Ferdowsi Avenue is a major thoroughfare in Tehran and it used to be called Ala’odoleh Avenue in Qajar period. It runs from Toopkhane in the south and after passing through Istanbul intersection it ends in Ferdowsi Square in the north.
Embassies of Germany, Great Britain, Turkey, the buildings of National Bank of Iran & Bank Sepah, and several museums including National Jewels Museum & Bank Sepah’s Coin Museum are all located on this avenue. The first Department Store in Iran – the popular Ferdowsi Store – was also on this avenue.
* Posts in ShahreFarang are projects-in-process. If you have pictures that you would like to include in this post please contact ShahreFarang.
* Never miss a post! Subscribe to ShahreFarang newsletter now for updates. (No spam, we promise) You can also follow ShahreFarang on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+, or grab ShahreFarang RSS feed in English!
Donate to ShahreFarang
If you visit ShahreFarang regularly and would like to help keep the site on the Internet, please consider donating a small sum. There is no minimum donation, any sum is appreciated.
Popular Posts (Last 24 Hours)
- Iranian Costumes
- Irandokht, born in 1942
- Second Grade Persian Textbook (1960…
- Lady Cockroach
- First Grade Persian Textbook (~1945…
- Women’s Clothing in Iran
- Nowruz Stamps
- Prophet Mohammad, Depicted as a Tun…
- Mansur Treatise on Human Anatomy
- Vogue in Iran (1969)
- Stereoscopic Pictures of Iran in th…
- Building Azadi Tower (Shahyad)
- Shamloo by the Caspian Sea
- Dervishes of Sheshdeh
- Faces from Old Neighborhoods in Shi…
TagsBooks Building California Cards Childhood Children Books cityscapes Clothing Costume Decorations Documents Education Graphic Design Illustration Islam Los Angeles Magazines Miniatures Murals Music neighborhood Orientalism Painting Photography Pop Music Portrait Postcards Propaganda Qajar Religion Restaurants Revolution Shia Shiism Shiraz Shops Show Sport Street Talisman Tehran Textbook Theater Vinyl Records War