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The 6 best things to do in Kashan, Iran

Kashan

Kashan is a medium sized city in central Iran. Visiting Kashan is definitely worthwhile. The old center of this traditional city has retained most of its typical desert architecture. Kashan is about a 3-hour drive from Tehran at the edge of the desert, along the old silk road. What are the best things to do in Kashan, Iran?

What are the 6 best things you can do in this desert city Kashan in Iran?

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30 interesting facts about Iran

Iran

Iran is a special country and my trip here has exceeded my expectations. For me it is my most favorite country I have ever been to. I have Iran in my heart and it would be cool if more people visit this fantastic country. The country deserves more tourists and in no country have I felt more welcome than in Iran. Iran is faced with a major image problem which is mainly due to the image of the media and the unfamiliarity of the country. What are interesting facts about Iran?

I have 30 facts about Iran for you that introduce you to the fascinating and impressive country.

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You know you are in Iran when….

iran

Iran is quite a special destination and it exceeded even my wildest expectations. Nowhere in the world I’ve felt more welcome than here. Iran’s Lonely Planet describes this very well: “If travel is most rewarding when it surprises, then Iran might be the most rewarding destination on earth”. My trip to Iran has been a journey full of pleasant surprises. When do you know you are in Iran?

Read here when you know you are in Iran and the 28 points that make Iran unique!

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A visit to the Nasir Al Mulk mosque in Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al Molk moskee

The most beautiful mosque in Iran has to be the Nasir al Mulk mosque in Shiraz. Years ago, I’ve seen pictures of this mosque and they were one of the reasons to travel to Iran. This mosque has a beautiful secret which is invisible from the outside. Every morning, rays of light shine through the numerous stained-glass windows and this turns the space into a magical and colorful spectacle. Breathtakingly beautiful! In real life it’s even more beautiful than the pictures portray. How it’s like to visit the Nasir Al Mulk mosque in Iran?

A visit to the Nasir Al Mulk Mosque in Iran!

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7 must do’s in Isfahan, Iran

Esfahan

Isfahan is the cultural capital of Iran and without a doubt the most beautiful city in Iran! “Anyone who have seen Isfahan, has seen halve of the world”, is an old Persian saying. I completely concur. Esfahan is a large city with over two million inhabitants. Despite its vastness, most of the sights van be reached by foot. What are the must do’s in Isfahan?

The 7 must do’s in Isfahan.

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How it’s like to visit a mosque in Iran?

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The Shah-e-Cheragh mosque in Iran is located in Shiraz. Imam Reza’s brother is buried here and that makes Shiraz and this mosque an important pilgrimage site. The mosque is easy to find, because its next to the great bazaar and all signs will point you to the mosque as well. Always wanted to know how it’s like to visit a mosque in Iran?

Read my personal report about my visit to a mosque in Iran!

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Information for a visit to the Taj Mahal, India

Taj-mahal

Millions of people visit this world wonder every year and a trip to India is only complete when you have visited the impressive love monument of the Taj Mahal. It is magical with the unique construction, the use of white marble, the symmetrical gardens and the beautiful location on the banks of the Yemuna River. Places so beautiful, so refined, so immaculately white and as symmetrical as the Taj Mahal, you come across very little in the hectic and colorful India. This is the symbol of India and I was enchanted by its unprecedented beauty during my two visits to this masterpiece. I am sure you will be enchanted when you visit the Taj Mahal in India!

Everything for your visit to the enchanting Taj Mahal in India!

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16 facts about the Taj Mahal, India

Taj mahal

The Taj Mahal is the icon of India and the most photographed building in India. This attraction is a must see for all travelers! The Taj Mahal also overwhelms the most traveled travelers with its beauty. The poet Rabindranath Tagore described it as “a tear on the face of eternity”. Nobody can describe this masterpiece better than that! There are many facts about the Taj Mahal in India!

16 facts about the Taj Mahal, India!

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Everything you need to know for a visit to Qom, Iran

Qom

The city of Qom is the religious heart of Iran and is a true place of pilgrimage. I have been fascinated by the city of Qom for many years. Because this is the city which was called home by ayatollah Khomeini for years. I’ve read several books on Iran and Qom always plays a part in them.  The holy city of Iran is full of mullahs and Koran schools. Trying to imagine how the city looks like never really worked out and I decided to have a look at it in real life. Definitely worthwhile to visit Qom in Iran!

Read everything you need to know for a visit to this holy city Qom in Iran.