Best Tehran Attractions (Part I)

Most of Tehran’s passengers travel to this city for business and office work or arrive in Tehran and start their trip from here. Most of them do not know that the spectacular places of Tehran are like a treasure in the city. they usually see Tehran only as their arrival destination. Now let’s read more about Iran’s tourist attractions of Tehran and see what is famous in Iran.
Tehran is one of Iran’s leading tourism destinations, and the city is home to an array of famous tourist attractions. In 2016, Tehran received 1.64 million foreign tourists. There are several artistic, historical, and scientific museums in Tehran.
Many travels to Iran to experience the delights of the ancient Persian Empire yet are unaware of the limitations faced by the rules and regulations of what is now the strict Islamic Republic.
As travel warnings persist and diplomatic relations with other countries continue with varying degrees of existence, many are confused about how to go about entering Iran and traveling in Iran safely, efficiently, and within the boundaries set by the current regime.
However, an Iran trip doesn’t have to be difficult at all – tourism is growing as relations develop; hatred of the western world is not as rife as the media likes you to think, and travel in the country is safe. Ancient Persia is within easy grasp, most notably in the central region where key sites have been maintained and the infrastructure linking them is growing, and tourists are not subjected to as heavily enforced rules as the locals.
For almost all types of travelers, Iran has something to offer. If you are interested in culture, Iran will be your heaven. If you are into art, the architecture and the museums will satisfy you, and for nature lovers, Iran has some of the most breathtaking natural attractions.

Why People Love to Travel

We all have our reasons to travel. Some people explore with reckless abandon and go wherever the wind blows them. For others, diving into the unknown can be pretty scary. So, why travel?
Travel gives us our most wondrous stories, cherished memories, and countless irreplaceable learnings that we can choose to pay forward to others. It teaches us about ourselves and each other. It broadens our horizons, and, just like a reset button, it forces us to refocus on what matters.

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Learning

Learning is a strong reason why people love to travel. They want to experience something unfamiliar and leave with new skills or knowledge. Seeing the world is more educational than a high school or college class. This condensed crash course in discovering how the rest of the world lives actually will cover subjects like history, geography, and sociology. Every destination has something unique to teach visitors, and immersing themselves in a completely different world is the best learning experience.

You’ll see amazing new things

You could read about the Wonders of the World online, or you can go and see them with your own eyes. Wherever you go, you’ll find incredible new things to marvel at – whether it’s the Niagara Falls, the Great Wall of China, or the pyramids of Egypt, you’ll be in awe at the magnificence of our planet. If you fancy a good picture or two for your Instagram, you’ll have no trouble finding it out in the world.
When you return home, you’ll be proud of yourself and grateful for leaving no experience behind. Trust me; it’s much better than looking at a computer screen.

Travel to meet different cultures

Travel exposes us to different cultures and ancient traditions, and through these authentic encounters, we learn to embrace and celebrate our similarities and differences. Travel teaches us about humanity and gives us an appreciation, understanding, and respect for different points of view and ways of life.

Discover your inner self-confidence

If you’re still asking yourself, “why should I travel?” getting out into the world will help you stop questioning yourself. The above reasons to travel help highlight the beauty out there if you look for it. You’ll be in a new place, without the usual comforts of home – but you’ll be surprised at how fast you adapt. You’ll be able to explore new places and cultures and discover the different ways that people live around the globe. You’ll find as much about yourself as you do about the world – your confidence will grow, and you’ll realize how capable you are of taking charge and getting out into the world.

Building and strengthening relationships

The shared experience of travel brings people together. A family getaway, a romantic trip, or a long weekend with the girls or guys can strengthen important bonds. The latest Virtuoso Luxe Report names multigenerational travel as the year’s top trend. Travel with immediate family also made the top 10 trend list. With the demands of today’s lifestyle and relatives spread across the country and world, families don’t have much time together.

Learn new languages

Language is the most powerful tool ever invented – our understanding of the world depends on our ability to describe it. Some languages have words that can not be translated into English. For example, “Fernweh” in German, “Yūgen” in Japanese, or “Solivagant” in Latin. Learning a new language could experience a feeling you never knew existed.

Traveling Makes You Feel Like An Adventurer

Even though the world has never been as well connected as today, there are still places that are little known to the average tourist. Setting up a list of places you want to visit is highly motivating. You have something tangible to go after. I’m currently working on my bucket list, and I think I’ll never see the end of it with all these fantastic destinations.
The benefit of traveling to a new place is that it forces you to face the unknown and think differently. You don’t need to spend a month in the jungle! If you live in a large city, just going on a hike over the weekend will make you feel different. Adventures require novelty, so get out of your comfort zone. It might be scary, but in retrospect, you’ll see it as your best decision!
As travel warnings persist and diplomatic relations with other countries continue with varying degrees of existence, many are confused about how to go about entering Iran and traveling in Iran safely, efficiently, and within the boundaries set by the current regime.
However, tourism is growing as relations develop; hatred of the western world is not as rife as the media likes you to think, and travel in the country is safe. Ancient Persia is within easy grasp, most notably in the central region where key sites have been maintained and the infrastructure linking them is growing, and tourists are not subjected to as heavily enforced rules as the locals.
The metropolis of Tehran has many historic buildings, sights, and entertainment places, So much so that some of its essential tourist spots may be hidden or lost in the hustle and bustle of its streets. Most of Tehran’s travelers travel to this city for business and administrative work, and most of them do not know that Tehran’s sights are like treasures in this city.

Join us in this article to get to know the attractive attraction of Tehran.

Valiasr Street, one of the oldest sightseeing places in Tehran 

It is the most crucial street in Tehran and is considered one of the most beautiful streets in the world. In different periods of Tehran’s history, this street was always seen on the list of the first sights of Tehran. For example, historical books say that the north of Valiasr Street was the resort of the Qajar kings’ family. One of the reasons for this popularity is the old sycamore trees, which have created a fantastic view from the beginning of the street’s construction until today.

Where is the origin and destination of the street?

This street connects the northernmost and southernmost points of Tehran. Railway Square is the starting point, and Tajrish Square is the last destination of Valiasr Street. This street can be considered the center of art cafes in Tehran.
Access ways: You can use the subway to reach this place. You must get off the train at Metro Line 4 and Shahr Theater Station (former Valiasr Crossroad Station). Also, if you intend to use the bus, you can find out about the buses that travel on this route by selecting the Valiasr intersection station located on line 4 in this link and using them.
Bus lines such as Railway-Tajrish, Railway-Parkway, and Azadi-Tehran pars are among the lines whose buses pass through the Valiasr intersection.

The famous parks of Valiasr Street

Mellat Park

Mellat Park
Mellat Park

 The nature of Valiasr Street and enjoying it is not only limited to walking on the sidewalk of Valiasr Street with its tall trees. The parks on this street are so popular and essential that you should visit them without hesitation. Mellat Park can be considered the biggest park located on Valiasr street. This old park is one of Tehran’s most important sightseeing places, at the intersection of Niayesh and Valiasr highways. The park’s wonders are in front of you from the beginning. The entrance is decorated with urban elements and various sculptures. The park is suitable for photography and is the best location for your photos, especially in the autumn season and at the peak of foliage. Mellat cinema campus is also located in this park.
Access ways: The best way to reach Mellat Park is to use line seven of the BRT (high-speed) buses. You should get off the bus at Niayesh station or Mellat Park and walk to the park.
Line seven includes buses from the intersection of the Parkway to the railway and Tajrish to the railway. Also, take a taxi from Vanak Square and get off in front of the park; note that Valiasr Street is one-way from the Parkway to the south. You can only go to the south side of the street with BRT buses.

Saei Park

Saei Park
Saei Park

You can see Tehran’s cedar tree festival in Saei Park. This park is one of the sights of Tehran and one of the oldest and most famous parks in Tehran, where birds are kept in a part of it, which is known as the Japanese garden. This park has recreational facilities such as a playground, a skating rink, a table tennis court, Use green spaces, and gazebos.
Access ways: To reach Saei Park, you can use railway-Tajrish or Railway-Parkway buses and get off the bus at one of the “Abshar” or “Pelle Sevom” stations and reach Saei Park. You can also take a taxi from all over Tehran to Vanak Square and take the mentioned buses to the “Abshar” station by traveling three stops to the south and Sai Park.

Tehran cinema museum garden

Tehran cinema museum garden
Tehran cinema museum garden

There is an old and beautiful garden on Valiasr Street and not reaching Tajrish Square, at the end of which is a historical building. Ferdows Garden is one of the most famous gardens in Tehran, today, with its mansion, it has been changed to the cinema museum garden and is one of the most famous places in Tehran. Do not miss walking in this garden in autumn.

Tajrish Bazaar 

Tajrish Bazaar
Tajrish Bazaar

The experience of browsing the market is one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have in any city. But Tajrish market can be considered as one of the sightseeing places of Dasant Tehran, which is also considered the most touristic commercial point of this city. Seeing this part of the city can change your mood even if you don’t intend to buy. Tajrish has always been one of the main priorities in the list of places to visit and shop in Tehran.

Why go to Tajrish Bazaar?

 In addition to the charm that the old architecture and dome-shaped cells of this market can have for you, seeing the colors and beauty of the food will delight you. This market is an exhibition of food, vegetables, and fruits arranged together with order, beauty, and endless freshness. In addition, you can buy items such as cashmere and copper dishes for souvenirs.
Access ways: You can use Tehran Metro to access the Tajrish bazaar. Must be at the last station of a subway line; Get off the train at Tajrish station, and after leaving the station’s south exit, walk for five minutes on Shahdari street to the west and reach the entrance of Tajrish bazaar.
You can also use taxis that travel to Tajrish Square from all parts of the city, such as Shahid Nazari Terminal in Azadi Square.

Azadi Tower 

Azadi Tower
Azadi Tower

From the past until today, many people know Tehran by the Tower or “Azadi Square”; The tower, which was built in 1349, and due to its location at the western entrance of the city and also close to the western passenger terminal, is the first building that attracts the attention of travelers on the western roads of Tehran. This famous building has various facilities such as a theater, gallery, library, museum, etc. Azadi Tower is on the list of the best places to see in Tehran at night, which also has a beautiful view.
Access ways: You can use metro line four to access Azadi Tower. After leaving the metro station, you will reach the square within a short walk. You can also reach this square from taxi terminals and BRT lines.

Milad Tower

Milad Tower
Milad Tower

One of the sights of Tehran that caters to younger people is the Milad Tower, which was built in 2007 to meet Tehran’s telecommunication and television needs; at the same time, it is known as the “tallest tower in Iran” and the “sixth tallest telecommunication tower in the world.”
Today, all the people of Iran know the Milad Tower, especially since this tower offers various services in business, restaurants, conference centers, tourism and entertainment services, etc.
Address: Sheikh Fazlullah Nouri Highway, Shahid Hemet Highway entrance exclusive bypass of Milad Tower.
Access ways: Take a bus or taxi to Hemet Highway and Milad Hospital to access Milad Tower. From here you can take taxis to the entrance gate of Milad Tower. Inside the area, you have to walk 300 ways to reach the beginning of the tower area. With your vehicle, you can go to Tehran’s Milad Tower from one of the following routes:

  1. Sheikh Fazlullah Nouri Highway, the entrance of Shahid Hemet Highway, next to Milad Tower exclusive crossing;
  2. Hakim Gharb highway, after Chamran highway, the private entry of Milad tower;
  3. Hemat Sharq Highway, the exit of Sheikh Fazullah Noori South Highway, private cable bridge of Milad Tower.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the most famous sights in Tehran and art museums in Iran, which houses the greatest treasures of modern art outside Europe and North America. This museum owns one of the 5 to 10 important contemporary art collections in the world and has nine galleries:
Three exhibitions include more than 4 thousand works of painters and artists of Iran and the world in the museum’s permanent treasure and six galleries dedicated to temporary and seasonal exhibitions. The Museum of Contemporary Arts is one of those places of interest in Tehran that art lovers should go to occasionally to change their mood. Just remember that this museum is not open on holidays and make sure it is open before you go.
Address: North Kargar St., next to Laleh Park.
Access ways: To access Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Arts, you can get off the train at the Islamic Revolution Square metro station on line 4 of the Tehran Metro, and from there, take a taxi on North Kargar Street to Laleh Park and the entrance of the Museum of Contemporary Arts, which is a relatively short journey. Also, buses from Azadi Square – Haft Tir Square and Azadi Square – Valiasr Square have a stop on the south side of Laleh Park, and from there, you can walk to the museum in five minutes. If you plan to use a taxi, you can use taxis that travel from Keshavarz Boulevard, Fatemi Street, and North Kargar Street. From Waliasr Square, Dr. Fatemi Square, Haft Tir Square, and Islamic Revolution Square, taxis travel to various entrances around Tulip Park. You can go to the Museum of Contemporary Art after getting off a taxi.

Shahr ​​Theater

Shahr ​​Theater
Shahr ​​Theater

Shahr Theater is the only theater without a fence in Iran, which is located in the heart of Tehran’s “Student Park” and attracts many visitors with its unique architecture. The building of the city theater has a circular shape, and an exciting combination of tiles and bricks is used in its construction, which is inspired by the “Tughrel Tower” in the city of Ray and also evokes the architecture of Iranian theaters.
The Shahr Theater complex, as one of Tehran’s entertainment places, includes the main hall, “Chaharsu Hall,” “Qashqai Hall,” “Shadow Hall,” and the theater workshop, which consists of the waiting room, cafeteria, library, document center, bookstore, and sections. Moreover, it has created one of the best cultural and artistic collections in Tehran. If you want to see a good theater during your trip to Tehran, don’t miss the Shahr Theater. In addition, you may be lucky and meet one or two of your favorite actors in one of the most beautiful places in Tehran.
Address: Vali Asr Crossroads.
Access ways: The best way to access Tehran Shahr Theater is to use the subway. You can reach the city theater station by metro line 4.

Saadabad Palace Museum

Saadabad Palace Museum
Saadabad Palace Museum

One of the sightseeing places in Tehran that can turn a day off into a memorable day is “Saad Abad Museum Palace.” The cultural and historical complex of Saad Abad is a collection of mansions and palaces of the “Pahlavi” family, which was built in “Darband,” one of the most pleasant areas of Tehran. This complex has about 180 hectares of natural forest, fountains, aqueducts, gardens, greenhouses, etc., and has seen four historical periods: Qajar, Pahlavi I, Pahlavi II, and after the Islamic Revolution. After the revolution’s victory in 1357, this complex became a museum. The current “Presidential” palace is located next to this complex, and the “Queen Mother” palace is also used to receive foreign guests of the government.
Address: Shahid Falahi Street (Zaafraniyeh), at the end of Shahid Kamal Taheri Street.
Access ways: Saad Abad has two main entrances:
Darband door:
Public transport: Wherever you are in Tehran, take the metro line 1 to its last station (Tajrish). You can also come to Tajrish Square by using different bus lines. Tajrish Square (beginning of Jafari Street) and Quds Square (next to the metro station) have taxis to reach Darband Square.
Private car: From Tajrish Square, go up Darband Street (north side of the square) until you reach Darband Square. The complex does not have a parking lot, and you must park your car in or around the square.
Zaafraniyeh door:
Public transport: Wherever you are in Tehran, take the metro line 1 to its last station (Tajrish). You can also come to Tajrish Square by using different bus lines. There are no direct taxi lines from Tajrish square to the entrance of Saadabad Zafaranieh. You should take Asif or Asadabad taxis on the west side of Tajrish Square (Shahid Maleki Street) and get off at Shahid Taheri Street. Then you have to walk for about ten minutes to Saadabad.
Private car:

  1. Enter Valiasr Street from Tajrish Square.
  2. Make it to the end.
  3. After the red light, take the right hand into Shahid Taheri Street and follow it to the end.

The complex has no parking, so you must park your car in the surrounding streets.

Special offer: If you use public transportation and do not need to go to the public relations unit or security at the beginning of your arrival, it will be easier for you to enter Darband.
If you use a private car, you will find a parking place more quickly in the streets around Zafaranieh door.

National Jewelry Museum of Iran

National Jewelry Museum of Iran
National Jewelry Museum of Iran

The current treasury of Iran’s National Jewelry Museum is one of the most attractive places to visit in Tehran and Iran! This museum displays royal jewels from the Safavid, Afshar, Qajar, and Pahlavi periods. Famous jewels such as “Almas Darya Noor,” “Naderi Jewel,” “Farah Pahlavi” Crown, “Kyani” Crown, “Jeweler’s Ball,” and “Peacock Throne,” “Naderi Throne,” and… are waiting for you in this museum. The Iranian National Jewelry Museum is currently under the control of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran as a treasury.
Address: Ferdowsi Street, in front of the Turkish Embassy.
Access ways: To access the National Jewelry Museum, you can use the Jumoori-Baharestan line buses, get off at the intersection of Jomouri and Ferdowsi Streets, and walk a few minutes to the central bank building and treasury.
Also, the closest metro station to the National Treasury is the Imam Khomeini metro station. You board the line from any Tehran metro station; you must reach this station. When you leave the station, take the road to Ferdowsi St., and after a few minutes of walking, you can get to the central bank building and treasury.

Botanical garden

Botanical garden
Botanical garden

The National Botanical Garden of Iran is one of the sights of Tehran and the most extensive botanical garden in the world and includes 3,000 species of shrubs, bushes, and trees. A garden with stunning nature and various plants gathered from around Iran and the world. If you like nature and flowers and plants, don’t forget that the botanical garden is one of Tehran’s entertainment places that you will enjoy visiting during your trip to Tehran. Just don’t forget that since this garden is outside the city, you need at least half a day to see it. Also, the best season to visit the garden is spring.
Address: Tehran-Karaj highway, Pikanshahr exit, Azadshahr, 20 meters away from Saro Azad, National Botanical Garden of Iran Blvd.

Access ways:

  1. Tehran-Karaj highway, Pikanshahr exit, Saro Azad town, Shahid Guderzi street, Eighth West street.
  2. Iran Khodro metro station, Sarovazad town, Shahid Godarzi street, 8th west street.

Enghelab sports complex

Enghelab sports complex
Enghelab sports complex

The Enghelab Sports Complex has been called the “Green Jewel of Tehran” because of its special geographical location and clean air. This complex has 10,000 square meters of cultural space and 60 hectares of indoor and outdoor sports space. This collection has the most complete facilities in the fields of “Golf”, “Tennis”, “Squash”, “Volleyball”, “Basketball”, “Football”, “Swimming”, “Sauna”, “Bodybuilding”, “Karting”. It offers fishing and martial arts to those interested in these sports. The 2,500-meter-long “Health Road” is one of the most beautiful parts of the Enghelab sports complex, which wraps around its beautiful golf courses like a ribbon.
Address: Wenk, Seoul St.
Access ways: You can use the Shahid Sadr subway to access the Revolution Club.

Tehran Grand Bazaar

Tehran Grand Bazaar
Tehran Grand Bazaar

Tehran bazaar is one of the oldest, largest, and at the same time the alive buildings in Tehran, which is always full of buyers, sellers, and tourists. The original building of the market dates back to the years 900 to 920 AH. The old parts of the Tehran bazaar are built with roofs in the form of arches and domes, and the openings in the brick domes provide the lighting of this part of the bazaar. Tehran’s bazaar complex is still known as one of the most active economic centers of Tehran. If you want a cheap and economical purchase:

  1. Don’t forget the Tehran bazaar.
  2. Just remember that the market is not open on holidays.
  3. Put this bazaar on the list of places to visit in Tehran and visit it.

Likewise, “Golestan Palace,” one of the most spectacular palaces of museums and entertainment places in Tehran, is built adjacent to the market. You can visit Golestan Palace from morning to evening during your trip to Tehran after eating Chelo kebab in the restaurant. Muslim”, “Naib” or “Sharf al-Islam” bazaar, go to buy affordable souvenirs.
Address: 15 Khordad St.
Access ways: access by metro to Tehran market by line 1, Tajrish-Kahrizak, you can go to the demand from Khayyam and 15 Khordad stations.
Taxi access to Tehran bazaar Most big taxi terminals like Sadeghieh and Azadi have a line for the Tehran bazaar.

Jamshidiyeh Park

Jamshidiyeh Park
Jamshidiyeh Park

“Jamshidiyeh Park” or “Jamshidiyeh Stone Park” has a different architecture than other parks in Tehran. This park has an artificial waterfall, a beautiful pond, and several visual art structures. The uneven stone floors of Jamshidiye Park evoke the nature of forest parks, and the deformed boulders bring to mind different animals. At the top of the stairs behind the waterfall and on the upper floors of the park, a beautiful view of the city of Tehran awaits you. Jamshidieh Arboretum, arena, pond, gazebo, bird cage, various statues with different natural, cultural and mystical concepts, restaurant, water feature, and restrooms are among the other facilities of Jamshidieh Park. Jamshidiyeh Park is one of those places of interest in Tehran, whose atmosphere is suitable for walking for two people and in groups. So we emphasize that you do not go alone.
Address: Shahid Bahonar St. (Niavaran), Fayzieh St., Omidvar St.
Access ways: To get to Jamshidiyeh Park, you must first get to Tajrish Square. To do this, you can get off at Tajrish metro station on metro line one or use BRTs on the Railway Square – Tajrish route and taxis that go to Tajrish Square from all over the city. You can also reach the park from Tajrish Square by taxi from Quds Square to Jamshidiyeh Park. Also, you can get Jamshidiyeh Park from Faiziyeh Street and Amidreh Street on Niavaran Street.

Darakeh and Darband

Darakeh and Darband
Darakeh and Darband

If you want to list the names of places of interest in Tehran, don’t forget Darband and Darakeh. With the development of Tehran and the destruction of the city’s gardens, spending hours in an area like Darband will connect you with the memories of Tehran, and you will have the opportunity to take a deep breath. The alley after the alleys of Darband with those small and big villa houses are full of good energies that take away your tiredness. Do not miss visiting this area.
Access ways: You have to get to Tajrish square. You can reach this square using the BRT (high-speed) buses of the railway-Tajrish line, by a city metro line (Kahrizak-Tjrish line), or by taxis within the city. You can take Darband-Tajrish line taxis to Darband Street and get off the car in Sarband Square.
Darakeh is one of the other places to visit in Tehran with a recreational appeal. If you are a hiker and mountaineer, don’t miss out. On this route, the river sounds with you, and the sky above your head is blue and clear. On your walking route, don’t forget to go shopping and shop locally.
Access ways: The closest metro station to Darakeh is Tajrish Square station at the end of line 1 (Tajrish-Kahrizak red line). After getting off this station, you can take a taxi, bus, or minibus to Darakeh.
You can also use line 4 of BRT express buses (South Terminal – Parkway Terminal) or line 1 of express buses (Rah Ahan – Tajrish). Get off at the Parkway station and head towards the International Exhibition. You can use taxis to reach Darakeh next to the Velenjak gas station (next to the international exhibition).

Golestan palace

Golestan palace
Golestan palace

Golestan Palace is a luxurious and valuable complex among the sights of Tehran. This palace guards many historical monuments in its heart. This work started to grow during the Safavid era in Tehran, but it was not very famous. The peak of popularity of this collection was during the reign of Zandiyeh. But with the rise of the Qajar dynasty and the choice of Tehran as the capital, the glory and beauty of this work gradually increased, and a new part was added to it in each period. During the time of Naser al-din Shah, signs of European architecture were added to the Golestan Palace. This fantastic work was registered as a human heritage by UNESCO on July 2, 2013, at the 37th annual meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia.

Hasan Abad square

Hasan Abad square
Hasan Abad square

Hassan Abad Square is one of the most special squares in Tehran. This square surprises the eyes of the city’s people and travelers with its unique architecture. Hasan Abad Square, which has different names, is charming. The last name of the field is the same as the heir of its lands, namely Hasan, the son of Mirza Yusuf Ashtiani. Among the previous names of this square, we can mention the following: Malek-ul-Mutkalmin Square, Hasht Gonbad Square, Pahlavi Square, and 31 Shahrivar Square. Various constructions took place in different periods in the shape of this building. In the end, with the efforts of the municipality and the cultural heritage organization, its current form remained the same.
Access to this square is easily possible through the Hassan Abad metro.

Niavaran palace

Niavaran palace
Niavaran palace

The Niavaran complex was originally a tiny palace built near Gordeh village. This palace was built on a land that was reed before. For this reason, it was called Niavaran Palace. Fath Ali Shah’s Summer Garden was the first building built in this complex. The building of Kushak Ahmad Shahi is the last building left from Qajar in Niavaran. After the success of the Pahlavi dynasty, Mohammad Reza Shah ordered the construction of the Niavaran Palace. This work was completed in 1346. Niavaran Palace was a place for the king and his children, who lived there until their last days. After the revolution and a few years later, the palace doors were opened for public visits. This palace has now been converted into a museum. Niavaran Palace is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Tehran.

Access ways:

  1. Using the metro, you can go to Tajrish and take a taxi or bus to Niavaran.
  2. Use the BRT RahAhan-Tajrish line and get yourself to Tajrish and reach Niavaran using other vehicles.
  3. Taxi terminals have taxis to Tajrish. You can go to Tajrish through them and then to Niavaran using public transport.

Moghaddam Museum

Moghaddam Museum
Moghaddam Museum

If you are looking for a place to spend some quiet moments among the sights of Tehran, we suggest Khaneh Moghadam. This historic house, considered one of the most expensive in the Middle East, is the legacy of the Moghadam family. The last resident of this house was Mohsen Moghadam and his wife; after that, the house was donated to Tehran University. This house is currently used as a museum, and the public can visit it. The house of Moghadam Museum is a combination of Iranian architecture and European elements. Visiting this house will take you to the world of fantasy. Do not miss this opportunity.
Access ways: The best way to access this museum is through the Hasan Abad metro.

Masoudiya mansion

Masoudiya mansion
Masoudiya mansion

Walking in Tehran’s Baharestan Square reveals the city’s chaos of the past days. Many historical buildings, such as the building of the National Assembly (constitutional period) and the Islamic Assembly, are located around this square. This square is not only a circular environment decorated with flowers in the middle of the street, but the presence of the most important buildings of Tehran in its corners has turned it into one of the most magnificent sightseeing areas of Tehran. One of the most important buildings is the Masoudiyeh mansion; when you enter it, you feel like you have gone to the Qajar era. This building was built during the Qajar era by order of Masoud Mirza, the ruler of Isfahan, nicknamed Zalul Sultan. The morning or evening mood of the Masoudiya mansion and walking in its courtyard is what you expect from a day trip to the capital.
When you enter the mansion, on both sides of the paved walkway, you see tall trees whose tips of leaves meet and make the sky look like a bright opening that lets the airflow. This mansion, one of the sights of Tehran, has five mansions, each full of plastering, tiling, calligraphy, wall painting, and in general, exquisite decorations, spatial divisions, and various functions. Masoudieh Mansion is one of the sights of Tehran in every season, especially in autumn. The autumn of this mansion reflects the glory of the past days in its warm and cold colors, and the pleasure of seeing it is indescribable.
Access ways: If you want to visit this sightseeing place by metro, you should take metro line 2 to Mellat station and after exiting the station, continue on Mellat St. towards Ekbatan St., which is the entrance to the mansion on this street.
Of course, you can get off the metro one stop before Mellat, Baharestan, and move towards the southwest side of Baharestan Square to reach Masoudiyeh Mansion. This is one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to access the mansion.
Another way to go to this tourist attraction is to use buses that stop in Baharestan Square. One of them is the Baharestan Square-Jumori Square bus line.

Tabiat Bridge 

Tabiat Bridge 
Tabiat Bridge

It can be said that the construction of the Tabiat bridge in recent years has been one of the best urban planning decisions. This beautiful bridge is located over Modares highway and connects Taleghani Park east and Water and Fire Park west. We have all seen bridges that are used for cars, but a bridge that you can walk on and at the same time go back and forth between the two famous parks of Tehran has rarely been built in Iran. The Tabiat Bridge is one of Tehran’s tourist attractions, where you can go for a walk and see the highway under your feet, and you can also visit other places around it, located in Ab-o-Atash Park or Taleghani. The lighthouse of Bostan Banader and the fire towers of Bostan Ebrahim and Mina Dome are among the sights that will make your walk more enjoyable.
If you like to explore at night, be sure to experience walking on this bridge. You can take a camera with you and take beautiful photos of the top view of Tehran during lighting. If you like, you can go to the cafes on the Tabiat bridge and eat your favorite food with a beautiful view of Tehran.
Access ways: If you plan to go to this place by car, you must go to the ab-o-atash park and park your car in its parking lot. To go to the water and fire park, you must go to Haqqani highway. On the west-east route of this highway, after crossing the Jahan Koodak intersection, you will reach Allameh Shahidi Street. This street is located on the west side of Ab-o-Atash Park, after the four roads of Jahan Koodak. You can park your car in the parking lot for more security and go sightseeing safely.
Another way is to go to Taleghani Park and get to the bridge from there. After entering the highway and crossing the Jahan Koodak intersection and Modares highway bridge, enter Taleghani Park side street. There is a parking lot nearby where you can park your car for hours.
But if you prefer to go by metro, you should take line 1 and get off at Shahid Haqqani station. With a short walk, you can reach one of the Ab-o-Atash parks or Taleghani.
It is also easy to reach the Tabiat bridge by taxi. You can get off with the Vanak Square lines, next to the Haqqani Metro flyover, and go to the other side of the highway to reach the bridge.

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