Breathing fresh air had turned to a distant dream for the people of Tehran during the past polluted days, but the capital city’s air became clean once again thanks to the recent rain and snowfall.
A top tourism official in Tehran formally apologized to Iranian and foreign tourists for the ongoing air pollution in the capital city.
From its iconic Azadi (freedom) tower, which has ridden out a revolution, an eight-year war and innumerable protest rallies, to the elegant museum of contemporary art or the city theatre, Tehran has long been home to a brand of wacky, yet distinctively Iranian, contemporary buildings.
Tugrul Tower, which was built in the 12th century CE, is located in the city of Rey, south of the Iranian capital.
The 16th edition of Tehran International Mobarak Puppet Theatre Festival kicked off on Monday, August 22, in Tehran. The festival, which will be open to visitors until August 28, features a total of 27 Iranian...