Month: March 2018

Shams-ol-Emareh

Shams-ol-Emareh Palace

The idea of building a tall structure came to Naser-ed-Din Shah before his first visit to Europe and from pictorial images of European buildings. The Monarch wanted a structure from which he could have panoramic views of the city. Designed by Mo`ayyer-ol-Mamalek, construction of the Shams-ol-Emareh began in 1865 and was completed two years later. […]

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Fine Arts Museum

Fine Arts Museum of Tehran

The major part of the paintings in this collection are the oil paintings of Safavid, Afshar, Zand and Qajar periods collected by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi`s last wife, Farah, from an English collectioner called Harold Emmer. The paintings have been arranged on 3 floors: 1) First floor, teahouse painting by contemporary Iranian artists; 2) second floor, […]

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Behzad Museum

Behzad Museum

This museum is devoted to the miniatures painted by Hoseyn Behzad (1895-1968) who made a revolution in Iranian painting. Studying European art and being inspired by Kamal-od-din Behzad and Reza Abbasi, he introduced a new style of miniature on paper, hard paper or fiberboard, This style is purely Iranian, but it has kept on with […]

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Green Palace of Sa'ad Abad

Green Palace of Sa’ad Abad Complex

It is the first palace built in the complex during Pahlavi dynasty by Reza Shah`s order. The building is called green palace because of the color of its faced. The palace is a very nice museum of Persian arts like mirror marquetry, carpets, and illumination and plaster work. It was served as Mohammad Reza`s private […]

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Reza Abbasi Museum

ln Shari’ati Ave., before Seyyed Khandan, there is a museum in the name of known artist of Safavid era, Reza Abbasi. Two main halls of the museum are allocated relatively to the works of pre_Islamic and Islamic periods but the things exhibited in the museum belong to different eras.

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carpet museum of Iran

Carpet museum of Iran

Building of this museum was constructed in 1977 in the northwest side of Laleh Park. ln this museum precious Iranian carpets and short napped coarse carpets of artists from Tabriz, Kashan, Esfahan, Lorestan, Kordestan, Kerman and Bakhtiyari are exhibited. Its first floor is allocated to temporary exhibition and the ground floor to permanent exhibition.

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