Why You Should Visit Tehran Imam Khomeini
Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport serves Iran’s capital, a thriving city where ancient heritage and modern attractions live side by side. In Tehran you can find a huge range of museums and art galleries including the famous Treasury of the National Jewels which houses the largest collection of jewels in the world. The city is home to many monuments sure to impress any visitor, none more so than the Azadi Tower which fuses Sassanid and Islamic architectural styles. Tehran is also close by to many exciting outdoor areas such as Mount Tochai which offers skiing, hiking and mountain biking for the adventurous traveler. The city is known for its thriving marketplaces and bazaars, while you can also find plenty of high-end shopping centers offering modern designer and luxury goods.
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Arriving In Tehran Imam Khomeini
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport is the busiest airport in Iran home to a single passenger terminal, although there are two additional terminals which are scheduled to open in the future. When you have arrived at the airport there are a few ways to get to your destination, although a taxi may be the most convenient method if you are unfamiliar with local transport routes. Inside the airport you can find a wide range of services and facilities so you’re sure to find something to do. As well as boasting many eateries and cafés, you can spend your time browsing through retail and duty-free shops or wait for flights in an airport lounge.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Tehran, it is possible to fly out of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah with numerous airlines. If you will be departing from Dubai you can catch flights with Caspian Airlines, Emirates, Flydubai, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Airlines, Mahan Air and Qeshm Airlines, while Etihad Airways provides flights out of Abu Dhabi. Additionally, you can fly out of Sharjah with Air Arabia.
Tehran Imam Khomeini Travel Information
Many nationals traveling to Iran are able to obtain a visa upon arrival including UAE and EU nationals. While summers in the city get very hot with highs of around 33 degrees, temperatures can get very cold over the winter and snowfall is also fairly regular. If you want to avoid the brunt of the heat over the summer and the freezing temperatures of winter, the best time to visit the city is during spring and autumn when temperatures are just right.
* This information is correct as of September 2017
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