Tehran is a modern metropolis, a magnet for tourists, and hub of a great culture with its numerous museums housed on the Sa’adabad palace grounds, plus the State Jewels of Iran which holds one of the most fabulous collections of treasures in the world. The Iranian still identifies with the bazaar as a place that is traditional, vital and truly Persian, and Tehran boasts one of the richest and longest bazaars in Iran with six miles of covered passages.