Fin Garden, Kashan, Iran

“Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan’s Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in Iran.[1]

 

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Cafe in Bazaar, Kashan, Iran

“Bazaar of Kashan is an old bazaar in the center of the city of Kashan, Iran. It is thought to have been built in the Seljuk era with renovations during the Safavid period”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bazaar_of_Kashan

There is a nice café in the bazaar, and they serve vegetarian foods

https://foursquare.com/v/bazaar-caf%C3%A9–%DA%A9%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%87-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1/5367d0ec498eff6b63d34b45

 

 

Darband, Tehran, Iran

Walking trails of Darband

The trails pass waterfalls and cross streams as they head up into the hills. They are crowded on Thursday afternoon and Friday and make a great place to meet Tehranis in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/iran/tehran/sights/natural-parks-forests/darakeh-darband#ixzz3wup9xQ55

How to get there :

Take metro to Tajrish Station, then walk along Fana Khosrow St. and then Darband St.

 

Dragon’s Back, Hong Kong

“With beautiful coastal scenery and easy accessibility from the city, the Dragon’s Back is a popular escape that deservedly gets regular mentions in travel guidebooks. A short hop from the bustle of Hong Kong East, the trail provides stunning views of Shek O, Tai Long Wan, Stanley, Tai Tam, and the South China Sea.”

http://www.discoverhongkong.com/uk/see-do/great-outdoors/hikes/dragons-back-hiking-tour.jsp#ixzz3wuZn5NDw

 

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

“It is an art museum in Tehran, Iran. The collection of over 1500 items contains the work of some of the 20th century’s greatest European and American painters and sculptures, that have not been seen for over forty years. It also includes the work of Iranian artists.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehran_Museum_of_Contemporary_Art

http://www.tmoca.com/home/

 

Western Bus Terminal, Tehran, Iran

Terminal-e Gharb

The western terminal is the city’s busiest terminal, catering for the Caspian region and western Iran, as well as international destinations including Ankara and İstanbul (in Turkey), Baku (in Azerbaijan) and Yerevan (Armenia).

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/iran/tehran/transport/transportation-travel-services/terminal-e-gharb#ixzz3wRd1vjcs

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