Golestan Palace, Tehran

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Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 12, Panzdah-e Khordad Square, Iran

Phone: +98-2133113335

Ticket Price: 25000 IRR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Golestan Palace, Tehran

One of the most magnificent palaces in the world, the Golestan Palace is a historic monument that graces the city of Tehran. It is the oldest and still the most attractive centres of Tehran’s tourism. It is a former royal Qajar complex which has gone through many renovations and is emblematic of Tehran’s various architectural styles. Built during the Qajar era, this palace displays a blend of Persian crafts and Western architectural influences. Surrounding this grand palace are gardens, pools and many such beautiful wonders. Built in 18th century, this palace has left many artists of Iran inspired and wonderstruck.

Golestan Palace Ticket Prices

  • For entry and ticket price to different parts of the palace and museum, refer the official website.
  • The entrance fee of this palace is fixed as £ 150,000 per foreign visitor.
  • For visiting various galleries and museums in this palace, an entry fees of 80,000 Rials has been fixed.
  • For those who are eligible for discounted prices, refer to the website.

How To reach Golestan Palace by Public Transport

  • By Metro Station: Panzdah Khordad Metro Station

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Golestan Palace, Tehran Reviews

  • One the most beautiful jewels of Tehran. A must visit attractions for both locals and visitors. Here are few pictures of my favourite palaces and location within the premise. Can't recommend this palace enough!!! Definitely check out the mirrors palace and brilliant palace💓

  • Great place to spend an entire day wondering around and learning about glorious history of Iran. It has fantastic collection of China gifted to shahs by various royalties. Also ethnographic museum is worth a visit to learn about various ethnic groups of Iran and their traditions. Some of the palace buildings are beautifully decorated with mirror mosaics that make entire place shine like in a dream.

  • Excellent place for a whole day entertainment.. there is much to see. They have also an excellent cafe-restaurant terrace in the lovely garden. It is also nearby a vast bazaar which is perfect to visit after the museum's closure #londonartandfood

  • This once must have been a beautiful palace in Iran, however I would not recommend this as a top sight to see in Iran. The staff are rude, and expect to pay an additional fee if you are a foreigner. Aside from general entry, each section of the museum requires an additional entrance fee. Many of the exhibition rooms are empty or poorly maintained. There is evidence that the architecture interiors and exteriors have undergone great renovation since the days of the revolution, and little of this has been done to a fair quality. None of the exhibits are presented to museum conservation standards and there are few artefacts of significance or interest - I suspect those of any interest have been looted, destroyed, or are now housed in other museums in Tehran. Though lacking most of the lustre of its once magnificent past, if you are really interested in visiting the palace, ensure you only pay general entrance to the grounds, plus entrance to one of the main mirror halls.

  • Most visit museum. Nice variety of art, buildings, and furnitures with lots of history collected in one place. Also it is close to Bazaar which is another good option to visit in Tehran.

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