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Ramadan in Iran: What is Eid (2020)

Eid e-Fitr and the day following are the two main days following the Islamic celebrations of Ramadan in one month's time. This year, Eid e-Fitr in Iran differs slightly from the usual fare due to the ongoing effects of coronavirus…

Tehran Metro: What you need to know UPDATE

Tehran Metro is a fundamental part of the city’s comprehensive public transport scheme, stretching north-to-south and east-to-west. Remember, there are now rules in place that travellers on the metro system must wear facemasks as part of…

Ramadan in Iran 2020 – your updated guide

Want to know more about Ramadan in Iran 2020 - read on here. The holy month of Ramadan has a special place in Iranian and Persian culture. Muslims believe God (which Iranians call Allah or Khoda) began revealing the Holy Quran to Prophet…

Tehran lights up for Sha’ban. 

One of the most important religious occasions among Shia Muslims is the 15th of the sixth Islamic month of Shaban which is the birthday of twelfth Imam of Shia Muslims, Imam Mahdi. The occasion of Mid-Shaban is marked by devotion and…

Tehran Attractions: Ghalamestan Park

The Iranian capital is among the major cities in the world. With a population of about 9 million and non-stop construction, finding a green area for a walk or just spending hours to relax in Tehran is quite a challenge sometimes.…

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