Islamic Republic of Iran
Originally the Royal Tehran Hilton 1960 by architect Heydar Ghiai-Chamlou, with an 1972 addition. Since 1979 the Persian Esteghlal Hotel
The complex as seen from Parkway bridge.
Hilton's design consultant Raglan Squire was
a British architect who also built their hotels in
Bahrain, Istanbul, Jakarta, Nicosia and Tunis.
Downtown Tehran hotel architecture
Red Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen in the lobby
The Arya Sheraton Hotel, built in 1974 is now part of the Homa Group a subsidary of Iran Air Airlines
Around the corner, intersection of Valiasr Street and Chamran Highway, the Shater Abbas Restaurant.