Golestan Palace is the oldest palace and museum of Tehran which is registered in the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO's List in Cambodia and thus became the first registered monument in the capital of Iran
This palace was built 300 years ago in which kings of Qajar lived and in which a lot of important events in the modern history of Iran happened.
The palace consists of eight main building and has a beautiful garden as well which is now used as a museum. It's garden was built based on the Iranian and European architecture.
Its construction started from Shah Tahmasp I reign in Safavieh dynasty and it got expanded and became the residents of the kings during Qajar dynasty.
During Pahlavi dynasty, this palace was the official residence of the presidents and foreign guests. However, some parts of it were destroyed at this time.
5000 Rial (the currency of Iran) banknotes were made with a picture of this palace on one side from 1969 to 1978.
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