The Chehel Sotune palace was erected during the reigns of Shah Abbas Safavid I and II in the 11th century AH, in the vast premises and garden. This highly reputed structure comprises of a hall of mirrors with gilded ceilings, and chambers to the north and south with adornments of mirror and plaster work, in addition to valuable paintings. Its elevated porch with 20 wooden pillars renders a special majestic affect to the scene, and the reflection of these pillars in the large pool opposite the edifice displays a beauty of its own. Thus taking the name of Chehel Sotune or 40 pillars.
Isfahan or Esfahan is in a north-south position, segregates the townships of the province into two eastern and western portions. To its north is the Markazi (Central) Province and to the south is in the neighborhood of the province of Fars. In its eastern ...
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Iran. It has collections of more than 3,000 items that include 19th and 20th century's ...MORE
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