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Tehran City Tour | BCT 2

A day in Tehran to visit the most important museums of Iran. An opportunity to get to know as much as possible about Iranian history, treasury, art, culture and the people. 
 Places to Visit:  

Milad Tower, Sa'ad abad Palace Complex, Niavaran Palace Complex, Darband Valley and Jamshidiyeh Park

Milad-Tower-Tehran-Iran

 

Milad Tower

Milad Tower or Borj-e Milad, also known as Tehran Tower, is a 435 meters-high (1,427 ft) multi-purpose Iranian concrete tower built in 2007 which in terms of height records is the sixth tallest tower in the world after the Canton Tower in Guangzhou, CN Tower in Toronto, Ostankino Tower in Moscow, the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, and the Tokyo Sky tree.

The project includes the Milad telecommunication tower offering restaurants at the top with panoramic views of Tehran, a five-star hotel, a convention center, a world trade center, and an IT park. The head consists of a large pod with 12 floors, the roof of which is at 315 m (1,033 ft). Below this is a staircase and elevators to reach the area. Milad Tower is a part of The Tehran International Trade and Convention Center and also the current 17th tallest freestanding structure in the world.

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Sa'adabad Palace Complex

The Saadabad Palace is a palace in north Tehran built by the Pahlavi dynasty. The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there in the 1920s. And his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi moved there in the 1970s. Currently, parts of the Saadabad Palace compound are museums, in which visitors can roam through and look at the rich history of Iran. However, the current presidential palace is located adjacent to the Sa'dabad compound.

niavaran-palace-tehran-iran

 

Niavaran Palace Complex

Niavaran Palace Complex, traces its origin to a garden in Niavaran, is a historical complex situated in the northern part of Tehran, Iran. This summer residence consists of several buildings and a museum. The Sahebqraniyeh Palace, from the time of Naser al-Din Shah of Qajar dynasty, is also inside this complex. The main Niavaran Palace, completed in 1968, was the primary residence of the last Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the Imperial family until the Iranian Revolution. The main palace was designed by the Iranian architect Mohsen Foroughi.

darband-valley-tehran-iran

 

Darband Valley

Darband a former village close to Tajrish in north Tehran has a suitable climate all around the year and see heavy snowfalls every year. The initial start of the trail at Darband is about 250 meters long and is dotted with a number of small cafes and restaurants. These are quite popular and busy in the evenings, as locals and tourists alike spending time there. As tourist it might be interesting to see a different face of Tehran there. Darband is also the beginning of a very popular hiking trail into the Alborz Mountain Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chair lift is also available for those not interested in hiking.

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Jamshidiyeh Park

Jamshidieh Park or Jamshidieh Stone Garden is a park located in the neighborhood of Niavaran in north Tehran. The Qajar prince and engineer Jamshid Dowlah Gajar had established the premises of the garden. Later on in Pahlavi dynasty, the garden was dedicated to Farah Diba Pahlavi, the last Queen of Iran. Since 1977 the stone garden is open to public.

Included Services

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Transport with non-smoking air conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fee (based on itinerary)
  • Refreshments ( tea, cafe, Nescafe, mineral water or ...)
  • Children under 4 years old are free of charge

Cancellation rules

  • Up to one week before the day of the tour no cancellation fee
  • 7 to 3 days before the day of the tour 10 % cancellation fee
  • 3 to 1 day(s) before the day of the tour 30 % cancellation fee
  • 24 hours or no attendance in the tour 50 % cancellation fee
tour-duration 9 AM - 5 PM

Number of passengers

Price per person in USD ($)

Price per person in Euro (€)

1 person

2 – 3  persons

4 – 8  persons

9 – 12 persons

  

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Tehran City Tour | BCT 1

A day in Tehran to visit the most important museums of Iran. An opportunity to get to know as much as possible about Iranian history, treasury, art, culture and the people. 
 Places to Visit:

Iran National Museum, Treasury of National Jewels, Iran National Carpet Museum, National Garden Gateway, Tehran Grand Bazaar, Golestan Complex

iran-national-musuem

Iran National Museum

The National Museum of Iran is the combination of two museums, the Archaeological Museum of Iran (the old Muze-ye Iran-e Bastan) which is a break, Sasanian revival building designed by André Godard, inaugurated in 1937, and the modernistic white travertine National Arts Museum (Muze-i Honar-i Millī), inaugurated in 1972. The almost 70 years old National museum of Iran contains 300.000 museum objects in an area more than 20,000 square meters. It is not only the largest museum of history an archaeology in Iran, but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums of the world regaring the grand volume, diversity and quality of its huge monuments.

treasury-of-national-jewels

Treasury of National Jewels

The incomparable "Treasury of the National Jewels", which is open to public, is a collection of precious stone-encrusted throne, jewels from all over the world, a gem-studded 1869 globe,  the world’s largest pink diamond and other mind-boggling pieces make up the unusual collection at this historic museum, collected over centuries.
Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and artistry of the residents of this land. Each piece recalls memories of bitter-sweet victories and  defeats, of the pride and arrogance of rulers who were powerful or weak. 

iran-carpet-musuemIran National Carpet Museum

Iran Carpet museum was founded in 1976 beside Laleh Park in Tehran which exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from 18th century to present. The carpet museum was designed by the last Queen of Iran Farah Diba Pahlavi, which the perforated structure around the museum's exterior is designed both to resemble a carpet loom, and to cast shade on the exterior walls, reducing the impact of the hot summer sun on the interior temperature. The museum's exhibition hall occupies 3,400 square meters and its library contains 7,000 books.

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Gateway of National Garden

Bagh-e Melli (The National Garden) located in central Tehran is a government compound where the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, The National Museum of Iran, Malek National Museum, and the National Museum of Post are located. In the early 1906, it was Jafar-khan Kashani who erected the gates at the entrance to the former vicinity known as Maidan-e-Mashk during the Qajar dynasty. 

bazaar-of-tehran

 

Tehran Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar of Tehran is a 10 km in length historical market located in southern Tehran which is traditionally split into corridors, each specializing in different types of goods, including copper,carpets,paper,  spices, and precious metals, as well as small traders selling all types of goods. Throughout its history, in  addition to shops the Grand bazaar has contained banks and financiers,mosques and guest houses.

Today, modern goods are available as well, in addition to the many traditional corridor traders that still  survive.

golestan-palace-complex

 

Golestan Palace Complex

 Golestan Palace, the oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, is the former roya lQajar complex in Iran. The Golestan Palace or the Rose Garden Palace belongs to a group of royal  buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s Historic citadel.

 

Included Services

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Transport with non-smoking air conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fee (based on itinerary)
  • Refreshments ( tea, cafe, Nescafe, mineral water or ...)
  • Children under 4 years old are free of charge

Cancellation rules

  • Up to one week before the day of the tour no cancellation fee
  • 7 to 3 days before the day of the tour 10 % cancellation fee
  • 3 to 1 day(s) before the day of the tour 30 % cancellation fee
  • 24 hours or no attendance in the tour 50 % cancellation fee

tour-duration 9 AM - 5 PM

Number of passengers

Price per person in USD ($)

Price per person in Euro (€)

1 person

2 – 3  persons

4 – 8  persons

9 – 12 persons

    

 book now

 

Tehran City Tour / BCT 3

A day in Tehran to visit the most important museums of Iran. An opportunity to get to know as much as possible about Iranian history, treasury, art, culture and the people. 

Places to Visit:

 Iran National Museum, Treasury of National Jewels, Reza Abbasi Museum, Museum of the Contemporary Art, Ceramic & Glass Museum

iran-national-musuem

 

Iran National Museum 

The National Museum of Iran is the combination of two museums, the Archaeological Museum of Iran (the old Muze-ye Iran-e Bastan) which is a break, Sasanian revival building designed by André Godard, inaugurated in 1937, and the modernistic white travertine National Arts Museum (Muze-i Honar-i Millī), inaugurated in 1972. The almost 70 years old National museum of Iran contains 300.000 museum objects in an area more than 20,000 square meters. It is not only the largest museum of history an archaeology in Iran, but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums of the world regaring the grand volume, diversity and quality of its huge monuments.

treasury-of-national-jewels

 

Treasury of National Jewels

The incomparable "Treasury of the National Jewels", which is open to public, is a collection of precious stone-encrusted throne, jewels from all over the world, a gem-studded 1869 globe, the world’s largest pink diamond and other mind-boggling pieces make up the unusual collection at this historic museum, collected over centuries.
Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and artistry of the residents of this land. Each piece recalls memories of bitter-sweet victories and defeats, of the pride and arrogance of rulers who were powerful or weak. 

reza-abbasi-museum

 

Reza Abbasi Museum

The Reza Abbasi Museum is named after Reza Abbasi a museum in Tehran, Iran. Reza Abbasi, was one of the artists in the Safavid period. Reza Abbasi Museum was officially opened in September 1977 under the guidance of Farah Pahlavi Pahlavi. The museum was closed and reopened a number of times for some reasons. Reza Abbasi museum is home to a collection from the 2nd millennium BC to the early 20th century. The displays are set according to time interval. There are many objects exhibited in this museum such as artifacts made of baked clay, metal and stone from the pre historic times to pottery and metal objects, textile and lacquer painting, manuscripts and jewelry belonging to the Islamic period.  

museum-of-contemperary-art-tehran-iran

 

Museum of Contemporary Art

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art inaugurated in 1977, designed by Iranian architect Kamran Diba, who employed elements from traditional Persian architecture, is an art museum in adjacent to Laleh Park,Tehran,Iran. The building itself can be regarded as an example of contemporary art. Most of the museum area is located underground.

It is considered to have the most valuable collection of Western modern art outside Europe and the United States, a collection largely assembled by founding curators David Galloway and Donna Stein under the patronage of Farah Pahlavi. It is said that there is approximately £2.5 billion worth of modern art held at the museum.The museum hosts a revolving program me of exhibitions and occasionally organizes exhibitions by local artists.

ceramic-glass-museum

 

Ceramic & Glass Museum

Glassware & Ceramic Museum of Iran has a building ordered by Ahmad Qavam about 90 years ago for his personal lodging where he lived until 1953. Later on the building was used for seven years as Egyptians Embassy, until the Commercial Bank purchased the building. Then it was sold to Farah Pahlavi’s bureau in 1976 and turned to museum which was opened in 1980.
The collection of glass and clay works that are on display at the museum is among the rare collections in Iran. It comprises clay pots dating back from the 4th millennium B.C. up to the present time as well as glass works from 1st millennium B.C. up to the contemporary era. European glass works belonging to the 18th and 19th centuries are also parts of the collection. 

 Included Services

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Transport with non-smoking air conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fee (based on itinerary)
  • Refreshments ( tea, cafe, Nescafe, mineral water or ...)
  • Children under 4 years ol are free of charge

Cancellation rules

  • Up to one week before the day of the tour no cancellation fee
  • 7 to 3 days before the day of the tour 10 % cancellation fee
  • 3 to 1 day(s) before the day of the tour 30 % cancellation fee
  • 24 hours or no attendance in the tour 50 % cancellation fee
tour-duration 9 AM - 5 PM

Number of passengers

Price per person in USD ($)

Price per person in Euro (€)

1 person

2 – 3  persons

4 – 8  persons

9 – 12 persons

  

 book-now 

 

Tehran City Tour / BCT 4

A day in Tehran to visit the most important museums of Iran. An opportunity to get to know as much as possible about Iranian history, treasury, art, culture and the people. 
 Places to Visit: 

Azadi Tower, Iran National Museum, Treasury of National Jewels, Gateway of National Garden, Golestan Palace Complex

azadi-tower-tehran-iran

 

Azadi Tower

The Azadi Tower (Freedom Tower) located in the west Tehran entrance was known as the Shahyad Aryamehr (King Memorial Tower) in the past was built in 1971 in commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian Empire, this "Gateway into Iran" was named the Shahyad Tower (Kings' Memorial), but was dubbed Azadi (Freedom) after the Iranian Revolution of 1979. It is 50 meters tall and completely clad in cut marble.

iran-national-musuem

 

Iran National Museum 

The National Museum of Iran is the combination of two museums, the Archaeological Museum of Iran (the old Muze-ye Iran-e Bastan) which is a break, Sasanian revival building designed by André Godard, inaugurated in 1937, and the modernistic white travertine National Arts Museum (Muze-i Honar-i Millī), inaugurated in 1972. The almost 70 years old National museum of Iran contains 300.000 museum objects in an area more than 20,000 square meters. It is not only the largest museum of history an archaeology in Iran, but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums of the world regarding the grand volume, diversity and quality of its huge monuments.

treasury-of-national-jewels

 

Treasury of National Jewels

The incomparable "Treasury of the National Jewels", which is open to public, is a collection of precious stone-encrusted throne, jewels from all over the world, a gem-studded 1869 globe, the world’s largest pink diamond and other mind-boggling pieces make up the unusual collection at this historic museum, collected over centuries.
Every piece of this collection is a reflection of the tumultuous history of this great nation, and artistry of the residents of this land. Each piece recalls memories of bitter-sweet victories and defeats, of the pride and arrogance of rulers who were powerful or weak. 

gate-of-national-garden

 

Gateway of National Garden

Bagh-e Melli (The National Garden) located in central Tehran is a government compound where the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, The National Museum of Iran, Malek National Museum, and the National Museum of Post are located. In the early 1906, it was Jafar-khan Kashani who erected the gates at the entrance to the former vicinity known as Maidan-e-Mashk during the Qajar dynasty. 

golestan-palace-complex

 

Golestan Palace Complex

Golestan Palace, the oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, is the former royal Qajar complex in Iran. The Golestan Palace or the Rose Garden Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s Historic citadel.

Included Services

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Transport with non-smoking air conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fee (based on itinerary)
  • Refreshments ( tea, cafe, Nescafe, mineral water or ...)
  • Children under 4 years old are free of charge

Cancellation rules

  • Up to one week before the day of the tour no cancellation fee
  • 7 to 3 days before the day of the tour 10 % cancellation fee
  • 3 to 1 day(s) before the day of the tour 30 % cancellation fee
  • 24 hours or no attendance in the tour 50 % cancellation fee
tour-duration 9 AM - 5 PM

Number of passengers

Price per person in USD ($)

Price per person in Euro (€)

1 person

2 – 3  persons

4 – 8  persons

9 – 12 persons

  

 book-now 

 

Tehran City Tours

A city tour is more than just a great way to travel around the huge capital of Iran. We invite you to experience the magical sights and sounds of Tehran in comfort of our city tours. 

Jewellery Museum Tehran Iran

 

City Tour Code: BCT 1

Main Attractions:

         Tehran Grand Bazaar, Golestan Complex, Iran National Museum, Treasury of National Jewels, Iran National Carpet Museum, Gate of National Garden  

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Milad Tower Tehran Iran

 

City Tour Code:BCT 2

Main Attractions:

          Milad Tower, Sa'ad abad Palace Complex, Niavaran Complex Palace, Darband Valley and Jamshidiyeh Park

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Golestan Palace Tehran iran

 

City Tour Code: BCT 3

Main Attractions:

            Iran National Museum, Tresury of National Jewels, Reza Abbasi Museum, Museum of the Contemperary Art, Ceramic & Glass Museum

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Iran National Museum Tehran Iran

 

City Tour Code: BCT 4

Main Attractions:

         Azadi Tower, Iran National Museum, Tresury of National Jewels, Gateway of National Garden, Golestan Palace Complex

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"World Travel Iran" staff as one of the member of Behinburg Tour & travel Company Group aims to open an unveiled and real image of Iran to all interested travelers to Iran. In your trip to Iran we always promised from the very beginning of the time to offer a superior level of service.

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