Mellat Park, Tehran

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Mellat Park, literally the Nation Park, is an urban park in Tehran, Iran.It is one of the largest recreation areas in Tehran, situated at the foot of the Alborz mountains adjacent to Valiasr Street in the east, and extends to the Chamran Expressway and Seoul Street to the west. It is watered by the winter-snow streams coming down from Mount Tochal close to 4,000 m high.The park lies in the southern grounds of Tehran International Fair and Enghelab Club. It has pathways for walking and shade for picnics and relaxation, as well as facilities such as snack bars, coffee shops, and a small aviary. There is also a cineplex at the edge of the park.Before the 1979 Revolution, it was known as Shahanshahi Park . It is also the location of one of the steam-powered locomotives used on the first Iranian railway section, built during 1886–1888. The No. 664 locomotive was built by the Belgian Ateliers de Tubize and commissioned on 1887.Mellat Park is home to the first musical fountains in Tehran. Since July 2008, they attract and entertain many families at night.
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  • Mellat Park(Mellat means Nation in English) is one of the largest green spaces in Tehran.It's an urban park and located North of Tehran in Valli e Asr Street.There is a big lake in the centre of park ...  more »
  • One of the old and prettiest park in Tehran city, you can walk,jog, enjoy beautiful flowers and lake there.  more »
  • During my visit to Tehran, I decided to go there after many years of missing the opportunity of visiting this beautiful park. I arrived around 9:00 am on Saturday morning; and found park to have a lar...  more »
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  • It's a cool park with modern sculptures. It's very easy to get there.Just take the BRT of Tehran. Also it has the alley of the Persian poets. It's got a small and a beautiful lake surrounded with green fields.
  • Magnificent park with breathtaking views and unbelievable design in the heart of Tehran! The natural topography of the hills that this park is built on it gave magistic beauty to exquisite architectural details. Especially in Tehran's hot summer evenings, families come to have fun in this place. You will see youngsters skating or dancing together. Laughter and joy surge and birds sing with the blow of the breeze. A new cinema complex and art gallery are added to the park on recent years. Around it you can find various good restaurants and coffee shops.
  • second most famous park in Tehran. it has very beautiful landscape during April and fantastic colorful Autumn during November.
  • best park in Tehran, specially if you play pokemon go (3gyms and 9 pokestops). lots of energy and life there. nostalgic for many people.
  • Visited the park 15 years ago on my trip to Tehran. Had very open and mind blowing views with families coming for picnics. Willing to visit amazing Iran once again.

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The northern districts of Tehran possess a more suburban, cosmopolitan feel, and a more spacious form, with a number of accommodations geared towards international tourism. Luxury hotels with pools overlooking the parks sit alongside some more basic and humble offerings, usually located on the lesser side streets. The southern districts offer a livelier experience, where guesthouses, hostels, and simple hotels line the confusing bundle of winding streets. Of course, some areas of the south open up a little, and here you'll find a good number of standard and mid-range hotels with varying levels of amenities.
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