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Walking Tour of Tehran in 20th century

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Persian Walk

  • Locations

    Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran

  • Price
    €10 EUR per person
  • Duration

    2 to 3 Hours

  • Avg Distance

    5 kms

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Sun, Tue, Thu 10:00 am

  • Starting Location

    The entrance of Golestan Palace

  • Price Includes

    We are walking in neighborhood of old Tehran, in our walking, we have a break in a Cafe, and you can pay what you drink there.

  • Notes

    This is tip based tour and you are free to decide how much our information re valued. normally the minimum we get is around 10 to 12 euros or Dollars as tip.

Highlights

  • Mashgh (Parade) Square and National garden gate that are the symbols of Tehran in 20th Century.
  • Religious Tolerance street in Tehran with 5 different temples.
  • The first Iranian collage that was built about 150 years ago.

Guide

Ehsan

 

Trip Info

In this walking tour, we briefly speak about the history of Iran (Persia) from 3000 BC to the present time. Then we’ll discover some spectacular attractions of Tehran in a new point of view. In our way, we continue the tour to the modernization of Tehran. We’ll walk on streets that were built in the 19th century and first of 20th. Setting out to some unique places of Tehran and being familiar with the process of modernization of Tehran, talking about the latest kingdoms of Iran and the 1921 coup in Tehran.

We walk across the street that called 30 Tir Street, which crossroad of religions, food, and culture. This street is well known as Religious tolerance street. You will be surprised by traces of various religions in one street, which reflects the spirit peacekeeper of Iranian people.

Moreover, there are different museums located in this street, where each building has its unique story. The smell of food arising from street food booths could make your mouth watery while we are in the middle of the tour.

At the end, we will visit two religious places. One of them is the only opened fire temple of Tehran with one of the holiest fire in the world and another is one the most important Armenian church.

Sightseeing in this tour:

Golestan Palace

Grand Bazaar

Imam Khomeini Mosque

Bab Hmayoon Street

Judiciary Premises

The first Iranian collage

Toopkhane (Imam Khomeini) Square

Former Reza shah house

Royal Bank

Mashgh (Parade) Square

National garden gate

Achaemenids architecture

National Museum

Peter’s church

Haim synagogue

Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran

Adrian fire temple

Holy Mary church

etc.

How to reach to Golestan Palace: Take red Metro line and get off at Panzdah Khordad metro station and follow the sign to Golestan Palace, then you reach to Panzdahe Khordad Square, turn left to Davar street and you reach to Golestan Palace.

Your adventure awaits!

Persian Walk

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