Isfahan – capital of ancient Persia

Introduction

Among the cities of Iran,  for sure Isfahan is like a piece of jewelry that despite of the historical instability in the area has still retained its luster and glory throughout the centuries.

Isfahan is a city in center of Iran where known for its Persian architecture. In the huge Naqsh-e Jahan Square is the 17th-century Imam (Shah) Mosque, whose dome and minarets are covered with mosaic tiles and calligraphy. Ali Qapu Palace, built for Shah Abbas and completed in the late 16th century, has a music room and a verandah overlooking the square’s fountains. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is known for its intricate tiling.

Isfahan map

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Alamut region, Paradise of Natural and Cultural Tourism of Iran

Alamut region

Where is Alamut region ?
alamut region ,trekking

Fantasy image of Alamut castle in “Prince of Persia” movie

Alamut region is a very beautiful and historic region in north east of Qazvin province . it has plenty of touristic attraction ,in addition Alamut is consist of  lots of valley and high altitude mountains(above3500m) also there are many villages which are located in the border of Qazvin and Mazandaran province (South and north of Alborz mountain range) consequently it could be one of the best choices for travelers to visit in Iran

you can find one of our Alamut trekking packages here :Trekking (Crossing Alborz)/Alamoot-Kelardasht (8 days)  

or customize your own trip here

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