Category: Museum

Azadi Tower, Ancient Art and Architecture of Iran in a Contemporary Look
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October 10, 2017October 16, 2017

Azadi Tower, Ancient Art and Architecture of Iran in a Contemporary Look

A peerless masterwork of contemporary architecture, Azadi Tower is presenting patterns and shapes of ancient Iranian architecture, no wonder it always remains as the original symbol of Iran`s capital, Tehran. Being the biggest square of Tehran, Azadi Tower has been witnessed many memories and celebrations in the passage of history.   Azadi Tower Short History...

The Majestic Saadabad Palace Complex in Tehran, Iran | Home of the Shah
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August 12, 2017September 27, 2017

The Majestic Saadabad Palace Complex in Tehran, Iran | Home of the Shah

Resting quietly in the revitalizing foothills of Tochal and Darband Mountains in Tehran, lays a monumental 110 hectare Saadabad Palace Complex. Originally established late 17th century as a royal summer residence, it was expanded even further during the Pahlavi Dynasty (19th century) with the addition of new gardens. The Saadabad Palace compound is comprised of...

A DAY IN THE CHARISMATIC HOME OF IRAN’S KISH ISLAND LOCALS
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April 14, 2017April 15, 2017

A DAY IN THE CHARISMATIC HOME OF IRAN’S KISH ISLAND LOCALS

Kish, Iran’s number one holiday-resort island; famed for its multitude of free-trade shopping, beachfront hotels, diverse restaurants, and numerous recreational activities – everything one can imagine except for, its best kept secret, the Kish Island locals. This attraction is so low-key that not many Iranians even know about, let alone foreign iran’s tourists. Although it...

THE CARPET MUSEUM
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February 3, 2017February 3, 2017

THE CARPET MUSEUM

Just as the world recognizes the birthplace of the ancient art of carpet weaving to be Iran, it is vital for tourists and visitors to also know the location of its heart; The Carpet Museum, Tehran. Nothing short of a visit to a paradise, the Carpet Museum is most attractive to the fans of Persian...

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM
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February 2, 2017February 2, 2017

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM

REZA ABBASI MUSEUM One of the most treasured museums in Iran; the magnificent Reza Abbasi Museum was named after a famous Iranian Artist of the Safavid Era and is the guardian of an invaluable collection of ancient Persian art. The museum reveals marvelous pieces of Persian artwork dating back to the 2nd millennium BC (Pre-Islam...

THE TREASURY OF NATIONAL JEWELS
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February 2, 2017February 27, 2017

THE TREASURY OF NATIONAL JEWELS

The famous ‘X’ does indeed mark this very spot in Tehran, Iran; The Treasury of National Jewels which is also known as Jewelry Museum, is the home of the world’s most valuable collection of jewelry. Comprised of many centuries worth of royal gems and treasures, this collection is immensely high in monetary value. So much...

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRAN (Iran Bastan Museum)
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January 28, 2017June 14, 2017

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRAN (Iran Bastan Museum)

The National Museum of Iran (Muzeye Melliye Iran) founded in 1937, is a traveller’s paradise comprised of two museum complexes; The Museum of Ancient Iran and The Museum of the [post] Islamic Era. The museums are home to historical artifacts and monuments from the times of ancient and medieval Iran. Included in these rare and...

ABGINEH MUSEUM
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January 20, 2017June 7, 2017

ABGINEH MUSEUM

ABOUT ABGINEH MUSEUM The Abgineh Museum is home to a specialized collection of ancient Persian ceramics and glasswork. This historic 1,040 m2 octagonal-designed building and its decorative entryway columns, were constructed during the Qajar Dynasty to the order of Ahmad Ghavam (Qavam Al-Saltaneh). Until 1951 (solar year 1330), this building was his personal residence and...

VANK CATHEDRAL
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April 1, 2016June 7, 2017

VANK CATHEDRAL

The Awe-inspiring and Captivating Vank Cathedral A traveller’s dream, birthed post-disaster after the Ottoman war very early 16th century, the extraordinary Vank Cathedral (former Amena Perkich – ‘All Saviors Cathedral’) was established by Armenian immigrants settled by Shah Abbas I in Isfahan. What was first a monastery with a small healing church (Amena Perkich), transformed...

CINEMA MUSEUM
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November 14, 2015September 18, 2017

CINEMA MUSEUM

Located in ‘Bagh Ferdows’ (Ferdows’ Garden), the cinema museum is a playground for film lovers and art enthusiasts alike. The history of the museum’s building goes all the way back to Mohammad Shah Qajar’s ruling period. During the time of his reign, the complex was his royal family’s summer residence (circa 1800). From Mohammad Shah...

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