For many Iranians, shopping has become a near-obsessive ritual. Although traditional bazaars remain the favorite places to shop for most young people, they now face stiff competition from huge shopping malls all across the country.
Despite being hobbled by sanctions, Iran is in the midst of a shopping mall boom. Several modern shopping malls, some of them just catering for luxury brands, have opened in the capital, Tehran, and other cities in the past few years.
Check out the Top 10 Most Luxurious Shopping Malls in Iran selected by Iranian news website Javan Online: