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Middle Eastern majesty

Enjoying the opulent riches - natural and man-made - of the Saadabad Cultural and Historical Complex

The Green Palace is wonderfully adorned, particularly its Mirror Hall. Peerawat Jariyasombat

Escape from the congested roads of Tehran, the capital city of Iran, and spend an easy day out among a lush gigantic garden and inside a luxurious palace museum.

If you're frustrated by the traffic in Bangkok, try hitting the roads in Tehran and you'll realise Bangkok is not the worst. Traffic in Tehran is chaotic. Roads are narrow and parking space is extremely rare. A 10km journey through downtown can take you an hour.

Try escaping from the chaotic roads and head uphill to Saadabad Cultural and Historical Complex. You'll be surprised to see the serene side of Tehran.

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