Iran holiday inspiration: Instagram feeds to follow – and more

Planning a trip to Iran? Along with our holiday guide and food tour of he county, here are some great Instagram feeds, tour operators, films and books to fire the imagination

Five Instagram feeds to follow

@tourism_iran

Tiling in Golestan palace, Iran.
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Tiling in Golestan palace

A useful first port of call is Tourism Iran’s official feed, which shows the kaleidoscopic mosaics of the country’s mosques and palaces, countryside, bustling and hill villages, as well as portraits of local workers.

@everydayiran

Women getting ready to roller skate at Azadi Sports Complex, Tehran, Iran.
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Women getting ready to roller skate at Azadi Sports Complex, Tehran.

A mobile photographic project inspired by @everydayafrica offering snapshots curated from several photographers. It aims to reflect real life.

@alishokri.pix

Autumn in a forest in Gilan province, Iran.
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Autumn in a forest in Gilan province.

Ali Shokri is based in Tabriz and focuses on the country’s diverse landscapes, from the rainbow-coloured mountains of Aladağlar to the forests, rivers and waterfalls of Gilan province.

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