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The Niavaran branch of the National Library of Iran offers a pleasant environment for its users.The Niavaran Public Library is nestled snugly within the Niavaran city park.Area

Niavaran (Persian: نياوران‎) is a district in the north of Tehran foothills. Bordering leafy, uphill-winding Darband Street, it can be reached from Tajrish Square, and is close to Darabad at the far north-eastern corner of Greater Tehran.


It is home to the affluent as well as many artists, and replete with cultural riches such as Niavaran Palace Complex, Niavaran Park, and the Farhangsara (Cultural Centre) that includes an amphitheatre, museum, music hall, and Café Gallerie, a courtyard coffee shop with indoor exhibition space.

In recent years the Niavaran area has become famous by groups of artists who use the traditional backdrop of the area for taking photos on their mobile phones. It has bee extensively photographed by many artists using the Instagram software which is one of the only social networking applications available in Iran.

Notable Sights

The architecture is unique in that the area''s graded slopes have given rise to multilevel layouts and idiosyncratic lofts. Being situated on the city foothills (1700 metres above sea level), Niavaran has a cooler climate all year round compared to the rest of Tehran, and excellent vantage points.

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Coordinates: 35°49′N 51°28′E / 35.817°N 51.467°E / 35.817; 51.467

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Niyavaran Palace Pahlavi Iranian Girl dressed in Qajar style at Sahebgharaniye Palace located in Niyavaran palace & museum complex. Prehistoric Petroglyph showing some sort of Ceremonial rituals, a replica from the original found in Mazayen Valley/ Khomein. The Garden of Inscriptions at the Niyavaran Palace has an amazing collection. A China Vase bearing a painting from Pahlavi family: Mohammad Reza Shah, Farah Diba and their children on display at Tehran Niyavaran Palace/museum. This item was probably one of several gifts presented to the royal family. Two generations of German Volkswagens sitting on the streets of Tehran at Niyavaran district.
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