Top Historical Places in Tehran

Tehran is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Tehran one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Tehran is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Tehran or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Tehran. Explore the historical monuments of Tehran with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Tehran guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Tehran page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

Let's witness the history of Tehran with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. # 1 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 577 times in trip plans
    Golestan Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 12, Panzdah-e Khordad Square, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of the most magnificent palaces in the world, the Golestan Palace is a historic monument that graces the city of Tehran. It is the oldest and still the most attractive centres of Tehran’s to...Read more

  2. # 2 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 583 times in trip plans
    Valiasr Street

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Restaurant, Streets

    Address: Valiasr St, Tehran, Iran

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dividing the city into its eastern and western parts, the Valiasr is a tree lined street that looks picturesque when walked through. What makes it a centre of attraction is that it is the longest stre...Read more

  3. # 3 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 390 times in trip plans
    Sadabaad Palace

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Shahid Kamal Taheri Street, Shahid Fallahi Street Street,, Valiasr St, Iran

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Majestic and spectacular, the Sadabaad Palace in Tehran is a much-visited place for its grand structure. Built on an expansive area, this palace was once the royal summer home during the Pahlavi perio...Read more

  4. # 4 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 229 times in trip plans
    Niavaran Palace Complex

    Tags: Library, Museum, Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Niavaran Square, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Yet another opulent palace in Tehran, the Niavaran Palace looks rather astonishing and beautiful to look at. Spread over a huge area, this palace is a complex that houses many other historical structu...Read more

  5. # 5 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 363 times in trip plans
    Azadi Tower

    Tags: Historical Site, Tower, Architecture , Fountain

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 10, Liberty Avenue, bridge, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Looming large over the landscape of Tehran, the Azadi Tower was built to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the first Persian empire that marked Iran. This high structure is clearly influenced by I...Read more

  6. # 6 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 37 times in trip plans
    Holy Shrine Of Emam Khomeini

    Tags: Religious Site, Tomb

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Behesht-e Zahra, Persian Gulf Hwy, 1815163111, Iran

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the holiest shrines in Tehran, this is the resting place of His Holiness Imam Khomeini and holds a lot of religious significance. It also houses the tombs of his wife Khadijeh Saqafi and his se...Read more

  7. # 7 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 26 times in trip plans
    Masoudieh Mansion

    Tags: Mansion

    Address: Tehran, Mellat St, Iran

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Tehran is populated mostly by the structures that were built during Qajar dynasty, especially in the old Tehran area. Masoudieh Mansion is one of them. Built in 1879 for the prince Mass’oud Mirz...Read more

  8. # 8 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 14 times in trip plans
    Saint Sarkis Orthodox Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 6, 295 OastadNejatollahi Ave., Karim Khan Zand, Iran

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    While Iran is mostly associated with Islam religion, there are some churches here that make the list of attractions in Tehran diverse. Built between 1964 and 1970, the Saint Sarkis Orthodox cathedral ...Read more

  9. # 9 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 210 times in trip plans
    Vahdat Hall

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Hall

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Hafez Ave, Shahriar, Iran

    A famous performing arts complex in Tehran, the Vahdat hall showcases many performances on Iranian music, dance, ballet, and related performing arts.This centre is quite well known for the activities ...Read more

  10. # 10 of 10 Historical Places in Tehran | Added 2 times in trip plans
    Doulab Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, East guardian of anonymity, street, RezayiTajeri Street, Iran

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A quiet cemetery located in eastern suburbs of Tehran, the Doulab cemetery invokes tranquillity in the lap of nature. This cemetery is historical as it dates back to the middle of 19th century and is ...Read more