More Foreign Visitors in Isfahan

More Foreign Visitors in IsfahanMore Foreign Visitors in Isfahan

Isfahan Province has faced a 160 % increase in the number of international tourists, during autumn this year, compared to the same period last year.

For the first time in 14 years, the number of international tourists visiting the province’s historical monuments exceeded 1000 people per day, ILNA reported, quoting the provincial chief head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (CHHTO), Fereydoun Allahyari.

“Foreign tourists visiting Isfahan are mostly from European countries such as the  Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, UK, Italy and Scandinavian countries,” said Allahyari. “The second largest groups are from South-East Asia, and Persian Gulf Arab states.”

Monuments in the province which receive the highest number of visitors are Imam Square (alternatively called Naqsh-e-Jahan Square), Chehelsotun Palace, Menar-e-Jomban monument, and the Fire temple in Isfahan city, as well as Bagh-e-Fin, the historical houses in Kashan; and the Mosque in Natanz.