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Free Tours in Tehran
We offer 3 options of free tour in Tehran to see the different parts of the city and cover most of the Persian capital, chose one or join us in all.
Since the capital of Iran offers a very high number of places of great interest, we have several options of the free tours in Tehran to see different parts of the city.
Tehran, the capital of the Persian nation, with its almost 9 million inhabitants, is the beating heart of the Islamic Republic of Iran and one of the most symbolic places in the Islamic world. Its status as a capital is, although obtained since 1785, its existence in the history books dates back to the 13th century.
It has always been a center of struggles between many powerful nations in the past and the last century, this fact has marked everything that Tehran is concerned with, population, history, monuments, palaces and every detail that can be seen in every corner. Just to give examples we will find the Golestan Palace, the Malek Museum, the National Museum, etc.
About our free tours in Tehran.
We recommend 3 free tour options in Tehran based on the opinions of most of our visitors in the past.
It should be noted that you can do the same tours in private with more time and places to visit, ask us about these private tour options and how to book.
In none of the 3 options do we access the paid sites since they are free tours.
Itineraries of the free tours in Tehran:
Route 1: Free Tour of the Grand Bazaar
In this option, we visit the most historic and emblematic part of the city, we will walk what was in the past the district that used to be the home of some dynasties during the last 500 years.
- Imam Khomeini Square
- Bab Homayoon Street
- Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
- Melli Bank (Iran’s first national retail and commercial bank)
- Sabz-e Meydan
- Muslim restaurant
- Grand bazaar
- Haj Ali Darvish Tea House (the smallest tea house in the world, opened more than 100 years ago)
- Imam mosque
- Naserkhosro Street
- Iran’s first shopping center
- Darolfonoon School (Iran’s first school built by order of Amirkabir)
- Return to Imam Khomeini Square
Route 2: Free National Garden Tour
In this free tour, we will see an area marked with a lot of tolerance between religions and cultures, being an area of great historical value in the entire city of Tehran.
- National garden
- Mashq Square
- 30th Tir St
- National Museum of Iran
- Protestant church
- Evangelical Church of San Pedro
- Golkar art gallery
- Haim Synagogue
- Museum of glassware and ceramics
- Gol Rezaeieh Coffee
- Hazrat Ebrahim Mosque
- Tehran Zoroastrian Association
- Reza Loghme
- St Marry Church
- Davood Pizza (the first pizzeria in Iran)
- Lolagar Dead End (all buildings in this cul-de-sac are symmetrical)
- Naderi Coffee
- Plasco old building
- Sa’di Metro Station
Route 3: Free tour of the Oudlajan neighborhood
On this free tour of Tehran, we will pass through one of the oldest districts in Tehran, Oudlajan, where you will see many historical places and different religions temples.
- Imam Khomeini Square (in front of the telecommunications infrastructure company)
- Naser Khosro Street
- Marvi Alley
- Oudlajan Bazaar
- Timche Akbarian
- Ezra Yaghoub Synagogue
- Imamzadeh Yahya
- 900 year old tree
- Navab bathhouse
- Modares Museum
- Amir Kabir street intersection (you can go back to Imam Khomeini subway station or go to Baharestan subway station)
- We recommend combining Free Tours in Tehran with our main proposals to enjoy your trip to Iran.
- Please bring some water to avoid heat dehydration.
- A sun hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes.
- Always have your passport or ID card with you.
For any questions you have, contact us via the channel that you prefer and we will respond as soon as possible.
Para cualquier duda que tengas, contáctenos vía el canal que más le conviene y le responderemos lo antes posible.
Check out our other tours in Iran that we recommend you to combine during your trip:
All 3 options start outside Imam Khomeini metro station.
Our guides carry WHITE umbrellas.