Iran - Tehran (Chapter)
This is the Tehran chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iran guidebook.
Tehran is indisputably the big, ugly, chaotic and dynamic beating heart of Iran. It is Iran’s most secular and liberal city and you can expect relatively bold fashion statements, chic cafes and plenty of art galleries.
- gaze in wonder at the 51,366-gem Globe of Jewels in the Treasury of National Jewels Museum
- relax, eat and meet the locals on a mountain walk around the lower slopes of Darband
- take in the over-the-top opulence of the Golestan Palace, a monument to Qajar excess
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Tehran & around, Holy Shrine of Imam Khomeini, Behesht-e Zahra, Rey, Alborz Ski Resorts and Mt Damavand.
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