Category: Tehran

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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Milad Tower

Milad Tower

Milad Tower: The first communicational tower with extraordinary possibilities is under construction in north part of Gishã hill. This international communicational center in comparison with other towers of the world allocates the 4th degree from the height point of view to itself. (Toronto tower 553.3 m, Moscow tower 533.3 m, Shanghai tower 460 m and […]

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National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran (Persian: باغ گیاه‌شناسی ملی ایران‎) is a Botanical Garden in Tehran, Iran. Its area is about 150 hectares and is planned to be the main center for horticulture and plant taxonomy in Iran. A herbarium of Iranian plants (TARI) is gradually being built up and now consists of some 160,000 […]

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Tehran Grand Bazaar

Tehran Grand bazaar

Tehran Bazaar: Tehran bazaar located in the center of the city is constructed in Fath Ali Shah-e-Qajar era and contains several bazaars, chambers, passages, inns and arcades. Right now this center is counted as the most active economic pole of Tehran and townships providing theirs needs from this trade center. Important sections of this complex […]

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Jamshidieh Park

Jamshidieh Park

The highest park of Tehran in Shahid Bãhonar (Niyavaran) Avenue is one of the parks built in recent years. It has several attractions among the stony walls of Kolakchãl mountain, Davallu garden, Jamshidiyeh Street and Kolakchal Road. Natural springs, stony waterscapes, walking stone-pavements, restaurants, amphitheaters, children playground and tribal cultural houses are the causes that […]

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