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what kind of relationship does the day have with night of vice versa ?

it happens without commotion or a moment's delay, this complementary relationship of night and day ........

can this perfect connection inspire us to diminish the distances?

single loyalty to reality is not the only way of salvation......

the artist never makes the lost statment alone  

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A: Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2013 Aidin Xankeshipour History Game 01

door Majeed Panahee joo, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

تاریخ بازیمن مقدمه ای برای این هم آیی ندارمآن چه که می توانست نوشته شود، به اجرا رسیده است.از اضافه ک...

Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2013 Aidin Xankeshipour History Game 01

B: Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2013 Aidin Xankeshipour History Game 02

door Majeed Panahee joo, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

تاریخ بازیمن مقدمه ای برای این هم آیی ندارمآن چه که می توانست نوشته شود، به اجرا رسیده است.از اضافه ک...

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C: Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2013 Aidin Xankeshipour History Game 07

door Majeed Panahee joo, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

تاریخ بازیمن مقدمه ای برای این هم آیی ندارمآن چه که می توانست نوشته شود، به اجرا رسیده است.از اضافه ک...

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D: Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2013 Aidin Xankeshipour History Game 03

door Majeed Panahee joo, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

تاریخ بازیمن مقدمه ای برای این هم آیی ندارمآن چه که می توانست نوشته شود، به اجرا رسیده است.از اضافه ک...

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E: Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2012 Nastaran Safaei 01

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Etemad Art Gallery Dec 2012 Nastaran Safaei 01

F: Etemad Art Gallery July 2012 Sculpture Exhibition By Varagh The Arab Spring 04

door Majeed Panahee joo, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

Etemad Art Gallery July 2012 Sculpture Exhibition By Varagh The Arab Spring 04

G: Etemad Art Gallery Oct 2012 Amrihossein Etemad Boukan St Entrance Gallery

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 In 2002, Etemad Gallery was established in Tehran by Mina and Amir Hossein Etemad.Mina Etemad, a pio...

Etemad Art Gallery Oct 2012 Amrihossein Etemad Boukan St Entrance Gallery

H: Etemad Art Gallery Nov 2013 Mohsen Sadeghian Truce 01

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TruceThe complete elimination of armed warfare is based on the general rules of the “abandonment of w...

Etemad Art Gallery Nov 2013 Mohsen Sadeghian Truce 01

I: Etemad Art Gallery Mar 2013 Hoda Kashiha 02

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Etemad Art Gallery Mar 2013 Hoda Kashiha 02

J: Etemad Art Gallery Jan 2013 Alireza Masoomi Freedom Stop 02

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Etemad Art Gallery Jan 2013 Alireza Masoomi Freedom Stop 02

Dit panorama is genomen in Tehran

Dit is een overzicht van Tehran

Overview and History

Tehran is the capital of Iran and the largest city in the Middle East, with a population of fifteen million people living under the peaks of the Alborz mountain range.

Although archaeological evidence places human activity around Tehran back into the years 6000BC, the city was not mentioned in any writings until much later, in the thirteenth century. It's a relatively new city by Iranian standards.

But Tehran was a well-known village in the ninth century. It grew rapidly when its neighboring city, Rhages, was destroyed by Mongolian raiders. Many people fled to Tehran.

In the seventeenth century Tehran became home to the rulers of the Safavid Dynasty. This is the period when the wall around the city was first constructed. Tehran became the capital of Iran in 1795 and amazingly fast growth followed over the next two hundred years.

The recent history of Tehran saw construction of apartment complexes and wide avenues in place of the old Persian gardens, to the detriment of the city's cultural history.

The city at present is laid out in two general parts. Northern Tehran is more cosmopolitan and expensive, southern Tehran is cheaper and gets the name "downtown."

Getting There

Mehrabad airport is the original one which is currently in the process of being replaced by Imam Khomeini International Airport. The new one is farther away from the city but it now receives all the international traffic, so allow an extra hour to get there or back.

Transportation

Tehran driving can be a wild free-for-all like some South American cities, so get ready for shared taxis, confusing bus routes and a brand new shiny metro system to make it all better. To be fair, there is a great highway system here.

The metro has four lines, tickets cost 2000IR, and they have segregated cars. The women-only carriages are the last two at the end, FYI.

Taxis come in two flavors, shared and private. Private taxis are more expensive but easier to manage for the visiting traveler. Tehran has a mean rush hour starting at seven AM and lasting until 8PM in its evening version. Solution? Motorcycle taxis! They cut through the traffic and any spare nerves you might have left.

People and Culture

More than sixty percent of Tehranis were born outside of the city, making it as ethnically and linguistically diverse as the country itself. Tehran is the most secular and liberal city in Iran and as such it attracts students from all over the country.

Things to do, Recommendations

Take the metro to the Tehran Bazaar at the stop "Panzda Gordad". There you can find anything and everything -- shoes, clothes, food, gold, machines and more. Just for the sight of it alone you should take a trip there.

If you like being outside, go to Darband and drink tea in a traditional setting. Tehranis love a good picnic and there are plenty of parks to enjoy. Try Mellat park on a friday (fridays are public holidays), or maybe Park Daneshjou, Saaii or Jamshidieh.

Remember to go upstairs and have a look around, always always always! The Azadi Tower should fit the bill; it was constructed to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the Persian Empire.

Tehran is also full of museums such as:

the Contemporary Art Museum

the Abghine Musuem (glass works)

the 19th century Golestan Royal Palace museum

the museum of carpets (!!!)

Reza Abbasi Museum of extraordinary miniatures

and most stunning of all,

the Crown Jewels Museum which holds the largest pink diamond in the world and many other jaw-dropping jewels.

Text by Steve Smith.

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