Iran: Tehran (2014)

Tehran, the capital of the country, was the first city that I visited during my travels in Iran. Here I mainly shot pictures around the Shah Mosque Mosque (also known as the Soltāni Mosque and called Imam Mosque after the 1979 revolution). It is one of the biggest mosques in the world. The minarets are 230 meter high, which made it impossible for me to fit them in the picture from the distance I was at. I like the pictures of people touching the gravestones and making connection with the dead. Some of my other pictures were taken at the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery, the largest cemetery of the country. I like the way people leave sweets and cookies on the gravestones for visitors to eat in memory of those that passed away. 

See below a selection of my photo's. You can also find them here in a gallery view, which navigates a bit faster.

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