City Park, Tehran

City Park (Persian: پارک شهر, Park-e Shahr), with its 26 hectares (64 acres), is an urban park located in the central Tehran, Iran. It is the first public park in Tehran.[1] City Park surrounded by Fayaz Bakhsh Street from the north, Hafez Street from the west, Behesht Street from the south and Khayyam Street from the east.

City Park
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View of City Park in 2008
TypeUrban park
LocationDistrict 12, Tehran, Iran
Coordinates35°41′N 51°25′E / 35.683°N 51.417°E / 35.683; 51.417Coordinates: 35°41′N 51°25′E / 35.683°N 51.417°E / 35.683; 51.417
Area26 hectares
Created1953
Owned byTehran municipality
Operated byTehran municipality
Open24 hours
Public transit accessMetro and bus; see below

The Tehran Peace Museum is located at the northern gate of this park. Other notable sites of the park include a bird garden, an aquarium, and a central library. In December 2014, Park-e Shahr Birdwatching Site was opened to elevate the public awareness toward eco-tourism and birds. You can see over 50 local and migratory birds in Park-e Shahr.

Structures and facilitiesEdit

Recreational and sports facilitiesEdit

Recreational and sports facilities in City Park:

Central LibraryEdit

The park has an old and famous library that called Central library. This library was opened in 1961.[3] In 2019, Tehran municipality purchased new equipment for the library.[4]

AquariumEdit

There is also a public aquarium in the park with fish such as lung fish, arowana, aba aba, stingray, koi and cafe.[1]

Birds GardenEdit

There is also a bird garden in the park with birds such as Budgerigar, Duck, Partridge, Peafowl, Rosy-faced lovebird and weero.[1]

Peace MuseumEdit

The Tehran Peace Museum is located at the northern gate of City Park.[5] The Tehran Peace Museum is a member of the International Network of Museums for Peace and the main objective of the museum is to promote a culture of peace through raising awareness about the devastating consequences of war, with a focus on the health and environmental impacts of chemical weapons.[5][6]

TransportationEdit

Public transportEdit

People can easily reach the park via Tehran metro. Khomeini metro station is located near the park in Toopkhaneh Square. Also, Park-e Shahr bus station is located next to the city park.[2]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "آشنایی با بوستان شهر - تهران". همشهری آنلاین (in Persian). 2012-08-25. Archived from the original on 2019-12-19. Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "بوستان شهر" [City Park, Tehran]. parks.tehran.ir (in Persian). Retrieved 2019-12-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "بازگشایی کتابخانه عمومی پارک شهر". ایسنا (in Persian). 2019-08-26. Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  4. ^ "خبرگزاری فارس - کتابخانه مرکزی پارک شهر تهران افتتاح شد+عکس". خبرگزاری فارس. 2019-08-27. Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  5. ^ a b "خبرگزاری فارس - پارک شهر، خاطره مشترک نسل ها". خبرگزاری فارس. 2019-05-03. Archived from the original on 2019-12-19. Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  6. ^ جم, Jamejam, جام (2016-01-21). "گشتی در موزه صلح تهران". Jamejam Online (in Persian). Retrieved 2019-12-19.

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