Tehran

Tehran

Tehran is first metropolis in Iran,large city and growing urban population.It is a cosmopolitan city, with great museums, parks, restaurants, warm friendly people. It deserves at least a few days of your Iranian itinerary,also it’s a luxury city with place of interest that suitable for young people such as:Dizin ski resort,Enghelab complex,Milad tower,Coffee shops and upscale restaurants.Tehran is known as the city of Museums

Ancient Iran Museum,the first Museum in Iran and Reza Shah ordered it to be built by French architect, Andre Godard,The museum building was completed in 1316 and the museum opened to the public.On the first floor of the Museum’s pre-Islamic and on the second floor’s post-Islamic section

Golestan palace is the oldest and most magnificent palace of Tehran. This 442-year old palace, listed as a World Heritage Site in 2013, is located in the downtown close to the Tehran Grand Bazaar in the heart of Old Tehran and it Built around a garden featuring pools as well as planted areas

The carpet museum was founded in 1978 with a beautiful architecture and facade resembeling a carpet-weaving loom. It is located on northwest of Laleh Park in Tehran borrowing part of this beautiful park. It is in 7-8 minutes walking distance to Contemporary Art Museum. It is composed of two exhibition galleries in two floors covering an area of 3400 m2. The ground floor gallery is for permanent exhibitions of astonitiong designs and works and the upper floor gallery is considered for the temporary exhibitions of carpets, kilims and carpet museums

The beautiful building of the Museum of Glassware & Ceramic is the mansion housing glass wares and ceramics that was originally ordered to be built as the personal residence of a politician named Ahmad Qavam in early 1920s.

The building was occupied by him as residence and office up to 1953 when it was sold to the Egyptian embassy. Eventually, in 1976, it was converted into a museum following some repairs and changes.

The objects exhibited in this museum, which is also called Abgineh Museum, belong to a span of time beginning from pre-Islam period up to the contemporary Iran.