Persepolis

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  • Earliest remains date back to 515 BC
  • Example of Achaemenid style architecture
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Golestan Palace

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  • Former royal Qajar complex
  • One of the oldest historic monuments in the city of Tehran
  • Contains Iranian rafts and European presents from the 18th-19th centuries
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Isfahan Music Museum

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  • Contains 300 traditional musical instruments practiced in Iran

 

Naqsh-e Jahan Square

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  • Known as “Image of the World Square”
  • Constructed from 1598-1629
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Shahdad

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  • One of the hottest places on earth
  • Major Bronze Age center discovered in 1968
  • Oldest metal flag in human history found in this city

 

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

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  • Masterpiece of Iranian architecture
  • Constructed from 1603-1619
  • Mosque rebuilt and repairs in the 1920s

 

Imam Reza Shrine

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  • Largest mosque in the world
  • Includes a museum, library, cemetery, university, dining hall for pilgrims, prayer halls, and four seminaries
  • Known as “the heart of the Shia Iran”

 


 

Costs

all flights $2,405

food $15/day x 15 days = $225

hotel $89/day x 13 days = $1,157

tickets (all attractions) $16

TOTAL for whole itinerary $3,803