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Tehran

Asia
25+

Rank in Iran

1

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Iranian Rial(IRR)
Weather
Partly cloudy 27.8℃
Time
21:21 PM (GMT +04:30)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Tehran

As the biggest city of Iran, Tehran is the 25th most populated city in the world. The northern part of the city has mountainous ranges while in the south the city is closer to deserts. Full of old monuments, brilliant buildings, and breathtaking mosques, the city is a beautiful balance between the old and the modern world. A true testament to where Iran's future is headed, the city of Tehran bursts forth with vigor and diversity. Prepare to get taken back in time and through a rich and exhilarating journey of nearly 200 years of Iran's history thanks to some amazing monuments and landmarks that the city is home to. If you are someone who is fascinated by museums and the historical value they hold within them, then Tehran could very well be the best city you visit! Once you are done your touring the wonderful landmarks of the city, feel free to relax with delicious food and brilliant ambiance at the many cafes and tea houses that Tehran is chock-full of! 
Continent Country
Asia Iran
Airport Name / IATA Code
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport IKA
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
THR Mehrabad International Airport


tehran
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
Tehran gets very hot in the summer months, so the best time to visit the city without breaking a sweat is during the spring and autumn seasons. The weather is ideal for sightseeing from March until May, and then again between September and early November.
Moderate time to visit
The months of June, July and August are generally hotter and less pleasant when compared to the spring and autumnal months. However, the weather is still tolerable during this time. Just remember to stay hydrated!
Worst time to visit
Due to Tehran having cold winters with temperatures often dropping below zero, it is better to steer clear of visiting the city during the months of December, January, and February.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 0 1 6 12 17 20 23 23 20 25 16 9
Maximum temprature (℃) 8 11 16 23 28 34 37 36 31 25 16 9
Rain fall (mm) 65 66 87 50 30 5 5 5 5 17 42 68
Population
8.7 (Millions)
Official Language
Persian
Spoken Language
Since Persian (Farsi... Read more
Other Language
Kurdish, Iranic, Tur... Read more
Police
110
Ambulance
125
Taxi
Start Tariff: IRR 15... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.28
Cup of Coffee USD 2.00
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.03
Rice/Kg USD 3.31
White Bread USD 0.37
Eggs (12) USD 2.27
Combo Meal USD 4.72
Fine Dining USD 18.41
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.53
Domestic Beer USD 0.80
Imported Beer USD 10.00
Bottle of Wine USD 1.03
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 3.72
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.24
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.24
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 639.55
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

1.Enjoy the view of Tehran from Bam-E-Tehran

Bam-E-Tehran essentially translates to "Roof of Tehran". Situated on the Alborz mountains, it is an ideal place to enjoy some fresh aair and the breathtaking view that it has to offer. If you are hungry, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby for you to indulge yourself in some good food. 

2. Hike on mount Tochal:

Darband, an old village that is located to the north of Saab Abad Garden, is an extremely popular place for tourists to visit during the summers. The Darband river that passes through this village leads you to the beginning of a hiking trail that leads you to Mount Tochal. From the mountain itself, one can witness an awe-inspiring view of the city of Tehran. 

3, Visit the nature bridge:

The Nature Bridge is a 270-meter bridge in Tehran that happens to be the largest overpass for pedestrians that was ever built in the capital city of Iran. Connecting the Taleghani and the Abo-Atash Parks, the design of the bridge itself has won many awards. The bridge offers an amazing view of the city of Tehran from all angles.

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Souvenir Suggestions

Getting soveniers are a part of every traveller's agenda. So picking the right kind of souvenirs that reflect the true essence of a particular country or city is of the utmost importance. There are a few things in particular that you can take home from this amazing city.


  • For the foodies in your life, shop to your heart's content at the various spice shops located across the city. From Persian nougat, to sohan, to pistachios, and to saffron, the city is a foodie's heaven.
  • For people who love shopping for clothes and shoes, Tehran is a hub for handmade clothes and the popular Giveh, which is a type of traditional and handmade footwear. 
  • Enamel work or Minakari work is something that is used to decorate plates, vases, and various other items. Available in beautiful floral and geometric patterns, the work can more often than not be seen in various shades of blues. 
  • It will not come as a surprise for you to know that pottery has a long history with the country's heritage. One can easily find colourful pottery across the various markets that the city plays host to, so don't forget to pick something up for yourself too.   

Tourist attractions in Tehran

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