Dizin is the major Iranian ski resort. Located about 1h30 minutes from Tehran it is known to be a fairly “liberal” place, where youngsters go to escape the city’s mayhem. The slopes weren’t opened yet when I went, but they did look fairly decent. Another popular option amongst Tehranis is the Tochal resort, accessible directly by cable car from the outskirts of Tehran. Tochal is actually the highest resort in the country, with an altitude of 3964m.
Dizin, a Ski Resort in Iran
Carpets are probably Iran’s best known manufactured product (after hypothetical h b*mbs) and you do find them everywhere. You have them in every imaginable size and material, coming from every part of Iran. Qom, Tabriz and Yazd are know to be home of some of the finest carpets in the universe.
For some reason those green and pink neon lights are VERY typical of Tehran at night. You find them everywhere, shading their pale puti club style lights on parks, shops, sidewalks, you name it