Near the centre of Tehran, Park-e Laleh is one of those places that is more than the sum of its parts – a well-designed green space that...
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
On the western side of Park-e Laleh, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is in a striking concrete modernist building constructed...
Carpet Museum Of Iran
Just north of the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Carpet Museum houses more than 100 pieces dating from the 17th century to the present...
The huge, circular Tezatre Shahr, opened in 1968, is Tehran’s biggest and most impressive theatre and the place you’re most likely to...
Iranian Traditional Restaurant
This underground place is modern Iranian social interaction in microcosm, and full of young Iranians flirting, smoking and eating (in...
Tehran University information
Lonely Planet review
At the centre of political change in Iran, Tehran University is a fascinating place to wander around. There is, however, a ban on foreign nonstudents entering but its enforcement is haphazard.