Thursday, November 30, 2023

Ferdows Garden: A Mesmerizing, Ancient Monument in Heart of Tehran

The Ferdows Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran, dates back to the era of Mohammad Shah Qajar, the third king of the Qajary Dynasty who ruled in the 1830s and 1840s.

The foundation of the summertime resort mansion was established by Haji Miraghasi, the grand vizier of Mohammad Shah Qajar. 

An edifice built in the northern part of the garden was constructed as a palace and a luxurious place of residence since the very beginning.

The Ferdows Garden is an invaluable and historical monument located in an old neighbourhood, bearing the same name, in Shemiran district in northern Tehran.

The ancient garden turned into a cinema museum in 2002.

The land of the garden measures 20,000 square meters. Its mansion has three storeys with a total area of 10,000 square metres.

The garden is full of impressive stucco decorations. There are thick, round columns artistically decorated with stucco

The monument was registered on Iran’s List of National Heritage sites on August 2, 1997.

The garden is currently a cozy location for artists’ get-togethers due to its green space, numerous café and the cinema museum.

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