Tehran Tourist Attractions : Saadabad Palace


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Attraction Type Palace
Chronology 20th Century
Historic Era Pahlavi
Closed on Mon.
 Visiting Hours 8:30-17:00
 Entrance Fee 3,000 - 5,000 Rials

The Saadabad Palace is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the Shemiran area (north) of Tehran.

This garden was the summer residence of Qajar Dynasty and has an area of 110 hectares. (275 acres)

Reza Shah first lived there in the 1920s. Mohammad Reza Pahlavi moved there in the 1970s. After the Iranian Revolution it became a museum.

1. Ahmad shah Castle (Currently used by the Women's Basij)
2. Shahvand Castle (Currently Green Museum)
3. White Castle or White House (Currently the National Museum Castle)
4. Special Castle (Museum of Natural History of the past, currently used by the president.)
5. Black Castle (Currently the Museum of Current Arts)
6. Shams Castle (Currently the Museum of Human Studies)
7. Ashraf Castle (Named after Mohammad Reza Pahlavi's twin sister, Currently the Museum of Historical Plates)
8. Gholam Reza Castle
9. Mother's Queen Castle (Currently the Republic Building)
10. Ahmad Reza Castle
11. Abdol Reza Castle (Sa'adabad Control Center)
12. Bahman Pahlavi Castle (Named after Gholam Reza's son, Currently the Training Center)
13. Shahram Castle (Named after Ashraf Pahlavi's son, Currently the Military Museum)
14. Farideh Diba
15. Valiahd Reza Pahlavi Castle (1st castle, Currently the Museum of Behzad)
16. Valiahd Reza Pahlavi Castle (2nd castle, Currently the Museum of Dafineh)
17. Farahnaz and Ali Reza Castle (Children of Reza Pahlavi, Currently the Museum of Calligraphy and book of Mir Emad)
18. Leila Castle

The museums which are currently open to visitors are :

- Green Palace
- Nation’s Palace
- Military Museum
- Water Museum
- Behzad Museum
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Abkar Musuem
- Farshchian Museum
- Museum of Natural History

Official website : www.saadabadpalace.org








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