Golestan Palace is one of the most important ancient historical buildings located in the heart of the Iranian capital, Tehran. The construction of this edifice dates back to the sixteenth century, i.e. 4 centuries old and even more and still retains its beauty and splendor of its inscriptions, so it is one of the most important landmarks of tourism in Iran
It was an ancient royal complex of the Qajar dynasty and princes, an ancient dynasty that ruled Iran for many years, and it was among a number of monumental buildings that were surrounded by the walls of the ancient Tehran castle
The palace is distinguished by its splendid building and architectural design, as it consists of 17 sub-palaces that adhere to each other in a wonderful way, giving the viewer the feeling that he rode in the time machine and returned back 4 centuries to witness this exciting period of Iranian rule!
These palaces were previously used for many royal purposes such as coronation, punishing criminals and all things related to the rule of the Qajar dynasty that spanned more than 150 years
One of the things that you are sure to enjoy watching when you visit this historic palace is the (Throne of the Peacock) which the Shah of Iran sat upon during the solemn celebrations of crowning him king of the country during the year 1967 AD
The Golestan Palace in Tehran contains a huge number of main and subsidiary halls, the most recent of which are filled with antiques, furniture and ancient holdings of the kings and princes who have inhabited this palace over the years. Berlion or ceremonies, housing construction (or Elizabeth Palace), Shams al-Amara Palace, Badkir Building and its large basin, camp, diamond hall and others
What you can do at the Klestan Palace and Museum in Tehran:
• Take a tour of the palace and its annexes and get acquainted with the history of its construction, how it was built, and the successive development processes in it. It is the oldest archaeological building in Iran as a whole. Therefore, it is the appropriate settlement for those who love history and ancient monuments, and who will surely enjoy a tour of fun and excitement.
• In addition to the distinguished characteristic of architectural designs, inscriptions and mosaics in the Golestan Palace in Tehran, they will enjoy watching the furniture, lamps and the most beautiful artifacts displayed inside and outside, as well as you will see the vehicles that the sultans were carrying by the slaves.
• When you visit the Kalestan Palace in Tehran, you will not stop taking pictures and short videos. You will be the most beautiful souvenir photo that you will keep from your tour of tourism in Tehran.
• Walk around the park, relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, the Iranians are known to take care of the gardens, fountains and decorative water channels in front of the palaces. You will feel happiness and refreshment in the garden under the huge local perennial trees.
work hours :
All days of the week from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Admission is free for all individuals
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Golestan Palace site in Tehran