The Islamic Republic of Iran, also known as Persia, is one of the most captivating countries that I’ve ever visited. A very unpopular touristic destination due to its bad relations with most Western countries and its very strict Islamic law, the truth is that this Middle Eastern country has the most welcoming people that I’ve ever encountered during my travels.
I started my two week visit to Iran from its capital, Teheran, a chaotic metropolis home to over 8 million people where the old history and modern architecture live together in perfect harmony. During my first day I visited the old town to discover its busy bazaar, the National Museum of Iran and the gorgeous Golestan Palace. Discover with me the fascinating capital of Persia!