Tehran Travel Guide

Welcome to Tehran

Tehran, the capital of Iran, is located on the gorgeous slopes of the Alborz mountains. Tehran, an amazing combination of modernity and tradition, is a homogeneous combination of ancient buildings, magnificent mosques, luxurious mansions, refined parks and modern buildings. Stay with us to take you on a tour of beautiful Tehran. With an area of ​​730 km, Tehran is the 25th most populous city in the world. This city is surrounded by Alborz mountains from the north and Iran’s central desert from the south. For this reason, the weather in the north of the city is more moderate than in the south. To experience an unforgettable trip to Tehran, read this travel guide and proceed with the complete information.

What to do in Tehran?

A collection of unbeatable activities and experiences in Tehran

Where to stay in Tehran?

A range of hotels, hostels, traditional and boutique hotels in Tehran

What to see in Tehran?

A collection of unbeatable places to visit in Tehran in numerous categories

Tehran was a village in Rey. Old Rey used to be an important political and commercial center. Tehran became the capital of Iran during the Qajar period.

Probably, Tehran is your first destination in Iran. You can continue to other cities in the country by car, bus, train and plane.

  • By Bus: Passengers who prefer to travel by bus will have four choices: Argentina, south, east or west bus stations.
  • By Train: Traveling by train is a very economical and convenient way to numerous destinations in Iran. Tehran Railway Station located in Rah Ahan (Railway) Square, is one of the busiest stations in Iran. From there you can reach the city center by metro, BRT and taxi.
  • By Air: Two main airports in Tehran are Mehrabad, for domestic flights, and IKA for International flights. Mehrabad Airport is in the city center, so there you can easily get by taxi and metro. This airport has direct flights to Tehran not only from big cities but also from small airports in some cities.

The city of Tehran is located between the mountainous region of Alborz and the vast plains of central Iran, which with the humid westerly winds and the vastness of the city of Tehran have created a different climatic situation in this city. In Tehran, the weather in the mountainous areas is semi-temperate and in the plain areas is semi-desert, which in the past had a favorable climate compared to current years.

However, Tehran is said to be a four-season city with no climatic restrictions, the best season to visit it is March-May and September.

Tehran located in the North of Iran is the largest city in the country with a population of about 8 million people.

  • Subway: Tehran has a subway network that has extended to Karaj, a nearby city. Metro is the fastest and cheapest way to get around Tehran. Currently, there is a metro station in most of the city’s main squares. Subway line maps are available at all stations. The price of a one-way subway ticket is 10,000 IRR.
  • In-city bus: There are west to east and north to south high-speed bus systems (BRT). The regular bus line connects the main squares of the city and has stations on different streets.
  • Taxi: Like all cities, in Tehran taxis are available everywhere. Of course, you should be prepared to hear about expensive taxi fares and possible traffic jams. Telephone taxis and wireless taxis are other expensive options. You can travel by digital taxi using the Snap or Tapsi application.

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