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Tehran Finally Breathes Clean Air after Days of Severe Air Pollution

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.

Iranian Official Apologizes to Tourists for Air Pollution

A top tourism official in Tehran formally apologized to Iranian and foreign tourists for the ongoing air pollution in the capital city.

Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture

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.

Historic Kalantari Bazaar in Tehran

Most of the businessmen in Kalantari Bazaar, an ancient trading district in Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital city of Tehran, are selling domestic products.      

Tughrul Tower, 12th Century Monument in Southern Tehran

Tugrul Tower, which was built in the 12th century CE, is located in the city of Rey, south of the Iranian capital.
Theatre Festival

16th “Mobarak” Int’l Puppet Theatre Festival Opens in Tehran

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...

Kite Festival in Tehran’s Milad Tower

Flying Kites Festival was held in front of the iconic Milad Tower in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday afternoon. Here are IRIB News Agency’s photos of the festival:  
Architecture- Tehran

Urban Architecture of Tehran

As the capital city, Tehran was introduced with symbols of modernism sooner than other Iranian cities. Modern architecture was one of these symbols. The evolution of Tehran’s architecture from traditional to modern styles started under...
Niavaran Complex

Historical Complex of Niavaran in Tehran

The Niavaran Complex is a historical complex situated in Shemiran, north of the Iranian capital Tehran. It consists of several buildings and monuments built in the Qajar and Pahlavi eras.    

Extreme Heat in Iranian Capital

People in Tehran and many other cities of Iran are suffering from a wave of excessive heat these days. Young Journalists Club (YJC) has released photos of people in streets of Tehran, struggling with...

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