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Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran province is the largest and densely populated city in the country. Hugging the lower slopes of the snow-capped Alborz Mountain it is the country’s most secular and liberal city. A visit to this magnificent city will transport you to on a journey through more than 250 years of Iranian history and fascinates you with its rich cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques, churches, synagogues and Zoroastrian fire temples which all contribute to make it an iconic secular city. On a visit, you will find modern architecture rub shoulders with some of its great historical sites amazed you with their beautiful amalgamation. So make a plan and book flights to Tehran the beating heart of the country the future of Iran.
The buzzing capital Tehran has its own compelling charm. The crazy and noisy city surprises it every visitor on every turn. Start your sightseeing tour with a visit to Grand Bazaar which is a vital economic center which is over 10 kilometers of labyrinthine alleyways filled with covered shops where you will find everything from jewellery to carpets to pots etc is one the Tehran’s oldest areas. Visit the Golestan Palace which is one of the oldest attractions of the city is a Royal complex dates back to the Qajar Era that embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian architecture with Western influences. Don’t miss a visit to the Carpet Museum which has a collection of more than a hundred pieces of fine Persian carpets from all over the country dating from 17th century to the present day. Visit the Milad Tower also Borhe-e-Milad is an architectural delight with a height of 435 meters is the sixth tallest tower in the world. If you need some escape then do visit the Park-e-Laleh which is a well designed green space in the city and is among the major tourist attraction of the city.
Undoubtedly the best time to visit Tehran is during the spring and autumn from March until May and then from late September to early November. One should avoid the Middle Eastern summers and icy winters as the roads are blocked with snow and you are not able to visit its major attractions. Moreover, during the months of spring and autumn, you can even enjoy some of the major festivals like Nowruz, Ramadan etc.
There are various airlines that offer cheap flights from London, United Kingdom to Tehran the prominent among them are Turkish Airlines, SWISS, Qatar Airways, Pegasus, Iran Air, and British Airways, Lufthansa, UIA, Aeroflot, Emirates, Kuwait, Austrian Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Atlasglobal Airlines and Oman Air etc. There are three direct flights from London to Tehran. Iran Air provides non-stop flights between London, United Kingdom to Tehran. When flying from London, United Kingdom to Tehran the most popular connecting city is Frankfurt.
If Tehran is your next holiday destination then you have an excellent choice. You need to dress properly in this Islamic Republic. Cash is the king over here as international cards are not accepted so bring the cash with you. You can take VIP buses to travel from one city to another and don’t forget to bargain when you travel with taxis. If you want to experience the traditions and rich heritage of the city then do stay in a traditional hotel or guestroom.
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