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


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Explore interesting sights in Tehran, Iran. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Tehran, Iran.

Sightseeing Tours in Tehran

1. Yusef Abad Synagogue

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Yusef Abad SynagogueOrijentolog / Attribution

The Yusef Abad Synagogue is the main synagogue of Tehran, Iran. It is also one of the largest synagogues of the city. The official name of the Yusef Abad Synagogue is Sukkot Shalom Synagogue. The original building that housed the synagogue was completed in the early 1950s. With the growth of the Jewish population of the capital especially in the Yusef Abad neighborhood, it was decided that a newer building was needed. With the help of local community leaders headed by Avraham Yusian, the construction of the new facade was completed in October 1965. The doors of the new synagogue were opened to the public on Rosh Hashanah 5726.

Wikipedia: Yusef Abad Synagogue (EN)

2. Tehran Birds Garden

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The Tehran Bird Garden is located in the northeast of Tehran on Kohistan Street (Qasimabad) leading to Esteghlal Boulevard and inside the eastern part of the Louisiana forest. Designed in two phases, the first phase is named "Dashtcher" and includes birds that are kept in a cage or have no flight power. The second phase, which has an area of 1.5 hectares and is built in the northern range, is called "watercolor". The "watercolor" is for birds that can fly, the shell and lace designed for this part of the bird out of the space. The construction of this garden took 5 years.

Wikipedia: باغ پرندگان تهران (FA)

3. خانه تاریخی ظهیرالاسلام

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Zahir ol-Islam House is a residential house from the Qajar era and is located in the center of Tehran near Baharestan Square, Hedayat Street. In a questionable move, the building has been registered twice on the national monuments list. The second time this work was registered on June 12, 2017 with registration number 31096 as one of the national monuments of Iran.

Wikipedia: خانه ظهیرالاسلام (FA)

4. امامزاده معصوم

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The shrine of Imamzadeh Masum is located in Qazvin Street between Customs and Azeri Road at the site of Imamzadeh Masum Bridge in Tehran. Also, Imamzadeh Masoum is the name of a neighborhood of Tehran Municipality in Qazvin Street intersection of Shahid Arab Brothers Street. The owner of this tomb is one of the descendants of the fifth Shiite Imam Muhammad Baqir.

Wikipedia: امامزاده معصوم (FA)

5. 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)

6. امامزاده یحیی

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The Imamzadeh Yahya is the name of Abolqasem Ezzedin Yahya which is located in an alley with the same name in an east-west neighborhood between Ray Street and Sirous Street and North-South Amir Kabir on June 15 (Bozarjomehri). This neighborhood is part of Tehran's large old Oudlajan range, which stretches from Naser Khosrow 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. 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)

9. Shafagh Park

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Shafagh Park or Shafagh Park is related to the era of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and is located by Kamran Diba in Tehran, Jamal al-Din Asadabadi Street (Yousef Abad), Shahid Ghanbari Alley(19th), which is connected to Farahanipour Street on the one hand and Tehrani Vahed Street in the Yusefabad area on the other.

Wikipedia: پارک شفق (FA)

10. Peace museum Tehran

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Peace museum Tehran

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. Andisheh Park

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This garden is located in the district of Tehran Municipality, located in the Sayed Khan neighborhood, between Shariati and Suhrawardi streets. The area of this garden is more than 4,000 square meters. This garden with other names such as the Red Crescent , And the martyr is also known.

Wikipedia: بوستان اندیشه (FA), Website

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. Iranian Garden

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Iranian Garden Sajjad Tolouei / CC BY 4.0

Iranian garden is located on Sheikhbai Street in Tehran’s old ten Vanak neighborhood. This garden has been an old garden with its traditional architectural elements rebuilt and its green space is also designed based on the pattern of gardens filled with Iranian trees and flowers.

Wikipedia: بوستان باغ ایرانی (FA)

14. 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)

15. Masoudieh Palace

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Masoudieh Mansion is a historical building of the Qajar period located in Tehran, Baharestan Square. The building is built on a land of 2 square meters and an area of about 2 square meters. This work has been registered as one of Iran's national monuments on January 2, 2009.

Wikipedia: عمارت مسعودیه (FA)

16. City Theatre

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The City Theater is a performing arts complex in Tehran, the capital of Iran. This complex is considered as the main outlet of Iran artistic theater. It was built with the initiative of Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi under the rule of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.

Wikipedia: City Theater of Tehran (EN)

17. 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)

18. Farahabad Palace

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Farahabad Palace

The Farah Abad Palace is a building belonging to the Qajar period in Tehran's Dushanbeh, the end of Victory Street. This work has been registered as one of the national monuments of Iran on February 21, 2009. The palace is sometimes confused with the turquoise palace.

Wikipedia: کاخ فرح‌آباد (تهران) (FA)

19. 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)

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. عکاسخانه و عمارت بادگیر

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The Windmall is located in the Golestan Palace of Ark Square in Tehran. Between 1220 and 1260, the order of Fathali Shah Qajar was built. Mozaffar al-Din Shah Qajar crowned in the Golestan Palace’s “winding mansion”.

Wikipedia: عمارت بادگیر (FA)


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