Tehran, or “warm slope” is a city of about 12 million people, making it the largest city and also the capital of Iran. Tehran is in the north central part of the country and is located by the mountains. With a combination of historic preservation and modern architecture, Tehran has become Iran’s hub for cultural attractions, restaurants, shopping, and more.
Visit Maydan Sepah, which is a large, popular city square, to get a feel for the culture of Tehran. To learn more about the Iranian culture, visit some of Tehran’s many museums. Visit the Glassware and Ceramics Museum of Iran to see historic terracotta pieces and the Fine Arts Museum, which is also known as the Black Palace. Note that both of these museums are closed on religious holidays. Tehran is also known for its luxurious shopping centers, which are definitely worth visiting. The Sam Commercial Center, for example, was just built five years ago and includes a garden, restaurants, and many luxury brands, such as Stefano Ricci and Roje Jewelry. After visiting museums and going downtown to shop, try out some of Tehran’s cuisine. The restaurant Divan offers Persian food in a modern atmosphere and you can even see the Alborz Mountains while you dine. For Asian food, check out Monsoon, which is located in the Gandhi Shopping Centre.
For a day trip from Tehran, try visiting the city of Tabriz. Tabriz is the capital of the East Azarbaijan province and is about a 40-minute drive from Tehran. While in Tabriz, you can visit El Goli, which is a large park and garden. You can also explore some of Tabriz’s largest churches, such as the Church of St. Mary and Saint Serkis Church. While you are staying in Tehran, you should also go visit a 5,000-year old city called Ray. Ray is about a 30-minute drive from Tehran. The city has many ancient monuments, such as the Toghrol Tower, Gebri Crypt, and the Anyanaj Tower.
Stay in downtown Tehran if you want to be within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and museums. Another good area to stay in is Shimran, which is a high-end area located near the base of the mountains. Shimran is one of several modern suburban areas of Tehran. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Tehran vacation rental today!
Tehran has several public transportation options. The city has a subway system with five different lines. Alternatively, you could rent a car since Tehran has a large highway system in place. There are taxis if you don’t want to rent a car, but they generally don’t stray far from their given area and are usually on main roads. If you would like to visit a different city in Iran, you can take the bus from one of four terminals: Bei-haghi Park-Drive, East, West, or South.
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