Golestan Palace

The Golestan palace refers to the Zandiyeh and Qajar period which is located in center of the capital; Tehran.

The Golestan palace dates back to 440 years ago and can be considered as one of the most unique historic complexes of the Iran.

The root of the name refers to construction of a hall named Golestan which was one of the buildings of Qajar era.

The Golestan palace has undergone many changes since the Safavid period.

Actually, the root of this amazing complex backs to the Shah Abbas but works available today are limit to part of the Zandiyeh period.

The palace was registered as a historic heritage in 37th meetings of the UNESCO world heritage site in 2013.

Here, visitors enjoy visiting glorious and luxury buildings and Iranian crafts which refer to the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Golestan palace offers large number of amazing parts to visit and enjoy including 17 sections such as halls, museums and palaces.

Moreover, variety of events such as meetings, coronations and etc. were held in this beautiful palace.

It can be claimed that almost all sections of this complex were built in the Qajar era.

On the other hand, many museums or archives are also available to visit. For instance, photos, manuscripts and also documents are among other interesting attractions which can create surprising moments for you and your companions.

This complex was registered as a 16th historic work of Iran in world via UNESCO experts.

Here, wide range of options are available to visit and enjoy including Talar-e Berelian, Howz Khaneh, Khalvat-e Karimkhani, Talar-e Zoruf, Talar-e Aineh, Talar-e Salam, Shams ol Emareh and etc. that each one can make you surprised on arrival definitely.

The main goal to construct the Shams ol Emareh refers to the Nassered Din Shah who was eager to see panoramic views of the city in the best possible way. This building consists of two main towers.

Building of Emarate Badgir was built during period of Fath Alishah. It was renovated several times during several periods. Actually, this building was built in order to allow wind to come into the structure.

The Diamond hall (Talar-e Almas) is another structure which is located in the south side of the complex. Here, you will be amazed by very beautiful and exceptional mirrorwork prepared by very professional experts.

This building dates back to the Fath Ali Shah.

Some banknotes were also printed and published by photo or painting of this palace. For instance, you can search and see a painting painted by an unique and famous Iranian artist named Kamakol Molk.

The Salam hall of the complex (Talar-e Salam) was built in order to reception and hold meeting with VIP people such as kings and etc. This building has also amazing mirror works and variety of embellishments such as plaster molding and mosaic which can attract attention of all visitors.

The Mirror hall (Talar-e Aineh) can be considered as the most famous part of the Golestan palace. Here, is prominent for its eye-catching mirror works. This hall is a really surprising attraction for any person with any taste and lifestyle.

On the other hand, the Brilliant hall (Talar-e Berelian) is another part of the complex which is famous and glorious for its brilliant mirror works. This hall was built by order of Nassered Din Shah. Moreover, oil paintings painted by Iranian professional painters are also available in this hall to amaze you which are really a collection of masterpieces.

It can be claimed that here is always among main priorities of visitors from all over the world to enjoy in the best possible way. We strongly recommend you not to lose extraordinary moments of visiting this amazing complex.

Enjoy in an amazing historic attraction. 

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