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The First Apartment In Iran !!!

Before his visit to Europe, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, the fourth king of Qajar Dynasty, was thinking of building a mansion in his capital to compete with Isfahan’s Ālī Qāpū. A tall building that he could stand on its roof and see the entire Tehran. By his order, Shams-ol-Emareh building was started in 1865 and was finished in two years. ...

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A Clock That Did Not Work for 90 Years.

Shams-ol-Emareh is one of Tehran’s historic buildings and a remnant of the Qajar Dynasty. It is one of the most prominent buildings on the east side of Golestan Palace. It was built around 1830. It is notable for its height, decorations, and design.

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