Tehran, the hustling and bustling capital city of Iran is home to some 13 million people and is ranked amongst the biggest metropolises in the world. Being the capital of this ancient country for more than 230 years, this beauty galore city has a lot to offer to the discerning eyes.
Apart from being the political and economic heart of Iran, Tehran is the driving thrust behind artistic and cultural movements in the country. The four-season city is also home to numerous museums, galleries and well-manicured gardens and parks, not to forget its warm and friendly people.
The city is the 32nd capital of Iran and thus may not enjoy the rich ancient history of previous capitals such as Shiraz and Isfahan. Yet, this city has been the scene of many contemporary events of not only the region but at times the world as well.