Tehran is the capital of Iran and the center of Tehran province, located in the north of Iran and south of Alborz mountains
It is the largest city in Iran and also one of the largest three cities in the Middle East. Tehran is considered to be a dynamic and interesting city with glorious museums, huge bazaars, and captivating people. The administrative structure of Iran is concentrated in Tehran. Tehran is sister with some of the other cities in the world such as Seoul, Los Angeles, Istanbul and etc.
Azadi Tower is the symbol of Tehran. A combination of both Islamic and Sassanid architectural styles, the fifty-foot-high tower commemorates the formation of the Persian Empire and is an interesting combination of both modern and ancient cultures. Also, Milad Tower is considered to be its, other, symbol. The tower can be seen from almost anywhere in the city of Tehran. This staggering 435 meters high multipurpose tower is the 6th tallest tower in the world.
Tehran has a lot of shopping opportunities, from traditional bazaars to modern shopping malls. The great Bazaar of Tehran and the Tajrish Bazaar are the biggest traditional bazaars in Tehran. These bazaars are maze-like and full of temptations to shop. Tehran has many modern and classic restaurants and cafes, serving both traditional Iranian and cosmopolitan cuisine.
Some of the country’s most important museums and palaces are situated in this city. The Golestan Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage site), with its formal garden, dazzling Hall of Mirrors and art gallery filled with portraits of Qajar rulers, attracts thousands of visitors who crave more culture. National Jewelry Museum is an astounding and awe-inspiring museum in Tehran, consists of all of Iran’s royal jewels that have been gathered from different dynasties. The actual worth of the museum can’t even be estimated, the jewels are so rare that there is possibly no way of finding out how much they cost.