"Kish Island, the pearl of the Persian Gulf" Top 5 Page for this destination Kish by arashmania

Kish Travel Guide: 73 reviews and 259 photos

When Marco Polo

Kish Island is big coral and located on the north east of the Persian Gulf (Khalij-e Fars)-It has an ancient history of 3,000 years-In 12th century, it was a Port and famous for its pearls. When Marco Polo visited the Imperial court in China, he commented on the Emperor's wife pearls, he was told that they were from Kish.

By soft golden beaches, palm trees,crystal water

Is one of the most beautiful places in the Persian Gulf. Oval in shape (15Km X 8Km), Kish has beautiful white silvery sand beaches,palm trees and crystal clear waters for relaxing walks. Other activities include jogging, swimming, boating, diving, fishing, concerts and plays frequently held on the Kish Summer Cinema.

No entry visa to Kish

Foreign nationals need no visa at the authorized arrival and departure points of Kish Island.

At Kish international airport the officials will just stamp your passport , which allows you to stay up to 14 days on the Island.

ex-Shah turned it into a luxury resort . After the Islamic Revolution, it has become a duty-free shopping center.

Kish Island offers a stunning variety of cultures, scenery, sports, duty-free shopping and entertainment.

picture:diffrants with iranian mainland

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  • In a nutshell:Kish really does have something for everyone!
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  • Kajser-MK's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2007 at 4:29 AM

    Lovely pages , this place really look wonderful for a holiday.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2006 at 8:17 PM

    Lovely photos of the sunset and sunrise! I plan to visit Kish for a few days of scuba diving.

  • RedEaredPanda's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2005 at 1:15 PM

    Great pictures and wonderful tips on the island of Kish I've heard so much about.. Would want to visit when I come to Iran some day in near future.. Thanks again for sharing...

  • evona's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2004 at 2:56 PM

    Superb page!! Beautiful pix. The water is so colourful there :)

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2004 at 1:50 PM

    Interesting page and lovely pictures, especially of the sunset and sunrise.

  • vahiddavoodi's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2004 at 3:48 PM

    well done arash.i wait for your new tips and pics.

  • azadeh's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2004 at 10:35 AM

    I am speechless it is wonderfull page ,good job

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