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Shams-ol-Emareh Palace

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Shams-ol-Emareh Palace is located in the eastern section of Golestan palace and belongs to the era of Naser al-Din Shah. The king was inspired in one of his visits abroad, by the multi- storey buildings he observed there. The building was constructed by Doost Ali Khan Moayerrol Mamalek in 1865 - 1867 . The structure of the building is strong and the symmetries have been formed beautifully.


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  • Address : Naser Khosrow St, Panzdah-e-khordad St., Tehran, Iran

This building used to serve as a place for official receptions and also the private harem of Naser al-Din Shah. Its halls and chambers are all equipped with high quality and premium curtains, chandeliers and posters.

  • Background information

    The Shams-ol-Emareh which is one of the first high-rise buildings of old Tehran, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar ordered Doostali Khan Nezam ol-Dowleh (Moayer al-Mamalek) to build it.
    He choose a site to the east of the Arg and finished the building in 1867 A.D.
  • Specific information

    Shams-ol-Emareh Palace has been the tallest royal building with three stories and two towers on the top. Moayer al-Mamalek not only built with his own money, but bought also the carpets and furnishings and presented a complete building to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.
  • More Info

    The building is brick made with thick walls. In some cases the thickness of the basement walls exceeds 600 centimeters and the thickness of the ground floor walls stands in the range of 510, 150 and 120 centimeters.
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