In the 20th Century Tehran Free Walking Tour, we briefly speak about the history of Iran (Persia) from 3000 BC to the present time. Then we’ll discover some spectacular attractions of Tehran from a new point of view. On our way, we continue the tour of the modernization of Tehran. We’ll walk on streets that were built in the last 19th century and the first of the 20th. Setting out to some unique places of Tehran and being familiar with the process of modernization of Tehran, the conversation about the latest kingdoms of Iran, and the 1921 coup in Tehran.
We walk across the street called 30 Tir Street, which is the crossroad of religions, food, and culture. This street is well known as a Religious tolerance street. You will be surprised by the trace of various religions in one street, which reflects the spirit peacekeeper of the Iranian people.
Moreover, there are different museums located on this street, where each building has its unique story. The smell of food arising from street food booths could make your mouth watery while we are in the middle of the tour.
In the end, we will visit two religious places. One of them is the only opened fire temple of Tehran with one of the holiest fires in the world, and another is one of the most important Armenian churches.
Time: Sat & Sun at 01:00 pm (Please book your morning tour by 23:00, on the previous evening, at the latest)
Duration: about 2.5 hours
Meeting Point: In front of the Golestan Palace Entrance (Google Map), find your smiling guide with the Persian Walk sign.
**** The tour is tip-based, So you will decide how much the information and stories are worth. If you enjoyed the tour, the suggested amount is around €10 per person (or equal to Rial), although it isn’t rare for tips to go up to €20.
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How to reach Golestan Palace:
1. Take the red metro line and get off at Panzdah Khordad metro station and follow the sign to Golestan Palace, then you reach to Panzdahe Khordad Square, turn left to Davar street and you reach to Golestan Palace (280 m and 3 min walking time) Image 1
2. Take the red metro line and get off at Imam Khomeini Metro station, take Bob Homayoon street down, then turn right to Soor-E-Esrafil St. Finally, turn left to Davar Street and you reach Golestan Palace. (880 m and 11 min walking time) Image 2
For information about Tehran Metro please read this article.
For information about things to do in Tehran please read this article.
Dress code: we will walk through downtown and old quarters, which are the conservative and traditional environments. We would like to ask you with a respect to their lifestyle, women would choose a dress with a knee-height outfit and do not forget your comfortable shoes.
Fees for 20th Century Tehran Free Walking Tour: based on tips.
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