Tehran's different features in a frame
These places introduce you to a set of historical, cultural, social and natural features of Tehran. Tehran, the capital of Iran, with a population of more than 13 million, has different geographical and human characteristics. The history of settlement and civilization in this area is about 6,000 years ago. The province is bordered by Mazandaran province to the north, Qom province to the south, Central province to the southwest, Alborz province to the west and Semnan province to the east.
Therefore, Tehran province has three different types of climates, which have led to differences types of nature.
-Alborz Range north of Tehran with the high-level snowcapped mountain the best place for ski lovers.
-Central parts and southern foothills of Alborz with hard winter and hot summer.
-Plains of Tehran Province with a desert and salt lake the best place for Desert lovers.
Alongside these nature specifications, some museums and palaces and historical sites can introduce the other feature of Tehran.
Let us visit them in a nice frame:
1. Golestan Palace (Historical )
The beating heart of Tehran
The best example of architecture remained from the Qajar era and also the changes in the Pahlavi I & II periods that are examples of the integration of Iranian and European architecture. This complex consists of various sections and museums, including the Hall of Salam, the Mirror Hall, the Marble Tower, Khalvat Karimkhani, the Chambers, the Hall of Table House, the Brielian Hall, the Windcatcher mansion, the Diamond Hall, the Mansion of the Dormitory, the Shamsol Emareh and Abyaz Palace. Visiting this historical complex reveals an important part of Iran's history for travelers.
2. Tochal Sport complex (Sport & Recreational)
The Roof of Tehran
Skiing at one of the world's highest ski slope with lovely accommodation at the 5-star hotel will be a pleasant memory of an exciting trip. A 7500m ski slopes for different ski lovers (beginner, casual and professional) with various facilities such as cable cars, Chairlift, restaurant, hotel and coffee shops will provide an enjoyable day for you and your family.
It is laid in Bam e Tehran or Velenjak area(Tochal sports complex), which is one of the most fun places in Tehran, especially at the weekend. It has seven-station, that you can get there by Cable car. At the seventh station, there are three ski resorts and one of the tallest hotels in the world with coffee shops.
The easiest way to get to the top of Tochal is to use the cable car. The path taken by the cable car has its own specialty. Seeing the mountains around Tehran and the city from above is pleasant every season. Even if you don't climb or ski, your energy will be doubled when you see this place.
3. Damavand Mountain ( Nature and exciting)
The symbol of Iran
Damavand Peak or the legendary Peak of Iran, which has a special place in Iranian mythological stories and especially the Ferdowsi poems the famous Iranian poet. This dormant volcano peak as the symbol of Iran is the fifth tallest peak in the world and the highest in the Middle East. Mount Damavand, which is known as the highest mountain in Iran and the Middle East, as well as the highest volcanic peak in Asia that in 2012, National Geographic magazine ranked it as the tenth of the world's dangerous mountains and peaks. The volcanic activity of the Damavand Mountains is currently restricted to the sublimation of sulfur gases. The last eruption of Mount Damavand was 38,500 years ago, from which it has been dormant since then.
4. Carpet Museum (Artistic & Historical)
Carpet is the most important and oldest handmade art of Iranian people from 4000 years ago. Iran's Carpet Museum is a blend of people's art and culture that declares an important part of this ancient land's history. It has been created with the aim of researching the history, education, and quality of the carpet industry. The museum's building has interesting architecture, its building is like a carpet frame, and the museum's building has an area of 3400 square meters, consisting of two halls for displaying Persian carpets and carpets.
5. Tehran Birds Garden
The Middle East's largest bird garden is located in a 17-hectare area is laid in the Northeast of Tehran. In this natural and educational park, you can get acquainted with an important part of Iran animals and birds. You can watch a spectacular collection of 3,000 different birds from around the world. In this garden, you can watch the birds fly in a relatively open environment and enjoy their presence in nature.
6. Milad Tower
The Milad Tower, laid in the west of Tehran with a height of 435 meters, is the sixth highest telecommunication tower in the world, and also as a modern architectural element of Tehran. The visitors can have a unique view of Tehran while they are at a height of 280 meters, and you can see a 360-degree view of Tehran from this glass terrace. Tehran Milad Tower is both a tourist attraction of the capital and designed for cultural, artistic and commercial activities.
7. Saadabad Historical Complex of Tehran (Historical & Artistic)
The Qajar & Pahlavi Arts
A historical and artistic collection includes a number of palaces from the Qajar and Pahlavi periods. The complex is located near one of Tehran's recreation areas called Darband in the foot of Alborz Mountains snow-capped. Pleasant space with numerous gardens and a mountainous climate representing the summer palaces of Iran's kings. The Saadabad historical complex is one of the most beautiful cultural and artistic collections in Tehran. One of the most important museums in the palace complex of Saadabad is the Museum of the Nation, the Green Museum Palace, the Omidvar Brothers Museum, the Farshchian Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.
8. Tabiat Bridge
The Tabiat bridge is one of the most beautiful and modern tourism bridges with the 3 floors of Tehran. Many cafes to rest with walking trails and outdoor platforms offer a fantastic view of the city of Tehran. The nature bridge connects Ab-o-Atash and Taleghani parks. This tall and long, a 270-meter modern bridge connects two important parks of Tehran together and passes over an important highway named, Modarress. Designed by an Iranian professional woman architecture that has won numerous international awards.
9.Azadi Tower (Historic, architectural and artistic)
The only architectural element remaining from the Pahlavi era.
It is known as Shahiyad Square before Iran's Revolution (1979) and was the largest square in Tehran. The Azadi tower has become a symbol of Iran due to its beautiful architecture. Each section of this unique structure refers to one of the historical periods in Iran. For example, the foundations of Achaemenid architecture, the main arch of Sassanid architecture, and the upper arch of post-Islam architecture were inspired.
10. Bamland and Lake Chitgar of Tehran (leisure)
Bamland project due to the type of space and its location near Lake Chitgar, having a private jetty and beautiful views of the lake during the day, especially at sunset, as well as the presence of brands, restaurants specialized and cafes with international standards to serve as the most professional project Tourism is considered nationwide. There is also a range of recreational activities such as fishing, watching music, hiking, and biking around the lake.
11. Tajrish Bazaar in Tehran (Historical and exciting)
An old and traditional bazaar in the northern part of Tehran. You can complete your program with a series of historical, religious and recreational places among them the Sadabad Royal palace complex, Darband recreational area, and Imamzade Saleh holly shrine are the best ones.
The Tajrish Market is a must-visit to feel the local market and local culture of Tehran. Go and buy nuts, fruits, the best quality of saffron in the region. A walk in the evening in this alive and lovely area is also nice and exciting. But perhaps the most attractive part of the market, which includes the overall color and flavor, is part of the food and its fruits and vegetables. You can find everything you need in the kitchen or want to eat it.
12. Baghe Ferdows of Tehran (Historical Houses)
Ferdows Garden or Baghe Ferdows is one of the most precious and historic houses in the Shemiranat district and in one of the old regional districts by the same name, which has remained since the Qajar dynasty. It is changed to the Cinema Museum in 2002. This building is decorated by Iranian artistic elements like beautiful Stucco, rounded and thick pillars.
13. National Jewelry Museum of Tehran (history, art, museum)
Unique and incredible collection
The incomparable Treasury of the National Jewels is a museum of historical art and Royal Jewels of Iran during history. It is a collection of the most expensive jewels of the world, collected over centuries. Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and the result of the creativity and artistry of the residents of this land.
Each piece recalls memories of bitter-sweet victories and defeats, of the pride and arrogance of rulers who were on the power. The Iranian national jewelry collection in terms of historic and unique artistic value is in a situation such that even the most eager experts and appraisers in the world have not been able to calculate its real or approximate value.
14. National Garden Gate (Military, History, Political)
One of the old gate of Tehran
The National Garden is a historical and governmental compound in Tehran, Iran. Formerly referred to as the Parade Square, it used to be a military shooting range during the Qajar period. It was then turned into a public park for a short period, and eventually, important governmental offices and museums were built around it.
Building number 9 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (formerly the "Police House"), the University of Art (formerly the "Cossack House"), Malek National Museum, Post and Communication Museum, and the National Museum are situated in the compound.
15. Howz Soltan of Tehran (Nature tourism, Desert)
If you are interested in nature and wilderness and want to enjoy the rough nature around Tehran, this is the best choice.
Howz Soltan salt Lake with an area of 3000 square kilometers is located on the way of Tehran to Qom in the South of the Maranjab Desert. One day tour to visit this salt lake with the surrounding desert and Sand hills can be a memorable trip for you.