Must see shopping in Tehran

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    Jomeh Bazaar

    All levels of this car park are transformed every Friday morning when traders from across Iran and Central Asia and members of the general public lay out…

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    Tajrish Bazaar

    When it comes to classic Iranian shopping experiences, browsing the food stalls at this photogenic bazaar in upmarket Tajrish pretty much nails it. It's…

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    Iran Termeh

    Head upstairs from the ground floor stall on the main artery of the bazaar to discover women creating gorgeous table runners and other decorative fabric…

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    Nailing a trendy Iranian fashion look with attractive shirts, gilets and jackets in cotton, linen and soft wool, Bottejeghe also sells a rainbow selection…

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    Organic cotton and other fabrics are used for clothes at this rustically stylish Iranian fashion store serving both men and women. It does good shirts,…

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    Carpet Bazaar

    There are carpet stores all over Tehran, but nowhere is the experience as memorable, and the price as negotiable, as in the bazaar. There are literally…

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    Art Centre Galleries

    This gallery and crafts shop in a handsome century-old mansion in north Tehran represents several well-established, as well as up-and-coming, Iranian…

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    Palladium Shopping Centre

    Come mingle with well-off Tehranis at one of north Tehran's most popular malls. It's a slick consumer experience, packed with international fashion brands…

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    ARG Centre

    Easily accessible from Tajrish Sq and one of the more modern and well designed of Tehran's new breed of shopping malls, Arg offers plenty of trendy local…

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    Varzesh Kooh

    Look for the green door next to the Tourism Bank and go upstairs to the first floor to find this mountaineering and trekking gear shop selling the basics…

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    Ab Anbar

    Established in 2014 this is one of Tehran's more ambitious contemporary art galleries with a focus on showcasing Iranian artists working outside of the…

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    Moses Baba

    Moses Baba, founder of this atmospheric old curiosity shop, is long gone, but his relatives (members of Tehran's small Jewish community) still run the…

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    Seyhoun Art Gallery

    Founded by the painter Massoumeh Noushin Seyhoun in 1966, this is one of Tehran's longest running commercial art spaces showcasing contemporary Iranian…

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    Alma Nuts

    Shops selling nuts, dried fruit and sweets are popular across the city. This centrally located one has an excellent, appealing selection of all these…

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    Assar Art Gallery

    Assar has a reputation for supporting contemporary artists and has a program of exhibitions that change every three weeks at its central Tehran space.

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    Berlan Alley/Mehran Alley

    Women travellers needing a cheap and not particularly stylish manteau (overcoat) or scarf have plenty of options at this pedestrian mall running between…

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    Gallery Mellat

    In the basement of the multiplex cinema that occupies a sinuous contemporary building in the western corner of Park-e Mellat, this gallery hosts regularly…

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    Gita Shenasi

    Sells maps in Farsi and English on cities and regions across Iran.