Azadi Square

Azadi Square

Azadi Square is the largest squares in Tehran. The 48m Azadi Tower, symbol of Tehran, is in the center of the square. Azadi Tower, also known as Shahyad Tower, was built during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and was acknowledged as the symbol of the nation's capital.

Abgineh Museum Tehran

Abgineh Museum

There is an outstanding Qajar mansion in 30-Tir St., in Tehran. This beautiful building, located in a garden, is now the museum of glass and pottery. Ahmad Qavam (Qavam os-Saltaneh) used to live and work there.

National Museum of Iran

National Museum of Iran

Iran's national museum contains a collection of valuable historical remnants of Iran, located in Tehran. This museum consists of two separate buildings, one is the Museum of Ancient Iran, inaugurated in 1937 and the other is the Museum of the Islamic Era, inaugurated in 1972.

Ghasr Museum Garden Tehran

Ghasr Museum Garden

The complex, 24 hectares, was a beautiful place which included Fath-Ali Shah Qajar Palace. Reza Shah decided to have an official prison in Tehran so he brought the famous Russian architect, Nikolai Markov

Golestan Palace Tehran

Golestan Palace Tehran

Golestan Palace is the oldest palace and museum of Tehran which is registered in the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO's List in Cambodia and thus became the first registered monument in the capital of Iran

Masoudieh Palace Tehran

Masoudieh Palace Tehran

This building was constructed by Naser Al-Din Shah's son, Masoud Mirza (Zal Al-Soltan), in 1878 and therefore is called Masoudieh Building. The first library and the museum were established in this building. Besides, it was also used as cadet at the beginning of 20th century. In 1967 the first Ministry of Education established there.

Negarestan Garden Tehran

Negarestan Garden Tehran

This octagonal garden was built in 1807 by Fath-Ali Shah Qajar in Zandieh dynasty architecture style and it was designed by Ali Akbar Baghban. It was the first Iranian academic center for teacher training.

Apadana Palace of Susa

Aspadana Palace of Susa

Apadana Palace of Susa was the winter palace of the Achaemenid kings. The palace was built due to the command of Darius I, around the years 515- 521B.C.
The palace was located in Susa and was built over the monuments and building of Elamite.

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Tehran Attractions

A lot of people believe that Tehran is not a historical place and does not have many attractions. Below is a list of the important attractions of Tehran.

Isfahan Attractions

Isfahan is on the alluvial plain of Zayanderud (the largest river in the center of Iran). It is one of the cities that is said to be as old as the country Iran. Isfahan was usually among the biggest cities of Iran throughout the history. Historians said that this city existed even before the Achenaed dynasty. This city used to be the capital of Iran for more than 900 years during Achaemenid and Sasanian Empires. Islamic army invaded Isfahan in 641 and from that time on the Islamic architecture started to grow there. This city was in its most magnificence and magnitude during Shah Abbas I's rule. He chose Isfahan as the capital and built a lot of marvelous buildings in it. Since that time, Isfahan has been dubbed "Nesf-e-Jahan" (Half of the world). At the end of the Safavieh dynasty, Afghans attacked the city and massacre the people. And after that Isfahan was ruined at the end of Qajar dynasty. Zell-e Soltan, Naser al-Din Shah's son, demolished many of its buildings and used the materials to build his own famous palace, called Zell-e Soltan Palace, in Tehran.

Kerman Attractions

Kerman is a strange city located in a desert on Iranshahr Mountains. Kerman is Iran's third highest city and has a hot dry temperature. But a cool breeze usually blows and in the summer the heat is not intolerable. Kerman has historical attractions and it's suitable for a 4-5 day trips.

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