Iranian Artists' Forum
One of lots of galleries around this part of Tehran, this is something of an art hub, with eight gallery spaces over two levels...
Assar Art Gallery
Shahid Shirudi Sports Centre
Cafe Haftad-o 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...
Veggie Restaurant of Iranian Artists’ Forum
This forms part of the Iran Artists’ Forum; the entrance is around the right hand side. The food is decent without being mind-blowing,...
cnr Nejatollahi & Karim Khan-e Zand Sts · interesting places nearby
Sarkis Cathedral information
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.