Valiasr Ave, considered one of the most historical parts of the city. Along the avenue are located historical houses and sites dating back to different eras.
Valiasr Street is the hub of different activities in Tehran and innumerable shops and restaurants as well a large number of parks (like Mellat Park), highways, cultural centers are situated along this long avenue.
aliasr Avenue was established upon the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi with the initial aim of connecting the Pahlavi complexes, including different palaces and luxury houses to Tehran`s Railroad Station
Valiasr Avenue is the main Shopping street in Tehran and whole Iran. Many foreign chain stores have branches on this street like Benetton Group (3 stores), Reebok, Adidas, etc. Many important shopping centers of Tehran are located on the Valiasr street like the Tandis Center (located at northest point of the street at Tajrish Sq.), the Safavieh Mall, the Eskan Shopping center and many more. Many luxury jewellery and accessories stores like Rolex, Tag Heuer, etc. are located on this street. Furthermore hundreds of other local stores are located at Valiasr.
Valiasr runs for 12 miles (19.3 kilometers), north to south, and is filled with traffic.