Taste the Traditional and Modern Shopping Malls in Tehran City
What are the Best Shopping Malls in Tehran?
Tehran is a city you can experience classic Iranian shopping and Modern shopping centers at the same time. They attract many domestic and foreign tourists to Tehran. In addition to the shopping, people choose restaurants, cafes, theater halls, cinemas, for hanging out or formal and informal meetings. Tehran Grand Bazaar, Tajrish Bazaar can be a good choice for tranditional shopping lovers in Iran and Some of the modern shopping centers include: Palladium Shopping Center in Zafaraniyeh, Sam Center in Fereshteh district, Galleria Center in Velenjak, Sana Shopping Center in Andarzgoo Blvd., Sky Center in Lavasan, Milad-e Noor in Shahrak-e Gharb, Bamland Shopping Mall in Chitgar lake, Arg Complex in Tajrish, Almas Iranian Shopping Center in Artesh Blvd., Tandis Center, Kourosh Complex, Rosha Department Center, Megamal and Modern Center in Elahieh.
Using the most modern scientific & technological methods in construction, Palladium Shopping Mall started its activity in 2012 in an area of 10,000 square meters and infrastructure of 100,000 square meters. Palladium is a luxurious and modern complex. There are many Clothing, Furniture, and home accessories, cosmetics and beauty products and jewelry stores plus an equipped GYM, food courts and several luxury restaurants. Palladium is near to Tajrish Bazaar and Saadabad Palace.
Location: Orouzi St., Alef Sq., Moghadas Ardibili St, Zafarniyeh
Arg Shopping Mall
Arg Shopping Mall is one of Tehran’s most popular shopping centers. Due to the special facilities and also locating in the most important square in Tehran, this shopping center could turn out a good experience in Tehran.
This shopping mall has an area of over 75000 square meters with 5 floors. These are different types of domestic and foreign brands here. A spacious amusement park, Roof Garden (a natural flower garden on the roof of the Arg Shopping Center), a large book town with more than 400 square meters, and a caravan and carpool are among the other attractions of the Citadel. The complex operates every day from 9 am to 6 pm.
Location: on the northwest side of Tajrish Square and Maleki Street, Tehran
Iran-Mall is one of the world’s top 5 malls and the number one in the Middle-East. Located in northwest Tehran and near to Chitgar Lake, it includes 700 shops, a 20,000 square meter hypermarket, a fashion avenue, a diamond and crystal atrium, three food courts with more than 200 restaurants, a 3,300 square meter book garden with 67,000 volumes of books and several book stores, a cinema complex with 12 IMAX cinemas as well as a 2,000-seat theater, a family entertainment center with a roofed amusement park, a museum, art galleries, a permanent car showroom, an Iranian Bazaar, and three hotels including a 5-star luxury hotel with 450 rooms, a 3,000-seat conference hall, a convention center, various galleries, and meeting and banquet facilities.
The roof of the mall serves as a sports complex with long routes for hiking, cycling, and public activities. It consists of 15 sports fields, tennis courts, a 12,000 square meter ice rink and swimming pools.
There are two Persian gardens in this Mall. Bagh-Didar or Didar Garden (Meeting Garden) is a garden in the mall that its concept originates from of Iran. The garden is one of the most inspiring places to visit in the mall. Similar to Shazdeh Garden in Mahan which is in the heart of the desert, Bagh-Didar is a green expanse inside the rigid architectural environment of Iran-Mall. It created a pleasing environment for people to meet. Also, another garden named Book Garden or Bagh-Ketab is a garden designed to make a place that people can use to read books.
The remaining 550,000 square meters are to be inaugurated as part of the second phase. When the project is complete, the total area of the mall will be 1.95 million square meters.
Location: just off the Kharrazi Expressway, not far from Chitgar Lake.
Kourosh Complex is a collection of the biggest and best commercial, cultural and entertainment sections. Due to the presence of multiple brands, several business units and the variety of products and services, Kourosh Complex is the best choice for those who want to experience the best.
A modern architecture with emphasis on human movement in space and harmonic design of color and light, are the basis for the making of this complex. Attractive perspectives, soothing fountain, fluent circulation, Terrarium and especially the wide void between floor that is visible through hallways, stairs and elevators and panoramic elevators are the most distinctive focal points of this complex.
In addition to the modern design of the interior and exterior of the complex, presence of country’s largest Cineplex, one of the most modern family entertainment & health centers, cultural centers (cinema gallery), kindergarten (Kids club), Food Court, restaurants and many coffee shops, have made Kourosh complex a special, modern and distinctive commercial center in the west of Tehran.
Location: Kourosh Complex, North Sattari Hwy., Tehran
Rosha Department Center
Rosha Department Center is one of the largest shopping malls in the north of Tehran. It is the first department store in Iran and its main focus is on clothing. Rosha brings together a professional collection of all that fashion lovers are looking for to find their own unique style under one roof, pursuing a long-term goal: Experience a new style of fun and easy shopping.
This department store comprises 18 floors: 10 floors of modern parking, 5 floors of the department for clothing, sports and baggage and footwear departments, watches and jewelry, perfumes and cosmetics and gym, restaurant and rooftop garden with a pleasant atmosphere.
Location: Niavaran St., Amaar and Farmanieh intersection
Modern Elahieh Shopping Mall
Modern Elahieh Complex is a luxurious and modern shopping Mall that opened in 2011 and is located in the Elahieh region. This Commercial Complex is a collection of popular international brands in clothing, cosmetics, jewelry, watches, and accessories. The overall built area of the building is about 17000 Sq2 and has been inaugurated in 11 stories.
The commercial section of the complex has an area of 3000 sq2 and 3 floors. It includes 40 stores with various areas and designed according to the appetency of the customers to shop from the official representative of famous international brands. This section also includes coffee shops and restaurants.
There is also a royal floor located on the 5th floor includes a number of boutiques, jewelry galleries, and modern and stylish outdoor coffee shops and restaurants.
Location: Across from Golnar street, North Africa Blvd., Elahieh
Sam Shopping Center
Sam Commercial Complex was established in late 2011 with a new approach for defining and manufacturing a dynamic space within the noble framework at Tehran by having a unique architectural structure and focusing on the world’s most valid and famous brand in order to meet the customer’s requirements. The 2 most key properties of Sam Center are including: “nobility and quality of offering new style for life and clothes.
You have access to luxury and global brands at Sam Center; internationally acclaimed brands of bags, apparel, footwear, fashion, gold, jewelry, watches, cosmetics & cologne and more. The attractive part of this center is its restaurant space, located on the ninth floor and offers a beautiful view of the best part of Tehran city.
Address: Elahieh, Fereshteh Ave., Tehran
Visiting Time: Saturday to Friday, 8:00 am to 11:45 pm
What to Do, See and Eat in Tehran Grand Bazaar
Visiting the oldest bazaar of Tehran would be assuredly an outstanding experience in Tehran. In Regard to its traditional architecture, a superb visual pleasure is provided for its visitors.
Besides, it is the only wholesale center of Tehran. Nevertheless, it does not mean that you cannot do retail shopping here. It distributes almost all sorts of products to other shops around Tehran. Moreover, for those who care about economical prices, this bazaar is the best place for shopping. Keep in mind that it has various small bazaars that each sells particular products. There are so many souvenir shops here and you can find a huge variety of Yazdi Termeh, Persian Carpet and lots of stuff . Consequently, you should find out the certain section you want to buy things from. There are also many popular restaurants with unbelievably delicious Iranian dishes around. In visiting Tehran Grand Bazaar don’t forget to visit Zadeh Zeid Shrine. The shrine is absolutely beautiful and ornamented with mirror work. Now just before reaching the mosque, drinking a cup of tea in the Tehran’s smallest tea house will be a good experience in Tehran.