Iran - Tehran (PDF Chapter)
Hugging the lower slopes of the magnificent, snowcapped Alborz Mountains, Tehran is Iran’s most secular and liberal city. This is the nation’s dynamic beating heart and the place to get a handle on modern Iran and its future.
- take in the opulence of the Golestan Palace, a monument to Qajar excess
- explore the Grand Bazaar, the mother of all Iranian markets, which sells it all – from skimpy knickers to antique carpets
- gaze at the Peacock Throne and a shah’s ransom of bling at the Treasury of National Jew-els
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Courses, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Tehran, Alborz Ski Resorts, Mt Damavand, Rey.
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