The number of foreign tourists who visited tourist attractions in Zanjan Province, in west-central Iran, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21, 2019) increased by 13 percent compared to the corresponding period last year.
The Third International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival is to be held in Zanjan from May 10 to 12 with 16 groups from 12 countries in attendance, said the Head of Zanjan Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Department.
Zanjan is located 320 km northwest of Tehran. It lies on an open valley about midway between Tehran and Tabriz by road or by rail. Good bus connections as well as regular flights are also available from Tehran.