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Tehran Province

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Tehran has been a melting pot for many years. Persians, Azaris, Mazenis, Kurds, Gilakis and other ethnicities from all over the country make up the population of Tehran. In the past, Tehran inhabitants had their own dialect, known as Tehrani dialect, which has fallen into disuse over time. Tehrani dialect is one of the dialects of Persian language with a different grammar.

Geography

With an area of about 18814 square kilometers, Tehran shares border with Mazandaran in the north, Qom in the south, Markazi in the southwest, Alborz in the west and Semnan in the east. This province consists of the cities of Tehran, Shahriyar, Islamshahr, Rey, Pakdasht, Damavand, Shemiran, Varamin and Firoozkooh.

Handicraft

Among the handicrafts of Tehran, we can mention patent leather weaving and Jajim weaving. Patent leather weaving is an art that is a combination of carpet and kilim weaving. Embroidery is also an art in which beading is done on fabric. Jajim weaving is one of the arts that nomads practiced in Firoozkooh; they made high quality jajims from sheep wool. The art of printing on fabric is called batik printing in which natural patterns and colors such as turmeric and pomegranate are used on the fabric.

Customs 

Celebrations are important parts of the customs and culture of people. In the past, Tehran inhabitants used to celebrate and have fun on different days. Chaharshanbe Suri (the last Wednesday of the year), sizda Be-Dar (the 13th day of Farvardin, the first month of the year), and Panjak are among the celebrations that were performed in this province. Naqqali, a dramatic story telling was also popular; a person with a pleasant voice, a special cane and a stool entertained people in old coffee houses by reciting mythical stories. One of Naqqali features is the detailed descriptions of the incident and the events of the story.

Tourist Attractions

Golestan Palace, Saad Abad Palace, Niavaran Palace, Masoudieh Mansion, Moghaddam House, Abgine Museum, Iran National Museum, Cheshme Ali in Shahr-e Rey, Ferdows Garden Mansion, Imam Zadeh Saleh Shrine, Naghareh Khaneh tower in Shahr-e Rey, Tange Vashi (Strait), Tabiat Bridge, Historical Region, Numerous Historical Houses, Milad Tower,luxurious shopping centers, etc. are among the tourist attractions of this province. In addition to its natural and historical attractions, Tehran has been able to attract the attention of many tourists with its food. Among the most important foods of Tehran province, we can mention Eshkeneh Spinach, Dampokhtak, and Ash Shole Ghalamkar .

 

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Sa'ad abad Complex

Sa'ad Abad Complex is located on the southern slopes of the foothills of Tochal and the green valley of Darband in the northernmost point of Tehran. The area of this complex includes one million and one hundred thousand square meters.

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Golestan Palace

Golestan palace, which is one of the most special historical sites in Iran, dates back to 442 years ago. This palace not only demonstrates a very important part of art history of this country, but also has become an irreplaceable complex and a living document of the most important part of Iran's history.

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Cheshme Ali in Shahr-e Rey

Cheshme Ali in Shahr-e Rey

Cheshme Ali in Shahr-e Rey and its historical hills are one of the attractions of Tehran province that is called Cheshmali in the local dialect. This spring that has one of the best water in Iran emerges from a large rock and flows south and then southeast.

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