Taleghani Ave

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Taleghani (formally Taleqani) Ave in Tehran, prior to the Islamic Revolution (1979) Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis) Ave., is located in the center of Tehran and runs West from Ghodss St at the University of Tehran to Shariaty Ave (Ali Shariati) on the East.

The former US Embassy is located in the east of this avenue. The Iran hostage crisis created a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States.