Iran is an Islamic state whose capital, Tehran, is located between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf in the continent of Asia, bordered by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and the Caspian Sea to the north, while on the south it is bordered by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and on the east by Pakistan and Afghanistan, and to the west by Iraq, And Turkey, and the Persian Gulf, Iran is distinguished by its various natural resources such as natural gas, coal, as well as oil and copper, in addition to iron ore, sulfur, and lead, and Iran has a semi-arid and dry climate in most regions, while the regions on the Caspian Sea have a subtropical climate.
The most beautiful regions of Iran
Iran contains many places that attract visitors to it, especially the ancient city of Isfahan and Shiraz. Among the most beautiful areas and places that characterize Iran are the following:
Rudkhan Castle: One of the distinct areas in Iran is the moist green forests that are found in the north of Iran in Gilan Province, and what makes these forests extraordinary is the presence of Rudkhan Castle in it. This castle is one of the important forts dating back to the period between 224 and 651 AD, that is, between the Middle Ages and before the advent of Islam in the region of Iran, and this castle was built during the Sassanid-Persian period, and it is believed that the construction and restoration of the castle was completed by the Ismaili community with the end The eleventh and twelfth centuries. The top of the castle can be reached via a raised walkway along two green mountain peaks, and due to the height of this castle, locals called it the castle of a thousand steps.
Bakhradi House: It is a historical hotel dating back 400 years, this hotel is distinguished by its elegant design and includes four guest suites, and this house is considered one of the oldest houses that have been restored in Iran, as it took five years to restore it.
Soltaniyeh Dome: In the province of Zanjan in the northwest of Iran, there is a site classified on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and it is the Sultanate Dome, which belongs to the capital of the Ilkhanid state, and this dome is the tomb of the eighth ruler of the Ilkhanid state Olgitu. It still maintains its unique design, and this mausoleum had an impact on the design of the famous mausoleum, the Taj Mahal.
Laleh Kandawan rock hotel: In the northwestern city of Tabriz, there is a group of rocky caves that form a village in which the inhabitants live in conical-shaped houses.These houses were formed at the foot of the Sahand mountain from volcanic rocks 800 years ago, and in this village is the Laleh Kandwan Hotel, which was carved Handcrafted from the rocks, and this hotel has sixteen luxurious rooms, each room has its own cave or what is called (Karan) And from Mount Sahand stems from mineral water, which is believed to have distinct medicinal properties.
Tughrul Tower: in the province of Tehran, specifically in the Rey Province, the oldest province in Tehran, which is distinguished by its historical landmarks. There is a tower dating back to the Seljuk era, which is the Tower of Tughrul. It is a shrine dating back 500 years ago, and this tower is said to be a mausoleum for the Tughrul king of the Seljuks, and Tughrul founded the city of Rey, which later became a major center for the Seljuks before it was destroyed at the beginning of the thirteenth century by the Mongols.
Golestan National Park: This park is also known as the Golestan Forest, and it is located in the northwest of Iran. It has varied terrain, including grasslands and rocky plains, with an area of 355 square miles and is home to many animals such as amphibians, deer, and Persian leopard, in addition to brown bear, and sheep. , And a jackal.
Naypand Reserve: The Naypand Reserve is one of the largest in Iran, with an area of 5,792 square miles, and the terrain varies in this reserve. It includes mountain ranges in addition to the desert mountainous plains, as well as the sandy plains, and there are different types of animals that the reserve is considered home to, such as goblin deer, wild goats, and Persian leopards, in addition to ibex and wild sheep, and there are different types of birds and reptiles such as snake and gecko, As well as the cuckoo, and the tomb.
Kavir National Park: In northern Iran, the Kavir National Park is located, which consists of steppes and desert lands with an area of 1500 square miles, and in this park a large group of animals that live in it, such as hyenas, gazelles, and Indian wolves, as well as the Asian cheetah.
Palaces of the Shah: In Iran, we find a group of palaces for the last Shah in Iran, Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, and among the most important of these palaces is the Niavaran Palace, which has an area of 11 hectares and is distinguished by its library, which contains 23 thousand books of various Persian, Latin, as well as French, and other palaces. Saad-Abad Palace and Sahiqraniyeh Palace, which was built in 1267 AD.
Tehran Market: This market dates back to the era of Nasir al-Din Shah al-Qajari, and it is a covered market that was expanded after merchants and businessmen gifted shops and rooms to expand it. This market has multiple khans. Each khan has its own activity, such as the Abbasabad market, the carpet market, the goldsmith’s market, the shoe sellers market, and other markets.