Tag: Tehran

Azadi Tower, Ancient Art and Architecture of Iran in a Contemporary Look
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October 10, 2017December 1, 2017

Azadi Tower, Ancient Art and Architecture of Iran in a Contemporary Look

A peerless masterwork of contemporary architecture, Azadi Tower is presenting patterns and shapes of ancient Iranian architecture, no wonder it always remains as the original symbol of Iran`s capital, Tehran. Being the biggest square of Tehran, Azadi Tower has been witnessed many memories and celebrations in the passage of history.   Azadi Tower Short History...

The Majestic Saadabad Palace Complex in Tehran, Iran | Home of the Shah
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August 12, 2017September 27, 2017

The Majestic Saadabad Palace Complex in Tehran, Iran | Home of the Shah

Resting quietly in the revitalizing foothills of Tochal and Darband Mountains in Tehran, lays a monumental 110 hectare Saadabad Palace Complex. Originally established late 17th century as a royal summer residence, it was expanded even further during the Pahlavi Dynasty (19th century) with the addition of new gardens. The Saadabad Palace compound is comprised of...

DIZIN SKI RESORT
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December 19, 2015June 7, 2017

DIZIN SKI RESORT

Ever wondered if it would be possible to ski in the middle east? Or Better yet, on one of the forty highest ski resorts in the world, at 3,600 meters (11,800ft) above sea level? Dizin Ski Resort, located approximately 70 kilometers (45 miles) from Tehran, is the first internationally recognized winter sports resort by the...

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...

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...

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...