A visit to Ghaleh Simoon in Eslamshahr... (ghaleh is Persian for castle)
When they take you to this point, with your eyes closed, you would not believe that in the nearest city to Tehran, the capital of Islamic Iran, there are people who are experiencing being alive under the most difficult conditions, instead of experiencing life.
Simoon is a ruin of a castle, a place of failed dreams...
Read the report by Amir Abbas Ranjbar and Asieh Chaharbaghi (in Persian)
Eslamshahr is a city in and the capital of Eslamshahr County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 357,171, in 91,293 families.
The city is located on the Jaddeh Saveh major road, which starts in the south of Tehran, and ends at Saveh City. (View Larger Map)