Film Museum of Iran
Housed in a Qajar-era mansion that includes Iran’s first cinema, the film museum has well-displayed and explained (in English) exhibits...
Sa’d Abad Museum Complex
Set on 104 hectares of spectacular mountainside parkland, the Sa’d Abad Museum Complex was a royal summer home during the Pahlavi...
Built in the 1930s, this served as the Pahlavi summer residence. Most of what you see in the 5000-sq-metre, 54-room palace dates from...
Gandhi Shopping Centre
Home to several cool, cosy little cafes peopled largely by young and fairly liberal Tehranis, this is your one-stop cafe-society stop....
Long-running Monsoon still has a well-deserved reputation for the city’s best modern Asian food. The fare ranges from Thai curries to...
Valiasr Ave · interesting places nearby
Park-e Mellat information
Many Tehranis say Park-e Mellat is their favourite in-town getaway, and if you’re here around dusk on any spring or summer afternoon you’ll find plenty of people enjoying the shaded areas around a small lake. On weekend nights you’ll find just as many young people cruising up and down Valiasr Ave, several to a car, eyeing each other off and swapping phone numbers through car windows.