Iran

The most beautiful cities of Iran

The best of cities in Iran

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful cities of Iran
Inserted: 03.09.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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As a country on the original Silk Road, Iran offers a number of beautiful historic cities, both surrounded by desert and beneath the monumental Iranian mountains. There are relatively long distances between individual cities (compared to, for example, European conditions), but thanks to a good motorway network, they are also very well accessible by public transport. Let's take a look at the most beautiful cities in Iran

1.
Yazd

The most beautiful city of Iran

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| Altitude: 1 215 m / 3 986 ft

The ancient city of Yazd (1 215m asl) is located on the border of two giant Iranian deserts surrounded by… continue reading

2.
Esfahan

The most visited Iranian city

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 571 m / 5 154 ft

Esfahan is the third largest city in Iran, and it is one of the most visited places in the country. In the… continue reading

3.
Abyaneh

Red city under the mountains

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| Altitude: 2 220 m / 7 283 ft

Abyaneh (2 220m asl) is a very picturesque town lost in the middle of a mountain at the end of a long valley.… continue reading

4.
Kashan

A city full of monuments

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| Altitude: 945 m / 3 100 ft

Kashan has roughly a quarter million inhabitants. There is a large bazaar and a lots of beautiful sights such… continue reading

5.
Kharanaq

The ruins of the desert town

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| Altitude: 1 758 m / 5 768 ft

Khanaraq (1 765m asl) lies 80km away from Yazd and you can easily get there during a one-day trip. These are… continue reading

6.
Tehran

The capital of Iran

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| Altitude: 1 160 m / 3 806 ft

Tehran has almost eight million inhabitants and is the largest city in Iran. It lies just south of the mighty… continue reading

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