Everything about Muharram and Ashura Traditions in Different Parts of Iran

Ashura Iran

Iran is a country with a diversity of ethnic groups and their unique traditions, but one of the things that most Iranians have in common is their religion. Iranians are mostly Muslim; but even in this common aspect, they are so different. To understand these differences, we are going to explore an event that happens …

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Eid al-Adha(Eid-e-Ghorban) In Iran

The pilgrimage of Hajj in Mecca

Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, or Eid e Qurban as Iranian call it, occurs on the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah (the last month of the islamic lunar calendar). In 2019 that translates to August 12th. This day is an important date in the Islamic calendar. On this day, Muslims make sacrifices to God. The …

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The Story of Zoroastrianism, Ancient Persian Religion

Yazd Fire Temple, Iran - Termeh Travel

You have probably heard about Zoroastrianism, but what is it exactly? Why is it important to know about this religion? Why were great philosophers such as Plato and Socrates interested in it? And why is it connected to the Sasanian Empire? We are going to get to the bottom of it now.  Zoroastrianism is one …

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Iran visa for Chinese Visitors, No Longer Necessary

The Flags of Iran and China

Iran has waived visas for Chinese visitors as of July 17th, 2019 in a bid to boost the economy, faltering under the weight of the US sanctions, and attract Chinese tourists. That’s right, Iran visa for Chinese citizens visiting Iran, is not necessary anymore. however, they can only stay in Iran without a visa only 15 …

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Dress Code in Iran, Dos and Don’ts

Just like the culture, the fashion and dress code in Iran varies. Depending on where you visit, which season it is and what kind of weather you are in, you should wear accordingly. From the full hijab to seasonal items of clothing, here is all you need to know. Iranian Traditional Fashion For understanding the …

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7 Reasons to Join Free Tours in Iran

Group of tourists checking out the Shah Mosque in Isfahan

Free Tours in Iran 1. It’s Free! As the name yells out the most important thing about Free Walking Tours is that they are free! Although Iran is a cheap country, you don’t have to throw your hard-earned money down the drain right? Since the concept of a free tour is tip-based, you can pay …

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Iran Weather, Where Diversity Begins

Shadow of Milad Tower over Tehran with beautiful clouds

Like its people, Iran has one of the most diverse climates in the world, because of its placement over the equator and the different types of terrain across the country. There are only 13 different climates in the world, and Iran has 11 of them. Let’s pick a point on the map and work ourselves …

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