About Tehran


Let's have a look around into background of Tehran
  • Province: Tehran
  • Country: Iran
  • Latitude: 35.6961111111
  • Longitude: -51.4230555556
  • Time zone: Asia/Tehran
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +4:30 hours hours

Weather in Tehran

  • Climate: Mediterran Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May

Location

Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.8 million in the city.

Distance from Tehran center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Mehrabad International Airport (THR / OIII).

  • Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km
  • Driving Time: 15 Minutes
  • Languages: Persian followed by Azerbaijani and other Turkish Languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Mehrabad International Airport
  • Rail: Islamic Republic of Iran Railways.
  • Road: Bus: Trolley busses and Bus Rapid Transit.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Eslamshahr,
  • Qods,
  • Qarchak

Emergency Contact Numbers in Tehran city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 125/110/115
  • Railroad: +98 (0) 21 55124612
  • Airport: +98 (0) 21 6693 0934 (Mehrabad International Airport)
  • Hospital: +98 21 (0)218 4090 (Milad Hospital)

Events

  • Day of Ashoura
  • Leilat al Mi’raj
  • Tehran International Puppet Theater Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Golestan Palace
  • Sa'dabad Complex
  • Niavaran Complex

Theatre & Concerts

  • City Theater of Tehran
  • Cinema Farhang
  • Azadi Cinema Complex

Visit Top Restaurants in Tehran

  • SPU Restaurant
  • Divan
  • Yas Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Tehran

  • Palladium Shopping Center
  • Iran Mall
  • Sam Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Carpet Museum of Iran
  • Reza Abbasi Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Cakes – Malek Cafe
  • Lasagna – Ansoo Cafe
  • Sandwich – Josef Sandwich

Sports Club

  • Persepolis F.C. – Football
  • Paykan Tehran VC – Volleyball
  • Mahram Tehran BC – Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: ? 42,907.87
  • Taxi: ? 10,000.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): ? 39,181,596.13
  • Cheap meal: ? 199,245.00
  • Gasoline: ? 9,988.12/ litre
  • 3 course meal: ? 664,150.00
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