Old Tehran Free Walking Tour (Persian Walk)

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Registered on January 10, 2019

Old Tehran Free walking tour has been running by Ehsan & Mersa since 2018. They founded Persian Walk in 2018. They are professional travelers and tour guides that are so familiar with the history and materials that travelers need in Iran. After Tehran, they started free walking tours in Isfahan, Yazd, Bam & Shiraz. You can join in their everyday free walking tours in Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Bam & Shiraz to explore the city like locals by locals.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

In this free walking tour run by Persian Walk, we briefly cover the history of Iran from 3000 BC to present time. (We promise, it is not boring and takes less than 7 minutes) and introduce the influence of Islam on Iranian life style. We will explore different elements of an old Islamic-Iranian city structure in one of the old neighborhood of Tehran. More detail, we talk about exclusive Iranian Calendar, National and Religious festivals and so much information about life style. We promise you by new insight information of this tour, you will visit the other sightseeing of other cities in Iran with new mindset and have a better understanding of an enchanted oriental country. Some sightseeing in this tours: Golestan Palace Grand Bazaar Imam Khomeini Mosque Jewish Quarter Synagogue Shams-ol-emareh Water reservoir The first bank of Iran Imamzade Yahya Shrine Kazemi Mansion Dress code: we will walk through Bazaar and old neighborhood, which are conservative and traditional environment. We would like to ask you as a respect to their lifestyle, women would choose a dress with a knee-height outfit and do not forget your comfortable shoes and a big smile on your face. How to reach to Golestan Palace: Take red Metro line and get off at Panzdah Khordad metro station and follow the sign to Golestan Palace, then you reach to Panzdahe Khordad Square, turn left to Davar street and you reach to Golestan Palace.

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    Looking for Persian Walk sign in front of Golestan Palace entrance

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Carmen 25 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Eshan is the best tour guide in Teheran. We went to the bazaar, drank tea. Toured Arabic and Jewish quarters, among other things. He gave us extra time for going to change money and went to Argo Farctory Museum bar for non alcohol beer. He is a very friendly and open person with so much knowledge about his country and the world! We really enjoyed his company and really recommend this tour.
mabel 13 Jul 2023

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Travelled alone - Jul 2023
Feya is good at knowledge of Persian history and culture, glad to had her for my 1st Iran trip. Informative and absolutely friendly.
Andreas 30 Jun 2023
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Mit Feya kann nichts falsch machen, sei es ihr historisches Wissen um die Geschichte Tehrans oder die zahlreichen Anekdoten rund um den Bazaar - mit Witz und Freude sorgt sie für eine kurzweilige Tour.
Franziska 04 Sep 2022

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Travelled in family - Sep 2022
Die Tour mit Feya war kurzweilig, interessant und hat uns eine guten ersten Eindruck von Teheran vermittelt. Danke! ❤️
Aina 23 Aug 2022

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Travelled in group - Aug 2022
Great experience with Feya. Passionate explanation about the history of Tehran, while exploring the bazar, and also very friendly! Highly recommended.
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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