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Trekking Iran, Land of Adventure – Part 1

With no doubt, Iran is one of the richest countries in the world. Not only its nature but also its culture and history will offer you the best scenes one can see. From the very northern part, the Caspian Sea, to the southern part, in the islands of Persian Gulf, you get to experience one [...]
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Shater Abbas Restaurant

Shater Abbas restaurant located in northern Tehran, in Parkway Crossroad, Valiasr Ave, is a Persian traditional restaurant that was built about 80 years ago. At first sight, you can see the first menu of the restaurant and get familiar with the foods, culture and prices of that age. The restaurant has a great view of [...]
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Orkideh Complex Restaurant

There are a massive number of modern restaurants located in Tehran. Among the most modern ones, Orkideh Complex Restaurants are definitely worth experiencing. There are several branches of Orkideh in Tehran and the North of Iran. I personally recommend Orkideh’s main branch in Argentina Square. The magnificent interior design and lighting of the restaurant is [...]
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Iranian Tea Cups

If you spend enough time shopping around, you’ll see that Iranians have their own particular style of tea cups. Iran has a very strong tea culture, which has influenced the shape and style of their classic tea cup. Commonly found in vibrant gold and red, these tea cups often feature images of one of Iran’s […]

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Pantry Pizza & Restaurant

Pantry Pizza has several locations throughout the north of Tehran. My personal favorite is the original store located in Qaem Maqam-e-Farahani Street. It is located in a very big basement with low, dim light where everything from the furniture to the decorations are old-fashioned. There are a lot of details, from the wooden benches and [...]
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Trans-Iranian Railway

One of the most prominent and unique engineering feats of the 19th century which not only developed but revolutionised Iran’s modern industries is the Trans-Iranian Railway. Although the concept of Modernism was first introduced to Iranians thanks to Naser al-Din Shah’s (1848–1896) travels to Europe, Iran’s modern achievements reached their peak during the reign of […]

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Pottery Wares

Entering the Grand Bazaar of Tehran, you will be lucky to see various types of pottery. Known as the oldest craft throughout the world, all pottery wares are made from various types of clay. Pottery represents the first artistic and industrial creations of mankind created from the excavation of natural resources to satisfy their primary [...]
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Palladium Mall

For an atypical experience, going to Palladium mall – the most modern and well-loved mall in the north of Tehran – can be a good option. A massive mall built within past decade, the mall has its own unique and distinct structure and design make it a perfect nightlife attraction in Tehran. Accessing a wide [...]
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Copperwares

As a tourist walking through the Grand Bazaar of Tehran, you will inevitably run into shops displaying a whole variety of shiny, cute copperwares. These shops are always local favorites, and can be found all over the bazaar and the city. These stores have a variety of different kitchen utensils in all different shapes and [...]
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City Theatre – Tehran’s Cinematic Capital

One of the most significant artistic buildings in the Tehran metroplex has got to be, the one and only, City Theatre. Located near the heart of the metroplex, the City Theatre is home to a number of famous national festivals, including the renowned Fajr Film Festival. Additionally, you might get the chance to spot a [...]
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Golestan Palace UNESCO Site

One of the most significant buildings listed among UNESCO’s heritage sites is the magnificent and glorious Golestan palace (Kākh-e Golestān) located in the heart and historic district of Tehran. This splendid palace represents a unique style for its time, incorporating traditional Persian arts and crafts with elements of 18th century Western architecture and technology. Originally, [...]
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The University of Tehran

Universities are often one of the most important pieces of cultural heritage. The University of Tehran, founded in 1934, is one of the oldest and first modern centers for higher education in Iran. Since its inception, the university has been used as a model for future colleges and universities throughout Iran and even the rest [...]
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