At the end of the 16th century a monk Nicephorus, founded the first Russian parish on the land of Persia. A Russian spiritual mission was operating in Iran by the beginning of the 20th century, and by 1917 there were about fifty Russian Orthodox churches.
St. Vartanants Church is established in 1986 and was anointed as an Armenian Apostolic Church in 1987 at Tehran. St. Vartanants Church is the last Armenian or Christian church which was built in Iran.
Built between 1964 and 1970 and paid for by benefactor Markar Sarkissian, the white, twin-spired church is less interesting for its beauty than its place as the center of Christianity in the Islamic Republic.
The project for the construction of a museum in the house of Martyr Beheshti which was launched in the year 1391 has been completed and the museum was opened on the martyrdom anniversary of Beheshti.
Leading Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami House Museum, dedicated to Iranian theater, is scheduled to kick off in the capital city of Tehran.
Moghadam House-turned-Museum is known to be the world's most expensive when it comes to housing priceless historical objects.
The public bath was constructed below ground level to save energy and tap into groundwater sources.
Sardar-e Bagh-e Melli a combination of old Iranian architecture and is a symbol of contemporary Tehran.
The Grand Bazaar also known as Tehran`s Grand Bazaar is a historical market situated in the capital of Iran, Tehran. Throughout its history, in addition to shops the Grand bazaar has contained banks and financiers, mosques and guest houses.
Khanat Caravansary in Amin-ol-Sultan square embodies the historical heart of Tehran.
This museum includes some exhibitions of historical monuments and ancient Islamic Iranian architecture as well as souvenir shops selling handicrafts and art works.
The incomparable "Treasury of the National Jewels", which is open to public, is a collection of the most expensive jewels of the world, collected over centuries.
Takht -e- Rostam (Rostam’s Throne) is a volcanic rock cliff and the ruins of a Sassanid era (224-651 CE) Zoroastrian fire temple located 80 km southwest of Tehran near Shahryar county.
Sepahsalar Mosque, also known as the Motahari mosque, has been named after Martyr Morteza Motahari who was a well known thought leader in 1979 revolution. He has largely contributed to the recent Islamic movements in Iran.
The building was the country's first radio transmission center which had recently undergone renovation.
The Iranian National Museum of Medical Sciences History is the first medical museum established in Iran by a joint project between the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization, the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences, and Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
House-Museum of Dr. Amir Esmail Sondoozi is of the museum in the center of Tehran.
There is nothing subtle about the Iran Ebrat Museum, a one-time prison of the shah`s brutal secret police that now exhibits that brutality with an equal measure of prorevolution propaganda.
House Museum of Dr. Ali Shariati, the renowned sociologist and thinker of the contemporary era is located in the center of Tehran.
Vaziri Caved Museum is the first private and personal caved museum in Iran which is directed by Prof. Naser Houshmand.
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