Welcome to Tehran
Tehran is the beating heart of the country. Besides its numerous attractions, the fast-growing metropolis is the best place to get a real sense of modern-day Iran. Today, a visit to Tehran is a must if you want to better understand Iran’s recent history.
Historical palaces including royal complexes of Golestan, Sa’dabad, and Niavaran, magnificent museums and art galleries, traditional bazaars and sparkling shopping malls are among the attractions that make Tehran a fascinating destination. Guided tours are available at many of the historical-cultural sites.
You can enjoy some free time in cozy little cafes and traditional tea-houses dotted around the central part of the capital. Tehran is almost surrounded by mountains and there are also excellent walking trails into Mount Tochal where you can have panoramic views of the city.