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What to do in Iran
Iran, formerly known as Persia, is a big country that is filled with gorgeous cities, historical sites, museums, palaces, sand dunes, and a ton of more destinations for you to feast your eyes on.
Fly to Tehran and be floored by the amazing collection of masterpieces at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary of Art. Go on a museum tour and stop by the National Museum of Iran, Treasury of the National Jewels, and the Carpet Museum of Iran to name a few. Don’t forget to visit the iconic Azadi Tower and Milad Tower.
For more historic sites, just fly to Shiraz. Bring your camera to Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and be dazzled by its interior design. Culture vultures should check out Hafez Tomb, Saadi Tomb, and Qu’ran gate. You can’t miss experiencing a dip at Vakil Bath. Then bring your wallet to Bazaar Vakeel.
Shopaholics will find paradise when they fly to Kish Island. It has numerous shopping centres where you can buy duty free items. The island also has fantastic beaches for you to enjoy snorkelling, swimming, fishing, parasailing, and a whole lot more.
From duty free to the divine, fly to Mashhad and be at the holiest city of Iran. Discover the Imam Reza Shrine Complex, as well as the Nader Shah Park and Mausoleum. Take a piece of Iran home and shop at Bazar-e Reza too.
Those are just a few of what the country has to offer you, so here are 79 reasons to travel to Iran to get your started on your travel plans. Chanel your inner Prince (or Princess) of Persia and get around the country like a pro with this list of things to know before you travel to Iran.
When to visit Iran
The best time to visit Iran for fewer tourists and lower prices is during Iran’s shoulder season from June to October. High season from March to May also has its perks because that’s when most of Iran enjoys ideal temperatures.
Your and other Australians citizens can fly to Iran and get a visa on arrival at the airport so you can tour the country for 15 days. If you want to stay in Iran for a longer trip, you need to secure your visa first. Just visit the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Canberra to know more.
Travelling to and around Iran
You’ll have four airports to reach Iran – Kish Island International Airport, Mashhad International Airport, Shiraz International Airport, and Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport. Travelling around Iran is easy too with your choices of plane, train, bus, subway, and taxi.