Tehran: The culture and custom

Lamond-Riggs Library

Tehran: The culture and custom

Exhibit of the culture and customs of Tehran


Books and DVDs - City of Tehran
After reading the book Reading Lolita in Tehran, view an exhibit of photos, books and videos on the culture and customs of the city of Tehran.

Tehran, sometimes spelled Teheran, is the capital of Iran and the Tehran Province.  It is also Iran's largest urban area and city. The city is home to many historic mosques, churches and synagogues. Contemporary Tehran is a modern city. Approximately 98 percent of the population speaks Persian. 

View photos of traditional homes and foods, people in traditional dress, a mosque and mausoleum, Freedom Square and a modern subway system. 

Books and DVDs on Tehran are available for checkout. The exhibit can be seen from Oct. 25-Nov. 15.
Tehran: The Culture and Custom