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Chitgar Lake closed for works

Areas around Chitgar Lake in the west of Tehran (Persian Gulf Martyrs Lake) are closed until further notice for renovations and tree pruning, the city's municipality announced this week. Persian Gulf Lake, also known as Chitgar Lake, is…

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…

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