Tehran Gate (Darvazeh-e-Qadim-e-Tehran) and Rah Kushk Gate are two dinky little Qajar decorative remnants of Qazvin’s once-vast city...
Qazvin has some of Iran’s best-preserved domed cisterns where water was stored underground and cooled by wind towers. Sadly getting in...
Bazaar & Craft Workshops
The fascinating covered bazaar amply repays idle wandering. At the east end of the fine Bazaar-e Vazim, Saroye Vazir is stacked high...
Designer off-line windows add a little architectural smile to this popular air-conditioned fast-food place. There is a bit more seating...
Helel-e-Ahmar St · interesting places nearby
Ali Qapu information
The much more massive Ali Qapu was originally a 16th-century gateway to the royal precinct, a kind of forbidden inner city. Today it’s a police post so don’t take photographs.