Saadabad Palace entrance

Saadabad Palace

The Sa’dabad Palace, also spelled Saadabad Palace, was built in the northern part of Tehran, in the Shemiran area during the Pahlavi era. Saadabad Palace History The royals of the Qajar dynasty in the 19th century used this palace as their summer capital. Saadabad Palace occupies a vast area of 275 acres (over 110 hectares). […]

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Persepolis Iran

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)

Persepolis (greek), commonly known as Takht-e Jamshid by the Iranians, is a complex of palaces used by the Achaemenid kings as their summer capital until Alexander the Great destroyed it. Built on the slope of a mountain now known as Rahmat, the construction of this site was completed over a span of 150 years. The

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Golestan Palace facade

Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace (Palace of Flowers) is situated in Tehran, and it is one of the most popular landmarks of the Iranian capital. Golestan Palace History Golestan Palace is one of the buildings within the walls of Tehran’s Historic Arg (citadel). This is the oldest historical monument in Iran and was rebuilt to its current form

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Fin Garden facade and fountain

Fin Garden (Bagh-e Fin)

Fin Garden History Fin Garden was built in the classic old-Iranian style, while the palace situated in the garden reflects the influence of the architecture of the Safavid, Zandiyeh, and Qajar periods. It is 2.3 hectares big and employs many water fountains. Besides the palace, the garden has a number of suffers (buildings), two baths,

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Baqcheh Jooq Palace and garden

Baqcheh Jooq Palace

Baqcheh-Jooq Palace History Baqcheh-Jooq Palace (English: Joogh Garden) was commissioned by Iqbal-ol-Saltaneh Makui, one of Mozafaredin Shah’s commanders. This palace is a major tourist attraction due to its location on the Turkey-Europe road route. The Baqcheh-Jooq palace is situated on a large expanse of gardens, which cover an area of 11 hectares (27 acres). Currently,

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