Welcome to Tehran

A dynamic, crowded, multi-cultural city that counts approximately 14 million inhabitants including Persians, Kurds, Azeris and other ethnic groups in Iran. The biggest city and capital of Iran is probably not the first destination you think about whenever you plan a trip to Iran. In fact, Tehran has many cultural and particular sights like palaces such as Golestan and Saadabad Complexes, endless gardens and parks such as Chitgar, Mellat and Pardisan and one of the oldest bazaars in the world. Explore this metropolis, spot modern young Tehranis in the northern parts of the city with a marvelous scenery of the Alborz mountains behind. Or visit a great number of galleries and museums the city owns. This Tehran Travel Guide helps you with making right choices during your stay.

What to do in Tehran?

Your trip to Tehran could be totally filled up the way you like to see the city. You could visit numerous museums like the National Jewelry Museum, Carpet Museum or Time Museum. Visit Milad Tower, and have a look at Golestan Palace, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of the city which has been used for centuries by several shahs. Or order a hookah or tea in Darband. When there is a nice temperature (spring/summer nights), it is a recommendable place to go. Darband is actually the place you start for a hike towards the Alborz Mountains. Or just go toward Velenjak neighborhood, from where you can go to Bam-e Tehran, or roof of Tehran, with an incredible view over the city! Or even better, from here you can take a telecabine up to Tochal. Which is one of the most famous ski resorts of Iran! Rent a snowboard and enjoy the slopes! Also, Tehran is the center of art, and famous as an important art spot in the Middle East. Over the city you can find galleries and places where Tehrani artists come together. Just explore it by yourself, Tehran is a city with bright possibilities for a visit for everyone!


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