HISTORIC GATES IN IRAN (category)

city: Tehran
Bagh-e Melli (National Garden) is a magnificent brick gate, decorated with colorful tiles and multiple inscriptions is one of old symbols of Tehran built based on direct order of Reza ... MORE
The gorgeous facade of the National Garden, one of the symbols of Tehran, a historical compound in downtown Tehran constructed at the beginning of 19th century on the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi.
More information about Qoran Gate
Qoran Gate
in Shiraz City
city: Shiraz
At the entrance of the Shiraz city and in the Allaho Akbar Gorge, about 1000 years ago a gate was built on top of which Karim Khan Zand consequently built a small room containing a ... MORE
At the entrance of the Shiraz city and in the Allaho Akbar Gorge, about 1000 years ago a gate was built on top of which Karim Khan Zand consequently built a small room containing a Qoran. In 1938 due to road developments the old monument was destroyed. About ten years later the gate was restored and ...
More information about Arg Gate (Darvazeh Arg)
Arg Gate (Darvazeh Arg)
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
The said gate-way is located at the cross-roads of Ayatollah Talleqani Ave., and Sheikh Fazlollah Noori Ave., of Semnan. This was constructed during the reign of Naseredin Shah, in ... MORE
The said gate-way is located at the cross-roads of Ayatollah Talleqani Ave., and Sheikh Fazlollah Noori Ave., of Semnan. This was constructed during the reign of Naseredin Shah, in the years 1300-1305 AH. The gate-way has been made of brick and stands to an elevation of over 7 m. The ceiling of the ...
More information about Qazvin Gateways
Qazvin Gateways
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
In the past the city of Qazvin had eight gateways. These were reputedly known as the Rast Gateway, Baq-e-Shah, Kooshk, Tabriz, Tehran, Sheikh Abad, Imamzadeh Hassan and Khandaqbar ... MORE
In the past the city of Qazvin had eight gateways. These were reputedly known as the Rast Gateway, Baq-e-Shah, Kooshk, Tabriz, Tehran, Sheikh Abad, Imamzadeh Hassan and Khandaqbar Gateways. Today, only two of these gateways have been remained, i.e., Kooshk and Tehran Gateways. The former is located ...
city: Khoy
This gateway or 'darvazeh' is located to the south of the ancient bazaar of Khoy, and was the original gateway of this city to the city of Salmas. Some attribute this relic to the ... MORE
This gateway or 'darvazeh' is located to the south of the ancient bazaar of Khoy, and was the original gateway of this city to the city of Salmas. Some attribute this relic to the Eilkhanian era and some to the Qajar period. The northern side of the gateway is constructed in brick laid out diagonally, ...
More information about Arg Southern Gate
Arg Southern Gate
in Semnan City
city: Semnan
This is a relic from the reign of Naseredin Shah Qajar. The upper structure of the southern gateway is in two storeys, with chambers on two sides of the corridor on both floors. MORE
This is a relic from the reign of Naseredin Shah Qajar. The upper structure of the southern gateway is in two storeys, with chambers on two sides of the corridor on both floors.
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