Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Tehran, Iran


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 35 m
Descend 35 m

Explore Tehran in Iran with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Tehran

Sight 1: عکاسخانه و عمارت بادگیر

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The windmill is located in the Golestan Palace of Ark Square in Tehran. Between years 1 and 2, Fath Ali Shah Qajar was built. Mozaffar al -Din Shah Qajar crocked to the Golestan Palace "Window Mansion".

Wikipedia: عمارت بادگیر (FA)

352 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Abyaz Palace

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Museum of Anthropology is one of the museums in Tehran province. It was founded in 1935 and houses works created by people from different cities of Iran during the Qajar dynasty and afterwards.

Wikipedia: Museum of Anthropology Tehran (EN)

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: The Marble Throne

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The Marble Throne Photo:مانفی / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Marble Throne is a 250-year-old royal throne in Golestan Palace, Tehran, Iran.

Wikipedia: Marble Throne (EN)

833 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Shamsol Emare

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Shams-ol-Emareh is one of Tehran’s historical buildings and a remnant of Qajar Persia. 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)

1625 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 6: امامزاده یحیی

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The Imamzadeh Yahya is the name of Abolghasem 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 area that stretches from Naser Khosrow Street to Ray Street.

Wikipedia: امامزاده یحیی (تهران) (FA)


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