Category Archives: Tehran

National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran was established in 1968 in Tehran, Iran, with an area of 150 hectares in which is situated about 20 min outside of Tehran. The botanical garden is classified as semi-arid climate and with mean annual precipitation of about 240 mm. The aim of establishing of the garden is to have an extensive collection of native and non-native plants in open spaces or greenhouses. for more knowing about National Botanical Garden of Iran, please follow up Parvaz Aram Abi …

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National Jewels Museum

National Jewels Museum

National Jewels Museum of Iran (also known as the Imperial crown jewels of Persia) include elaborate crowns, thirty tiaras, and numerous aigrettes, a dozen bejeweled swords and shields, a number of unset precious gems, numerous plates and other dining services cast in precious metals and encrusted with gems, and several other more unusual items (such as a large golden globe with the oceans made of emeralds) collected by the Iranian monarchy from the 16th century (Safavid dynasty) on.The collection is housed at The Treasury of National Jewels (the official name) but is known colloquially as the Jewelry Museum. It is situated inside the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tehran‘s Ferdowsi Avenue.

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Post Museum

Post Museum

Construction of the general post office building (Post Museum), which is a two-floor building with a basement floor, following a composite of German and Persian architecture. It had been built since 1928 to 1934, when the Municipality and ministry of foreign Affairs were created. This museum has divided in to three parts and also possesses an audio-visual hall and a library of its own.

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Glassware and Ceramics Museum

Glassware and Ceramics Museum

The premises that have been turned into Ceramics museum where glass and clay works are on display were built about 90 years ago upon orders of Ahmad Qavam (Qavam-ol-Saltaneh) for his personal lodging (residence and working office). The building is situated in a garden with a span of 7000 square meters and was used by Qavam himself till the year 1953.

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