Carpet Museum of Iran, Tehran

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Immerse yourself in the world of Persian carpets and rugs at Carpet Museum of Iran. As you approach, note the holed structure surrounding the building's exterior walls, meant to resemble a carpet loom. Designed by the last queen of Iran, the museum houses over 100 exhibition pieces, some dating back to the 16th century. Explore the various patterns and regional styles, and learn about the art of carpet-weaving. Look for the carpet depicting the tree of life. The museum also boasts a library with 7,000 books. For Carpet Museum of Iran and beyond, use our Tehran tour itinerary maker website to get the most from your Tehran vacation.
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  • The beautiful carpets are a look back in the history of Iran. The artistry is amazing and the size of some of the rugs is mind boggling. There was a woman involved in weaving which gives a wonderful.....  more »
  • One can see some of the most wonderful carpets here....woven pictures, different weaves from different regions that tell many a tale. It's a great place to be in after time in the city. Spend some...  more »
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  • If you've ever seen a Persian carpet, you'll know how detailed and well-made they are. This museum showcases some of the most amazing Persian carpets in existence, some made from the finest of silks. Be prepared to be awed, this museum is worth a visit without doubt!
  • Amazing museum for visitors from all over the world. Magnificent old and new carpets for watching and purchasing. You may take a rest in the small coffee shop with lovely people working there. Try delicious drinks
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