Mehrva’s gallery exhibits contemporary art in a mix of media, but primarily painting and photography.
House of the Artists
Assar Art Gallery
Café Hafta-do Hasht
A good place to get in touch with Tehran’s hip young artistic community is this cafe near Park-e Honar Mandan and other galleries. The...
Coffee Shop & Vegie Restaurant of Iranian Artists’ Forum
This dedicated vegetarian restaurant is a good place to meet young, educated and artistic Tehranis in an informal setting. It forms part...
Lonely Planet review
Built between 1964 and 1970 and paid for by benefactor Markar Sarkissian, the white, twin-spired church is interesting less for its beauty than its place as the centre of Christianity in the Islamic Republic. It sits at the edge of the Armenian quarter to the south.
Although most of the Christians in Iran are Armenians, there’s also a sprinkling of Protestants, Assyrians, Catholics and Orthodox Christians, all of whom have churches in Tehran, most behind large walls in the same district as Sarkis Cathedral.