The recent change to the FCO advisory for travel in Iran, following the historic nuclear deal, has stirred up interest in this country teeming with ancient decorated temples, mosques, fortresses and monuments. In any area of the country, however, visitors can look forward to engaging with warm-hearted locals, who are generous with their hospitality.
Unveiling Iran – in association with Travel The Unknown at the Royal Geographical Society
SECOND DATE ADDED DUE TO UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND!
• 23 September (Wednesday), 6.30pm–9.15pm
• 29 September (Tuesday), 6:30pm–9.15pm
Gain insight into Persia, one of the world’s oldest civilisations. Iran is brimming with archaeological treats that will enthral history buffs and art aficionados alike – from the spectacular ruins of Persepolis to the classical Islamic beauty of Isfahan. The country also features the stunning landscapes of Mount Damavand and the Valley of Assassins, which will delight nature enthusiasts.
• Diana Darke (Middle East expert & Bradt author)
• Amy Guttman (Travel writer & journalist)
• Philip Holdsworth (Archaeologist & Historian)
RGS members: £7, everyone else: £12
Register at: www.traveltheunknown.com/geo