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Sa’dabad Palace Complex Tehran

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Sa’dabad Palace Complex Tehran

There is perhaps no better place to see the lifestyle of the 'Last Shah' than the Sa'dabad Palace Complex. Perched on approximately 110 hectares of spectacular mountainside parkland above Tehran Iran, the com...

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Tehran's Darband Mountain Retreat

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Tehran's Darband Mountain Retreat

Darband was one of Tehran's oldest rural villages most famous for it's country life, nomadic pastures, clean water, and cool fresh air. Light construction had always stretched h...

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The Significance of Tehran's Qasr Prison

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The Significance of Tehran's Qasr Prison

The museum of Qasr Prison is a historical complex in the capital city of Tehran Iran. It's one of the oldest political prisons in Iran, but currently exists as a museum complex surrounded by a pub...

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Tehran

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Tehran

Looking for the Must See Places in Tehran? Use this handy guide to the Top 10 Places to visit in Iran's capital city. So let's get straight to the highlights.     - 1/10 : Grand Bazaa...

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Grand Bazaar of Tehran

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Grand Bazaar of Tehran

The Tehran Grand Bazaar is the biggest in Iran with rich culture and history inside. The maze of bustling alleys and the bazaaris (shopkeepers) that fill them make Tehran Bazaar a fascinating experience....

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Golestan Palace in Tehran: Land of Flowers

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Golestan Palace in Tehran: Land of Flowers

Golestan Palace In Tehran, once the heart of Tehran with all the glories and excess of the Qajar Monarch, is now a grand complex full of charming Persian art. The word Gol (flowers) e (of) Stan (land) translate...

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National Museum of Iran

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National Museum of Iran

Iran's largest museum of history and archeology, the National Museum of Iran houses one of the greatest collections of ancient and post-Islamic artifacts in the world. The building complex itself is more th...

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The National Jewelry Museum of Tehran

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The National Jewelry Museum of Tehran

The Treasury of National Jewels Museum is probably Tehran’s biggest tourist draw card, it houses a collection of the worlds most expensive jewels collected over centuries. But while the ...

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Tochal Mountain Tehran

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Tochal Mountain Tehran

Tochal Mountain of Tehran is in the Alborz range with a ski resort adjacent to metropolitan Tehran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation o...

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Toghrol Tower in Tehran

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Toghrol Tower in Tehran

Toghrol Tower is a 12th-century monument from the Seljuk-era situated in the city of Rey, on the southern outskirts of Iran's capital city, Tehran.  Often overlooked by visitors who tend to stick to Tehran&#3...

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Khomeini's Shrine in Tehran

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Khomeini's Shrine in Tehran

Like it or not, Khomeini is part of Iran's history, and this grand complex is representative of the significance given to this man.    If you have made an effort to come to Iran, then you are int...

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Milad Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Milad)

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Milad Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Milad)

Dominating the skyline of Tehran’s western suburbs, Milad Tower in Tehran Iran finally opened in 2008 after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and 13 years of 'stop-start' construction. The tower is...

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Azadi Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Azadi)

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Azadi Tower in Tehran (Borj-e Azadi)

Built in 1971 in commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of the first Persian empire, the Azadi Tower in Tehran is a "gateway into the city." It was named the "Shahyad" (King's Memorial...

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Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran

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Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran

The Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh Rituals in Tehran Iran provide great insights into traditional Iranian culture. The name has been inscribed by UNESCO for varzesh-e pahlavani  ("heroic sport&quot...

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Tehran's Carpet Museum of Iran

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Tehran's Carpet Museum of Iran

The Carpet Museum of Iran is located on northwest of Laleh Park in Tehran Iran, and only 7-8 minutes walking distance to Contemporary Art Museum. Laleh Park and the carpet museum is one of the most po...

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Artists Park in Tehran

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Artists Park in Tehran

Honarmandan Park , or Artists Park in Tehran Iran is a place full of surprises: whether it be the public art displays, the veggie forum cafe, or the former U.S. Embassy around the corner. It's a popula...

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The Story of Tehran: Then and Now

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The Story of Tehran: Then and Now

Tehran Iran in photos showing how it evolved from the Median city of Rey to the current bustling capital city of Iran. The Tehran tourist attractions come to life after knowing the special story...

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The Best Luxury Hotels in Tehran City

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The Best Luxury Hotels in Tehran City

Best luxury hotels in Tehran City The best hotels in Tehran, chosen by our expert, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, and Tehran hotel deals. Read the reviews and book.     8/10 Espinas Hot...

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How to: Tehran Metro Guide, Tickets, and Maps

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How to: Tehran Metro Guide, Tickets, and Maps

You'll either love the Tehran metro or you'll hate it. It's not as organized or comfortable as London's Underground, but it's quick and incredibly cheap. Here's a concise Tehran metro gu...

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