Iran has the top world records in tourism attractions
"The Most", is a word to describe the best form of things. This description of the tourist places causes the travelers have put it on their itinerary. This word not only encourages passengers to visit themselves but also is the best phrase to introduce a unique place. Being described by the phrase "the best" about a place is so attractive and proudly that people and countries use different ways to get this title.
For example, at one point in the world, a tower is built as the tallest tower in the world to become famous as such and attract many tourists. This description of different places in Iran is the main reason which has made a lot of tourists and travelers put Iran on their itinerary. Iran is a place for visiting many Tourism record figures, but a lot of people know nothing about this.
Persepolis, The world's largest stone city
The ruined city of Persepolis or the Spring Capital of the Achaemenian Empire is the most famous historical site in the south of Iran - Shiraz. It is called the Persepolis, or as has been recorded in some tablets “The City of the Persian People,”. This unique and magnificent tourist site is located 60 Km northeast of Shiraz and was founded by the order of King Darius I in 518 B.C. A great stone complex with an overall area of 135,000 square meters is the biggest Achaemenid building which is totally made of stone. It is included different palaces, a museum, a mausoleum, streets, columns, gates, and numerous unique bas-reliefs that will amaze all tourists.
Have you ever walked in the hottest place in the world?
The Gandom Beryan or roasted wheat in Lut Desert 80 km north of Shahdad city - Kerman Province with 67 degrees centigrade in the shade!is the hottest point in the world. There is no form of life recognized at Gandom Beryan, which covers a space that measures 200 km long and 150 km wide. The environmental conditions are so harsh that not only prevent the survival of all forms of fauna and flora, but even the bacteria cannot remain alive. As a result, dead bodies are not decomposed but are dried under the intense heat of the Sun.
Gonbad e Qabus or Qaboos Tower, The Tallest Brick Tower in the World
A 1000-year-old recorded Unesco World Heritage monument with over 70 meters. It is still alive and guards the green plains of Gorgan province. It is so remarkably well preserved that you can hardly believe that it is a thousand years old. It is built in 996 AD on the order of Qabus ibn Voshmgir, a king of the Al e Ziyar dynasty, in Jorjan (the present-day city of Gonbad-e Qabus), which was the capital city of their government. This brick tower is 55 meters high, on a 15 meters hill, and the height of the tower from the ground is 70 meters.
Namakdan Cave, the longest salt cave in the world
The longest salt cave in the world with a length of about 6,400 meters is located on the south-Iranian Qeshm island known as Iran's colored Island. The Namakdan cave includes a salty lake with a depth of one meter, which is located 160 meters from the mouth of the cave. There is an underground river that springs from the depths of the Namakdan mountain, finds its way and after having resolved the salt en route, goes out on the slopes of the mountain. The water flow has created a natural swimming pool in the pit which is located opposite it whose color is white.
Yazd city in the central desert of Iran. One of the oldest Iranian cities is known as the Desert Bride. The city has a very rich collection of brick buildings of various historical periods and Several buildings like The mosque, School, religious places, Market, and the Zoroastrian temple displays the ancient history of this city.
In addition, the city contains the world’s biggest urban adobe fabric with an area of 743 hectares and a perimeter of 5,000 hectares, which is also the most pristine historical fabric in the entire country.
Yazd Historical Sites
Qeshm is the largest non-independent island in the world, located in the most strategic location of the Persian Gulf. The island, which hosts a 300-square-kilometer (116-square-mile) free zone jurisdiction, is 135 km long and lies strategically in the Strait of Hormuz, just 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the Omani port of Khasab, and about 180 kilometers (112 miles) from the UAE Port Rashid.
Qinarjeh hot-water spring in the south of the city of Meshkin Shahr, East Azarbaijan Province. This hot spring is located at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level, and at 86 ° C is the hottest hot water in the world. Due to the therapeutic effects of minerals present in its water, especially high sulfur, the water of the spring is effective in treating such diseases as rickets and chronic forms of rheumatism. The high temperature of the spring also allays various kinds of pain and inflammation. There is a waterfall close to the spring which has added to the natural beauty and tourism attraction of Qinarjeh spring.
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The oldest bridge in Iran, built by 70,000 Roman soldiers in the city of Dezful, Khuzestan Province, is still usable. The bridge was built in 260 AD (about 1750 years ago) by the order of Shapur I Sassanid and thousands of Roman captives. The bridge is also known as the Roman bridge. The historical bridge is the most important and historic monument of this city.
A Strong castle as old as history. Meybod is one of the oldest cities on the Silk Road. There are several monuments in this city that reflect the city's prosperity in the past. Buildings such as Narin Castle, Abbasi Caravanserai, Jame Mosque, Pigeon tower, post office, and...
Narin Castle is the most famous and oldest building in this city and it belongs to the Sassanian period. This building has 30,000 square meters and is built on 7 floors. It is somewhat old, some villagers believe that the fort was built by the evil spirits or hobgoblin.
Windcatchers are one of the most important Iranian technical initiatives and Yazd is known as Windcatchers city. The tallest Iran Windcatcher is located at Dowlatabad garden, Yazd. This building 38 meters in height, has been recorded as UNESCO World Heritage. The Dowlat Abad Garden has established in the late Afsharid era and 1160 AH. This historic garden with an area of 70.000 square meters has a historic Qanat from 200 years ago.
Triops is a species of water creature that is considered a living fossil because it has been around for the past 220 million years and is, thus, the most ancient animal species known to man. This creature lives in seasonal ponds in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province.
This cave is one of the largest arches in the natural cave of the world. The height of the arch is forty meters. The artifacts in this cave show the presence of people in this place from the Sassanid period. This cave is laid on the way from Tehran to Mazandaran Province.
Kobar or Kebar Dam near the city of Qom with 1700 years old age and a height of 26 meters and a length of 55 meters is the oldest dam in the world. The old dam is still active and is used for the irrigation of agricultural land.
The arch of the dam was of normal curvature with a radius of 35 m and an angle of 45 degrees. While the dam was set in limestone, its curve rested on two winged walls that served as buttresses.
The two-floor Moon Qanat near the city of Ardestan in central Iran is one of the scientific and engineering feats of ancient times. The water flow at each level of the Qanat which is 800 years old is quite independent and no water from one level penetrates into the other. The aqueduct is two kilometers long and has an output of 60 liters of water per second. This aqueduct is one of the most interesting underground water channels that thousands of tourists visit t every year.
Tabriz market is one of the most beautiful markets in Iran and the first capital of the Safavid government has a special position in Iranian architecture. It is the biggest roofed brick Bazar in the world. Due to its location on the ancient Silk Road, the city of Tabriz has been always a major hub of trade in various junctures of history.