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Iran as old as history itself inherits one of the most ancient civilizations of the planet. For many years, people from all over the world have traveled the historic trade route of Silk Road, marveling at the varied glory of the Persian Empire's great civilization. To visit Iran is a unique experience, the experience of lying in the cradle of a great culture and civilization. Boasting three millennia of recorded history, Iran enjoys a magnificent legacy of ruins and hallowed stonework. Persepolis and rare impressive edifices of Isfahan as well as the Air Traps of the central desert region are the hallmarks of the Iranian unique architecture. If you simply want to walk in the footsteps of some history's most outstanding figures, this antique land is blessed with some of the best.

Popular Attractions in Tehran

Golestan Palace
4.6/5
76 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Palace
Arq Suquare, Tehran 11369, Iran
National Museum of Iran
4.5/5
122 Reviews
Museum
Founded in 1916, the National Museum of Iran is the larger archaeological and historical museum in Iran. At present, the museum consists of two single buildings, one is the ancient Iranian museum opened in 1938. The highlight of the museum is a replica of the famous Khan Murabi Code, the original collection is now in Paris. The other is the Islamic History Museum, which opened in 1996. The exhibits include 13 parts related to Islamic history, cultural relics, stamps, coins, and research results related to Iranian art history.
Sa'adabad Complex Museum
4.5/5
46 Reviews
Palace
Historical Architecture
Museum
The Saad Abad Museum Complex is located on the hills of northern Tehran. It has large areas of forests, gardens and lawns. The air is fresh and the environment is beautiful. There are bedrooms, a restaurant and a concierge in the hall. In addition, there are many gifts from officials of other countries shown in the museum. After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the palace was listed as a museum and opened in 1981, allowing visitors to visit. Though the palace was changed to a museum, it still maintains the decoration of the king's period, so that everyone could witness the luxury life of the king.
US Den of Espionage
4.2/5
38 Reviews
Historical Architecture
The former US Embassy in Tehran is Iran's unique and famous attraction, including a large courtyard and a two-story building. Since the severance of diplomatic relations between Iran and the United States, it has been transformed into a museum reflecting the hegemony of the United States, displaying the transmitters and communications equipment that were not able to be destroyed when American diplomats were evacuated. The movie "Escape from Tehran" makes this one of the must-see attractions for visitors to Tehran. The bold graffiti on the outer wall attracts tourists to take photos.

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Daily Buses from Yerevan to Tehran
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Iran is one of the countries with the most magnificent architecture in the Islamic world. Visiting religious architecture is one thing that must be done in Iran.
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