The Iranian Tour Operators Association Deputy has highlighted that an increasing number of tours are bringing visitors with special interests to Iran, adding: “The age range for tourists visiting Iran is changing.”
The Chapel of Dzordzor, located near Baron Village in the vicinity of Maku is submerged in beautiful silence. The building overlooks a valley through which Zangi Mar River flows. It also holds legends and myths at its heart. The original name of the chapel is the 'Holy Mary' but it has come to be known as Dzordzor church the beautiful scenic landscapes of which have made it one of the most unique buildings in Iran.
The 7th Citrus Aurantium Festival has been held in Langarud, northern Iran. The festival aims to raise awareness about the medicinal properties of bitter orange or Citrus Aurantium, attract tourists, promote local traditions, and introduce the capacities of Guilan Province.
The Head of Iran’s Tourism Organization has announced that “following cruel sanctions re-imposed on Iran and despite extensive Iranophobia propaganda, we have had seven million and 800 thousand tourists traveling to Iran, showing a growth rate of over 50 percent in this sector in 2018 as compared to a similar period in 2017.”
The new Schiller album called “Morgenstund” which is fusion music recorded with Iranian musicians was released internationally in March this year. They have now started their tour in which Yalda Abbasi, Iranian woman musician, also plays the dotar.
A Russian affairs analyst in Iran believes: “The main addressees of Putin’s recent speech were Europe and the US. But, Russia will not take Iran’s side as tensions rise and, essentially, it is not in a position to help Iran.”
Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began “enhanced security patrols” in the international waters of the Arabian [Persian] Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on Sunday.