Visiting Patterns and Colors: Tile-work Tour in Tehran
- Duration (Hour)3
- Departure PointTehran, at your accommodation
- Visiting Mashgh Square, or parade square, founded in the Qajarid era.
- Visiting one of the most significant governmental buildings in Iran dating back to the early 20th century.
- Visiting the Gate of National Garden (sardar bagh meli) which used to be the symbol of the city of Tehran
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ExclusionsFood and Drink
Tile-working in Iran has a long history dating back to the 1st millennium BC. Being practiced during the ages in Iran, this intricate art is displayed in great diversity on monuments, mosques, mausoleums and portals across the country. In this tour, we have a short visit to the tile-works decorating the old monuments of Tehran, boasting the best examples of Qajarid and Pahlavi art.
What To Expect
Your tour starts with a pick up at your accommodation. We are going to visit decent samples of tile-work on the façade of historical buildings in Tehran. First, we head for Mashgh square and our expert guide gives a full description of the history of this area. Then, we will visit Bagh Melli portal and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the former Shahrbani palace (state general police department), to admire their magnificent tile-work. After gaining knowledge about the history and evolution of tile-working in Iran, we go to Khak Negar tile workshop to learn about the materials and techniques used in this art.
- Bookings missed or cancelled within determined hours will incur a strike against participants as below charges:
- Before 72 hrs : 30%
- Before 48 hrs: 50 %
- Within 24 hrs: non-refundable