Month: January 2018

National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran (Persian: باغ گیاه‌شناسی ملی ایران‎) is a Botanical Garden in Tehran, Iran. Its area is about 150 hectares and is planned to be the main center for horticulture and plant taxonomy in Iran. A herbarium of Iranian plants (TARI) is gradually being built up and now consists of some 160,000 […]

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Tehran Grand Bazaar

Tehran Grand bazaar

Tehran Bazaar: Tehran bazaar located in the center of the city is constructed in Fath Ali Shah-e-Qajar era and contains several bazaars, chambers, passages, inns and arcades. Right now this center is counted as the most active economic pole of Tehran and townships providing theirs needs from this trade center. Important sections of this complex […]

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Jamshidieh Park

Jamshidieh Park

The highest park of Tehran in Shahid Bãhonar (Niyavaran) Avenue is one of the parks built in recent years. It has several attractions among the stony walls of Kolakchãl mountain, Davallu garden, Jamshidiyeh Street and Kolakchal Road. Natural springs, stony waterscapes, walking stone-pavements, restaurants, amphitheaters, children playground and tribal cultural houses are the causes that […]

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Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace: The oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, the Golestan Palace (Palace of Flowers) belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s Historic Arg (citadel). Some of its important places are as follow: Shams-ol-Emareh Palace: The idea of building a tall structure came to […]

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Sa'dabad Complex

Sa’d Abad Complex

Today, there are many museums and temporary exhibition held in Sa’d Abad Palaces Complex open to the public. Its most important museums are: Nations Museum: This collection consists of various works of art purchased from other countries and represents the civilizations of pre-Islam Iranian, African, Indian, Far East, Eskimos, Mayas and contemporary arts of Iranian […]

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Niavaran Complex

Niavaran Complex

For the first time in the era of Mohammad Shah Qajar, a building was constructed in Niavaran village which was destroyed in Naser-ed-Din Shãh’s period and replaced by Niavaran palace and its name changed into Sahebqeraniyeh palace. Right now the collection of Niavaran palace which is located in the east side of Bahonar square and […]

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National Jewelry Museum

National jewelry Museum

This museum was first established in Markazi Bank in 1937 by collecting the jewelry of royal palaces. Since 1943 it has been opened for public and since 1960 transferred to its present place in Ferdowsi Ave., in front of the Germany Embassy. In Wikipedia

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National Museum of Iran

National Museum of Iran

This museum which is located in Emam Khomeini Ave., Beginning at Si-ye- Tir Ave. has been established in 1937 and was known as Iran-e- Bastan Museum till 1987 in which one could see the things belonging to the seventh millennium BC to Islamic era. Museum of Islamic Period which previously was in the second story […]

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Tehran snow skiing

Ski Resorts Around Tehran

Ski Resorts Around Tehran: Keeping in mind the natural location of Tehran and the mountains in north of the city, it is a proper place for those interested in skiing in winter. Dizin Piste in 60 km of Tehran with the height of 3800 m and having welfare facilities, accommodation (3-star hotel of Dizin) gives […]

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Tar Lake

Lakes and Rivers of Tehran

Tehran-Chalus road, at the edge of Karaj River, specially its north part welcomes people who like to enjoy nature in summer and spring. The reservoir of Karaj Dam also has a specific attractiveness because of fishing and boating facilities. Jajrud, between Zardeband and Zaygan also welcomes so many people in summer time who come from […]

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