Iran: Locations

Over twelve million people charge busily around Iran’s capital city, a figure that has almostdoubled since 1991. Tehran is one of the most polluted cities in the world, but despite the choking smog it is still worth a visit.

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Gate of All Nations: Persepolis

Persepolis is captivating because it doesn’t stretch the imagination much to picture how it once was. Columns still stand around giving an idea of the scale of the roofs they once held up, boulders and gateways, doorjambs and bits of wall are all scattered about like lego of the gods, watched over by great, carved beasts.

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