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Golestan Palace

The lavish Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. The walled Palace, one of the oldest groups of buildings in Tehran, became the seat of … Read More

Qajar, Pahlavi Era Photos on Display

Iran Photo Museum in Tehran is showing historical photographs from the Qajar (1785-1925) and Pahlavi (1925-1979) eras. The exhibition ‘An Account of the Past’ (in Persian: Revayat-e-Gozashteh’) opened on March 15 and will run through April 20 at Iran Photo … Read More

Golestan Palace Museum, A Precious Piece of History

A peaceful haven in the middle of Tehran, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Golestan Palace (the Palace of Flowers) is the oldest historical attraction in Tehran and refers to a collection of buildings that were once held within the mud-thatched walls … Read More