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Photos: European tourists arrive in Isfahan by train for first time


Report by Islamic Republic News Agency; photos by Tasnim News Agency

A group of European tourists arrived in the historical city of Isfahan in central Iran on a train for the first time, director-general of Isfahan's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said on Wednesday. Fereydoun Allahyari said the group was composed of 65 tourists from Australia, France, Germany, Britain and Austria.

The tourists arrived in Iran on Oct 5 and after visiting Tehran, Yazd, Isfahan, Shiraz and Zanjan will leave Iran for Turkey via Razi border.

The visit is taking place following Iran's talks with Turkey and Hungary for facilitating travels to Iran by train.

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