What is Persian culture known for?

What is Persian culture known for?

Prior to the foundation of Islam in Iran, Persians are noted for the development of one of the oldest monotheistic religions, Zoroastrianism. Iranian culture is one of the oldest in the whole world and has influenced cultures like Italy, Macedonia, Greece, Russia, the Arabian Peninsula, and parts of Asia.

Can a woman divorce her husband in Iran?

The right of divorce had initially belonged solely to the husband, but with the Family Protection Law, both men and women can ask the courts for divorce under specific circumstances. There were seven circumstances in which either spouse could ask for divorce.

Can foreigners drink alcohol in Iran?

Alcohol in Iran is illegal for tourists just as it is for anyone else. And it is not sold or served in cafes, restaurants, and hotels or anywhere else around the country./span>

Does it ever snow in Iran?

Heavy snow settled over Iran on Janu, closing roads and isolating many northern villages. The snow fell heaviest in the northern Zagros Mountains, where as much as 75 cm (32 inches) fell in a single night, but the white extends south along the spine of the mountains almost to the Persian Gulf.

What is the oldest city in Iran?

Susa

What is the average temp in Iran?

The Tehran temperature ranges from -3° C (27° F ), the average low, to an average high of 7° C (45° F ) in January, and from an average minimum of 22° C (72° F ) to an average maximum of 37° C (99° F ) in July.

Is Tehran Safe?

Given it's chaotic traffic, the most dangerous thing you could possibly do in Tehran is cross the road. Otherwise, Iran's capital is a very safe place for travellers, with low levels of street crime.