Taheri St.., Zaferanieh, Tehran, Iran
Saturday to Friday
Abad has 18 palaces, which 7 palaces had changed to museums .
Palace: Shah Reza summer villa
Museum (or Africa Museum):
Situated in Nation Museum, where Chinese, Indian's and African's
Dedications to Shah, is protected
Museum: Shah Reza
Any kind of Iranian customs, related to culture and civilization of ancient
Iran are showed
Equipment and Weapons from Achamenian period to now
Mir Emad Museum:
Calligraphy Masterpieces of Mir Emad and his period other calligraphists
Klara Abkar Paintings
(miniature): Hossein Behzad Paintings
Fine Art Museum:
18th & 19th century European Paintings
Keeping, restoring and revenue operation of water in Iran
was built in 1932 for Mohammad Reza Shah. Rooms are covered with
valuable rugs as follows:
1-Ground floor lobby:
silk Kashan rug, 63 sq. m. and whole silk Kerman rug in three section.
121 sq. m. Kerman rug (Arjmand workshop), medallion corner design.
86 sq. m. Kerman rug, Abbasi flower design.
56 sq. m. Kerman rug, Medallion Arabesque design.
73 sq. m. Kerman rug, Medallion corner
bedroom: 75 sq. m Kerman rug (70 wales), medallion corner; and a
small pictorial rug with Sheik Sana'an and Christian girl portrait.
145 sq. m. Meshed rug (Amu Oghli workshop), Flower Arabesque design,
related to Sheikh Safi Ardebili design, 16th century.
143 sq. m. Meshed rug, medallion two Vase design.
sq. m. Meshed rug, medallion corner.
55 sq. m. Kerman rug, Shah Abbasi, medallion corner.
73 sq. m. Yazd rug. There is also, some coral and ivory decorative things.
Around, some color paintings 350 × 810 cm. are found, with epic poem
subjects. In north and south side, Bahram Gour in hunting, in west,
Rostam and China Emperor fight, which are painted by Hossein Taherzadeh
Behzad in 1941.
this palace, also found, valuable furniture, porcelains and
candelabrums, which are mostly dedicated by foreign countries.
palace was built during six years (1922 to 1928) in Reza Shah period, by
palace is covered with three different stones:
1) Isfahan green stone
2) Khamseh Zanjan in middle
3) Italian stone for columns
And have two stages:
70 sq. m. Kerman rug (70 wales), Shah Abbas design, Silver and gold
tissue curtains, with a harmony between carpet, plaster-molding and
Reza Shah working room:
By a valuable rug, called Zelleh Soltan, 40 sq. m. Tehran rug (30 wales)
,medallion corner (Botteh) flower design is covered. Walls are
decorated by Behzad paintings.
Ceremonies Hall: 80 sq. m. Meshed rug (120
wales) flower Arabesque design, and the best kind of mirror works on
wall and ceiling .
Reza shah Dinning room: 40 sq. m. Yazd rug (40 wales), Arabesque design, with Behzad paintings on
Walls are covered by French Cashmere. Personal Facilities of Reza Shah
are placed to be shown.
Reza Shah Bedroom: 4 sq. m. Sarough (Arak) rug (100 wales) medallion corner design
covered the floor. Plaster-molding, mirror works and rug have a
Two carpets cover the floor:
1)12 sq. m. (70 wales) Sheik Lotfollah Dome design
2)Isfahan small rug, flower Arabesque design.
Ceremony Hall: Here, find many decorative
foreign things; the best is a silver vessel with 110 kilogram weight.
Ebrat Palace (Mother)
Vessels Museum (Ashraf Palace)
Farideh Diba Palace
Narural History Museum
And others which are not museum:
1. Shahram Palace
2. Prince Palace
3. Leila Palace
4. Farahnaz Palace
5. Hamid Reza Palace
6. Gholamreza Palace
7. Nasiri Palace
8. Twin Ghajar Palace
In west of this big Palace, a pottery workshop and in south a painting
workshop are placed.