Browsing Tag

Iran

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.…

Iran to see 8mn tourists in 2019/20 year

Some 8mn visitors have travelled to Iran since the start of the current Iranian year (March 21- Nov. 21) which is the same amount of last year, according to the Deputy Tourism Minister Vali Teymouri, Mehr News reported. He made…

International Dolls Museum in Tehran

The Iranian capital is known to have many museums that represent the variety and the rich history of Iranian civilization. But besides some of the world-renown museums, there are others like the International Dolls Museum which are quite…

How Iran Is Celebrating Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is one of the biggest holidays for Muslims around the world. The holiday is celebrated by over 1.6bn Muslims across the world. Living in Tehran explores how Iranians celebrate the holiday. What is Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha or…

Bank Holiday in Iran: Eid e-Ghorban

According to the Iranian calendar, the next public holiday Eid e-Ghorban (feast of the sacrifice) will be on Monday, August 12. Eid e-Ghorban (Eid al-Adha in Arabic speaking countries), falls on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the final…