A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
The managing director of the Tehran Municipality Cultural Spaces Development Company, Alireza Jafari, has said a 10,000-square-metre green roof has been built in the Tehran Book Garden.
He added the roof provides citizens with a very pleasant place to spend their spare time and read books.
Jafari said one of the remarkable features of the garden is its vast green space.
He noted that 10 movie theatres and amphitheatres have been constructed in the book garden, of which four have been completed and the rest are being equipped.
According to Jafari, The Tehran Book Garden also has six movie theatres of which three are 708-seater halls and the rest are VIP halls with a capacity of 84 people.
He said the garden will help improve the standards of book production and publication in Iran, encourage innovations, promote the use of modern technologies in the field of publication and provide international audience with easy access to Islamic, Iranian and foreign sources and those about Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.
The Tehran Book Garden is an option to permanently host the Tehran International Book Fair.
Covering a total area of 65,000-square-meter indoor exhibition space, the book garden is one of the largest of its kind which is scheduled to providee sufficient space and facilities to help promote book reading.