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The refined elegance and superior level of service you receive on flights from Seoul to Tehran with Qatar Airways will delight anyone who expects premium quality air travel. We ensure that throughout your flight you’re looked after by an attentive and professional cabin crew, who’ll offer you award-winning cuisine and a selection of quality in-flight services. You’ll have ample leg space to relax in, and you’ll land in Iran’s exotic and exciting capital all set for business or pleasure.
Tehran is a great cosmopolitan city, full of beautiful parks and impressive museums, chic restaurants and cafés and warm, welcoming people. With numerous colourful gardens scattered across the city and the majestic Alborz range of mountains close by, Tehran is a most attractive place to visit throughout the year. Popular attractions include the Azadi Tower, symbol of the city, and the 12th century Tughrul Tower next to historic Rashkan Castle. Tehran also has many fine museums and an excellent zoo.
As you arrive to Incheon’s International Airport to fly from Seoul with Qatar Airways, you’ll get a typically warm Korean welcome. Incheon International Airport serves South Korea’s capital, and is one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. A spotlessly clean and modern terminal is packed with facilities, and efficient, friendly staff ensure your journey starts smoothly.
The airport has won numerous awards, including being rated the best airport worldwide by Airports Council International, as the world's cleanest airport and the world's best international transit airport by Skytrax.
Transportation and parking
The huge airport is well served by its own ground transportation network, including an incredibly efficient bus service (known as the limousine bus service) which runs directly from the centre of Seoul to the airport.
The Incheon International Airport Railroad airport express (known as AREX) runs high-speed services from Gimpo Airport and Seoul to the Transport Centre next to the main terminal building.
Fleets of taxis and pre-booked limousine services run to and from the capital to the airport. Look out for the orange-coloured ‘international’ taxis, whose drivers speak English, Japanese and Chinese. Parking is plentiful, and is available for both short and long-term stays.
Arriving at Incheon International Airport
Passengers flying from Seoul with Qatar Airways depart from the main Terminal, concourse A. This is reached via two very long underground passages (Intra Airport Transit is available). The concourse has 30 gates, and six lounges for passengers to enjoy.
Facilities and amenities
The facilities available at Incheon international airport are truly extraordinary, and include a golf course, a spa, private sleeping rooms, an ice skating rink, a casino, indoor gardens and a Museum of Korean Culture.
There is also an entire mall of retail outlets supplying everything from travel accessories to clothes, perfume, toiletries and luxury goods. Its duty-free shopping mall has been rated the world's best for three years in a row by Business Traveller, and there is a huge selection of food and refreshment vendors serving everything from Korean delicacies to international cuisine of the very highest standard.
Tehran is opening up to tourists, allowing much greater access to this rich, fascinating and ancient capital at last. Book a flight to Tehran with Qatar Airways and the first thing you’ll notice about this lively and friendly city is the extraordinary mountain backdrop.
The towering, snow-capped Alborz Mountains dominate the landscape, providing wonderful hiking and trekking opportunities for the more adventurous traveller.
Back in Tehran you’ll find a fascinating fusion of ancient and modern – towering monuments and beautiful mosques, bustling markets and gleaming skyscrapers.
The welcome you’ll receive in Tehran is warm and friendly, and this unexpected tourist destination is now becoming a favourite among more discerning travellers who want to head off the beaten path and experience the real Persia.
Tehran’s mountain backdrop is echoed by its own towering monuments in the centre of the city, the most famous of which is the Azadi Tower. Built to commemorate the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian Empire, it’s a fusion of Sassanid and Islamic architecture.
A museum in the base of the tower gives visitors a potted history of the Empire, as well as the history of the tower itself.
The tomb of: ‘Abdul ‘Adhīm ibn ‘Abdillāh al-Hasanī is a place of pilgrimage for many. The Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine is dedicated to the descendant of Hasan ibn ‘Alī. He was also a companion of Muhammad al-Taqī, and was buried at the shrine in the 9th century.
The Treasury of the National Jewels is an astonishing collection of jewellery and the largest of its kind in the world. The glistening collection includes the Darya-e-Noor diamond, the sister diamond to the Kuh-e-Noor diamond, the world's largest uncut ruby and a free standing golden globe made from 34 kilograms of gold and no fewer than 51,366 precious stones.
Flights to Tehran with Qatar Airways land at Imam Khomeini International Airport, 55km southwest of the city centre. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Tehran please check the visa and passport requirements.
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