Which Streets Should We Walk On?
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Vali-e-Asr Street in Tehran, with its tall sycamore trees, is one of the most beautiful streets in the capital. A street that starts in Tajrish and continues to the railway, every part has its unique atmosphere. Vali-e-Asr Street, which is beautiful every season, was called Pahlavi Street until the 1979 revolution. It was renamed Mosaddegh in the early days of the revolution and later changed to Vali-e-Asr. Some parts of this street are more notable than others, like Mellat Park, Ferdows Garden, and around Saee Park. In Tehran, apart from Vali-e-Asr Street, those streets that have preserved their old atmosphere and their old buildings and houses are still intact are among the most beautiful streets. Si-e-Tir Street considered the capital’s living history, has changed with the advent of stalls and mobile cafes. Bab Homayoun Street and Oudlajan neighborhood are among the streets that haven’t yet adopted the contemporary face and feel.
On a fall day walking on Eram Street in Shiraz, we’ll be delighted by the sight of fallen leaves carpeting the ground, rustling beneath our feet. And if it has rained, it doubles the beauty of everything. Eram Street, which houses the Eram Garden, is not the only beautiful street in Shiraz. Karim Khan Zand Street, where many of Shiraz’s attractions are located, is another scenic street in Shiraz. You can also stroll on one of the most extensive pedestrian paths in the Middle East, called Chamran Boulevard. Passing through the gardens of Qasr-e-Dasht and its beautiful environmental architecture, Chamran Boulevard is one of the most beautiful sights in Shiraz.
If you ask an Isfahani about the most beautiful street in the city, their answer will undoubtedly be Chaharbagh Street. On Chaharbagh Street, we can walk for hours, pass under the bright shade of sycamore and plane trees, sit on its benches, and watch cyclists passing by with the sound of their bells echoing in the distance. From Chaharbagh Abbasi, we can reach Hasht Behesht Garden. Shahrzad Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Isfahan, is also located on this street. If we venture into its alleys, we can find one of Isfahan’s streams or the city’s ditches. This street also leads to Naqsh-e Jahan Square and the Si-o-Se Pol Bridge.
In recent years, Rasht has become a popular topic of conversation and has garnered many admirers. As soon as we enter the city, our hearts race in anticipation of the vibrant and bustling sights awaiting us. This excitement is for places like the City Hall Square and the streets and alleys that emanate freshness. One of the first places every traveler visits upon arrival is Alm-al-Hadi Street. Starting from the City Hall Square and leading to Sabzeh Maidan, Alm-al-Hadi, also referred to as the “Art Pedestrian Street,” provides access to Rasht’s market. Those feeding birds make This cobblestone street even more picturesque; besides Alm-al-Hadi, Golsar Street, home to Shourkoli and Razeghi restaurants, ranks among Iran’s most beautiful streets.
The Tarbiat pedestrian street in Tabriz must be considered one of the city’s most beautiful streets. Leading to the City Hall or Clock Square of Tabriz, it’s filled with shops, arcades, and clothing stores. Restaurants such as Dizi Keb,abi Mohammadi, and Chelomorgh Haj Majid are also located here. Since no vehicles traverse this area, one can comfortably stroll down this street.
Lake Shorabil is Iran’s only natural urban lake, and its surrounding pedestrian path is the country’s longest healthy road. Located in Ardabil, the lake is complemented by a range of attractive recreational and welfare facilities for tourists. These amenities ensure that visitors to Lake Shorabil enjoy memorable and pleasant moments. Wear your running shoes if you plan to visit Ardabil and Lake Shorabil.