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Golestan Palace

Arq Suquare, Tehran 11369, Iran
(+98) 21-33113335-8
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Gelstan Palace, up to par with the most beautiful palaces in the world

I had visited Golestan Palace in my younger days when I lived in Tehran. At the time I did not pay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RubenAbrams
Go with a local

beautiful place, but very confusing and expensive admission concept. you don't need to see all of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Armin K
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  • Average10%
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“mirror hall” (37 reviews)
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Arq Suquare, Tehran 11369, Iran
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(+98) 21-33113335-8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited Golestan Palace in my younger days when I lived in Tehran. At the time I did not pay much attention to its beauty since I had not visited any other palaces in the world. This time around, having visited many palaces around...More

Thank RubenAbrams
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful place, but very confusing and expensive admission concept. you don't need to see all of it, so best find yourself a nice host over couchsurfing or just ask people nicely. They will always help you!

Thank Armin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mirror Hall is the best place but it's not easy to take picture there. Other rooms have some collection of gifts from leaders of other countries. It would be better if the collections are shown in rotational basis as Iran at the past had...More

Thank Iko O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms and porticos of this World Heritage site introduce the western traveler to the opulence of royalty while preserving the intriguing architectural and artistic quirks of historical Persian culture. One prominent caricature -- the yellow lion -- is a part of this oldest historical...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some sections of the complex are often closed for one reason or another but hey, it means every time you are visiting you'll see something new !

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only visited the Palace of mirrors and the guns museum and were disappointed by lack of attention and not keeping the Palace clean and not providing detailed explanation of exhibits in English. The palace was covered in dust and little or no explanation of...More

Thank Farrokh H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first stop with my guide, and it was very beautiful. The tile work, like in all important spots in Iran, is amazing. Inside, you will find the coronation throne of the Shah, beautiful fabrics and all the trappings of splendour. I recommend...More

Thank Sarah v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This palace is the oldest of Tehran's historic monuments. It began in the 16th century as a fortress by the Safavid Dynasty. It encompasses several palatial buildings around a cool green garden. The complex includes the Marble Throne, created from 65 pieces of yellow Yazd...More

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best palaces in Iran. I myself really feel the power of our king there. You must see to believe what I say.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is near Panzdah-E Khordad Metro Station and opposite of Tehran Bazaar. Metro is convenient, cheap and efficient in getting you to places and only one price regardless of distance. Most importantly, no traffic jams. There is a price list for different exhibits and no...More

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misscinderlela
18 September 2017|
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Response from cezary59 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but rather no, it is opened
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Hugo V
29 December 2016|
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Response from Robert937 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to add the exchange rate. At official businesses yesterday it was IRR 42,500 = 1€. I do not how much against USD. Probably somewhere around IRR 39,000 = 1 USD
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Pilar I
27 September 2016|
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Response from Shayan Z | Reviewed this property |
Yep it is open- as this is an attraction Fridays will be one of the busiest days 😀
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