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Top Places to Take Pictures in Iran

Photography and Social Media while traveling to Iran

These days, social media is rampant and subsequently Instagram photography in Iran is getting more and more customary. Many of us are looking for the top places to take pictures in Iran so we can share them with others on this popular application.

Since Iran is a country of colors and stunning landscapes which are very suitable for taking pictures, photography in Iran would be immensely interesting. Iran is full of admirable sights, each of which can somehow be chosen as a pure subject for photography.

Some of these places to visit in Iran include historical monuments that have remained for people today for centuries, and some of these sights are relics of ancient Iran and have lived for thousands of years to reach our times. Some of the other stunning attractions in Iran are green forests, blue rivers, and golden deserts, each of which is attractive and enchanting.

The beauty and splendor that lies in each of these attractions cause many people to turn to the modern and popular art of photography and immortalize the most eye-catching images.

In this article, we try to introduce the most top places to take pictures in Iran.

Top Places to Take Pictures in Iran

Azadi Tower, Tehran

Azadi Tower is a very memorable symbol of Tehran and also one of the top places to take pictures in Iran. Almost every tourist who comes to Iran goes to Azadi Square to take an Instagram photo and announces his arrival in Tehran to his friends by posting a photo of the Azadi Tower.

Taking selfies with the tower is so popular that a statue of a tourist taking a photo of himself has been erected in front of it. You can take photos from different angles of the guard of the capital of Iran and go up the stairs to have a view of the bustling city in front of you.

Azadi Tower, Tehran - one of the top places to take pictures in Iran

Milad Tower, Tehran

Milad Tower in Tehran

A tower with a height of 435 meters, anyone who wants to have an Instagram photo of Milad Tower must first try to fit the whole tower in his camera frame.

Milad Tower is the 19th tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the 19th tallest unreliable structure in the world. A tower that can almost be seen from all over the crowded and noisy city of Tehran.

Golestan Palace, Tehran

Golestan Palace is definitely one of the top places to take pictures in Iran. In the Qajar era palace, many ceilings are decorated with mirrors and marble, and visitors will not be satisfied as long as they look at the tiled walls and their colors. Also, since Golestan Palace has 12 halls, it will definitely keep you busy with its unique and masterful art and mirror works.

They try to capture these images and color combinations in their memories by taking all kinds of selfies or photos.

Mirror Hall in Golestan Palace, Tehran

Nature Bridge, Tehran

Tabiat Bridge, Tehan - one of the top places to take pictures in Iran

Tehran Nature Bridge, with its beautiful view and bright nights, has become one of the best and top places to take pictures in Iran and Tehran. The bridge connects Taleghani Park and Water and Fire Park. It is also the first non-vehicle bridge in Iran and the largest non-vehicle bridge in the Middle East. Around the bridge, you can find many restaurants and cafes to spend a pleasant afternoon.

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Sultan Amir Ahmad Bath, Kashan

Although the bathhouse itself is very beautiful for Instagram photos, be sure to go to the roof and enjoy the beautiful view. It’s definitely one of the top places to take pictures in Iran and Kashan because you can see the whole city from there.

This historic bath is a unique example of Iranian baths and is unique in terms of architecture and decorations. Other features of this bathroom include the use of vaulted ceilings, spectacular mosaics, and murals that have given a special effect to the structure.

Sultan Ahmad Bathhouse, Kashan

Boroujerdi House, Kashan

Borujerdi House, Kashan

The roof of the dome of the Boroujerdi historical house is one of the most magnificent architectural masterpieces in Iran. Also, while standing on the roof of Sultan Amir Ahmad’s bath, you can see it from the outside.

The paintings of this building have been designed and executed in various ways with colors, oils, and watercolors and under the supervision of the famous artist, Kamal al-Molk.

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Ali Qapu Palace, Isfahan

Another great and top places to take pictures in Iran is the Ali Qapo Palace, which was once the entrance to the Safavid state. At first, it was a simple building, and over time, especially during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavi, a class was added to it. Between the murals, the music hall, and the Naghsh-e Jahan square exhibition, there is the Ali Qapo Palace.

Do not forget to wear one of your most beautiful shoes when visiting this square so that you can take an Instagram photo of a shoe with its beautiful mosaic stairs. Also, from Ali Qapu’s upper galleries, you can enjoy the overview of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square and take your desired photos.

Ali Qapu Palace in Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan

Shah (Imam) Mosque, Isfahan

Shah (Imam) Mosque, Isfahan

Probably one of the top places to take photos in Iran is a splendid place called Shah (Imam) Mosque, which has made photography social networks such as Instagram so popular.

It is one of the mosques in Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, which was built during the Safavid period and is one of the most important buildings of Islamic architecture in Iran. This building is an eternal masterpiece of architecture, tile work in the 11th century AH.

Si-o-Se Pol and Khaju Bridge, Isfahan

One of the bridges of the Safavid period that was built on the Zayandeh River is the Si-o-Se pol bridge in Isfahan, owing to its glory among people, It is generally crowded.

Khajoo Bridge, with its middle royal residence and two floors, has become one of the best and top places to take pictures in Iran and has always been a place for people to gather around and sing songs under it. Many people visit these two Khaju and the Si-o-Se Pol bridge and take an Instagram photo with a view of these bridges. These bridges are architectural and engineering masterpieces from the Safavid period.

Khaju bridge, Isfahan
Khaju Bridge
Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge, Isfahan
Si-o-Se Pol Bridge

Abyaneh Village, Isfahan

The 1,500-year-old village of Abyaneh is known for its red houses and beautiful architecture and that is why it is one of the top places to take pictures in Iran. A short walk in the surrounding mountains may make you a little tired, but it is enough to take a look at the surrounding scenery to forget the tiredness of the trail.

Bricks and clay have been used to build the houses of this historical village. The rooms of these houses have windows, wooden porches that have created a special beauty for its buildings. There is a mine near this village, the clay of which was used in the past to build the facades of the houses of this village. This beautiful red village is one of the best places to take photos in Iran.

Abyaneh Village, Isfahan

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Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz

Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz

Without a shadow of a doubt, Nasir al-Mulk Mosque is one of the top places to take pictures in Iran. We reach the beautiful and spectacular city of Shiraz, where no trip to Shiraz would be complete without visiting the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque.

Windows with colored glass, pink tiles, and Iranian flower designs make it possible for any camera and any person to take the most beautiful Instagram photo here. The best time to visit Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque is in the morning when the sun is shining angularly and a dazzling dance of color and light can be seen on the floor.

Persepolis, Shiraz

One of the places that Iranians are proud to say its name to foreigners is Persepolis and it’s definitely not only a memorable but also top places to take pictures in Iran. Persepolis attracts many foreign tourists and of course Iranians every year. Many of them take photos for their social networks in this place.

The splendor of Persepolis has always surprised everyone. A plan of numerous palaces, stairs, and beautiful entrances with carvings of people of different civilizations and the gates of nations are one of the most spectacular parts of Persepolis that can be mentioned.

Gate of all Nations, Persepolis

Hafeziyeh, Shiraz

Hafeziyeh Shiraz, the tomb of Hafez is one of the most popular and visited places in Shiraz, which has a special atmosphere. You may wonder why Hafeziyeh? As you see it comes from Hafez, approximately the foremost poet in Iran.

The tomb of Hafeziyeh is located near the gate of Quran and is the tomb of one of the great poets of Iran and of course the world. In the northern part of Hafeziyeh is the place of Hafez tomb and you can find the graves of poets of different periods. This place has become one of the attractions for Instagram photos.

Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez), Shiraz - one of the top places to take pictures in Iran

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Kal Jenny, Tabas

Kal-e Jenni Canyon, Tabas, Lut Desert

Kal Jenny in Tabas is one of the most pristine and top places to take pictures in Iran and in its desert areas. You can take attractive photos for your Instagram in this place with a little creativity.

In this strange valley, you can find small streams and waterfalls as well as places in the heart of the valley for the worship of Zoroastrian worshipers.

Also, In case you are wondering to visit this top places to take pictures in Iran, here is Iran Desert tour that consists of Kal Jenni.


Thatched and brick roofs of Yazd

The city of Yazd, with its thatched horizontal line and full of architectural beauty, has become one of the best and top places to take pictures in Iran. Many people traveled to Yazd after it was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list and took many photos of the city and its buildings and mosques.

You can take a photo in Amir Chakhmaq Square in Yazd or go to the roof of one of the old houses in the city and take interesting Instagram photos.

city of yazd

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Jahan Nama Village, Golestan Province

Jahan Nama Village, Golestan Province

One of the protected areas in Golestan province is called Jahan Nama village, which is located in the easternmost part of the Alborz mountain range and has a dense forest.

By traveling to cities such as Kordkoy and Gorgan, you can see beautiful views of this summer area and take very beautiful photos.


Heyran Pass, Ardabil

One of the beautiful and famous roads of Iran is Heyran pass on the way from Astara to Ardabil. Heyran Pass overlooks the forest on one side and a lush valley on the other.

The winding road crossing its slopes offers unique views for travelers. Many tourists stand in the parking lots of this pass or in its campsites and take beautiful photos of this area for their Instagram.

Heyran Pass in Ardabil

Star Canyon, Qeshm Island

Stars Valley, Qeshm Island - top tourist attractions of Qeshm Island

One of the most beautiful and strange geoparks in Iran, on the vast island of Qeshm, is the Star canyon. We guess The first point that would catch your eyes is the name, Star canyon.

The indigenous people of the island have long chosen the name of Star canyon. Because it was believed that in ancient times a star fell in this canyon and caused such volumes and valleys on earth. It’s a mysterious and also top place to take pictures in Iran.

Read More: Top Tourist Attractions of Qeshm Island
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Greek ship, Kish Island

It is one of the best places to take photos in southern Iran. One of the symbols of the beautiful island of Kish is the Greek ship that sank off the coast of the island.

Many photos of the sunset off the coast of the island were taken with this ship, which is famous and well-known. Other names of this ship include Empire Trumpet, Naturalist, Cyrus Parsi, Hamedan, and Kolaf, respectively.

The Greek Ship, Kish Island

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