The sumptuous Golestan Palace in Teheran

Dating back to the early 16th century and built in its current form in 1865, this legacy of the monarchy of the Qajar Dynasty is filled with royal gardens and buildings and a collection of Iranian art from the 18th and 19th centuries. Unfortunately, many of the buildings in this place were destroyed by Reza Shah between 1925 and 1945 because he felt that the old architecture was preventing the modernization of Iran.

Read more in Tripatini member Rashel Jones' post The Top 10 Historical Sites to Visit in Iran.


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