The international airport
The road to the city
The city
Azadi square (50,000 sqm) marks the entrance to the city
Azadi tower was built to mark the anniversary of the 2500 years of the Persian Empire
A major road
The hilly parts
Down town Tehran
Old parts of the city
The old city gate
Residential condos
A gloomy day
The Outskirts, Weekend retreat for some
Milad tower is the world’s forth highest telecommunication tower
Milad tower
Tehran Tower
Statue of Biruni(Persian astronomer)in The Park of Statues
The Park of Dialogue
Simon Bolivar and Mother Mary in The Park of Dialogue
A park in the north of the city
The Grand Bazaar of Tehran is the world's largest bazaar
This is the largest Mosque in Tehran. It has eight distinctive minarets featuring original Persian architecture
The mosque was built in 1663
More mosques
Churches
This synagogue has a Torah that is 800 years old
Zoroastrian(The original Persian faith) fire temple
The Underground
The old and the new Iranian Parliament
Tehran conference hall
The national library
The National (or Archaeological) Museum of Iran
The Museum of Contemporary Art holds the largest  collection of western art outside Europe and US, worth $3 billion
The Jewellery Museum The world’s most precious jewellery collection, holding the biggest pink diamond in the world . It is...
The National Museum of Art
More Museums <ul><li>The glass and ceramic museum </li></ul><ul><li>Qajar paintings(1792-1925 </li></ul>
Golestan palace was built in the 16th century  and renovated in the 18th century, not to be missed!
The main Palace hall
The Throne room
The Hall of Mirrors
The Palace Museum
Cultural Centres <ul><li>Avicenna cultural centre, named after a </li></ul><ul><li>Persian physician and  philosopher  </l...
Tehran Symphony Orchestra
Cinema complex
Mall and shopping centres
Time to eat? A traditional restaurant One with pre Islamic architecture  The world’s largest revolving restaurant
Azadi sports complex with the capacity of 100,000
Mount Damavand skiers call it ‘’ the bride’’
The Tochal &quot;Tele-cabin&quot; which starts from Tehran and ends in the Tochal Ski Resort at 3900m. It is one of the lo...
You can ski until the first day of summer
Rules seem to be more relaxed in the ski resorts
Some like to dive and some like to hike <ul><li>A popular dam outside the city  </li></ul><ul><li>The Memorial shelter of ...
The disobliging youth
Women making the headlines <ul><li>Nobel Peace Prize winner  </li></ul><ul><li>Iran’s car rally champion </li></ul>
Women doing a man’s job! <ul><li>Bus Driver </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Fighters  </li></ul>
Women’s rights campaigners <ul><li>Women’s rights = Human right </li></ul><ul><li>Campaigners </li></ul>
The 2009 presidential campaign
High School Kids
Women in different sports
Popular Movie Stars
A Fashion Show (underground) Sorry! By invitation only!
This is how the young party at night. Don’t ask why the faces are blacked out!
Iran my soul, my heart, my roots The paper says: It was always for us, It will always be for us Thanks for watching
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  1. 1. The international airport
  2. 2. The road to the city
  3. 3. The city
  4. 4. Azadi square (50,000 sqm) marks the entrance to the city
  5. 5. Azadi tower was built to mark the anniversary of the 2500 years of the Persian Empire
  6. 6. A major road
  7. 7. The hilly parts
  8. 8. Down town Tehran
  9. 9. Old parts of the city
  10. 10. The old city gate
  11. 11. Residential condos
  12. 12. A gloomy day
  13. 13. The Outskirts, Weekend retreat for some
  14. 14. Milad tower is the world’s forth highest telecommunication tower
  15. 15. Milad tower
  16. 16. Tehran Tower
  17. 17. Statue of Biruni(Persian astronomer)in The Park of Statues
  18. 18. The Park of Dialogue
  19. 19. Simon Bolivar and Mother Mary in The Park of Dialogue
  20. 20. A park in the north of the city
  21. 21. The Grand Bazaar of Tehran is the world's largest bazaar
  22. 22. This is the largest Mosque in Tehran. It has eight distinctive minarets featuring original Persian architecture
  23. 23. The mosque was built in 1663
  24. 24. More mosques
  25. 25. Churches
  26. 26. This synagogue has a Torah that is 800 years old
  27. 27. Zoroastrian(The original Persian faith) fire temple
  28. 28. The Underground
  29. 29. The old and the new Iranian Parliament
  30. 30. Tehran conference hall
  31. 31. The national library
  32. 32. The National (or Archaeological) Museum of Iran
  33. 33. The Museum of Contemporary Art holds the largest collection of western art outside Europe and US, worth $3 billion
  34. 34. The Jewellery Museum The world’s most precious jewellery collection, holding the biggest pink diamond in the world . It is a must see!
  35. 35. The National Museum of Art
  36. 36. More Museums <ul><li>The glass and ceramic museum </li></ul><ul><li>Qajar paintings(1792-1925 </li></ul>
  37. 37. Golestan palace was built in the 16th century and renovated in the 18th century, not to be missed!
  38. 38. The main Palace hall
  39. 39. The Throne room
  40. 40. The Hall of Mirrors
  41. 41. The Palace Museum
  42. 42. Cultural Centres <ul><li>Avicenna cultural centre, named after a </li></ul><ul><li>Persian physician and philosopher </li></ul><ul><li>Mowlana cultural centre, named after a </li></ul><ul><li>Persian poet and philosopher </li></ul>
  43. 43. Tehran Symphony Orchestra
  44. 44. Cinema complex
  45. 45. Mall and shopping centres
  46. 46. Time to eat? A traditional restaurant One with pre Islamic architecture The world’s largest revolving restaurant
  47. 47. Azadi sports complex with the capacity of 100,000
  48. 48. Mount Damavand skiers call it ‘’ the bride’’
  49. 49. The Tochal &quot;Tele-cabin&quot; which starts from Tehran and ends in the Tochal Ski Resort at 3900m. It is one of the longest and most scenic in the world
  50. 50. You can ski until the first day of summer
  51. 51. Rules seem to be more relaxed in the ski resorts
  52. 52. Some like to dive and some like to hike <ul><li>A popular dam outside the city </li></ul><ul><li>The Memorial shelter of Kolak Chal at 3300m. Every break of the shelter wall represents a school in Iran </li></ul>
  53. 53. The disobliging youth
  54. 54. Women making the headlines <ul><li>Nobel Peace Prize winner </li></ul><ul><li>Iran’s car rally champion </li></ul>
  55. 55. Women doing a man’s job! <ul><li>Bus Driver </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Fighters </li></ul>
  56. 56. Women’s rights campaigners <ul><li>Women’s rights = Human right </li></ul><ul><li>Campaigners </li></ul>
  57. 57. The 2009 presidential campaign
  58. 58. High School Kids
  59. 59. Women in different sports
  60. 60. Popular Movie Stars
  61. 61. A Fashion Show (underground) Sorry! By invitation only!
  62. 62. This is how the young party at night. Don’t ask why the faces are blacked out!
  63. 63. Iran my soul, my heart, my roots The paper says: It was always for us, It will always be for us Thanks for watching

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