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Tehran -Iran Vipemo

Tehran – Iran

Tehran Before the reign of Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576), the second king of The Safavid Dynasty, Tehran was a small village near the city of Rey. Shah Tahmasp would travel to Rey to visit his ancestor’s shrine (Imamazadeh Hamzeh) and spend some days in the gardens of Tehran; the result of these frequent visits was the growth of Tehran to a major city. In 1766 Agha Mohammad Khan (1742-1797) moved the capital from Isfahan to Tehran and made Tehran the [...]

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