Tehran Attractions

Tehran Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It covers an area of 18,909 square kilometers (7,301 sq. mi) and is located to the north of the central plateau of Iran. The province was put as part of … Read More

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National Museum of Iran; Gate to the Prehistory

The National Museum of Iran based in Tehran, aging more than 70 years, is the combination of two museums, the old Muze-ye Irân-e Bâstân (“Archaeological Museum of Iran”, a break, Sasanian revival building), and the modernistic white travertine National Arts Museum (“Mūze-i Honar-i … Read More

Tehran National Jewelry Museum

Immerse yourself in the world of luxury and splendor at Tehran National Jewelry Museum, which holds one of the finest collections of jewelry once worn and used by members of Persian royal dynasties. The Tehran National Jewelry Museum is housed within … Read More

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Golestan Palace

The lavish Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. The walled Palace, one of the oldest groups of buildings in Tehran, became the seat of … Read More

Tehran, Kiev Discuss Reciprocal Visa Waiver

Iran and Ukraine have discussed the reciprocal relaxation of visa regulations. Discussions were held on Monday during a meeting in Kiev between an Iranian diplomatic delegation led by Ali Chegini, director for consular affairs at the Foreign Ministry, and his … Read More

Tehran, Yerevan Sign Customs Protocol

Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Masoud Karbasian and his Armenian counterpart, Vardan Harutyunyan, signed a bilateral customs information exchange protocol in Tehran on Saturday. The agreement, which will take effect in 15 days, is aimed at … Read More

Tehran, Tokyo Agree on Archeological Cooperation

Top Iranian and Japanese cultural heritage officials signed an agreement in Tokyo on Saturday to boost cooperation on the protection of cultural heritage. The agreement was signed by Mohammad Hassan Talebian, deputy for cultural heritage at Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts … Read More

Tehran, Moscow Sign Deal for Visa-Free Travel

Iran and Russia have mutually waived visa requirements for organized tours, taking another step toward visa-free travel between the two nations. Based on an agreement signed by the heads of consular departments of each country’s foreign ministry last week, tour … Read More

Golestan Palace Museum, A Precious Piece of History

A peaceful haven in the middle of Tehran, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Golestan Palace (the Palace of Flowers) is the oldest historical attraction in Tehran and refers to a collection of buildings that were once held within the mud-thatched walls … Read More

Tehran, Ashgabat Hold Transit Talks

Iran and Turkmenistan discussed ways of increasing cross-border transit in a meeting between Turkmen Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow and Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi in Tehran. The two sides agreed to form a working group, including representatives … Read More