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In Gilan, splendid backdrops, old sites and new food beckon

TEHRAN – Gilan offers picturesque landscapes ranging from forested cliffs to sandy beaches, and is known for its rich cultural heritage, local dishes, and most of all, its hospitable people. According to the latest available data, compiled by the tourism ministry, the lush green province recorded some 17 million overnight stays, mainly by domestic travelers, …

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Na’in prepares to become tourist hub: official

TEHRAN–Na’in’s tourism directorate has announced plans aimed at making the oasis city a major tourist destination. Na’in’s tourism chief has said his directorate provided a scheme to turn the ancient city into a tourism hub in seven years, ISNA reported on Saturday. Strategies have been formulated to boost tourism amenities and the hospitality industry through …

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Tourism ministry seeks ways to reduce cost of traveling

TEHRAN–Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ministry is looking at ways to help reduce the cost of traveling for domestic holidaymakers. “We are looking for cheap tourism as traveling is everyone’s right,” IRNA quoted the tourism minister Ezzatollah Zarghami as saying on Saturday. “Over the past year, we have recognized 20 obstacles in the path of …

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