A shopping mall in Tehran taken from worldisround.com
A shopping mall in Tehran taken from worldisround.com

Over the past half of the twenty first century Tehran has become more and more modern in its appeal towards consumer goods and commercialism as you can see from the picture and video here portraying two sides of the Iranian shopping experience. On the one hand you have the more modern multistoried indoor shopping mall seen above and on the other you can see the old style bazaar of tehrans past which is now becoming more enriched with expensive decorative and accesory items rather than being centered more on neccesities.