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The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran also known as Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
After long debates over the naming of an important part of Tehran after Iran’s most famous prime minister, the City Council finally changed Tehran’s Naft (oil) street to Mohammad Mosaddeq, the man who nationalized Iran’s oil industry.
Tehran’s Museum of Glass Painting, the only one of its kind in Iran and the second one in the world, is a unique museum showcasing reverse paintings on glass.
Baharestan is one of the oldest squares of Tehran, built by Mohammad Shah Qajar about 231 years ago when the city became the capital of Iran.
The Sepahsalar Mosque, also called Ayatollah Motahari Mosque, is one of the oldest and biggest mosques in Tehran and one of the most prestigious Islamic monuments in Iran.
The iconic Milad Tower in Tehran went dark for an hour on Saturday night, as the Earth Hour campaign kicked off across the globe to raise public awareness about climate change and energy consumption.
The third edition of “Baharestan” (Land of Spring) street art event is currently underway in the Iranian capital with the aim of promoting happiness and enthusiasm among the citizens ahead of the New Persian Year.
The Negarestan Garden-Museum, a Qajar era monument in Tehran’s Baharestan Square, is host to a museum displaying works of renowned Iranian painter Mohammad Ghaffari and his students.
Several dead trees of Tehran’s Valiasr Street, one of the longest streets in the Middle East, have been carved by wood artists and turned into beautiful pieces of art ahead of the Persian New Year or Nowruz.