiting this country.
environment of Iran, with more than 2,800 kilometers of coastline and water
borders as well as the high mountains of Alborz and Zagross, supplies high
recreational and tourism potentials. The shores of the Caspian Sea in the
north and the coasts of the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman in the south are
suitable places as recreational resort in summer and winter. The islands of
the Persian Gulf, Kish, Qeshm, and Hormoz with suitable shores and beaches
as well as pleasant sunshine may be used for vacations even in winters.
There are daily and regular flights to this region from several parts of the
country as well as suitable accommodation facilities. Moreover, these
islands are easily accessible through waterways by different types of ships
and boats as well as by airplane.
mountains and mountain slopes in Iran, along with economic value for nomads
for grazing of their sheep, serves as summer residence of urban dwellers as
well as suitable places for winter and mountain sports.