Persian hospitality is as legendary as its ancient ruins, and the warmth of the Iranian people is worth the visit alone. While decades of complicated politics have painted a picture of extremism, the everyday reality when traveling there is an entirely different story. Once inside the country, you will marvel at the treasures that await, with buildings or ruins from every era since early Antiquity. Among these including five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Persepolis, home of the King of Kings for 200 years; Saint Stephanoes Monastery, one of Iran’s greatest architectural masterpieces; Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid Dynasty and known for its early 14th-century mosque; the archeological site of Parsargadae; and the 17th-century Meidan Emam and its exquisite buildings. But beyond the great sites, the true adventure is having the privilege of witnessing modern day Iran, as you wander through bazaars, take in its stunning landscapes and consider the influence of its theocracy on everyday life.
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