Foreign tourists visiting Shush historical sites on rise

Tehran, May 3, IRNA – Some 2,500 foreign tourists from 50 countries visited historical sites in Shush, Khuzestan province, since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21), according to Iran tourism officials.
  Head of Sush Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Reza Chenani said that most of the tourists were from the US, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, India, Turkey, Pakistan, Taiwan, Brazil, New Zealand, Cuba, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Iraq and Kuwait.

The tourists visited Sush Garden Museum, Apadana Palace, Choghazanbil Ziggurats, Sush Fort and Tomb of Daniel (Prophet), he said.

The last group of visitors arrived in Shush last Friday were an 11-member tourist team from the US, the official noted.

The modern Iranian town of Shush is located at the site of ancient Susa. Shush is the administrative capital of the Shush County of Iranˈs Khuzestan province.



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