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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. 

 

2018 

11 Feb Revolution Day
13 Mar Martyrdom of Fatima
19 Mar Oil Nationalization Day
20 Mar Norouz (Persian New Year)
21 Mar Norouz Holiday
22 Mar Norouz Holiday
23 Mar Norouz 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 Revolt of Khordad 15
6 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
19 Sep Tassoua
20 Sep Ashura
20 Oct Arbaeen
07 Nov Martrydom of prophet Mohammad
08 Nov Martyrdom of Imam Reza
25 Nov

 

Birthday of prophet Mohammad and Imam Sadeq