Monday, August 2, 2021

Tamooz Celebration

August 1st , one of the hottest days of the year, has a special meaning for us Iranians and we celebrated this day.

 Mordad is the hottest month of the year in the ancient Iranian calendar. "Cheleh Bozorg" is one of the Iranian celebrations that is forgotten today, but in the south of Khorasan, the longest day of the year is still celebrated. Chele Tamooz started around the first of July and continued until the 10th of August. These forty days usually begin with the longest day of the year.



Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Bank Cathedral Painting

 The Vank Cathedral is a masterpiece of architecture in Isfahan. The Interior of Vank Cathedral is a true exhibition of art, representing frescos, carvings, and tiles. The paintings combine Bible stories on the dome, Persian floral ornaments on the ceilings, and Armenian national motifs on the walls. Visitors can also see scenes of the life of Armenian martyrs being tortured by Ottomans. You may spend some time here and enjoy its marvelous atmosphere.



Monday, July 26, 2021

Visiting Tabriz City

 Planning your first trip to Iran?

Tabriz city is a dream destination, it’s located on Northwestern of the country where Iran meets Turkey.

Many people have the idea that Tabriz is a friendly city due to its multi cultural people. when you enter the city you will be enchanted by the beauty of Tabriz and its people. The more you discover the city the more you will fall in love with it.

Have a dream to see this hidden gem? Contact Uppersia team


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Monday, July 19, 2021

Planning your next trip to Iran

 Planning and anticipating a trip can be almost as enjoyable as going on the trip itself. With a little research, planning a trip can actually give you a sense of relief and control that makes the getaway much more fun. 

What excursions, tours and sight-seeing will you do? What reservations do you need to make in advance? If you have lots of questions in your mind Uppersia team is here to help you for your next trip.




Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Visiting Iran

 Travelers are always looking for inspiration to guide their adventures. Coming up with a list of places to visit in Iran can be challenging. 

What are the top tourist attractions in Iran? The most iconic sites that all travelers have on their bucket-list of things to see around Iran?

If you're looking to start your own checklist of places to visit in Iran, Uppersia helps you with eagerly.



Saturday, July 10, 2021

Takhte Soleyman

 UNESCO World heritage site, Takht-e-Soleiman is one of the oldest zoroastrian temples in the world which is located on a hill with fortified walls. This amazing place is an archaeological site in West Azarbaijan from Sasanian Empire. It lies midway between Urmia and Hamadan, very near the town of Takab. A natural spring feed a lagoon inside the main area of the temple. There are also ruins of an even older temple from which you can have an amazing view to the main temple. Although it lies in remote zone it absolutely worth to visit


Friday, July 9, 2021

Handicrafts in Iran

 Traditional arts and crafts have formed a rich aspect with the cultural heritage of the different civilizations which were coming from the thousand years of history of Iran.

You can find marvelous and extraordinary traditional Iranian handicrafts in every corner of the country such as tiles, carpets and kilims, marbling, calligraphy, illumination and gilding, miniature work and wood carving.

Nothing beats taking home a piece of Persian art as a souvenir.



Sunday, July 4, 2021

Tiregan Festival

 Tiregan is one of the biggest festivals in ancient Iran. Traditionally, it is held on the 13th day of the month of Tir, (the 4th month of the Persian calendar) which corresponds to the 4th July in the Gregorian calendar. This celebration is held near water sources, and people gather there exciting and pour water on each other. It is accompanied by wishing for abundant rains and no draughts. There are other traditions related to Tiregan, and they vary in each region.



Thursday, July 1, 2021

Nature of Iran

 Rich in breathtaking natural, historical, and cultural landscapes, Iran offers countless fascinating attractions to the adventurous traveler. With many mountains, rivers, and lush forests to enjoy along with remote regions to discover,the country will never cease to impress. Uppersia’s professional tour guides will show you the most beautiful landscapes in Iran that are must-visits.



Sunday, June 27, 2021

Shah Cheraq Holy Shrine

 The Shah-e-Cheragh (King of Light) mausoleum is the most important place of pilgrimage within the city of Shiraz. This shrine was built to commemorate Imam Reza’s brother, who was martyred in Shiraz. Its overwhelming architecture features intricate blue tile work and a dazzling mirrored interior, making it one of the most eye catching shrines in Iran.  If not a Muslim, a local guide could be helpful in getting you in.