Religious tourism is one of the earliest forms of tourism. The idea of the religious pilgrimage begins almost with the dawn of humanity. By the Biblical period important religious centers had become not only a part of the cultural landscape, but they also had become major players in local marketing and important parts of the economy of those cities that hosted religious centers.
Religious tourism, also commonly referred to as faith tourism, is a type of tourism where people travel individually or in groups for pilgrimage and getting in touch with the spiritual aspect of holy places such as shrines, mosques, cathedrals, mausoleums and tombs of prophets, poets or notable people.
Religious tourism is not only a visitation to a particular holy destination, but may also be travel for a humanitarian cause, for reasons of friendship or even as a form of leisure. Religious travel can be the primary reason for a trip but it can also be part of a trip and provide a destination with additional attractions. Modern religious tourists are more able to visit holy cities and holy sites around the world.
Religious, shrines and holy places every year, many tourists are attracted towards, can be religious dimension of local, regional, trans-regional, national and international requirements.
Iran, as an Islamic country with flourishing Islamic art and architecture welcomes Muslims of the world to feel divinity and beauty of Islamic culture through a religious tour to Iran. Iran is also the cradle of other religions before the advent of Islam such as Christianity and Zoroastrianism where you can see lots of holy places related to those religions in different parts of Iran through a religious tour.
Apart from this point that holy shrines are the most important Pilgrimage centers for Muslims, but their amazing decorative Works, mirror glass, the inscriptions in stucco Panels of silvers that have covered the doors, the ornamentation, the portico and the wide courtyard and its spiritual space will give every religious tourist serene and peaceful feeling.
Zoroastrian has been the primary and national religion of Iranians before Islam. So, it represents a proud history.
Zhivar tour operator and travel agency is a well-known and one of the leading travel companies in Iran. The company is active in the area of inbound and outbound tours since 2006. An experienced and professionally educated team specialized in international tourism and hospitality management is employed to provide high quality services with competitive and reasonable price to our valuable customers.
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