Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Tehran. WTR's Tehran map shows you the location of the Museum of the Islamic Era and Golestan Palace.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Alborz and what to order at Gilane. Then you're off to Isfahan.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Tehran
Getting around Tehran
Public transportation in Tehran
WTR's Tony Transit says the best site for public transportation in Tehran is (http://en.tehran.ir/
People Watching in Tehran
Our Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" is Darband in the suburbs about 20 minutes from the center of Tehran.
Dining in Tehran
WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dinner is at Divan – L & D: Daily, Sam Centre, Fereshtch St, Fayayi Blvd, 2265 3853
It has an interesting décor, stunning views of the Alborz Mountain, great service and great food. Mojitos are a specialty as is the lavash roll. Many call this the best dining in Tehran.
Wine in Tehran
Our Winnie Winesnob says wine was produced in Iran as early as the 9th century. Before the Islamic Revolution in 1979 there were 300 wineries. Today no wine is officially produced, however, rumor has it there are thousands of illegal vintners in the villages.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Tehran
It’s forbidden, but WTR's Shauna Showtime says the two best places to check out are Darband and Super Jordan.
Shopping areas in Tehran
Our Shari Shopper says the best shopping is at The Tehran Bazaar and the Jomeh Bazaar.
Business Information in Tehran
Here is help in regard to your business in Tehran : (http://www.bicc.org.uk/in-iran.html)
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Tehran
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Tehran
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
Now to April 30, 2018 see Vim Delawi
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