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Darband, Tehran
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Hike across scenic waterfalls and streams at Darband, a popular getaway near Tehran. A starting point for trekking into Mount Tochal overlooking the capital city, this picturesque town perched 1,700 m (5,577 ft) above sea level features a cemetery with tombs of a number of important Iranian cultural figures from the late 19th and early 20th century. At the trailhead you'll find many small cafes and food stands, where locals come to socialize. The Darband River passes through the village; look for the spot where you can sit right over a waterfall. Those wanting to skip the hike can take a chairlift. Using our international travel planner, Tehran attractions like Darband can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's easy to get to Darband from Tajrish metro station. You can take a van from that metro station and it won't take you long to get there. Darband is a good place for hiking, eating, and smoking. 
  • I really loved this place. It is a must visit if you are at Tehran. It is in the nirth of Tehran. It keeps going up hill. Filled with very nice traditional restaurants. There is a small river wwhich a...  more »
  • In Darband you find a small river with many traditional restaurant near the river,in restaurants you can eat Kebab with good quality but it depends to which restaurant, they usually accept Rial not do...  more »