Although, Tehran is imagined as a crowded and polluted metropolis that has no beauty and attractions this city has another face, too:
Tehran is a well-designed modern city full of cultural attractions, parks, restaurants, nice and cozy places and cafés; also, it is the city of monuments, great museums and palaces that take you on a fascinating journey through the history of Iran.
The combination of these factors has made Tehran a pleasant place that deserves at least a few days in your Iran itinerary.
Here are some factors that have made Tehran a popular destination:
• You can see a charming integration of traditional Persian architecture with western influences in the Golestan Palace, the oldest historical monument of Tehran.
• Tehran has a museum for Archaeology and history lovers. In the national museum, they can trace the history of Iran from the Stone Age to the 20th century.
• The view of Tehran from the Tabiat Bridge is superb. It connects the Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park and provides you apleasant space to relax .
Northern center of Iran
Cold semi-arid ( BSk)
Avg Annual Temperature
29.3 °C ( July , Warmest )
2.8 °C. ( January ,coldest)
Somewhere in Tehran and in the middle of a beautiful garden with evergreen trees and fresh climate, sits a lavish palace that has a long history from the Safavid to the Pahlavi dynasties at its heart. It once was the formal royal reception of the Pahlavi dynasty. It includes three photographic, documents’ and manuscripts’ archives and also comprises of different halls , palaces and museums which number around 17.
An 80 years old museum that is considered the mother museum in Iran’s tradition. It is not only the largest archaeological and historical museum in Iran but also one of the world’s most important museums in volume, diversity and also regarding the quality of cultural heritage, monuments, museum objects and artefacts.
The main building was designed by André Godard, the French architect and built by two Iranian architects, Abbas Ali and Morad Tabrizi. The entrance gate of the museum was built in the style of the Taq-e- Kasra, a Persian monument that belongs to the Sassanid-era; also, all bricks are used in this structure are in dark red that recall the architecture of the Sassanid dynasty. So, it can be said that the design and plan of the museum has a good complement with its monuments .
A three floor building with six halls in 4000 square meters whose architecture was inspired from the Bishapour Sassanid palace and its octagonal shape. Visiting this museum must be started from the second floor that includes Seljuk, Ilkhanid and the Islamic era and finished in the first floor that comprises of the Quran Hall, the Timurid dynasty, the Safavid, Afshar, Zandieh and Qajar dynasties.
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