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Public Holidays

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altIran has a slew of public holidays, some according to the Persian, some lunar and others according to the Gregorian calendar.
Islamic New year, Prophet’s birthday, Eid Al Fitr, Eid Al Adha, Arbaeen, Tassoura and Ashoura are all dependent on the Persian and lunar calendars and are changeable every year.
The Victory of Islamic revolution (11th Feb), Martyrdom of imam Reza (15th Feb), The Martyrdom of Imam Ali (31st Aug), the Martyrdom of Imam Jafar Sadegh (4th Oct) and Oil Nationalisation Day (20th March) are based on the Gregorian calendar.


Masjid Information

In Muslim countries there is usually a masjid at every street corner so we are not listing masjids here.

Transportation/Getting Around

The metro system in Tehran is new compared to most other things in the city, the first line became ...
The bus service in Tehran is extensive and thorough. There are four bus terminals, the western, ...
Getting a separate taxi for yourself is expensive but safe and convienient way to get around short ...
From the airport
A private taxi is the best way as you will be unfamiliar with the workings of the city in order to ...
Driving Tips
Driving yourself is not recommended as the traffic can be quite hectic in the city. If you wish to ...
Car for hire
Cars can be rented in Tehran through the newspaper (Tehran Times has advertisements) or several ...