Masoudieh Mansion

Located in historical district of Tehran near Baharestan Square, Masoudieh Palace (Emarat-e Masoudieh) is one of the most beautiful palaces or historical houses from Qajar dynasty, comprised of a palace and surrounding houses.It was built in 1879 for the prince Mass’oud Mirza (Zell-e Soltan) — the son of Nasseredin Shah and the governor of Isfahan — as his residence in the Capital. [...]

Negarestan Garden

Negarestan Garden is one of the significant historical and cultural sites of Tehran. Being located in the city center, the garden is a must-see place for tourists, who find interest in the history of Iran cultural development. The history of the garden interacts with the history of the University of Tehran and famous Iranian artist [...]

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMOCA)

In a striking concrete modernist building on the western side of Park-e Laleh, this museum's impressive collection boasts works by Picasso, Matisse, Van Gogh, Miró, Dalí, Bacon, Pollock, Monet, Munch, Moore and Warhol, among many others. Unfortunately, they are not always on display, but do not be put off, as there are still some interesting [...]


Moghadam house in Tehran, the Iranian capital, is one of the luxury homes which belongs to Qajar era. Beyond the hubbub surroundings of central Tehran stands a scenic old house recently renewed into a splendid museum. As soon as one step inside the entrance vestibule of the house, suddenly the daily mechanical life fades away. [...]

National Museum of Iran

This modest museum is no Louvre, but it is chock-full of Iran’s rich history. The collection includes ceramics, pottery, stone figures and carvings, mostly taken from excavations at Persepolis, Ismailabad (near Qazvin), Shush, Rey and Turang Tappeh. The building, designed by French architect André Godard and completed in 1928, is one of the more attractive modern buildings in Tehran, blending Sassanian principles [...]

Sadabad Palace

Historical Sadabad Palace The Saadabad Palace is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the region Shemiran of Tehran and now official residence of the President of Iran. The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there [...]

Tajrish Bazaar in North

For tourists searching for a quick and free slice of traditional Iran there’s the Tajrish Bazaar (Bazar-e-Tajrish), in the heart of north Tehran, which is closer to the city’s top hotels than the more famous the Grand Bazaar of Tehran in the city’s center. It’s smaller than the Grand Bazaar, but Tajrish is less congested [...]

The National Jewelry Treasury

The incomparable "Treasury of the National Jewels", which is open to public, is a collection of the most expensive jewels of the world, collected over centuries. Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and artistry of the residents of this land. Each piece recalls memories of [...]

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 Teheran, became the seat of government of the Qajar family, which came into power in 1779 and made Teheran the [...]


Tehran (/tɛəˈræn, -ˈrɑːn, ˌteɪə-/; Persian: تهران‎ Tehrân [tʰehˈɾɒːn] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.4 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia,and has the second-largest metropolitan [...]