- The Online Guide to Travel

Iran Travel Guide - Iranian Cities - Iran Travel Notes

About Travel Notes Budget Travel City Guides Countries Feedback Travel Photos Travel Videos Travel Writing

Search The Web Add Travel URL - Advertise on Travel Notes - Link To Travel Notes - Travel Blogs - Travel Gram - Travel News - Updates
Travel Notes: Middle East: Iran: Iranian Cities


Find out more about the places to visit in Iran.

Quick Links

Gorgan, Hormuz, Isfahan, Mashhad, Masouleh, Qom, Tabriz, Tehran, Shiraz.

Around Iran


Gorgan, in northern Iran, has good air, rail and road access to most larger cities in Iran. Entering or leaving by land between Iran and Turkmenistan is open to both Iranian and foreign travellers.


Hormuz - the town, the island, the strait and the Musandam Peninsula; an important strategic position for centuries.


Isfahan, or Esfehan, has been designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The frames intensive, JavaScript guide to Isfahan that may take some getting used to. When you get the hang of it, you're provided with an excellent visual opportunity to explore and discover the hidden delights of Isfahan.


Mashhad (mah-shahd), meaning place of martyrdom, is the capital and largest city in Khorasan province. It is also Iran's holiest city, located 850 kilometres north-east of Tehran; near the border with Turkmenistan.


Located some 56km south-west of Rasht and 25km west of Fooman, Masouleh (1,050 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful and traditional villages in Gilan Province. It's uniqueness is it's terraced style on the mountain and the lack of motor vehicles.


Qom is located some 120km Southwest of Tehran. Sometimes considered the religious capital of the Islamic Republic, Qom hosts the tomb of Hazrat Masumeh, sister of Imam Reza. Many religious schools, dedicated to Islamic teaching, are located around the Hazrat Masumeh Sanctuary.


Tabriz was founded during the Sassanid period and is located 597 km north-west of Tehran.


Tehran has a unique fascinating character. It lies on an incline some 1,200 meters above sea level at the southern foothills of the mighty Alborz mountain range. Visit the French-style palaces in northern Tehran belonging to the former Shah of Iran and the museums to get more information on the former Persian Empire and Persian heritage.

Tehran Avenue:
Contemporary city magazine with a community of writers who tend to focus on issues that official or established media seldom do.


Shiraz is often regarded as one of the most attractive of all Iranian cities; situated 919 Km south of Tehran.

Discover Iran

Regional Iran:
Just where are the major cities in Iran? Learn more about the regions of Iran.

Cities of Iran:
From the Iran Chamber Society.

Iran Travel Notes

Add a Business Listing - Add a Destination Guide - Add a Place to Stay.

Join Travel Notes on Facebook If you find Travel Notes useful, please take a moment to like us on Facebook and share with your friends on social media.

Middle East Index - Middle East Tourism - Middle East Websites.

Travel Notes Meta Search:  

Michel - Travel Writer, Photographer and Internet PublisherSearch Meta-Travel
Meta-TravelFacebookTwitterGplusInstagramLinkedInvideo channel

Travel Social Media.

Custom Travel Search

Iran Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Iran (Country Guide) Iran (Bradt Travel Guides)

Iran Travel Guides - Iran Maps.

Contact Travel Notes.
Add URL to Travel Notes Travel and Tourism Websites and Blogs

Car Hire Cruises Flights Hostels Hotels RTW Tours Vacations Weather Web Reservations
Travel Notes Index: Middle East: Iran: Iranian Cities - Travel Apps