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  • Bronze Age, ancient relics unearthed near once residence of ‘Iran’s Napoleon’ 2021-07-05 19:17

    Bronze Age, ancient relics unearthed near once residence of ‘Iran’s Napoleon’

    TEHRAN – Iranian archaeologists have unearthed arrays of relics and ruined structures near a once resident of Nader Shah, often called the “Napoleon of Iran.”

  • The Daria-e Noor (“Sea of Light”) Diamond from the collection of the Treasury of National Jewels; Weight: 182 carats (36.4 g); Color: Pale pink 2020-10-26 23:54

    Treasury of National Jewels: simply jaw-dropping!

    TEHRAN - For one who is not a fan of museums, their perceptions would be turned upside by this incredible place! Here is a selected comment made by a foreign visitor to the treasury: “Woooow! This place is just a wow! We were amazed! Speechless! I can’t put any comments… it’s something that if you visit Tehran it must be in the first place to visit.”

  • Khorshid palace: an amalgam of Iranian, Indian arts, cultures 2020-09-23 19:45

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    Khorshid palace: an amalgam of Iranian, Indian arts, cultures

    Khorshid palace is a magnificent historical monument, which is a relic from the time of Nader Shah Afshar, is the most important tourist attraction of Kalat city in Khorasan Razavi province. This palace is a manifestation of the combination of Iranian art with the art of India, which was registered in 1318 SH /1939 in the list of national monuments of Iran.

  • A view of Qasr-e Khorshid in northeast Iran 2020-03-09 02:07

    Qasr-e Khorshid: once temporary home to the ‘Napoleon of Iran’

    TEHRAN – Qasr-e Khorshid (literally ‘the Sun Palace’), an 18th-century iconic monument in northeast Iran, was once a royal resident for Nader Shah of Persia (1688–1747), often called the “Napoleon of Iran,” who created an empire that stretched from northern India to the Caucasus Mountains.