Tehran Tours

“See You in Iran tours” are interactive sociocultural outings. We try to create an atmosphere to connect our guests and locals.

Tehran is a city situated at the heart of Alburz Mountains with its layers, people, sub-cultures, functions, communities and history; Our tours aim to create a sense of it for those who want to explore it. Our Tehran tours are designed by urban explorers and storytellers who enjoy sharing their city life experiences. Each tour has its own atmosphere and there are few common points which we tried to achieve in designing them:

  • To introduce new journeys and narrations of Tehran.
  • To plan-up our programs with urban explorers and  storytellers.
  • To share a new perspective of different places.
  • To create a platform for people to share their experience.

 

Our tours are based on specific topic, location bases or a period of time.
To book your tour you can choose from our packages. It is also possible to communicate with our Tehran Tours Director to modify the progrom.

Reza's Tours

Reza Karfar is our Tehran based member of See You in Iran who lived in India and studied architecture in New Delhi. He moved back to Tehran in 2014. Since then he was involved in urban and architecture projects in Iran. He believes See You in Iran is a unique platform for experience-sharing.

Reza is passionate about interpreting and being a local story-teller and a host. He finds tour medium as a tool to share urban expressions and create the sense of belonging. His interests include documenting and travelling. He has organized several tours for See You in Iran based on urban life and culture.

Yasaman's Tour

Yasaman is an artist and curator currently living and working in Tehran. Over the years, Yasaman has collaborated with numerous emerging and established artists, collectives and publications in Iran and internationally. She is passionate about arts, linguistics and cultural exchange.

She believes a great part of traveling to a new place in addition to historical sites, is meeting and communicating with locals. Yasaman is currently doing research on myths and rituals of the Middle East. She values the cross-cultural exchanges and believes that the dialogue between people of different cultures can expand one’s vision through history and humanity.

Kimia's Tour

Kimia Khatibzadeh studied Dramatic Literature in University of Tehran. She was always interested in writing and has a passion for books and movies. She also writes and directs small performances and is interested in documentary art.

She believes one of the best ways to get to know a city, is through knowing its cinema, literature and theater. She likes to combine different medias and mediums in designing a tour, and she believes exploring a city can be a lot like a performance.

Saeed's Tour

Hailing from north east of Tehran, Saeed is an extroverted art, food, and nature lover, and a good friend maker who knows how to get around the city creatively.

Having spent countless days of his life exploring the city and the nature surrounding it. he can show you what you want and what you didn’t you know you want! Apart from the typical historical landmarks, he specializes in finding neighborhood cafes, parks, and spots where locals love to hangout.

See You at the Si-e-tir Street

Si-e-Tir Street is famous for having different communities living on the same street; Armenians, Zoroastrians, Muslims and Jews are all having their own neighborhoods.
National museum is also at a walking distance which was designed by french architect Andre Godard. Then we walk towards Ceramic and Glassware museum which was curated in 1977.

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Urban [life] Spaces

The city can be called the second home or even the home itself! Our cites are one of the critical elements to make memories and influencing our behaviors. But what is our share of our cities and what are the impacts of urban spaces in our lives?

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See You at the Tehran Grand Bazar & Golestan palace

The Bazar is like a living creature which is dynamically growing; Bazar has historically had an important role in shaping the cities and urban culture since decades ago. It has various social, economic, and political layers...

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