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Zafaraniyeh (main street: Shahid Sarlashkar Fallahi) is an affluent neighbourhood in the north of Tehran, Iran. The name's origin lies in the fact that it was the residence of many saffron traders long ago, thus the name Zafaraniyeh (the Persian version of Saffronia). The Islamic Azad University of Tehran, Languages branch is located at the beginning of Zafaraniyeh that teaches English, German, French, Spanish, and other foreign languages. The museum of Sa'dabad Palace is situated at the end of this street, which also contains a culture house. There are plans to build a shopping center in Asef crossroad. The Moghaddas Ardebili Street connects Zafaraniyeh to Velenjak from east and to Valiasr Street and Elahieh from west. Zafaraniyeh is one of Teheran´s safest and most heavily guarded neighborhood due to the many Embassies, Ambassadorial residences and Iranian’s head of state who reside here. There is also a synagogue in this neighbourhood. The area is classed as being the best and most expensive area of Tehran, with many wealthy Iranians and non-Iranians living here. The area has many Billionaires and Millionaires and many of the residents also live abroad. The area consists of nearly all apartment blocks with only a few houses. It is near the longest city road in Asia, Vali-asr Street. This area of Vali-asr street has many boutiques that has shops such as Gucci, Rolex and Armani, Louis Vuitton etc. boutiques. Some of the great Zafaraniyeh Shopping Malls and Centers are listed below:
- Zafaranieh Plaza,Zaferaniyeh St. 
- Palladium Mall,Moqadas Ardabili St. 
- Parmis Commercial Complex,Moqadas Ardabili St. 
- Zafaraniyeh Bamik Complex,Zaferaniyeh St.
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- Images of a house in Zaferanieh, Iran Journal of Architecture, No. 14, October 2004.
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