3000 Years of Civilization and The Precious Treasures of Iran
Full Day with Lunch
Included in the full day Tehran tour is an excursion to the Imam Khomeini Square, Bagh Melli, an excursion to the Imam Khomeini Square (museum of ancient Iran & museum of Islamic Era), Jewellery Museum, Golestan Palace and Tehran Grand Bazaar.
*Meet the guide at the lobby of your hotel every morning.
Special Note: Jewellery Museum is closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. It will be replaced with Reza Abbasi Museum on Thursday and Friday, Malek Museum on Wednesday. Tehran Grand Bazaar is closed on Fridays. Some shops will be open around the Bazaar area.
You shouldn't miss this Tehran tour. Following to arrival of the main square of Tehran – Imam Khomeini Square our tour will begin by visiting Bagh Melli and its area which is the heart of Tehran. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Police Department, Qazac Khaneh, University of Art, National Library are some of the buildings build at the "National Architectural Style" and constructed in early Pahlavi Era. Our next visit is to the most important museum of Iran: National Museum of Iran where you can learn more about Persian history. National Museum of Iran consists of two sections: Museum of Ancient Iran, and the Museum of the Islamic Era. The first part has the most important exhibits from ancient Persepolis, Chogha Zanbil, Susa and many other sites. The Museum of Islamic Era has wonderful exhibits from Abbasid, Seljuk, Ilkhanid, Safavid, Qajar periods displayed in chronological order. Your guide expert in Persian Art and History explains you the secrets of 3 thousand years old civilization that had influence on the western culture.
Take a closer look at Jewels of The most famous and important jewelry museum of the World! Iran Jewelry Museum is situated inside the Central Bank building, this museum houses hundreds of national treasures that was collected by numerous shahs of Iran. Daria-i-Noor is the largest diamond of the historical World. The Peacock Throne, The Samarian Spinel, Pahlavi Crown are jewels among hundreds of others that will be displayed at the museum. Our last visit is to Golestan Palace. This royal Qajar Palace complex is one of the oldest historic monuments in Tehran and UNESCO World Heritage Site that has beautiful garden, fountain pools, charming throne hall of Persian Shahs art collections and many other sections worth to visit. We visit the Reception Hall (Talar Salam), Royal Garden, Marble Throne (Eyvan Takhte-e-Marmar) and The Badgir.
Catering and accommodation can also be arranged:
1 meal included by Dalahoo: 1 lunch