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Iran Domestic Flights Baggage Allowance

Domestic flights in Iran are pretty popular since the country is so vast and the cities are far from each other. Moreover, the long bus rides and the longer train trips might not be the best options for those with a short time limit. The 16 active Iranian airlines fly 400 times a day on average. As a foreigner passenger in Iran, you need to know about the baggage allowance for each airline before you get in trouble at the airport. The table below shows you in details all you need to be aware of in this field. All the information is provided from the airlines’ agents in December 2019.

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How to apply for Iran pilgrimage visa

There are three main holy shrines in Iran: Imam Reza’s in Mashhad, Masuma’s In Qom and Shah Cheragh in Shiraz.
The list of other non-famous shrines and tombs is endless. These religious memorials attract thousands of Muslim tourists from all around the world; middle eastern countries to be particular. Iran is a perfect holiday destination for Muslims for there isn’t going to be a cultural gap and halal food is available everywhere. Even in most hotels in Mashhad and Qom, it is pretty easy to find people who speak Arabic.
This article is a guide for those who want to travel to Iran on a Pilgrimage (ziarat) visa. This visa is called “Type C”.

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Iran in Depth

Best time to visit Tehran

Tehran, the biggest and busiest city of Iran, hosts millions of people every year. Museums, fine art centers, huge exhibitions, great hospitals, prime companies, old bazaars and a fascinating blend of different cultures have made Tehran the most visited city in Iran. As an expat who has been living in the capital since 2013, I would say there is no best or worst time to visit for Tehran. However, in the article below you will find a guide on what you can do in Tehran in each season, so you would plan your trip according to your own priorities.

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Tehran Transportation System

Tehran, the capital of Iran, is populated as high as New York City. It is not surprising that fourteen million people make a huge mess in the streets every day in Tehran. Sometimes it takes more than two hours to drive from east to west or south to north. The government has done its best to make an efficient public transportation system in this metropolis and lessen the traffic during the day. The article below guides you to have an outline of the public transportation system in the biggest city in Iran; Tehran.

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Tips on Money Exchange in Iran

You have decided to travel to Iran probably because it’s easy to afford. There has been a huge drop in the value of Iranian rial in recent years and that has attracted many foreign tourists from all over the world. If you google USD to IRR you will find the number 42,105.00 but when you do your first Money exchange in Iran at the airport you will realize that you have got much more than what you had expected. Read the article below to understand why:

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