Valiasr Street

Valiasr Street

Valiasr Street is a tree-lined street in Tehran, Iran, dividing the metropolis into western and eastern parts built in 1922 to 1927, considering the end of asphalt plan it ended in 1933. There are so many sycamores on both sides of the street. It is so eye-catching that so many people recall Tehran with the sycamores. Sycamore is considered as an important tree in Iran culture. The large numbers of sycamores, planted on both sides of the avenue, give it a very pleasing appearance. In fact, sycamore and Tehran are ancient friends. The name of Tehran reminds visitors of sycamores.

It is also the longest street in the Middle East,and was reported as one of the longest in the world. The Valiasr Street connects the southernmost part of the city to the north of it. This street gets to Tajrish from north and gets to Rah ahan (Tehran railway station) square from south. Valiasr street has good access to Zafaraniyeh neighborhood, Jordan neighborhood, Fereshteh street, Mahmoodiyeh neighborhood, Niavaran neighborhood and Shariati street from north.

Valiasr Street is the hub of different activities in Tehran and So many historical houses, main sites, and commercial centers are located on this 18-kilometer street. Mellat Park (It is one of the largest recreation centers in Tehran. It also extends to Chamran Highway (Parkway). There is also a musical fountain at the park which you can enjoy at nights.), Tehran Railroad Station (The station design was inspired by ancient Persian architecture.), and City Theatre (It is at the junction of Enghelab and Valiasr Street. It is the largest theater complex including five halls. It is one of the first postmodern buildings of Tehran.) are some to mention. There are so many historical houses there which dates back to different eras. Some of the houses has been registered on the National Heritage List and are functioning as museums.

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