Where Is Hottest Place in the World?; IFP

Have you ever thought about the hottest place in the world? What have you heard about that? Did you know that it is actually in Iran? Yes!

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Americans can easily travel almost anywhere — except these countries; CNN

With an American passport, you can travel the world with a freedom that Lebanese or Nepali citizens can only dream of, but your luck can run out at these border checkpoints.

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Ancient Christian Church In Iran Under Restoration; IRNA

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Shahr-e Sukhteh, Iran’s archaeological gem; Zahra Mirzafarjouyan; Mehr News

Shahr-e Sukhteh is a lost jewel in Iran which archeologists consider it as the world’s first city in terms of urban texture, population and urban planning. It is the remains of an ancient city and archaeological site of a sizable Bronze Age in southwestern Iran.

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Monastery of Saint Thaddeus being restored meeting UNESCO standards; Tehran Times

The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus is being restored according to UNESCO standards and benefiting from technical experts, director of Iran’s Armenian monastic ensembles has said.

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UNESCO-tagged Ali Qapu receives over 375,000 visitors in H1; Tehran Times

The 16th-century Ali Qapu Palace, an element of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran, welcomed over 375,000 visitors during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

Source: UNESCO-tagged Ali Qapu receives over 375,000 visitors in H1

Chehel Sotoun; a blend of prominent Persian garden, glorious palace; Zahra Mirzafarjouyan; Mehr News

Located next to Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Chahar Bagh, Chehel Sotoun Palace is considered as one of the tourist attractions of Isfahan, Iran.

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Seven stunning additions to the UNESCO heritage list 2019; Rachel Graham; EuroNews

A visual journey through the new entrants to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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It’s time to rid Iran’s millennium-old brick tower of weeds; Afshin Majlesi; Tehran Times

It’s quite natural that weeds spread almost everywhere in a mild and humid climate; they grow, whether we like it or not!

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22 Most beautiful places to visit in Iran, including a 13-day Itinerary; Gloria Apara; Nomadic Chica

There was nothing but good experiences during the 13 days Gloria Apara was traveling in Iran and these are all her favorite most beautiful places to visit in Iran.

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Foreign arrivals in Yazd jumps 29% in 4 months on year; Tehran Times

The number of foreign travelers visiting Iran’s Yazd province surged 29 percent in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

Source: Foreign arrivals in Yazd jumps 29% in 4 months on year

UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert draws 5,000 foreign visitors a year; Tehran Times

Over 5,000 foreign sightseers visited the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2019).

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Iran introduces visa-free policy for Chinese citizens; China Daily

Chinese travelers visiting Iran for travel or business purpose do not need visa anymore, confirmed the Chinese embassy in Iran on Tuesday.

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mohammad hassan forouzanfar combines iranian and american landmarks for ‘peace’ project; Lynne Myers; Design Bloom

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Hyrcanian forests to be equipped with technological support; Tehran Times

Hyrcanian forests will be equipped with modern technology devices such as camera traps, drones and fire-detection sensors, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has said.

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Photos of Isfahan, Iran’s important historical site; Xinhua

Photos show Iran’s important historical site, Isfahan.

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New UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Pictures: Part 2

Forêt de hêtres, Mazandaran

Find out what makes these new UNESCO World Heritage Sites outstanding

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Need To See Another Total Solar Eclipse? Here’s When, Where And How To See One In The Next 20 Years; Jamie Carter; Forbes

Experiencing totality is an other-worldly experience, and it only happens on average once every 18 months somewhere on Earth. Here’s when to plan a trip to see nature’s grandest spectacle.

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Trump sanctions hurt everyday life in Iran; Hideki Yabu; NHK WORLD

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump imposed what he called the “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran. They target the country’s oil and banking, among other sectors. Iranians are already feeling the effects of these measures.

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Ziggurat of Choga Zanbil magnificent ruins; Zahra Mirzafarjouyan; MehrNews

Ziggurat of Choga Zanbil, the world’s largest ziggurat is located in Shush; a city in Khuzestan Province, southwest of Iran. It was the first Iranian monument to be registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

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