Old pictures of 10 historical squares of Tehran      

Tehran's squares are among the beauties of this city, and each of them has been associated with various incidents and events in the pages of history.


Hamshahri Online wrote: Tehran's squares are considered among the beauties of this city, each of them has been associated with various incidents and events in the pages of history. In the past, Tehran was a city of gardens and squares. With the development of the city in the course of history, many of the beauties of this city have been lost, but it still has a lot to say. The city squares are one of the attractions of this city, each of which has stories of the capital's history in its heart. In the following, we will get to know the most important squares of Tehran and their valuable works: Azadi Square: Azadi Square is the first image that is tied to the name of Tehran, and as the largest square in Iran, it is considered a symbol of Tehran. This huge square was built during the Pahlavi era. The purpose of building the building was to celebrate the 2500th anniversary of the Iranian Empire. Before the revolution, Azadi Square was called Shahyad Square. Azadi Tower, which is located in the middle of this square, was built with the design and architecture of Hossein Amanat. This work is considered the biggest square in Iran. Imam Khomeini Square: This square has seen many changes over time. Imam Khomeini Square is located in one of the important areas of Tehran. This square was built in 1284 AH during the era of Naser al-Din Shah and by the order of Amir Kabir. This work is one of the first passages in Tehran that are paved and asphalted. The building of the square took about ten years. Once upon a time, most of the important buildings of the city were around this square. Nazmiye building, Shahi Bank of Iran building, municipal administration building, telegraph house building, transit office, etc. were among these important buildings. In the past, Imam Khomeini Square was known as Artillery Square, Sepeh Square. Revolution Square: Revolution Square is one of the main squares in Tehran. Over the years, this square has experienced various incidents. Revolution Square was known as 24 Esfand Square or Statue Square in different periods. The reason for this naming was Reza Shah's birthday on March 24. On this occasion, a full-length statue of him was placed in the center of the square. Over time, with the various changes that happened in the country, this field also changed. Currently, a blue dome stands out in the middle of the square. The revolution square is now full of bookstores, cafes and different cinemas. Ferdowsi Square: Another square in Tehran that has seen many incidents is Ferdowsi Square. This square, which was a place for many resistances and protests, hosted the statue of Abolqasem Ferdowsi during a grand ceremony on June 17, 1338. This work has been one of the important symbols of Tehran for many years. Ferdowsi Square is currently a center for exchange transactions. Railway Square: One of Tehran's squares, which is in the list of national monuments, is the Railway Square complex, which was built during the reign of Pahlavi I. This work was registered in the national register on March 25, 1379. It is one of the busiest squares in the city. Haft Tir Square: Haft Tir Square is one of the central squares of Tehran. Before the revolution, it was known as the Twenty-Panj Square of Shahrivar, which is the reason for the beginning of the Pahlavi II kingdom on this date. The reason for naming Haft Tir on the square is the bombing incident in the office of the Islamic Republic Party on the 7th of Tir 1360. Valiasr square: one of the other squares in Tehran that is very important. This square was called Crown Prince before the revolution. This square is located at the intersection of Vali Asr Street, Karimkhan Zand Boulevard and Keshavarz Boulevard. Valiasr Square is currently one of Tehran's underground squares. Imam Hossein Square: Imam Hossein Square is also included in the list of old squares in Tehran. Before the revolution, this square was named Fouzia in memory of one of Mohammad Reza Shah's wives. This square is now very busy and a big pedestrian street. A memorial for the martyrs has been built in this complex. Hassan Abad Square: Hassan Abad Square is one of the most special squares in Tehran that had a special architecture. The final name of the field is the same as the heir of its lands, namely Hasan, the son of Mirza Yusuf Ashtiani. From the previous names of this square, we can mention Malek-ul-Motkalmin Square, Hasht Gonbad Square, Pahlavi Square and 31 Shahrivar Square. Various constructions took place in different periods in the shape of this building, but in the end, with the efforts of the municipality and the cultural heritage organization, its current shape remained the same. Baharestan Square: This square is one of the most important squares in Tehran. The importance of Baharestan Square is the location of Iran's Islamic Council and also the location of the first National Council or Constitutional Assembly in this place. Baharestan Square has always been one of the most important squares in Tehran in the past 300 years. There are various reasons for the importance of Baharestan Square, many of these reasons are related to historical events that happened in Baharestan Square. This square can be counted among the first squares of Tehran and that is why it has played a very colorful role in many historical events of Iran. This square, which was registered in the list of national monuments of Iran in 2015, plays an important role in the transportation axes of the central areas of the city and was one of the most important squares of the city in the past.

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