Palaces in Tehran

  • Sa'dabad Complex

    Sa'dabad Complex

    This complex is built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs, located in Shemiran, Tehran-Iran. The complex includes more than 110 hectares of natural forest, streets, qanats, galleries, and museums. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah the king of Pahlavi Dynasty lived there in the 1920s, and his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, moved there in the 1970s. In Pahlavi era, eighteen small and large p More

  • Golestan Palace

    Golestan Palace

    The complex of Golestan Palace consists of 17 structures, including palaces, museums, and halls. Almost this entire complex was built during the 200-year ruling of the Qajar kings which was registered in 2014 at UNESCO. This palace was built during Shah Tahmasb era in 1524-1576 and was renovated by Karim Khan Zand. As Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar chose Tehran as the capital, these palaces were used for More