Iran Quick Travel Guide
With a travel rating of 38%, Iran is, it's fair to say, universally misunderstood by the Western world, which is a terrible shame for both sides. In reality, Iran provides one of the most intriguing and friendly destinations that a PlanetHopper! could ever hope to visit. The honest interest that you will engender for breaking through the modern day "Iron Curtain" created by the media will guarantee that you will literally have an entire country of potential friends waiting to embrace you. As you contemplate the travel options available in Iran, you must include the amazing array of historical sites that are topped by the incomparable Persepolis and Esfahan, where you can still feel the impact of Alexander the Great's legions who passed through centuries ago. But many don't realize that Iran isn't all barren desert and also provides a range of outdoor options that includes trekking around Mount Damavand, the regions highest active volcano. So, if you're looking for a place to shatter your stereotypes and open up a whole new world of exploration, then Iran may be your own personal travel dream.
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Step back in time with a visit to Persepolis, a place that could apparently only be ruled - or sacked - by someone with the moniker "The Great" attached to their name. Declared a World Heritage site, it was built by Darius the G....
|Coordinates:||32 00 N, 53 00 E|
|Main Languages:||Persian (official), Turkic, Kurdish, Luri, Balochi, Arabic, Turkish|
|Currency:||Iranian Rials (IRR)|
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- Location: Iran