UNESCO Heritage Sites

Golestan Palace

Date of Inscription: 2013

Tehran Province

The Golestan Palace is a testimony to the upheavals of modern Iran. Located in the historical center of Tehran, it was the official palace of the Qajar rulers throughout the 19th century. It is there that the shahs were crowned, it is also there that the Iranian art of the XIX century, synthesis between Persian decorative arts and European architecture is the most visible.