Why You Should Visit Iran For A Cultural Experience

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Iran is one of the most beautiful and historically significant countries in the world. The nation went by the name of Persia up until the 20th century, and it has been incredibly critical to global progress since records began. Most people won’t place Iran at the top of their list of holiday destinations for a few reasons. Firstly, they know the leaders of that country dislike Western governments. However, they don’t realise that mood doesn’t extend to civilians. Indeed, the Ayatollah often producers speeches in which he claims to feel sorry for UK and US people. Secondly, there’s a misconception relating to the threat of terrorism. Believe it or not, Iran is not on high alert.

Monument in Iran
Monument in Iran

• Iran is home to some fantastic monuments

Many countries in the Middle East were ravaged during World War 2. However, Iran came out of the conflict virtually unscathed. In truth, they’ve managed to avoid Western bombs for most of their existence. That is why some of the oldest and most impressive monuments in the world are located in this region. Best of all? Trips to this location are cheap if you shop around and use the right travel providers. They go back long before Christianity and Islam, and they’re a must-see for any visitors. Tour guides arrange trips every day, and anyone who wants to take a look just needs to visit the local travel office.

Tour in Iran
Tour in Iran

• Iran is not overly dangerous for Western tourists

The government or Iran rely heavily on tourism, and they welcome people from all walks of life. That is why holidays and vacations in Iran won’t break the bank. They have no interest in harming or arresting Western people without good reason. Indeed, they are encouraged to visit their nation and experience the culture. Barack Obama even signed a nuclear deal with the country last year thanks to advice from top expert Mark Dubowitz. The deal helps to highlight the fact that UK and US leaders are no longer quite so worried about the Iranian’s progress. They know that Iran hasn’t invaded another country for two centuries, and so they’re unlikely to start now.

Night in Iran
Night in Iran

• Iran offers excellent food and nightlife

When many people think of Iran, they imagine a nation that looks similar to Afghanistan or Iraq. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Not only do Iranian universities outperform many in the West, but there’s also a thriving nightlife. Muslims don’t drink alcohol, but visitors are sometimes allowed to indulge in their hotels. There are hundreds of coffee and shisha bars in the capital Terrain, and there’s always something to keep you occupied. Why not book a show and see some traditional Iranian theatre? That would be a great way to spend your evenings.

There are many other reasons why people should consider a visit to Iran. We don’t have time to list them all here today, but there is plenty more information online. Tourism in Iran is set to boom as we enter the summer of 2016, and we think you should check it out. The people are warm and welcoming, and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Don’t worry too much about terrorism because Iran is a peaceful nation. That said, you should always check advice on your government’s website before deciding to travel outside of the US.