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These incredible sights in Iran are currently off limits

Love Exploring Logo By Rachel Truman of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 29: As the home of one of the oldest civilizations, Iran is rich in cultural heritage, historical architecture and rare treasures. But sadly, due to the current political climate and the pandemic, seeing these sites in real life remains a distant dream for most of us. The US government has a 'Do Not Travel' warning in place for Iran, while the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Iran, except for certain border areas where all travel is advised against. So here we unlock the extraordinary ancient places currently off-limits to tourists.

Forbidden treasures

As the home of one of the oldest civilizations, Iran is rich in cultural heritage, historical architecture and rare treasures. But sadly, due to the current political climate and the pandemic, seeing these sites in real life remains a distant dream for most of us. The US government has a 'Do Not Travel' warning in place for Iran, while the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Iran, except for certain border areas where all travel is advised against. So here we unlock the extraordinary ancient places currently off-limits to tourists.

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