Caspian Sea


  • People celebrated the Caspian Sea Day by holding a kite-flying festival last year on the Roudsar beach, Gilan province. 2017-08-12 19:33

    On the occasion of Caspian Sea Day

    TEHRAN — Iran and other Caspian Sea littoral states celebrate Caspian Sea Day, August 12, annually to raise awareness about the environmental ramifications of human interference with this valuable ecosystem.

  • CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour presents a gift to Kazakhstan’s Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Mukhamediuly during a meeting in Tehran on August 8, 2017. 2017-08-09 20:05

    Tehran, Astana seeking an upswing in tourism ties

    TEHRAN - Iranian and Kazak officials have called for stronger tourism ties especially in marine and medical spheres.

  • سرکنسول علی محمدی 2017-08-02 10:07

    Iranian envoy hopes for growing tourism ties with Russia

    Visa-free travel for tour groups, established by Iran and Russia, will lead to the growth of tourist inflow, TASS quoted Iranian Consul General Ali Mohammadi as saying on August 1. According to him, in 2017, more than 150,000 Iranians may visit Russia.

  • برگزاری مانور امنیت و ساماندهی سواحل در شهرستان مرزی آستارا 2017-07-16 09:44

    Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

    TEHRAN – A Russian Navy fleet, on the third and last day of its presence in Iranian waters, carried out a joint naval exercise with an Iranian flotilla in the Caspian Sea on Saturday, Mehr reported.

  • naval drill 2017-07-08 09:43

    Iran wraps up naval drill in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy wrapped up a massive naval war game in the Caspian Sea on Thursday with parades in the presence of ranking military commanders and officials, Tasnim reported.

  • Iranian Navy 2017-07-03 20:31

    Iran Navy starts military drills in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Navy has launched a massive five-day military exercises in the Caspian Sea in an attempt to show the Armed Forces’ preparedness to establish lasting security in the strategic waters.

  • برگزاری مانور امنیت و ساماندهی سواحل در شهرستان مرزی آستارا 2017-07-03 09:03

    Iran Army launches drills in Caspian Sea

    The Iranian Army on Sunday started military exercises dubbed “Security and Power” in the Caspian Sea.

  • An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village in the central district of Lahijan County, Gilan Province on June 6, 2017. 2017-06-11 10:03

    Sarash Village home to warm, hospitable people

    An Iranian woman shepherds a small herd of cows in the mountainous Sarash Village, northern Gilan province, on June 6, 2017.

  • A general view of Anzali Free Zone in northern Iran. 2017-05-31 19:05

    Anzali Free Zone on way to be a tourist hotspot

    TEHRAN – Soaring numbers of travelers to Anzali Free Zone along with ongoing efforts to boost its tourism infrastructure are sure signs that it is on track to become a bustling tourist hub in northern Iran.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer haul in a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017. 2017-04-20 11:11

    Fishing season wraps up in southern Caspian Sea

    Iranian fishermen standing on a trailer hauling a massive net on the Caspian Sea coast, April 18, 2017.

  • Land of affection - Golestan 2017-03-17 12:47

    Land of affection - Golestan

    Golestan province is located in northeastern Iran, and southern of the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Gorgan. Northern areas of the province, a plain called Turkmen Sahra, a plain called Turkmen Sahra. Other ethnic groups such as Azerbaijanis, Qezelbashs, Kazakhs, Georgians, and Armenians also reside in this province.Tehran Times / Aboutaleb Nadri

  • A skier descends the slopes of the station Tochal, north of Tehran, in an undated photo. 2017-01-23 09:42

    Le Figaro: From skiing to sightseeing; Iran, an original destination

    TEHRAN – A year after the implementation of Iran’s historic nuclear deal, the country is a widening source of charm for the French as both travelers and tour operators focus on its natural and cultural richness, Le Figaro reported on Jan. 20.