why you have to travel to Iran in 2020 ? 

Iran is one of the countries that has beautiful attractions and tourism in all seasons of the year. Traveling to Iran in 2020 can become one of your best memories. Tehran Travels Nili Travel Agency is trying to make a pleasant trip to Iran by making the visa process faster.

Some of the tourist attractions of Iran:

Introducing Isfahan Tourism Attractions:

Isfahan, located Four hundred and thirty-five kilometers from Tehran, is the third most populous city after Tehran and Mashhad, and also has the highest number of tourists after Mashhad.

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque:

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the special mosques of Iran that was built during the Safavi era and today is considered as one of the most spectacular places in the Isfahan.

This mosque is considered a masterpiece of 11th century for architecture and tiling and was built by order of King Abbas (I) by Mohammad Reza Isfahani, one of the most famous architects of that period. It took about 18 years to build, and after many years, it is still an astonishing masterpiece in the use of color and light in architecture. One of the wonders of this building is the peacock, which is designed in the inner center of the dome and its feathers are complemented by light from the top arch at the entrance of the mosque.


Isfahan Chehel Sotoun Palace:

Isfahan’s Chehel Sotoun Palace is one of the monuments of Isfahan and it has an area of sixty-seven thousand square meters. It was started during the reign of King Abbas I and was completed in the reign of King Abbas II.

Chehel Sotoun Palace has the title of the most blessed building in the world, inscribed in its history. The architecture of the palace is a blend of Chinese, Iranian and European architecture and has a main porch built to the east.

This porch is composed of two parts: a section of eighteen wooden pillars, and four columns in the middle on four stone lions and their carvings in such a way that two lions are shown to one human head.

Isfahan Vank Church:

Vank Church is one of the most important attractions in Isfahan. Its original name is Vank Amna Perkich and it was built during the reign of Shah Abbas II.

This church is one of the historical Armenian churches of Isfahan. It has two domes. These domes are designed to imitate the Iranian architectural style in a circular fashion. The roofs and walls of the Vank Church are covered with beautiful paintings, all of which are narratives and images of the Bible, including pictures of the birth of Jesus, heaven and hell. There are museums and libraries in this church that have historical value.

Introducing Yazd Tourism Attractions:

Yazd Fire Temple:

The fire temple is the name of the Zoroastrian shrine where a fire is found in a special place and the most important religious prayers, including reading the Avesta, take place in front of the fire.

Yazd Fire Temple is one of these places of worship. This place is also known as the Warhoram Fire Temple, where the sacred fire of Warhoram is located.

Amir Chakhmagh Square:

Amir Chakhmagh Square is the most important Yazd Square. Yazd’s Amir Chakhmagh complex includes a bazaar, a mosque, and two waterfalls dating back to the Timurid period.

Takeyeh Amir Chakhmagh in the year one thousand three hundred and thirty and Amir Chakhmagh mosque in the year one thousand three hundred and forty-one were registered in the list of national monuments of Iran. Amir Chakhmagh Square is one of the most important historical and tourism complexes in Yazd.

Amirchakhmakh Sq. (yazd)
Amirchakhmakh Sq. (yazd)

Introducing Shiraz Tourism Attractions:

Shiraz Persepolis:
The magnificent Persepolis monument is undoubtedly the finest historical monument in Shiraz, located fifty-seven kilometers from Shiraz, dating back five hundred and eighteen years before Christ. This monument was built by the order of Darius the Achaemenid king.

The construction of the Takhte Jamshid, one of the premier historical monuments in the world, was started by Darius some two thousand and five hundred years ago and was continued by his successors, with changes to its original structure.

Shiraz Nasir al-Molk Mosque:

Nasir al-Molk Mosque is one of the old mosques in Shiraz. The mosque is located in Goud Araban district, in the past formerly known as the Isaac Bey district, south of Lotfali Khan St. near Shahcheragh and at Nasir al-Molk alley.

Nasir al-Molk Mosque


Summery : 

Shiraz, Isfahan and Yazd are among the most beautiful cities in Iran historically with many tourists from all over the world traveling to these cities.

Tehran Travels Nili Travel Agency is one of the top tourist agencies that many tourists get to know about Iran through us and this agency.

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Tourist Visa

Obtaining Iran tourist visa has a simple procedure here. Tehran Gasth Nili applies and gets visa for all foreign nationals (except holders of Israeli passport) in 6-10 working days.

To get your visa you are only required to fill in the Visa Form to be sent to the Ministry of Foreign affair; then you will receive a reference number by which you may collect your visa from the Iranian consulate of your choice.

Normally all tourist visas issued by Iranian consulates are valid for “3- months”. With a possibility of staying in for up to 30 days which in practice is an extendable to 3 month.


– special authorization in the form of a reference number issued by the Foreign Ministry in Tehran

– Two completed visa application forms

– Valid passport, for at least 6 months

– 1 recent photos ( size 3x4cm)

– Visa fee

Necessary documents and fees required at the Consulate:

1. Fill out the standard visa application form at the consulate where you want to collect your visa.

2. Bring one passport-sized photos of each applicant to the consulate

3. Pay the standard visa application fee to the consulate (this fee varies depending on your nationality). For more information you may look at the official website of the Ministry of Foreign affairs of Iran http://www.mfa.gov.ir/

Visa: required


– Passport

-Application form

-Passport – sized photos

-Special authorization in the form of a reference number issued by the Foreign Ministry in Tehran

-Business letter


Application for extension of visas, including entry, tourist and pilgrimage visas, are issued by Police Department of Aliens Affairs on the basis of justifiable reasons and approval of the mentioned Bureau.

Diplomatic and service visa will be extended by the Ministry of Foreign affairs upon the request of the concerned foreign Diplomatic mission in Tehran.

Work permit visa will be extended by Police Aliens Affairs Dep. with Coordination of the Department of Aliens Employment at the ministry of labor and Social Affairs and on the basis of request by the Iranian sponsor of the applicant.

Visa extensions are available at the Police Offices of Foreign Aliens in major Iranian cities for up to 2 months.

Police Office of Foreign Aliens in Tehran:

Dr. Fatemi Junction, Vali-Asr Ave.

Police Office of Foreign Aliens in Mashhad:

Next to Azad Univ., Rahnamaee St.

In order to get a visa at the airports upon arrival, if you meet all the conditions explained below, you may fill out the Visa Form to make sure you will receive a visa upon arrival.

The Service costs 35.00 Euro.

The Iranian ministry of foreign affairs introduces the operational procedures for One-Week Tourist Visa Upon Arrival:

From now on, Nationals of the following countries holding ordinary passports and wishing to visit Iran mainland, can obtain a one-week Tourist Visa Upon Arrival at the airports of:

IKA: Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport
THR: Tehran Mehrabad Airport
MHD: Mashhad Airport
SYZ: Shiraz Airport
TBZ: Tabriz Airport
ISF: Isfahan Airport

1.  The applicant(s) should have a confirmed return ticket and a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and a photo to be attached to the application form.

2.  Visa fee is US$50.00 for the holder of the passport and US$10.00 for each one of the companions (if any).

3.  This type of visa is only for tourist purposes and the followings are not entitled to this visa facilitation.
3.1. Journalists and reporters on mission.
3.2. Applicants whose applications for Iran Visa have been rejected before.
3.3. Iranians holding foreign passports but still maintaining their Iranian nationality.

Nationalities to be granted Iran touristy visa at Airport:

Name of The countries:

Albania Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan
Bahrain Belarus Belgium Brazil Brunei
Bulgaria Bosnia Herzegovina China Colombia Croatia
Cuba Cyprus Denmark Finland France
Georgia Germany Greece Hungary India
Indonesia Ireland (Rep.) Italy Japan Kazakhstan
Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lebanon Luxembourg Malaysia
Mexico Mongolia Netherlands new Zealand Norway
North Korea Oman Palestine Peru Philippines
Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russian federation
Saudi Arabia Singapore South Korea Spain Slovak (Rep)
Slovenia Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Thailand
Turkmenistan Ukraine United Arab Emirates Uzbekistan Venezuela
Vietnam Yugoslavia

Note: To acquire a tourist visa within 10 days, it would be easier to apply to local tour operators in Iran.