About 60 km from Shiraz, near Marvdasht, Perspolis is the only royal city to offer important vestiges. Persepolis, the ancient capital of the kings of the Achaemenian dynasty of Iran was ounded by Darius I in 518 B.C. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. Walking around the ruin is like traveling back in time, through the rich history of the ancient Persian Empire. The statues and wall carvings are very well preserved and as stunning as a ruin can be. Don’t miss this UNESCO World Heritage site which is a must see in Iran.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
The Museum of Azerbaijan is one of the most important Iranian museums located in the city of Tabriz and beside the Blue Mosque. The museum, known as the second Iranian archaeological museum after the National Museum of Iran. There are historical and artistic works in the museum, belonging to the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras. The museum comprises three halls and an extensive library that In terms of history contains articles discovered from digs in Iranian Azerbaijan and some great sculptures by an Iranian sculptor. This museum also has an important and valuable treasure containing twelve thousand pieces of antiques and art objects.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Ordibehesht 15 in the Iranian calendar which falls on May 5 this year, has been designated as National Shiraz Day. Every year many people travel to Shiraz to celebrate this day because of Shiraz’s reach history, outstanding culture and of course its mild weather in May. On the occasion of national Shiraz Day, every year special programs such as reciting Hafez poems and serving traditional foods are held on this day. However, the spread of the corona virus has led to the cancellation of this event.
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Abyaneh is famous for its reddish hue clay, that’s why some people called it the Red Village.
The red houses of the village with its lattice windows and wooden balconies have been built on the ancient architectural style, the roofs of some houses are used to serve as the courtyard for other houses.
With its vibrantly red colored houses overlooking a picture-perfect scenes, the village is a photographer’s dream.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Ecotourism is a responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. Travelers who choose this sector of tourism are responsible consumers interested in social, economic and environmental sustainability. Seeking authentic local experiences and opportunities, many eco-tourists stay in local eco lodges or Boomgardi accommodation. They are usually located in destinations that are off the beaten track and cater to tourists looking for nature focused, environmentally friendly vacation.
If you’re concerned about environmental issues, this type of accommodation is yours.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Happy National Saadi Day!
The commemoration day of 13- century Iranian poet who left a global legacy with his poetic talent and eloquence.
This Iranian poet is a globally known scholar whose words have touched many hearts across the world and wakened up many minds to take new steps in their lives to reach higher levels of humanity.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
If you’re fan of travelling and would like to step foot outside of your busy zone, it’s okay to plan ahead.
Iran is a truly affordable place and another becoming known destination. There are numerous amazing places you could visit there. From the bustling Tehran to Untouched villages, you can have a thrilling road trip. Exploring home of the Achaemenid Empires, is always tempting.
So don’t miss the amazing history throughout this country.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Persian cuisine is unthinkable without yogurt. It is a great pairing for almost every dish, and if the meal doesn't already contain yogurt, it is usually served in a small bowl to accompany meals. As refreshing as yogurt is, especially in the hot summer months, it is much more than that. Thanks to its nature, it has countless health benefits. It’s especially tasty and sometimes flavored with fresh herbs and cucumber.
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Sunday, April 11, 2021
Avoiding public transport might be at the top of mind in 2021. Planning a road trip gives you the opportunity to map out all the sites and attractions you want to see. Also, small towns in remote locations are a great way to step off the well-traveled road.
Uppersia has put new policies in place to reassure customers.To put your mind at ease, we enhanced cleaning procedures and social distancing measures in the vehicle
what can you do to lower your risk?
How safe is a road trip during a pandemic?
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
This World Health Day, let us remind ourselves of the importance of taking care of our mental, emotional and physical health and ensuring our living and traveling conditions are connected to the well-being of our environment .
Uppersia team hopes to see you in Iran very soon.