The city is located at the foothill of Alborz mountains with an approximate altitude of over a thousand meters above sea level. Tehran is situated on a slope that goes up at the very north of Tehran making it a very favorable place to live where the temperature is always coolers than south of the city by a few degrees centigrade. Compared to the other parts of the country, Tehran has a relatively moderate temperature creating an enjoyable place to live. Among the city’s most favored places to visit are the Grand Bazaar, Golestan Palace and the National Museum.
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