Category: Tehran

CINEMA MUSEUM
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November 14, 2015September 18, 2017

CINEMA MUSEUM

Located in ‘Bagh Ferdows’ (Ferdows’ Garden), the cinema museum is a playground for film lovers and art enthusiasts alike. The history of the museum’s building goes all the way back to Mohammad Shah Qajar’s ruling period. During the time of his reign, the complex was his royal family’s summer residence (circa 1800). From Mohammad Shah...

GOLESTAN PALACE
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November 14, 2015September 18, 2017

GOLESTAN PALACE

The grandest most spectacular masterpiece of the Qajar era, the Golestan Palace (Palace of Flowers), is the oldest historical monument in the city of Tehran. Originally built during the reign of Shah Tahmasp I (circa 1550), it was later renovated during the Qajar period. As Tehran was chosen as the capital of Iran, this lustrous...

DAMAVAND MOUNTAINS
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November 10, 2015September 18, 2017

DAMAVAND MOUNTAINS

The highest peak in the entire Middle East and the highest volcano in all of Asia, Mount Damavand stands high among the Alps. To this day it is still a legend, potentially active volcano and a hotspot for climbers, adventurists and tourists. It is located near the southern shore of the Caspian Sea, in the...

TABIAT BRIDGE (Pol-e Tabiat)
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November 8, 2015September 18, 2017

TABIAT BRIDGE (Pol-e Tabiat)

Yet another modern Iranian architectural marvel that has recently become one of Tehran’s marques. Tabiat Bridge (‘Tabiat’ translating to ‘nature’), is Tehran’s largest pedestrian overpass that connects two of Tehran’s popular parks (Taleghani and Ab-o Atash) together, over the Modarres highway. Later becoming the winner of several awards, including world renown New York based architectural...

SHEMSHAK SKI RESORT
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November 8, 2015September 18, 2017

SHEMSHAK SKI RESORT

A white snowy haven for skiers and snowboarders, the Shemshak Resort is Iran’s second largest ski resort after Dizin. Located north-east of Tehran, it rests 2,550 to 3,050 meters high in the Alborz mountain range, less than an hour’s drive away from Tehran. In comparison with the Dizin Resort, which welcomes all skill levels, Shemshak...

MILAD TOWER
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November 8, 2015September 18, 2017

MILAD TOWER

The Milad Tower, established in the heart of Tehran in 2009, stands tall as a modern staple of this metropolis. Measuring at 435 meters, it is recognized as the 6th tallest tower in the world. Created by the Tehran Milad Tower Company, it was built as a multipurpose building consisting of 63 trade units on...

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