history and historic sites
Historic Shah Mosque
Was first built and lived in by the Qajars, and after an expansion of the compounds, and Reza Shah lived there after them, and then his son moved there after him, and then it became a museum in 1979
Was once a suburb of Rhaga and might have expanded into the city and eliminated it like that. The origin of the name Tehran is uncertain, and the settlement dates back over 7,000 years. In the 9th century Tehran was a well-known village but less known than the city of Rey, and the population of Rey was 500K before the Mongol Invasion in the 13th century, the Mongols invaded Rey, laid the city to ruin and massacred many people there, and some people escaped to Tehran and that's where the village took over Rey’s roll.
climate and neighborhoods
Theran Forecast for 2/23/17-3/5/17
Tehran features a semi cold arid climate, had Mediterranean climate rain patterns, had mountains to their north so that made the winters wet and very cold, and they had a desert to their south, and the fall and spring were mild, and then the summers were hot and dry.
The City of Tehran is divided into 22 municipal districts.
The alleys were a lot wider and better, and
northern Tehran is the wealthiest part of the city, consisting of various districts such as Zaferanie, Jordan, Elahie, Pasdaran, Kamranie, Ajodanie, Farmanie, Darrous, Qeytarie, and Qarb Town.
A street in the district of Jordan and a nice typical building
Soccer is one of the country's favorite sports
Children are always playing with footballs/soccer balls
They do a lot of skiing up in the mountains and in the winter
Tehran was the first city in the Middle East to host the Asian Games. The 7th Asian Summer Games was held in Tehran in 1974, with the participation of 2,363 athletes and officials from 25 countries.
12 ski resorts operate in Iran, the most famous being Tochal, Dizin, and Shemshak, all within one to three hours from the city of Tehran.
Tochal is the world's highest ski resort
The Azadi football/soccer stadium was in Tehran and is also the largest football stadium in west Asia
Many styles of graffiti is seen around town, and some are slogans drawn by governmental organizations. Tehran has many modern and traditional restaurants and cafes, serving both traditional Iranian and cosmopolitan cuisine. One of the most popular dishes of the city is chelow kabab. Pizzerias, sandwich shops and kebab shops make up the majority of food outlets in the city. The country of Iran including Tehran all speak Farsi, while there may be a few Turkish people and Turkish writing, and eEglish too.
Culture, Food, and language
Chicken and Beef Kabab with White and Saffron Rice(the yellow rice) and tomatoes and lime
Khormasabzi, a beef stew based on dried herbs, beans, and meat