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Travel Guides

Discover Tehran: A Brief Guide to the Capital of Iran

Visitors to Iran often opt to skip Tehran, reducing it to nothing more than heavy traffic and smog. But the capital city has plenty of charm and beauty with its concrete skyline set against the backdrop of the majestic Alborz mountains. Home to some 10 million people, in no other city, will you get a better glimpse of contemporary life in Iran than in Tehran. Here’s our mini guide to Tehran to get the most out of this underrated city. And as always, remember that you can book all your travel and accommodation needs in Tehran with 1stQuest.

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Travel Guides

A Brief Guide to Kashan: Iran’s Architectural Gem

Kashan is an oasis sitting just outside Dasht-e Kavir (also known as the Great Salt Desert) between Tehran and Isfahan. It’s said that the three wise men who came to Bethlehem bearing gifts for baby Jesus hailed from Kashan. Nowadays, it’s the wealth of architectural and historical beauties that are the stars brightening this desert city. With a number of unique boutique hotels, at least a 24-hour stay is a must to spend a restful night in a piece of history. And in this guide to Kashan, we highlight the captivating sites, delicious bites, splurge-worthy souvenirs, and majestic inns. you can book Kashan hotels easily through 1stQuest.

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Iran in Depth

Persian Dishes that will Make You Crave for More

Believe it or not, many visit Iran just to taste unique yet less known Iranian cuisine. Even if you’re not a food aficionado, you’ll most likely enjoy eating Iranian main and side dishes, drinks, and observing food customs like table manners, and cooking festivals. So, buckle up for a little tour of the Persian cuisine.

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