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S’adabad palace

The cultural and Historical Complex of Saadabad covers an area of 110 hectares and is located in the ever refreshing foothills of Tochal and Darband. Saadabad is enclosed from the north to the Alborz Mountains, from the east to Golabdare, from the west to Velenjak and from the south to Tajrish

During Qajar dynasty (1794-1925) this area was used as the summer palace of the Royal family and after the coup of 1921 by Pahlavi, it expanded to a greater area with the addition of new gardens and became the summer residence of the kings of Pahlavi dynasty (1925-1979), Reza Shah, Mohammad Reza Shah and their families.

The cultural and Historical Complex of Saadabad covers an area of 110 hectares and is located in the ever refreshing foothills of Tochal and Darband. Saadabad is enclosed from the north to the Alborz Mountains, from the east to Golabdare, from the west to Velenjak and from the south to Tajrish

During Qajar dynasty (1794-1925) this area was used as the summer palace of the Royal family and after the coup of 1921 by Pahlavi, it expanded to a greater area with the addition of new gardens and became the summer residence of the kings of Pahlavi dynasty (1925-1979), Reza Shah, Mohammad Reza Shah and their families.

Year of construction

The complex was first built and inhabited by Qajar monarchs in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah of the Pahlavi Dynasty lived there in the 1920s, and his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, moved there in the 1970s. After the 1979 Revolution, the complex became a museum

Main Buildings

. House of Ahmad Shah Qajar

. The Green House

. The Mellat Museum

. Museum of Natural History

. Museum of Fine Arts

. Museum of Anthropology

. Museum of Glassware and Handicrafts

. Building of the Amendment 36 (a governmental agency)

. House of the Mother Queen

. House of Ahmad Reza, the son of Reza Shah

. Administration of the complex

. The Training Center

. The Military Museum

. Museum of Artistic Creatures

. The Behzad Museum

. Museum of Treasure

. Museum of Mir Emad Calligraphy

. The Abkar Museum

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