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Tourist attractions in TEHRAN (city)

Milad Tower
in Tehran City
Dominating the skyline of Tehran’s western suburbs, Milad Tower is 435m high, including 120m of antenna, making it, in 2017, the world’s sixth-tallest free-standing tower. Bearing ... MORE
Milad Tower is 435m high, the world’s sixth-tallest free-standing tower located in Tehran.
Sa'd Abad Palace Museum
in Tehran City
Opening Time: every day (9:00 - 18:45)
Last entry: 17:30

The complex contains 18 palaces belonged to the royal families of Qajar ...
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Saadabad is a cultural and historical complex that covers an area of 110 hectares and is located at the northernmost part of Tehran.
A hike up the northwest end of the Sa'd Abad Museum Complex, the classical-looking Green Palace was built at the end of the Qajar era when it was known as the Shahvand Palace. ... MORE
Located in Saadabad Historical Complex (Sa'd Abad) in north of Tehran, was built at the end of the Qajar era when it was known as the Shahvand Palace.
Darband
in Tehran City
Darband formerly a village close to Tajrish, Shemiranat, is a neighborhood inside Tehran's metropolitan limits. It is the beginning of a popular hiking trail into Mount Tochal, ... MORE
One of the best Tehran's Outdoor Experience: The beautiful nature of the strait includes the twin Waterfall which is a walkway to enjoy fresh nature for both local people and travelers. Nice mountain air and nice places to enjoy the environment.
Iranian Garden
in Tehran City
The Iranian garden is situated in one of the old neighborhoods of Tehran known as “Deh Vanak” where you can walk to recall Tehran in the old days. Old buildings and home gardens would ... MORE
Iranian Garden with an area of about 3.4 hectares, is located in Tehran. The place is designed on the pattern of Persian garden, one of the most inspiring elements of Iranian architecture and culture.
Holy Defense Museum
in Tehran City
Opening Time: Saturday-Thursday (9:00 - 17:00), Friday (11:00 - 17:00)

For many in the west, the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war is just a footnote in history. ...
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Tehran's Holy Defense Museum is a 21-hectare complex focused on the Iran-Iraq War of 1980 to 1988 -- the conflict known in Iran as the "Holy Defense." remembers the eight-year Iran–Iraq War through maps, photos, weapons, letters and intelligence documents from the war.
Tabiat Bridge
in Tehran City
Tabiat Bridge (Pol-e Tabiat) is the largest pedestrian bridge built so far in Iran. Located in north of Tehran, it connects two public parks by spanning over Shahid Modarres, one of ... MORE
The largest pedestrian overpass built in Tehran, The 270-metre (890 ft) bridge connects two public parks: Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park by spanning Modarres Expressway, one of the main highways in northern Tehran.
Tehran's Book Garden
in Tehran City
Book Garden is a Book Mega Mall which hosts, Exhibition spaces focusing on exhibiting books and other sorts of media, Children Science Park, Art Galleries, a Drama Theater, Cinemas ... MORE
World’s Largest Bookstore, Book Garden is a Book Mega Mall which hosts, Exhibition spaces focusing on exhibiting books and other sorts of media, Children Science Park, Art Galleries, a Drama Theater, Cinemas and more
This museum was inaugurated in the year 1977. It is located in North Kargar Avenue, adjoining the Laleh Park. This three storeyed museum has 9 art galleries displaying the affects ... MORE
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Iran. It has collections of more than 3,000 items that include 19th and 20th century's world-class European...
Saltanat Abad Palace
in Tehran City
This two-storeyed palace was built under the orders of Naseredin Shah in the village of Rostam Abad in the year (1305 AH). This palace has a "Hoze-Khaneh" in the center (a covered ... MORE
This two-storeyed palace was built under the orders of Naseredin Shah in the village of Rostam Abad in the year (1305 AH). This palace has a "Hoze-Khaneh" in the center (a covered area with a pool). The walls and rooms under the "howz-Khaneh" are adorned with artistic plaster work . A golden globe or ...
Mellat Palace Museum
in Tehran City
This palace was constructed in the aggregate of Sa’d Abad as the resident palace for the Pahlavi family members. Articles present here are valuable Iranian carpets, foreign porcelains ... MORE
This palace was constructed in the aggregate of Sa’d Abad as the resident palace for the Pahlavi family members. Articles present here are valuable Iranian carpets, foreign porcelains and other assets belonging to the Pahlavi Dynasty.
This national park with an area of 9,380 hectares stands at an attitude of 1,547 m. above sea-level, besides Tehran city. The major portion of this territory is a base for immigrant ... MORE
This national park with an area of 9,380 hectares stands at an attitude of 1,547 m. above sea-level, besides Tehran city. The major portion of this territory is a base for immigrant birds during winter. Access to this park can be gained from the Khojir and Qasr-e-Firoozeh Roads.
Ab Ali Spring
in Tehran City
This mineral water spring is located north of the village of Aab Ali, 60 km north east of Tehran and at a vicinity near Mobarak Abad River banks. The mineral water of this spring ... MORE
This mineral water spring is located north of the village of Aab Ali, 60 km north east of Tehran and at a vicinity near Mobarak Abad River banks. The mineral water of this spring is of cold calcium bi-carbonate waters with acidic PH which contains iron and silisium. It is useful in treatment of gastro-intestinal ...
Other old mosques that can be mentioned are : Qanbar Ali Khan Mosque, the Moshir-ol-Saltaneh Mosque, the Seyed Azizollah Mosque and the mosque and school of Sheikh Abdol Hossein. MORE
Other old mosques that can be mentioned are : Qanbar Ali Khan Mosque, the Moshir-ol-Saltaneh Mosque, the Seyed Azizollah Mosque and the mosque and school of Sheikh Abdol Hossein.
Other historical towers in Tehran are named as follows : stone tower of "Tappeh Gabri" (Mardavij Ziyarguily Dome) to the north east of Amin Abad. MORE
Other historical towers in Tehran are named as follows : stone tower of "Tappeh Gabri" (Mardavij Ziyarguily Dome) to the north east of Amin Abad.
Negarestan and Howzkhaneh
in Tehran City
The Baharestan Palace, the ‘Howz-Khaneh’ of the old garden of Negarestan, the ‘Darolfonoon’ Edifice and ‘Negarestan‘ Edifice in Tehran. MORE
The Baharestan Palace, the ‘Howz-Khaneh’ of the old garden of Negarestan, the ‘Darolfonoon’ Edifice and ‘Negarestan‘ Edifice in Tehran.
Other old graveyards of the province are: Hazrat Abdol Azeem Graveyard located in south-east of exterior courtyard of the same mausoleum, the Russian, Armenians, French and Italian ... MORE
Other old graveyards of the province are: Hazrat Abdol Azeem Graveyard located in south-east of exterior courtyard of the same mausoleum, the Russian, Armenians, French and Italian Graveyards located in Vosooq Avenue, Hindus, Jews, Christians belonging to the British Embassy, and those of Assyrians.
Takht-e-Marmar Edifice
in Tehran City
This edifice was constructed under the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year 1220 AH. in a form of a throne as a platform with long walls and 65 large and small slabs of marble ... MORE
This edifice was constructed under the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year 1220 AH. in a form of a throne as a platform with long walls and 65 large and small slabs of marble stones which is placed at the center of main portico of the palace. The height of this throne from the base of portico is ...
Sorkheh Hesar Palace
in Tehran City
This palace also known as the Yaqoot or Ruby palace was built by Naseredin Shah at the end of the (13th century). This palace comprised of two parts, named as"Kushk-e-Birouni" and ... MORE
This palace also known as the Yaqoot or Ruby palace was built by Naseredin Shah at the end of the (13th century). This palace comprised of two parts, named as"Kushk-e-Birouni" and "Haram Khaneh" which in overall consisted of 200 rooms. In addition to above it also had a caravansary, bath and a military ...
Howz Caravansary
in Tehran City
The said caravansary was formerly a place for tremendous passenger traffic being en route Tehran - Qom - Esfahan. But today due to the diversion of the former route, this ‘inn’ ... MORE
The said caravansary was formerly a place for tremendous passenger traffic being en route Tehran - Qom - Esfahan. But today due to the diversion of the former route, this ‘inn’ has been deprived of passengers.
Marvy Edifice and School
in Tehran City
The Fakhriyeh or Marvy School was constructed in 13th century AH. by Fakhrodowleh by the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar. This edifice is composed of a tall gate way, courtyard, chambers ... MORE
The Fakhriyeh or Marvy School was constructed in 13th century AH. by Fakhrodowleh by the orders of Fathali Shah Qajar. This edifice is composed of a tall gate way, courtyard, chambers and several porticos adorned with sun baked brick work.
This Palace was constructed under the order of Naseredin Shah in the year 1291 AH. and is located to the north east of Tehran, in the Eshrat Abad sector, beyond the Shemiran Gate way. ... MORE
This Palace was constructed under the order of Naseredin Shah in the year 1291 AH. and is located to the north east of Tehran, in the Eshrat Abad sector, beyond the Shemiran Gate way. This Kolah Farangi edifice of Eshrat Abad is in four storeys with a gable roof. There is an arched Mirror pavillion ...
Beinol Haramein Bazaar
in Tehran City
This bazaar is located between Imam Khomeini Mosque or the former Shah Mosque and the Jame’ Mosque. It was constructed during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar. This bazaar deals ... MORE
This bazaar is located between Imam Khomeini Mosque or the former Shah Mosque and the Jame’ Mosque. It was constructed during the reign of Mohammad Shah Qajar. This bazaar deals with stationary articles.
Tochal Slope
in Tehran City
This slope being 3,500 m. above sea-level is located in the fifth station of Tochal Tele Cabin. At the end of this station there are also many restaurants and resting facilities. MORE
This slope being 3,500 m. above sea-level is located in the fifth station of Tochal Tele Cabin. At the end of this station there are also many restaurants and resting facilities.
This river originates from Firooz Kooh, Savad Kooh and Shahmirzad Mountains. After irrigating the plains of Garmsar flows towards the salt marshes of Houz-e-Sultan. The banks of this ... MORE
This river originates from Firooz Kooh, Savad Kooh and Shahmirzad Mountains. After irrigating the plains of Garmsar flows towards the salt marshes of Houz-e-Sultan. The banks of this river provides leisure spots.
Zahirodoleh Cemetery
in Tehran City
This graveyard is located in Darband Avenue in a garden with an area covering 3,000 sq. m. It is the resting abode of many artists and poets such as "Rahi Mo'ayeri", "Iraj Mirza" and ... MORE
This graveyard is located in Darband Avenue in a garden with an area covering 3,000 sq. m. It is the resting abode of many artists and poets such as "Rahi Mo'ayeri", "Iraj Mirza" and "Furooq Farokhzad".
Shamsol Emareh Edifice
in Tehran City
This palace was built in the year 1284 AH. under the orders of Naseredin Shah by Mo'ayerol Mamalek. Shamsol Emareh is a tall edifice with two towers which has been recently repaired ... MORE
This palace was built in the year 1284 AH. under the orders of Naseredin Shah by Mo'ayerol Mamalek. Shamsol Emareh is a tall edifice with two towers which has been recently repaired and renewed.
Saheb Qaranieh Palace
in Tehran City
This Place was constructed during the reign of Fathali Shah, amidst one of the palaces of Niyavaran aggregate located to the north-east of Tehran. Hauz-Khaneh, Korsi-Khaneh, Jahan ... MORE
This Place was constructed during the reign of Fathali Shah, amidst one of the palaces of Niyavaran aggregate located to the north-east of Tehran. Hauz-Khaneh, Korsi-Khaneh, Jahan Nama and Mirror pavillions, are worth mentioning sections which are adorned with beautiful and valuable paintings and articles.
Imam Khomeini Shrine
in Tehran City
The mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA), the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran is situated in the south of Tehran city. There are four towers in four sides of the mausoleum which ... MORE
The mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA), the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran is situated in the south of Tehran city. There are four towers in four sides of the mausoleum which are 91 m. in height in memorandum of Imam Khomeini's age.Seventy-two tulips adorn and surround the dome symbolizing the ...
Imamzadeh Yahya Mausoleum
in Tehran City
This mausoleum is placed in the Oodlajan sector in Imamzadeh Yahya Alley. In the year 1320 AH, this structure was renovated and repaired according to the original old plan with the ... MORE
This mausoleum is placed in the Oodlajan sector in Imamzadeh Yahya Alley. In the year 1320 AH, this structure was renovated and repaired according to the original old plan with the same dimensions. In this mausoleum an antique chest is placed over the tomb which is 2.5 m. in length, 1.06 m. wide and1.18 ...
Seyed Nasr-edin Mausoleum
in Tehran City
This mausoleum is located in Khayam Avenue, between Imam Khomeini St. and Mohammadieh Square In the year 993 AH. It is the oldest date seen on a long wooden slab affixed in this mausoleum. ... MORE
This mausoleum is located in Khayam Avenue, between Imam Khomeini St. and Mohammadieh Square In the year 993 AH. It is the oldest date seen on a long wooden slab affixed in this mausoleum. The embossed inscription is in the Thulth script.
Tatavoos Church
in Tehran City
This church is one of the most ancient churches of Tehran, constructed at the end of the 12th century AH. or the year 1178 AH. In this church a few Armenian personalities as well as ... MORE
This church is one of the most ancient churches of Tehran, constructed at the end of the 12th century AH. or the year 1178 AH. In this church a few Armenian personalities as well as foreigners have been laid to rest.
Reza Abbasi Museum
in Tehran City
This museum has been named after the famous artist (painter) and calligrapher of the Safavid era and consists of two halls: Pre-Islamic Hall: The remnants of this hall are relative ... MORE
This museum has been named after the famous artist (painter) and calligrapher of the Safavid era and consists of two halls: Pre-Islamic Hall: The remnants of this hall are relative to two reputed cycles of pre-historic and historical periods. These relics being ’admiralty metal’ (of Lurestan) and ...
National Arts Museum
in Tehran City
The facade of museum is adorned with tile works. It has a large wooden door with a network of glass panes. The wooden and carved planets as well as the velvet curtains are all the ... MORE
The facade of museum is adorned with tile works. It has a large wooden door with a network of glass panes. The wooden and carved planets as well as the velvet curtains are all the works of the artists employed by the museum. The relics of this museum can be pointed as follows: Miniatures in the style ...
Malek Library and Museum
in Tehran City
This museum covers an area of 1000 sq. m. and comprises of halls, library, micro-films room, a reading room and computer services center. This library consists of 40,000 books and ... MORE
This museum covers an area of 1000 sq. m. and comprises of halls, library, micro-films room, a reading room and computer services center. This library consists of 40,000 books and its management is governed by Astan-e-Qods Razavi. The Malek Museum is located in the vicinity of Baq-e-Melli and to the ...
This National Museum also known as ‘Iran Bastan Museum, covers an area of 2,744 sq. m. and is the first scientific museum of Iran which exhibits relics from the 6th millennium BC ... MORE
This National Museum also known as ‘Iran Bastan Museum, covers an area of 2,744 sq. m. and is the first scientific museum of Iran which exhibits relics from the 6th millennium BC till the Islamic era. It was constructed in the year 1935 - 11937. This two storeyed museum comprises of halls for speeches, ...
Iran Carpet Museum
in Tehran City
This beautifully architectured structure, with the carpet shaped facade is located north west of Laleh Park. The display area covers 3,400 sq. m. and consists of two halls exhibiting ... MORE
This beautifully architectured structure, with the carpet shaped facade is located north west of Laleh Park. The display area covers 3,400 sq. m. and consists of two halls exhibiting carpets and Kilims. It was inaugurated in 1977. Its library is enriched with 3500 books. The collection of carpet museum ...
Originally this palace was constructed for the court ministry. The facade of this palace is in black marble. In the year 1980, this palace was converted into an art gallery, where ... MORE
Originally this palace was constructed for the court ministry. The facade of this palace is in black marble. In the year 1980, this palace was converted into an art gallery, where paintings of Iranian and foreign artists were put on display. It was inaugurated in 1982. This three storeyed palace displayed ...
The said museum is founded in the year 1959 . This museum is in four storeys exhibiting the following: The ground floor displays a beautiful collection of inlaid and other fine handicrafts. ... MORE
The said museum is founded in the year 1959 . This museum is in four storeys exhibiting the following: The ground floor displays a beautiful collection of inlaid and other fine handicrafts. Articles adorned with inlaid in the form of tables, chairs and show cases can be observed here. The first ...
Azadi Museum
in Tehran City
This collection is within the tower of Azadi Square. There are different articles belong to era BC, Achaemenian, Parthian or even the Sassanian periods, as well as Islamic era. These ... MORE
This collection is within the tower of Azadi Square. There are different articles belong to era BC, Achaemenian, Parthian or even the Sassanian periods, as well as Islamic era. These pieces are earthenware articles, admirable metal vessels, valuable paintings and carpets.
Handicrafts and Souvenirs
in Tehran City
The main handicrafts pursued in the province are engraving on copper and brass, Khatam (inlaid), wood carvings and basket making, glassware, painted glass, ‘Zeelu’ or kind of carpet, ... MORE
The main handicrafts pursued in the province are engraving on copper and brass, Khatam (inlaid), wood carvings and basket making, glassware, painted glass, ‘Zeelu’ or kind of carpet, leather paintings, carpet weaving, pottery making, weaving of mats, hand woven or knitted articles, batik purist, ...
Kann Valley, Soloqan
in Tehran City
It is located to the north-west of Tehran along a gushing river of Kann. The route between Kann-Soloqan being extremely invigorating. We may point out to traditional inns facilities ... MORE
It is located to the north-west of Tehran along a gushing river of Kann. The route between Kann-Soloqan being extremely invigorating. We may point out to traditional inns facilities en route the valley. In spring and autumn seasons marvelous eye-catching landscapes are observed in this valley which ...
Lar Protected Zone
in Tehran City
This area is at an attitude of 2,900 m. above sea-level and is located 90 km and to the north and north east of Tehran. The area has a variety of wild species such as wild sheep, wild ... MORE
This area is at an attitude of 2,900 m. above sea-level and is located 90 km and to the north and north east of Tehran. The area has a variety of wild species such as wild sheep, wild goat, leopard, boar, fox, jackal, golden eagle, and 97 species of birds. Besides a variety of reptiles, this territory ...
Jajrood River
in Tehran City
It is one of the most important Rivers of the province which originate from Kaloon Bastak Mountains. After irrigating the plains of Varamin joins the Karaj River . The Latiyan Dam ... MORE
It is one of the most important Rivers of the province which originate from Kaloon Bastak Mountains. After irrigating the plains of Varamin joins the Karaj River . The Latiyan Dam has been constructed on this river, and is a lovely, beautiful recreational area.
Chitgar Forest Park
in Tehran City
This park covers a green area of 1,450 hectares west of Tehran and encompasses a ramp for cycling. It is one of the largest parks of the province, and can be used throughout the year. MORE
This park covers a green area of 1,450 hectares west of Tehran and encompasses a ramp for cycling. It is one of the largest parks of the province, and can be used throughout the year.
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and ... MORE
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and his brother Moshirodoleh. The school is 62m. in length and 61 m. in width and has 60 chambers. The dome is 37 m. high. ...
Seyed Esmaeil Mausoleum
in Tehran City
This mausoleum is situated in Chaleh Maidan which is between Boozarjomehr and Molavi Streets. The current structure of mausoleum belongs to the reign of Mohammad Shah. In the upper ... MORE
This mausoleum is situated in Chaleh Maidan which is between Boozarjomehr and Molavi Streets. The current structure of mausoleum belongs to the reign of Mohammad Shah. In the upper portion of the grave is an old, beautifully wooden carved door with a length of 162 cm. and a breadth of 66 cm. The oldest ...
Rajab Ali Mosque
in Tehran City
This ancient mosque is located in Boozarjomehri Avenue and in "Darkhangah" sector. The mosque has a vast courtyard with a Shabestan both for summer and winter nocturnal prayers. The ... MORE
This ancient mosque is located in Boozarjomehri Avenue and in "Darkhangah" sector. The mosque has a vast courtyard with a Shabestan both for summer and winter nocturnal prayers. The portico of school as well as the old Shabestan of the mosque are adorned with beautiful tile-works of the Qajar period.
Imamzadeh Davood
in Tehran City
This Imamzadeh is the tomb of Davood-ebne Emad, one of the grandsons of Hazrat Zeinolabedin . The mausoleum is located in a mountainous region north west of Tehran drawing hordes of ... MORE
This Imamzadeh is the tomb of Davood-ebne Emad, one of the grandsons of Hazrat Zeinolabedin . The mausoleum is located in a mountainous region north west of Tehran drawing hordes of pilgrims to the site.
Imam Khomeini Mosque
in Tehran City
This mosque is located at the end of Naser Khosrow avenue near the Tehran Bazaar. the Shah or Sultani Mosque dates back to the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar and during the reign of Naseredin ... MORE
This mosque is located at the end of Naser Khosrow avenue near the Tehran Bazaar. the Shah or Sultani Mosque dates back to the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar and during the reign of Naseredin Shah the two current minarets were added to the structure. This mosque proves to be a great piece of architecture ...
Aqa Mausoleum
in Tehran City
This structure was constructed in 13th century AH. and is the resting abode of Seyed Abdol Qasem Imami ( The Friday Prayer Leader of Tehran) during the Qajar era. MORE
This structure was constructed in 13th century AH. and is the resting abode of Seyed Abdol Qasem Imami ( The Friday Prayer Leader of Tehran) during the Qajar era.
Vosooqodoleh House
in Tehran City
The construction of this building was completed in the year 1253 AH. (13th century) and comprises of several rooms and halls beautifully adorned with plaster-works. MORE
The construction of this building was completed in the year 1253 AH. (13th century) and comprises of several rooms and halls beautifully adorned with plaster-works.
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and ... MORE
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah Qajar) and his brother Moshirodoleh. The school is 62m. in length and 61 m. in width and has 60 chambers. The dome is 37 m. high. ...
Pamenar Minaret
in Tehran City
This is a minaret of the 13th century AH adjoining a mosque which had undergone a damage on construction of streets around it. This minaret is made of brick which is ornamented by ... MORE
This is a minaret of the 13th century AH adjoining a mosque which had undergone a damage on construction of streets around it. This minaret is made of brick which is ornamented by turquoise colored tile-works.
In the early 1330 AH, a tall gate was erected at the entrance to the former vicinity known as Maidan-e-Mashk. Thereafter a large portion of these lands came under national garden, ... MORE
In the early 1330 AH, a tall gate was erected at the entrance to the former vicinity known as Maidan-e-Mashk. Thereafter a large portion of these lands came under national garden, therefore called Baq-e-Melli (National Garden). Presently this area is in the midst of Central Post Office of Tehran, Police ...
Imam Jomeh House
in Tehran City
Imam Jomeh house is one of the magnificent buildings of second half of 13th century AH. and was used to be the residence of ‘Imam Jomeh’ or the Friday Praying Leader, prior to ... MORE
Imam Jomeh house is one of the magnificent buildings of second half of 13th century AH. and was used to be the residence of ‘Imam Jomeh’ or the Friday Praying Leader, prior to Islamic Revolution. This building comprised of various halls and chambers adorned with beautiful plaster moldings.
Hassan Abad Square
in Tehran City
Mirza Yusof Aashtiani, the Grand Chancellor of Naseredin Shah constructed this square in the name of his son Mirza Hassan Mostowfi-ol-Mamalek. From 1303 till 1312 AH. four buildings ... MORE
Mirza Yusof Aashtiani, the Grand Chancellor of Naseredin Shah constructed this square in the name of his son Mirza Hassan Mostowfi-ol-Mamalek. From 1303 till 1312 AH. four buildings were constructed in four sides of the square in adaptation to Paladio, the famous Italian Architect of the Renaissance ...
Golestan Palace
in Tehran City
This palace was constructed in the year 1268 AH. under the order of Naseredin Shah. This palace is comprised of the entrance along with various pavillions, such as mirror, diamonds, ... MORE
One of the oldest historic monuments in the city of Tehran, and of world heritage status belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran's arg (citadel). It consists of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European presents from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Ebne Babvaih Cemetery
in Tehran City
This old graveyard covers an area of 9.5 hectares. Its the resting abode of known personalities such as Mirzadeh Eshqi (a great revolutionary poet), Dehkhoda (a literary scholar and ... MORE
This old graveyard covers an area of 9.5 hectares. Its the resting abode of known personalities such as Mirzadeh Eshqi (a great revolutionary poet), Dehkhoda (a literary scholar and writer of the dictionary by the same name). Dr. Hossein Fatemi (Foreign Minister during the period of the national movement ...
Azadi Square
in Tehran City
This structure was constructed in the year 1350 (1971), during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in west of Tehran (at the entrance to Tehran - Karaj special Road) on a piece of land ... MORE
This structure was constructed in the year 1350 (1971), during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in west of Tehran (at the entrance to Tehran - Karaj special Road) on a piece of land with an area of 50,000 sq. m. At the same time a museum had also been constructed in the same building. The basement ...
This exhibition center covers an area of 1.3 million sq.m. and consists of 62 halls. The first international exhibition in Tehran was inaugurated in1969 at the same venue. MORE
This exhibition center covers an area of 1.3 million sq.m. and consists of 62 halls. The first international exhibition in Tehran was inaugurated in1969 at the same venue.
Evin Valley, Darakeh
in Tehran City
This valley is located the north of Tehran city along a gushing river. Through out the length of this valley, numerous gardens exist providing recreational scope and beautiful landscapes, ... MORE
This valley is located the north of Tehran city along a gushing river. Through out the length of this valley, numerous gardens exist providing recreational scope and beautiful landscapes, best in spring and summer seasons.
Tehran Bazaar
in Tehran City
This Bazaar is a monument of the Fathali Shah Qajar era. It comprises of corridors , a network of alleys and numerous shops. This bazaar is considered to be the main commercial market ... MORE
This Bazaar is a monument of the Fathali Shah Qajar era. It comprises of corridors , a network of alleys and numerous shops. This bazaar is considered to be the main commercial market and trade center of Tehran and the country. The main sections of this trading center are comprised of the following ...
Moshirodolleh House
in Tehran City
This old structure is located between Manoochehri st. and Jomhoorieh Islami Ave., in Peer Nia Street (Lalehzar) and belonged to Hassan Peer Nia (Moshirodoleh) one of the prominent ... MORE
This old structure is located between Manoochehri st. and Jomhoorieh Islami Ave., in Peer Nia Street (Lalehzar) and belonged to Hassan Peer Nia (Moshirodoleh) one of the prominent personalities during the Qajar era. The building is in three storeys with a simple facade. Even internally the building ...
Marmar Palace
in Tehran City
This palace was built during the years 1934 -1937 AD. with a combination of eastern and western architecture. Hossein Lorzadeh was the architect and Ostad Yazdi was responsible for ... MORE
This palace was built during the years 1934 -1937 AD. with a combination of eastern and western architecture. Hossein Lorzadeh was the architect and Ostad Yazdi was responsible for the tile-works. Mohammad Hossein Sani' Khatam and Hossein Taherzadeh also co-operated in its construction. MARMAR means ...
Baharestan Square
in Tehran City
The palace and square of Baharestan is one of the oldest constructions of Tehran. The founder of the palace was Mirza Hossein Khan Sepahsalar. But the statue midst the square is that ... MORE
The palace and square of Baharestan is one of the oldest constructions of Tehran. The founder of the palace was Mirza Hossein Khan Sepahsalar. But the statue midst the square is that of Ayatollah Modarres. To the north of this square, was the Negarestan garden of Fathali Shah. Later on a number of buildings ...
Arg Square
in Tehran City
Arg is one of the most important Caliphate’s seat of Tehran which dates back to the Safavid era (the reign of Shah Tahmasb Safavid). In the past, this square had a moat around it. ... MORE
Arg is one of the most important Caliphate’s seat of Tehran which dates back to the Safavid era (the reign of Shah Tahmasb Safavid). In the past, this square had a moat around it. Other royal buildings were also within this area. This square has its name from the time of Fathali Shah, but during the ...
Behesht-e-Zahra Cemetery
in Tehran City
This large graveyard is the resting abode of the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution such as martyrs of 17th Shahrivar 1357 AH, martyrs of the office of the Islamic Republican Party, ... MORE
This large graveyard is the resting abode of the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution such as martyrs of 17th Shahrivar 1357 AH, martyrs of the office of the Islamic Republican Party, martyrs of the eight years of Iraqi-imposed war, the tomb of Ayatollah Taleqani and other martyrs of the Islamic Revolution. ...
Dayr Caravansary
in Tehran City
This caravansary or traditional local ‘inn’ is situated on the Tehran - Qom Road. Immediately after Hassan Abad (towards Varamin) and 12 km from Band-e-Ali Khan, Dayr caravansary ... MORE
This caravansary or traditional local ‘inn’ is situated on the Tehran - Qom Road. Immediately after Hassan Abad (towards Varamin) and 12 km from Band-e-Ali Khan, Dayr caravansary can be noted, which is placed in the old Sassanide Raod which was supposed to connect Esfahan to Ray. The current caravansary ...
Dowlat Cemetery
in Tehran City
This Graveyard with an area of 2,000 sq m. is located in Dowlat Avenue. The date of the last burial taken place here was about 50 years ago which was a commemoration of World War II. MORE
This Graveyard with an area of 2,000 sq m. is located in Dowlat Avenue. The date of the last burial taken place here was about 50 years ago which was a commemoration of World War II.
Old Roads and Bridges
in Tehran City
The oldest remnants of the ancient road and bridges belong to the Sassanian era. These roadways were connecting Ray to Esfahan. A remnant the Sassanian roadway in this region is the ... MORE
The oldest remnants of the ancient road and bridges belong to the Sassanian era. These roadways were connecting Ray to Esfahan. A remnant the Sassanian roadway in this region is the route which was supposed to pass from south of Howz-e-Soleiman (between Dalak and Mohammad Abad of Kaj) and was considered ...
This building was constructed by one of the Osmany (Ottoman) ambassadors in the vicinity of the Elahiyeh sector in the 19th century. This building still belongs to the Turkish government. ... MORE
This building was constructed by one of the Osmany (Ottoman) ambassadors in the vicinity of the Elahiyeh sector in the 19th century. This building still belongs to the Turkish government. There is a near by small bridge know as the ‘Rumi’ bridge to commemorate the memory of ‘Molana Jalaleddin ...
Other historical remnants in the province are as follows: Darvazeh Nou or (Darvazeh Mohammadiyeh) in Tehran, Tappeh Meel on the Meel Road (Varamin), (Tappeh means hillock), Tappeh ... MORE
Other historical remnants in the province are as follows: Darvazeh Nou or (Darvazeh Mohammadiyeh) in Tehran, Tappeh Meel on the Meel Road (Varamin), (Tappeh means hillock), Tappeh Kahrizak, Tappeh Komail and Khallariz in Ray, Tappeh Hissarak and Tappeh Qalian in Lavasan, Tappeh Keymir, Tappeh Sarqal'eh ...
Other old houses in Tehran are as follows: Ehsani House (Amir Kabir Avenue), Pamenar (Bahaodolleh Alley.), Bazaar-e-Mesgarha House (Mostafa Khomeini Ave.), The Safavid House (Mostafa ... MORE
Other old houses in Tehran are as follows: Ehsani House (Amir Kabir Avenue), Pamenar (Bahaodolleh Alley.), Bazaar-e-Mesgarha House (Mostafa Khomeini Ave.), The Safavid House (Mostafa Khomeini Ave.), Mondella House (Ferdowsi Ave.), Qavam-ol-Saltaneh House (Si-ye-tir St.) which is at present turned into ...
Tehran Zoo
in Tehran City
The Tehran Zoological Garden is located 4 km. on the Tehran - Karaj Expressway near the Eram Park. This zoo covers an area of 4.5 hectares and was inaugurated in the year 1371 (1992), ... MORE
The Tehran Zoological Garden is located 4 km. on the Tehran - Karaj Expressway near the Eram Park. This zoo covers an area of 4.5 hectares and was inaugurated in the year 1371 (1992), housing over more than 290 species.
Other Lakes in Tehran
in Tehran City
In addition to the above lakes we can point out to the followings: Avan in Taleqan with an area of 2 hectares, Ahang Lake along side the Firooz Kooh - Simindasht Road with an area ... MORE
In addition to the above lakes we can point out to the followings: Avan in Taleqan with an area of 2 hectares, Ahang Lake along side the Firooz Kooh - Simindasht Road with an area of 0.5 hectares, ‘Ziyar’ Lake alongside the Haraz Road with an area of 2.5 hectares.
Other Skiing Slopes
in Tehran City
Other skiing resorts are as follows: Darbandsar Slope (north-east of Tehran), Khor Slope (Karaj - Chaloos Road), and the turf skiing course of Dizin in Chaloos Road. MORE
Other skiing resorts are as follows: Darbandsar Slope (north-east of Tehran), Khor Slope (Karaj - Chaloos Road), and the turf skiing course of Dizin in Chaloos Road.
This cinema town was constructed in the year 1979 covering an area of 10 hectares for the purpose of renovation of scenes from old city of Tehran. Designing the facade of buildings, ... MORE
This cinema town was constructed in the year 1979 covering an area of 10 hectares for the purpose of renovation of scenes from old city of Tehran. Designing the facade of buildings, shops, localities and alleys have taken place by Italian designers right according to the paintings and photographs of ...
Local Music and Dances
in Tehran City
The province of Tehran is the center of origination and manifestation of various Iranian nation's culture. Therefore in addition to the current music of National Orchestra, the music ... MORE
The province of Tehran is the center of origination and manifestation of various Iranian nation's culture. Therefore in addition to the current music of National Orchestra, the music of other regions of Iran such as "Azarbayjanian", "Kurdish", "Lur", "Mazandaranian" and "Gilani" musics besides the music ...
Military Palace Museum
in Tehran City
This museum exhibits valuable and fabulous paintings and is located in the aggregate of Sa’d Abad. MORE
This museum exhibits valuable and fabulous paintings and is located in the aggregate of Sa’d Abad.
National Jewelry Museum
in Tehran City
The background of National Jewels of Iran dates back to Safavid era in which it was decided that national jewels belong to National Treasury of government,i.e., apart from the personal ... MORE
The background of National Jewels of Iran dates back to Safavid era in which it was decided that national jewels belong to National Treasury of government,i.e., apart from the personal properties of the sovereign. The valuable collections of this museum comprises of the pink colored diamond of Darya-ye-Noor ...
This museum is the richest Natural History museums of Iran which was inaugurated in 1993. Animals are kept in five sections of this museum each for mammals, birds, aquatic species, ... MORE
This museum is the richest Natural History museums of Iran which was inaugurated in 1993. Animals are kept in five sections of this museum each for mammals, birds, aquatic species, reptiles and insects. In paleontology section, the first living objects on earth and fossils with scientific classifications ...
This museum was constructed in the year 1946 and at present it belongs to the Red Crescent Society. Soqti created approximately about 6,000 paintings and over a thousand number of ... MORE
This museum was constructed in the year 1946 and at present it belongs to the Red Crescent Society. Soqti created approximately about 6,000 paintings and over a thousand number of gypsum, stone and bronze statues of reputed scientific and literal personalities of Iran and even different kinds of people ...
Saraan Building
in Tehran City
This large edifice is located to the north of the international exhibition grounds and covers an area of 24,500 sq. m. in a vicinity of 100.000 m. The main pavilion is covered by a ... MORE
This large edifice is located to the north of the international exhibition grounds and covers an area of 24,500 sq. m. in a vicinity of 100.000 m. The main pavilion is covered by a large conical dome with a steel framework. The ceiling is of a ‘Paneled’ type and is placed within 36 m. distance from ...
Other Museums in Tehran
in Tehran City
The following are other museums of the province: Janbazan of the Islamic revolution Museum, Majlis-e-Shorai-e-Islami (Parliament) Museum or Senate Museum, Zoology Museum, Post Museum, ... MORE
The following are other museums of the province: Janbazan of the Islamic revolution Museum, Majlis-e-Shorai-e-Islami (Parliament) Museum or Senate Museum, Zoology Museum, Post Museum, ‘Aabguineh’ Museum, Behzad Museum, anthropology Museum, the Prof. Hessabi Museum, Saba Museum, Abkar Museum, Coin ...
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