In addition to the Niavaranpalast and the Niavaranpark are located in this district several embassies and the Iranian National Library. Furthermore, there is the Farhangsarā ( House of Culture ) with an amphitheater, a museum, a music hall, a café- gallery and a café with a covered exhibition hall.
Many Iranian artists also live here.
Located at the foot of the Alborz Mountains at an altitude of 1700 m, Niavaran has a cooler climate compared to the rest of Tehran with excellent vantage points. Several skyscrapers were built in the last few years.