Tehran is the cultural, economic and political center of Iran and the 32nd capital after it was moved from the city of Shiraz. Moreover, it’s the most populous city in Iran and western Asia, the total population reached around 8.7 million.
The climate of Tehran can be described as a mild in spring and autumn, hot and dry in summer, and cold and wet in winter. The city's rainfall rate is average, in the west and the north, the rain is a bit more abundant than in the east and the south.
Tehran is a well-known tourist destination in Iran as it has a wealth of artistic and cultural attractions. There are several historic, artistic and scientific museums in Tehran, including the National Museum, the Malek Museum, Cinema Museum and more.Let’s book a flight! Use the widget above and discover the tickets on offer.
Find out more about Tehran culture and traditions, visit Tehran Grand Bazaar, an old historical market in Iran. It is split into several corridors over 10 kilometres each specializing in different types of goods with several entrances. In addition to the shops, the Grand Bazaar contains mosques, guest houses, and banks. It has access to the rapid transit system of Tehran Metro through the stations of Khayyam and Khordad 15th.
Visit the Azadi Tower, one of the most iconic landmarks in Iran which located at the entrance to the Iranian capital Tehran. The height of this tower is 50 meters and is fully covered with marble.
Also don’t forget to visit Milad Tower, the tallest tower in Iran with a height of 435 square meters. The tower was opened in 2008 to be used for many functions, including enhancing the Internet service. The tower contains restaurants and a five-star hotel as well.
Head to the Mehrabad International Airport, the second most important airport in Tehran. It was the main airport of the city before the establishment of Imam Khomeini International Airport. Although only domestic flights are served by this airport, in 2016 Mehrabad Airport handled 16,678,351 passengers and was the busiest airport in Iran in terms of passengers.
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