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Major cities and airports in Iran

  1. Tehran – Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)
  2. Mashhad – Mashhad International Airport (MHD)
  3. Isfahan – Isfahan International Airport (IFN)
  4. Tabriz – Tabriz International Airport (TBZ)
  5. Shiraz – Shiraz International Airport (SYZ)
  6. Ahvaz – Ahvaz International Airport (AWZ)
  7. Kish Island – Kish International Airport (KIH)
  8. Urmia – Urmia Airport (OMH)
  9. Kermanshah – Kermanshah Airport (KSH)
  10. Rasht – Rasht Airport (RAS)

Time and Communication

Iran is in the Iran Standard Time Zone (IRST, UTC+3:30). The country observes Daylight Saving Time, known as Iran Daylight Time (IRDT, UTC+4:30), between March and September. Major mobile operators include MCI, MTN Irancell, and RighTel. The call quality is generally good, and cell phone coverage is widespread throughout the country.

Money and shopping

The local currency is the Iranian Rial (IRR). The exchange rate fluctuates, but as of now, 1 US dollar is approximately equal to 42,000 IRR. Payments in foreign currency are generally not accepted. Cash transactions are more common than card payments, but some establishments accept major credit cards. American Express and Diners Club may not be widely accepted. Currency exchange offices typically operate from 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.


Common transportation options in Iran include buses, taxis, and private cars. For long-distance travel, trains and domestic flights are popular choices. Ride-hailing services like Snapp and Tap30 are also available in major cities.

Touristic attractions

  • Persepolis – The ancient ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, located near Shiraz, offers a glimpse into the rich history of Iran.
  • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque – Known as the Pink Mosque, this colorful and ornate mosque in Shiraz is famous for its stunning stained glass windows.
  • Esfahan – The city is known for its Persian-Islamic architecture, including the iconic Imam Square, the Shah Mosque, and the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.
  • Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex – A UNESCO World Heritage site, this ancient bazaar is one of the oldest and largest covered bazaars in the world.
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