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Annual Holidays:
The official weekend holiday in Iran is Friday. Iranian religious holidays are based on lunar system while the Persian calendar is based on Solar system. Religious holidays are subject to change depending upon the official sighting of the moon. Generally in the below-mentioned banking holidays which are mostly religious, all the historical sites and museums are not working.

 

 

Note: In Iran we have some public holidays that are only bank holidays and tourists sites are open but during the dates in red, all sites are closed. 

2017

 

 

11 Feb Revolution Day
02 Mar Martyrdom of Fatima
21 Mar Noroz Holiday
22 Mar Noroz Holiday
23 Mar Noroz Holiday
10 Apr Birthday of Imam Ali
24 Apr Prophet's Ascension
12 May Imam Mahdi's birthday
4 & 5 Jun Demise of Imam Khomeini
16 Jun Martyrdom of Imam Ali
26 Jun Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
27 Jun Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)
   
20 Jul Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
1 Sep Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
9 Sep Eid-al-Ghadir
30 Sep Tassoua
1 Oct Ashura
09 Nov Arbaeen
19 Nov Martyrdom of Imam Reza
6 Dec Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq

 


2018 

11 Feb Revolution Day
13 Mar Martyrdom of Fatima
19 Mar Oil Nationalization Day
20 Mar Norooz (Persian New Year)
21 Mar Norooz Holiday
22 Mar Norooz Holiday
23 Mar Norooz Holiday
30 Mar Birthday of Imam Ali
14 Apr Prophet's Ascension
01 May Imam Mahdi's birthday
   
   
4 Jun  Demise of Imam Khomeini
5 Jun Martyrdom of Imam Ali
15 & 16 jun Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
09 Jul Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
22 Aug Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
30 Aug Eid-al-Ghadir
20 Sep Tassoua
21 Sep Ashura
31 Oct Arbaeen
06 Nov The Murder And Matrydom of prophet Mohammad
09 Nov Martyrdom of Imam Reza
26 Nov Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadeq