The Niavaran mansion.
|Type||Historic house, memorial|
|Location||Shemiran (northern Tehran), Iran|
|Governing body||Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran|
The Niavaran Palace Complex (Persian: مجموعه کاخ نیاوران – Majmue ye Niāvarān) is a historical palace complex situated in Shemiran (northern Tehran), Iran. It consists of several palace buildings and monuments dating back to the Qajar and Pahlavi eras.
A pavilion was built in the garden by the order of Naser ed Din Shah (1831–1896) of the same dynasty, which was initially referred to as Niavaran, and was later renamed Saheb Qaranie. The pavilion of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898–1930) was built in the late Qajar period.
During the reign of the Pahlavi Dynasty, a new palace named Niavaran was built for the imperial family of Mohammad Reza Shah (1919–1980). All of the peripheral buildings of the Saheb Qaranie, with the exception of the Ahmad Shahi Pavilion, were demolished, and the present-day structures were built to the north of the Saheb Qaranie. The Ahmad Shahi Pavilion was then used as an exhibition centre for presents from world leaders to the Iranian imperial monarchs.
Inside the Ahmad Shahi Pavilion.
- Private library of the Niavaran Complex
- Golestan Palace
- Sa'dabad Complex
- Architecture of Iran
- Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran
- Niavaran Cultural Historic Complex: History (in Persian)
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