Niavaran Palace Complex, Tehran

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Take a peek into the life of Persian royals at Niavaran Palace Complex, a series of residences built for various Shahs of the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties. The complex originated in the late 18th century, when Fath-Ali Shah used it as a summer home, and numerous buildings were added to it until the overthrown of the Iranian monarchy in 1979. Take a tour of the lush garden and the historic mansions to see how the Shahs lived, and admire an array of relics, art pieces, elegant furniture, and personal items that belonged to members of the royal families. Plan your Niavaran Palace Complex visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tehran using our Tehran holiday tool .
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  • One of the residence of the Shah, the or are recent the presence of his family, as they lived there in the 1970s. Very authentic.
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  • This place is like a palace building group. But these buildings are designed in very European style. Some of the buildings in this place have also been closed. In fact, this place is actually used to make a museum. I think it's because this place is a former czar's house, so they don't want it to be too glamorous. In any way, it is still interesting to see some of the living furniture that the czar has gone through. But most of the furniture may have been destroyed during the revolution.
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  • A royal palace, remembering what a country was and who the Iranian were. A mix of architecture and culture as a sample of Persians.  more »
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  • So much history here and well preserved. Absolutely beautiful surroundings. Amazing place. Iran was a very nice place and honestly, couldn't feel more safe and the complete opposite of what the media portrays Iran to be (as is always the case). Went with my wife who is not Iran nor Iranian nor had she ever been and we both had an absolutely amazing time there. Iran was overall very clean (yes lots of car pollution, but no rubbish on the streets) and it's especially the people that made it awesome, just amazing hosts. The food is amazing and the fact that everything, food and drinks are made fresh, simply awesome.
  • Nice and not too big for a half day visit (as Saadabad Palace is).
  • The complex is huge. Located near to Darband. Nice collection of items from the old era.
  • This palace is small but the garden inside the complex is great. I like going to cafes here.
  • Nice garden with a convinient acces from Tarjish roundabout, entrance is reasonable and the café id also nice. Recommended.
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