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Abgineh Museum; An Exhibition of Medieval Glass Works

The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran also known as Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Street in Tehran Finally Named after Eminent PM Mosaddeq

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.

San’ati Museum in Tehran Home to 6,000 Art Pieces

Ali-Akbar San’ati Museum, a gallery of the Iranian maestro’s artworks, is located in a historic building in central Tehran belonging to the Qajar era.

Tehran’s Beauties in Photos: Museum of Glass Paintings

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 Neighbourhood, Witness to Major Events in Tehran History

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.

Sepahsalar Mosque; A Mixture of Persian, Ottoman Architecture

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.

Lights Out at Milad Tower to Commemorate Earth Hour (+Video)

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.

Tehran Preparing for Nowruz with Colourful Street Arts

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.

Kamal-ol-Molk School; Museum of Qajar Art in Downtown Tehran

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.

Tehran’s Dead Trees Turned into Magnificent Artworks

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.

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