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Iran hopes to unlock tourism potential

President Rouhani eyes increase of international visitors from four to 10 million a year.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2013 17:42
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With its ancient ruins and untouched landscapes, Iran is home to some of the world's best cultural treasures.

But with a revolution and US sanctions, they have largely remained unseen by tourists.

Now things are changing, and under President Hassan Rouhani, Iran appears to be opening up to more visitors.

Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from the ski slopes of Dizin.


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