Category: Iran Museums

Diamond Hall (Talar-e-almas)

Mirrored muqarnas (decorative corbel) in the Hall of Diamonds (Talar-e Almas) in the Golestan Palace, Tehran. It is called Hall of Diamonds because of the exceptional mirror work inside the building. The construction of this hall dates to the time of Fath Ali Shah (circa1806). Tehran, Iran

Azadi Square

By Mr.Ashayeri (JSI2328) The Azadi Square (Persian: میدان آزادی, romanized: Meydāne Āzādī, lit. ’Freedom Square’), formerly known as Shahyad Square (Persian: میدان شهیاد Meydāne Ŝahyād literally means “Remembrance of [the] Shah Square”), is a mainly green city square in Tehran, Iran. It hosts as its centerpiece the Azadi Tower. The towerRead More …

Jewelry Museum of Iran

Collecting, preserving jewels and ornamental gems. During the Safavid period Until the Safavid period, the Iranian kings did not resort to collecting, preserving jewels and ornamental gems. During the Safavid period, the kings began to buy and collect and preserve existing and purchased jewels by sending ambassadors to neighboring countries.Read More …

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