Why Arian Hostel?

- Newly opened Boutique hostel
- Located in the heart of Tehran old quarter
- Short walking distance of The Grand Bazaar, Golestan Palace and other major attractions
- 10-minute walk from metro station
- Professional staff with years of travelling experince and staying in hostels around the world

Iran Guide

WHAT TO WEAR IN IRAN

One of the most frequently asked questions for visitors to Iran is the dress code. We've put together this handy guide for women and men to know before you travel to Iran. Dress Code for Women: While Iran is a conservative country and women need to be covered…

WHAT TO EAT IN IRAN

A visit to Iran yields a stunning variety of culinary delights. Between the familiar kebab and the decidedly outré grilled lamb’s testicles, there’s a vast spectrum of foods: caviar, pickle, and smoked fish in the north; samosas, falafel and hot and sour…

WHEN TO TRAVEL TO IRAN

Generally, the best time to visit Iran is during spring and autumn. There are ideal temperatures across most of Iran from March until May and then again from late September to early November. Winter and summer are best avoided because of extreme temperatures.…

CREDIT CARDS IN IRAN? PROBLEM SOLVED!

Right after the Iran nuclear agreement in 2015 between the Islamic Republic of Iran and world powers, International credit cards, namely Visa and MasterCard were expected to introduce services to Iranian market. However, despite all the optimism towards the…

USEFUL PERSIAN EXPRESSIONS

Greetings Hello – Salaam How are you? – Haalet chetoreh? Khoobi? What’s up? – Che khabar? Nice to meet you. – Khoshbakhtam. I’m from X (The country) – Man ahl-e X hastam. Thank you. – Mersi/Mamnun. You’re welcome. (In reply to thank You) – Khaahesh mikonam.…

WEEKENDS IN IRAN

In Iran, the workweek is from Saturday to Thursday in almost all public and governmental offices, and the weekend is Friday. Banks and other governmental offices are generally open on Thursdays, from 07:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and in larger cities, shopping…

IRAN VISA INFORMATION

Tourists who wish to visit Iran must apply for a visa through a travel agency. “Arian Tour” is a registered travel agency with direct access to “MFA Visa Panel”, so your visa request will be processed as fast as possible and you will obtain a visa…

TA'ROF; THE PERSIAN ART OF ETIQUETTE

Well, in short its form of politeness you will find in Persian, Turkish and Afghan cultures. It is most associated though with Iran and Iranian culture, past and present.

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Latitude = 35.6805421, Longitude = 51.4330825