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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

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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.

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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. 

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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.  

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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.

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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

  

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Behinburg Mission

"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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