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Introducing Tehran


Tehran is also the center of industry, economy, politics, culture and railways. Tehran is a popular tourist destination with its cultural richness, and the city also houses Iran’s Parliament. Tehran is an interesting city with its 2500-year-old carpet industry, Museum of Contemporary Art, Freedom Tower and Golestan Palace.

Tehran is known for:


History and Art Entertainment and Shopping Skiing Mountain Climbing Urban

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Sari (280 km)
Simnan (226 km)
Arak (278 km)
CURRENCY
Iranian rial (IRR)

COUNTRY CODE
+98

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +3:30

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.25

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€17.75

Average Temperature

Tehran airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Imam Khomeini International Airport is 60 km from the city center and cannot be reached by public transport.

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TAXI:

The only way to get to the city center from Imam Khomeini International Airport is to use the taxi service operated by the company, Seiro Safar, and which leaves from the International Arrivals area. You can get from the airport to anywhere in Tehran for 650 thousand Iranian rial (about 20 US dollars). If you are prepared to bargain, the taxi ride from the city center back to the airport will cost you from 600-900 thousand Iranian rial. Please note that Tehran has extremely heavy traffic from 07:00-20:00 so you should leave 1-1½ hours to make the 60 km journey to the airport from the city center.

Average taxi price: 650 thousand Iranian rial

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