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Experience an Authentic Iranian Bathhouse at Qazi Persian Bath in Isfahan

The words “Turkish bath” may sound the most familiar, but there are several other cultures that incorporate bathhouses into their lives- cultures such as Korean, Japanese, Russian, and, of course, Iranian. While the majority of bathhouses in Iran have either been converted into teahouses or tourist attractions and give insight into the age-old rituals through the use of wax figures, one bathhouse, in particular, is offering visitors a new and exciting adventure. Now in addition to soaking up the rich culture, spectacular architecture, and delicious delicacies in Isfahan, you can also experience the traditional Iranian bathhouse at Qazi Persian Bath. And as always, 1stQuest can help get you to and book accommodations in this crown jewel city of Iran nicknamed “half of the world.”

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Kerman Travel Guide: Top 6 Tips

Situated in the east of Iran, Kerman is Iran’s largest province, amounting to 11% of the country’s total land mass. Home of the famous Lut Desert, Kerman is a little off the beaten track, but for those who want to explore somewhere different, be sure to pencil it in.

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7 Days in Iran: How to Experience Everything in 1 Week

Iran is a huge country that swells with diversity. Every Iranian province has its own unique cuisine, handicrafts, industries, dress, and language.

Travelers who have the time can easily spend two or three months having a good look around Iran. But realistically most visitors only come for a week or two.

If you’re planning on spending seven days in Iran, I’ve prepared an itinerary on what not to miss while you’re here.

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1 day in Tehran – Explore Iran’s Capital City on foot

Thinking about whether to sightsee Tehran on your trip to Iran? Oftentimes travelers decide to skip Tehran, only staying in Iran’s capital long enough to transit.  Although Tehran is undoubtedly crowded polluted and a concrete jungle, the city of 20 million has more than 2,000 years history and a really edgy feel, that is uniquely Tehran.

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Iran in Depth

The Worst Advice Ever Heard: “Iranians hate Americans”

Though it’s obvious from the political tensions reflected on the everyday news headline and numerous anti-US sentiments and propaganda murals in the cities that there is a deep misunderstanding between Iran politicians and the world powers especially the USA, Iranian people have a very positive view of the foreigners especially Americans who traveling to Iran.

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