Tehran is the largest city in the Middle East and the 16th most populated city in the world with its 8.5 million inhabitants. Tehran is the capital of Iran, the largest, most important location, cultural, economic and tourist center of the Arab country. Tehran is located in the north central part of Iran, is the administrative center of Tehran Province.
The city is divided into 22 regions, each with its own administrative centers. All Tehran covers an area of 707 square kilometers, the city is distinguished by its oblong urban structure. As the capital of Iran, Tehran is a city that has modernized the most modern architecture.
Of course, in Tehran have a significant number of architectural and historical monuments that you should see. Was recently built tower Milad, which is considered to be the new symbol of Tehran. Until recently, this function is performed by a structure named Azadi. Azadi, which translates from Persian as “freedom” is one of the greatest architectural sights in Tehran. Azadi is an interesting metal structure, which is actually a tower.
It was built in 1971 on the occasion of the 2500 creation of the kingdom of Persia. Azadi is called not only the tower but the entire square on which stands this interesting structure. Nearby is also the national football stadium in Tehran, which bears the same name.
Azadi has called “the door of Tehran”, perhaps because this is the first landmark that stands in front of Tehran’s visitors when they arrive from the airport Mehrabad the city.
Whole blocks of stone 8000 isfahanski white marble in the composition of the Azadi Tower.
Her architect Hussein is Haman, who won the competition in 1969 The official opening of the monument took place on October 16, 1971, and as part of any light show, during which all the Tower in Tehran shone in the colors of the national flag Iran.
Historical sites and old buildings can be seen mostly in the southern part of town. The northern part of Tehran is assigned more of modern buildings. A very interesting place in Tehran Golestán Palace and the Rose Garden, which is a royal building and is considered the oldest building in Tehran.
The current form of this incredibly beautiful and interesting palace is the result of 400 years of continued repairs. On October 11, 2005, g.tazi value of Tehran were included in the list of world heritage by UNESCO.
Another interesting palace – Kadzarovci Palace you can see in Tehran. It was built in the late 19th century, and today operates as a museum. Inside you can see the royal jewels and other gifts to heads of state from around the world.
The palace is near the two mosques – Masjid-d-Imam and Mosjid-d-Jomeh. In Tehran, there are historical, archaeological and museum of modern art, where you can see even the works of Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol. The local Arab cuisine can offer to try the local specialty, which is chelow kabab, prepared in a very appetizing way. All over Tehran has excellent restaurants offering first class service, meals are served around the world.
Increasingly popular is quick breakfast in Tehran by continuously appear shops for pizza, sandwiches, etc. If you choose to visit Tehran or some other Iranian city should know some things mandatory. In your passport must not have Israeli stamps.
Alcohol is prohibited in the country and can not be imported. Can not be imported and Bulgarian and foreign journals.