ID : N-1026 Date : 2018/01/12 - 13:03
(Persia Diget) – The CEO of Isfahan Cultural Heritage Organization reported of the visit by half a million foreign tourists of the historical monuments and tourist attractions of the Province of Isfahan from March 2017 till the end of December 2017.
Fereydoun Allahyari said: “In Isfahan Province, there are more than 200 historical monuments and tourist attractions ready to receive foreign tourists.”
Regarding the level of enthusiasm of foreign tourists visiting Isfahan Province historical monuments and sites, he said: “The existing historical monuments are in the Imam Square of Isfahan world site, such as the Imam Mosque, Ali Qapu Grand Palace, and Sheikh Lutfullah Mosque, that are the top sites to be visited by tourists. Following close behing are the world sites of Chehelsotun Palace (palace of forty columns) and Fin Garden in the historical city of Kashan.”
Allahyari referred to the French tourists who are in the vanguard of visiting Isfahan historical sites, adding: “In 2016, German tourists constituted the largest number of tourists visiting Isfahan Province historical monuments and sites; however, after the first 9 months of 2017, records show that French tourists have overtaken Germans and, presently, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and China occupy first to fifth place in the number of tourists visiting Isfahan Province historical sites.”