Iran

Why your next vacation could be in Iran

Why your next vacation could be in Iran

With incredible natural, cultural and religious attractions, Iran is hoping to reap tourism rewards -- if sanctions are lifted.
Inside Iran: The road to Esfahan

Inside Iran: The road to Esfahan

A CNN crew road trips through Iran, from Tehran to the cultural treasure of Esfahan in the center of the country
Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

A world away from the troubles over the border, Iran’s western region offers an adventurous alternative to its more recognizable heartland
17 mind-melting street-art illusions

17 mind-melting street-art illusions

Street art across the globe brings life to dull concrete walls. But few artists do it like this
5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival their more famous counterparts in beauty and historical significance
Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Self-taught Iranian photographer gains rare access to shoot religious buildings as they've never been seen
Iran prepares for a 'tsunami of tourists'

Iran prepares for a 'tsunami of tourists'

After decades of staying away, travelers are now heading to Iran in larger numbers
What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

British travel writer Lois Pryce's 3,000-mile solo journey revealed a nation divided between an authoritarian regime and friendly, welcoming people
Iran to relax visa requirements amid tourism boom

Iran to relax visa requirements amid tourism boom

Iran relaxes its tourism policy as the new president hopes to attract more foreign travelers
Iran: Time for travelers to return?

Iran: Time for travelers to return?

With its extravagant palaces and postcard views, Iran could be the most welcoming country in the Middle East
Why some travelers seek out the world's most dangerous locales

Why some travelers seek out the world's most dangerous locales

Some say it's stupid, others say it's worth it -- not everyone gets put off by government travel warnings

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