21 Sights in Tehran, Iran (with Map and Images)

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1. شهرک سینمایی و تلویزیونی ایران

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Iran's cinema and television town or Hatami town is a large area in the west of Tehran where the decorations of streets and buildings related to Iranian films and series are made and maintained. Almost all the decorations of the Iranian cinema town are related to the period of Reza Shah and the early Mohammad Reza Shah, but in this town the décor of Kufa is also built. Also, the décor of this town is the decorations of the buildings and streets that really existed in old Tehran. Other decorations made in the town are the décor of Jerusalem, which has been used in many cinema series and films.

Wikipedia: شهرک سینمایی و تلویزیونی ایران (FA)

2. Tehran Birds Garden

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Tehran Birds Garden, northeast of Tehran Kohan street (Qasem Abad) is located in the eastern part of Lavizan Forest, leading to Esteghlal Boulevard. The garden is designed in two phases, the first phase is called "Dasht-e-Dasht-e-Cher" and includes birds that are kept in cages or cannot fly. The second phase, which has an area of 6.2 hectares and is built in the northern range, is called "Abcher". "Abcher" is specific to birds that can fly, shells and nets designed for this part prevent birds from leaving this space. The construction of the garden lasted 3 years.

Wikipedia: باغ پرندگان تهران (FA)

3. St. Joseph's Cathedral, Tehran

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St. Joseph's Cathedral, Tehran Christian World / CC BY 2.0

St. Joseph Assyrian Catholic Church, also called the Chaldean Catholic cathedral of Tehran, is a Catholic Church building in Tehran, Iran, in which the Chaldean rite is followed. It is located north of Enqelab Street, Shahid Abbas Moussavi. It should not be confused with Tehran's Cathedral of the Consolata, nor with the Apostolic Armenian Saint Sarkis Cathedral.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph's Cathedral, Tehran (EN)

4. سردر باغ ملی

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The National Garden is one of the remaining buildings of the Qajar era, which was renovated by Hossein Ali Beyk Tehrani from 1922 to 1925 and is now one of the symbols of Tehran. The building is located on the north side of Imam Khomeini Street, on the eastern side of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and on the western side of the Post and Telegraph Museum.

Wikipedia: سردر باغ ملی (FA)

5. خانه تاریخی ظهیرالاسلام

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Zahir al-Islam House is a residential house related to the Qajar period and is located in downtown Tehran near Baharestan Square, Hedayat Street. In a questionable move, the building has been registered twice on the National Monuments List. It was first recorded on June 12, 2017 with the registration number 31096 as one of the national monuments of Iran.

Wikipedia: خانه ظهیرالاسلام (FA)

6. امامزاده یحیی

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Imamzadeh Yahya is the tomb of Abu l-Qasim Izz al-Din Yahya, located in an alley of the same name in a neighborhood between East-West Rey Street and Sirous Street and North-South Amir Kabir on June 5th (Boudrejmehri). The neighborhood is part of the great area of Old Oudlajan in Tehran, stretching from NaserKhosrow Street to Ray Street.

Wikipedia: امامزاده یحیی (تهران) (FA)

7. Cathedral of the Consolata

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The Cathedral of the Consolata, also called the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Tehran, is a Catholic Church building in the city of Tehran, Iran, in which the Latin or Roman rite is followed. It is not to be confused with the Chaldean Catholic cathedral of Tehran, St. Joseph's Cathedral, where the Chaldean rite is followed.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Consolata, Tehran (EN)

8. Masoudieh Palace

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Masoudieh Mansion is a historical building related to the Qajar era located in Tehran, Baharestan Square. It was built on an area of 15,600 square meters and a building of about 9,000 square meters. This work was registered on January 17, 1999 with the registration number 2190 as one of the national monuments of Iran.

Wikipedia: عمارت مسعودیه (FA)

9. Reza Abbasi Museum

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The Reza Abbasi Museum is a museum in Tehran, Iran. It is located in Seyed Khandan. The museum is named after Reza Abbasi, one of the artists in the Safavid period. The Reza Abbasi Museum is home to a unique collection of Persian art dating back to the second millennium BC, from both the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras.

Wikipedia: Reza Abbasi Museum (EN)

10. Peace museum Tehran

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The Tehran Peace Museum is a member of the International Network of Museums for Peace. The main objective of the museum is to promote a culture of peace through raising awareness about the devastating consequences of war, with a focus on the health and environmental impacts of chemical weapons.

Wikipedia: Tehran Peace Museum (EN)

11. Farahabad Palace

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Farahabad Palace is a qajar-era building located in Doshan Tappeh, Tehran, at the end of Pouyeh Street. This work was registered on February 9, 1977 with the registration number 1952 as one of the national monuments of Iran. It is sometimes confused with the destroyed Turquoise Palace.

Wikipedia: کاخ فرح‌آباد (تهران) (FA)

12. Golestan Palace

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The Golestan Palace, also transliterated as the Gulistan Palace and sometimes translated as the Rose Garden Palace from Persian language, was built in the 16th century, renovated in the 18th century and finally rebuilt in 1865. It is the former official royal Qajar complex in Tehran.

Wikipedia: Golestan Palace (EN)

13. Park-e Shahr

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Park-e Shahr xiquinhosilva / CC BY 2.0

City Park, with its 26 hectares, is an urban park located in the central Tehran, Iran. It is the first public park in Tehran. City Park surrounded by Fayaz Bakhsh Street from the north, Hafez Street from the west, Behesht Street from the south and Khayyam Street from the east.

Wikipedia: City Park, Tehran (EN)

14. Water and Fire Park

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Ab-o-Atash Park, literally the "Water-and-Fire Park", also known as the Ebrahim Park, is a park in northern Tehran, Iran. With an area over 24,000 square meters (260,000 sq ft), the park was opened on June 27, 2009 by the 55th Mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.

Wikipedia: Ab-o-Atash Park (EN)

15. Andisheh Park

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The park is located in Tehran's 7th district and in seyed Khahandan neighborhood, between Shariati and Sohrevardi streets. The area of the park is more than 10,000 square meters. This park with other names such as Red Crescent And martyr Monfarednaki is also known.

Wikipedia: بوستان اندیشه (FA), Website

16. Eshrat Abad Kolah Farangi Museum

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The Kolah farangi Eshrat Abad mansion is a building from the Qajar era located in the east of Tehran, in Eshratabad Square, Eshratabad Garrison. This work was registered as one of the national monuments of Iran on April 12, 1967 with the registration number 648.

Wikipedia: عمارت کلاه‌فرنگی عشرت‌آباد (FA)

17. Shamsol Emare

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Shams-ol-Emareh is one of Tehran’s historical buildings and a remnant of Qajar dynasty. It is one of the most prominent buildings on the east side of Golestan Palace. It was built around 1830. It is notable for its height, decorations and design.

Wikipedia: Shams-ol-Emareh (EN)

18. Iranian Garden

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Iranian Garden Sajjad Tolouei / CC BY 4.0

Iran Garden is located on Sheikhbai Street in the old city of Tehran. The garden is an ancient garden, its traditional architectural elements have been rebuilt, and its green space is also based on the model of Iranian trees and flower beds.

Wikipedia: بوستان باغ ایرانی (FA)

19. عکاسخانه و عمارت بادگیر

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Badgir Mansion is located in Golestan Palace of Ark Square in Tehran. Between 1220 and 1260, it was built by the order of Fath'Ali Shah Qajar. Muzaffar al-Din Shah Qajar was crowned in the "Windward Mansion" of Golestan Palace.

Wikipedia: عمارت بادگیر (FA)

20. Chitgar Park

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Chitgar Park is a forest park situated in western Tehran, Iran. It covers an area of about 14.5 square kilometers, and includes ramps and facilities for cycling and skating. Chitgar Lake is located to the north of this park.

Wikipedia: Chitgar Park (EN), Website

21. امامزاده معصوم

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Amazad Imamzadeh Mossom is a place in Tehran's 10th district, located on Qazwin Street in Arab Martyrs Brothers Street. The owner of the tomb is a descendant of the fifth Shiite imam, Mohammed Baghair.

Wikipedia: امامزاده معصوم (FA)


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