Golestan Palace

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  • Restorers launch project at Tehran’s UNESCO-tagged palace 2020-09-27 21:17

    Restorers launch project at Tehran’s UNESCO-tagged palace

    TEHRAN – A team of restorers and cultural heritage experts have commenced working on some tile work that covers the exterior walls of Golestan Palace located in downtown Tehran, adjacent to the Grand Bazaar of the Iranian capital.

  • ‘World’s biggest’ pictorial carpet pops up in Tehran 2020-09-11 18:46

    ‘World’s biggest’ pictorial carpet pops up in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A massive handwoven carpet, which according to a senior Iranian expert is ‘the biggest and oldest pictorial carpet in the world’ has recently been unveiled in the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  • Golestan Palace’s tiles 2020-08-18 20:30

    Golestan Palace’s tiles, windows undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – A number of sash windows and colorful painted tiles of the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran have undergone urgent restoration.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • Golestan Palace, Foreign Ministry to cooperate in cultural heritage sphere 2020-06-29 19:28

    Golestan Palace, Foreign Ministry to cooperate in cultural heritage sphere

    TEHRAN – The UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace and Foreign Ministry’s documents center will form a working group to conduct joint studies and exchange experience in the arena of cultural heritage. 

  • A globetrotter takes a photo of the 19th-century Agha Bozorg mosque, which stands tall in the oasis city of Kashan, central Iran. 2020-06-10 20:00

    Virtual tours of Iran available for foreign tourists

    TEHRAN – An Iranian travel agency is offering virtual tours of some distinguished historical places across the country for foreign tourists as the country’s tourism, like many other countries, has gone into partial or complete lockdown over the Covid-19 pandemic. 

  • Visit Imam Jomeh House solely or on tour of ‘Old Tehran’ 2020-06-06 21:23

    Visit Imam Jomeh House solely or on tour of ‘Old Tehran’

    Imam Jomeh House is a magnificent structure and one of the magnificent buildings that stand tall in the historical core of Tehran.

  • “Coronoart” 2020-05-19 18:25

    Golestan Palace launches virtual Coronart exhibit

    TEHRAN – Golestan Palace in Tehran has launched a virtual exhibit named “Coronart”, calling on artists to reproduce paintings and digital artworks on the theme of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Precious manuscripts 2020-04-27 20:00

    Precious manuscripts on show at Golestan Palace 

    TEHRAN – The UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in Tehran has launched online visits and virtual tours of some of its precious manuscripts during the holy month of Ramadan, Afarin Emami, the director of Golestan Palace announced on Monday, CHTN reported. 

  • Golestan Palace 2020-04-13 15:55

    Tehran’s Golestan Palace offers minute-long online visit

    TEHRAN – While all museums and historical sites across Iran are on lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, a series of videos have been produced to introduce the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in Tehran to online visitors. 

  • Gothic style of Saraye Roshan (PHOTO: Sepideh Sadafi / Wikimedia Commons) 2020-02-21 19:22

    A tour of 10 most famous historical monuments in Tehran 

    Modern Tehran is home to skyscrapers and high-rise buildings of all variations, but there are many other beautiful structures of note.

  • Photo depicts domes and minarets of the holy shrine of Shah Abdol Azim in Rey, southern Tehran. 2019-10-04 19:43

    ‘Tehran Week’ tourism programs announced

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has announced its various tourism programs to mark Tehran Week, which comes to end on October 10.

  • Painting by Mohammad Ghaffari, better known as Kamal-ol-Molk (1848-1940), shows a view of Tekyeh Dowlat (“State Theater”) in downtown Tehran. 2019-09-29 20:08

    Tehran museum to host meeting on Muharram rituals

    TEHRAN - The Glass and Ceramic Museum of Tehran will this evening host a meeting to discuss Muharram rituals which were held during Qajar era (1789–1925) at Tekyeh Dowlat, a royal theater in downtown Tehran.

  • Iran’s deputy tourism chief Mohammad-Hassan Talebian 2019-08-03 11:38

    Iran, Japan celebrate 90 years of diplomatic ties in Tehran

    TEHRAN - On Wednesday evening, symbols of Iran and Japan, such as Mount Fuji and Persian rugs, were projected onto the outer walls of the Golestan Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site in downtown Tehran.

  • Japanese expertise to enliven UNESCO-tagged palace in Tehran 2019-07-31 17:47

    Japanese expertise to enliven UNESCO-tagged palace in Tehran

    TEHRAN - Japanese experts are to make another face of Tehran’s UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in a special program dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

  • A view of the Mirror Hall (Talar-e Aineh) at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran. 2019-07-14 23:29

    Retrospective shows delicacy of mirrorwork in Iranian architecture

    TEHRAN – Delicacy of mirrorwork in Iranian architecture is in the limelight at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, where a retrospective of a veteran Iranian artisan is underway.

  • Visit Imam Khomeini Mosque in downtown Tehran 2019-05-29 20:57

    Visit Imam Khomeini Mosque in downtown Tehran

    TEHRAN – Surrounded by Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, the vast Imam Khomeini Mosque is well worth a visit when you’re heading to downtown of the metropolis.

  • Largest ever meteorite exhibit opens in Tehran 2019-04-29 10:43

    Largest ever meteorite exhibit opens in Tehran

    Iran’s largest ever exhibition of meteorites opened its doors to the public at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, April 28, 2019.

  • Chinese ‘dragons’ invited to Tehran 2019-04-28 20:35

    Chinese ‘dragons’ invited to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Golestan Palace plans to host an exhibition of works in connection with historical Chinese dragons, which are commonly known as legendary creatures in the nation’s mythology and folklore and in the East Asian culture at large.

  • Iran to host its largest ever meteorite exhibit 2019-04-26 23:37

    Iran to host its largest ever meteorite exhibit

    TEHRAN – The largest ever exhibition of meteorites in Iran will open on Sunday at the Museum of Anthropology of the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in Tehran.

  • Golestan Palace to exhibit 19th-century cameras 2018-12-08 22:42

    Golestan Palace to exhibit 19th-century cameras

    TEHRAN – A total of 29 historical cameras, mainly (mostly) dating from the 19th-century, will go on display at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  • Golestan Palace to exhibit historical documents and rugs 2018-11-22 08:49

    Golestan Palace to exhibit historical documents and rugs

    TEHRAN – A select of historical documents, photographs and handwoven rugs will go on display today at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.