Tehran’s Most Visited Attraction; Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace is located in the historical area of the Bazaar of Tehran and is a complex from Tehran’s history during and after the Qajar Dynasty. This complex was the residence, coronation palace and the museum of Iranian kings…

Golestan Palace is one of the most important touristic attractions in Iran. The complex of Golestan Palace is located in the historical region of Tehran and was recorded as Iran’s sixteenth site in the thirty-seventh annual committee of UNESCO World Heritage. They ascribe its construction date to the time of Shah Tahmasp I.

Golestan Palace has a complex of halls and different buildings that include: Edifice of the Sun, Salam Hall, Mirror Hall, the Marble Throne Iwan, Pond House, Abyaz Palace, Karim Khani Nook, Wind-Catcher Imaret, and The Ivory Hall. These buildings are all inside this complex but some of them are not accessible to visitors.

  • Tips on How to Reach

Golestan Palace is located in the old area of Tehran. The best way to go to this palace is by the metro (the subway). Find the metro station of the 15th of Khordad (Panzdah-e Khordad). You can easily get to this station from any other station. If you would like to take a taxi, it is better to plan in a way that you’ll be able to visit the Grand Bazaar, the Museum of Ancient Iran, the Museum of National Jewelry and Golestan Palace in one single day. These museums are located within a short distance from each other and you can easily visit them all.

 

 

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