One of the oldest historic monuments in the city of Tehran, and of world heritage status belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran's arg (citadel). It consists of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European presents from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Saint Thaddeus Church is the first Armenian and Christian church in Tehran located in Molavi Street. The church was built in 1808 by ten Armenian families who came to Tehran on the order of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar from Jolfa of Isfahan to do glass works for royal palaces.
Emarat-e Masoudieh is one of the most beautiful palaces of Qajar era. Because of the rich history and fresh architecture style, the palace is a popular touristic spot and an important historical site. The walls and halls decorated in a mixed Iranian-European style, tell the visitors stories from the past, charming and mysterious.
Marmar Palace (Marble Palace or Kakh-e Marmar) in Tehran was built during the years 1934-1937 AD. with a combination of eastern and western architecture. It was constructed on the orders of Reza Shah. It was used by Reza Shah and then his son Mohammad ...
Visiting the best of Iran on this short trip. Start from Tehran, the modern capital of Persia by covering National Archeological Museum of Iran, UNESCO world heritage site of Golestan Palace, Carpet museum, UNESCO world heritage sites of Naghshe-e-Jahan, Historical bridges and Armenian Cathedral in Isfahan, Well preserved city of Kashan in the middle of the silk road, Travel to the legendary city of Persepolis and, Beautiful Mosques, Persian Gardens and many others…
A rare manuscript of One Thousand and One Nights dating back to the Qajar period (1789–1925) will be scrutinized in a meeting, which will be organized at the Anthropology Museum of Golestan Palace in Tehran on Wednesday.
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