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A look into the Shah lifestyle of the Shah and his family

Beautiful grounds and in the middle is a huge Bahau style building - reminiscent of a Russian structure rather than anything elegant. This rather stark building on the outside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds and in the middle is a huge Bahau style building - reminiscent of a Russian structure rather than anything elegant. This rather stark building on the outside then gives in to a beautifully furnished interior - one that reflects the taste of the last Shah and his wife Farah. Tastefully done up with a 1960/70's vibe - the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance is at the bortom of the hill, so don't be fooled by the larger exit doors. You buy all tickets at once, and at least visit the two first houses. Walking up there's beautiful trees! The house to the left was made for the crown prince to live in, and the very modern house to the right was... More 

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Ludhiana, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This palace complex has a number of appealing features including carpets, porcelain, and furniture used by Persian kings, There was even a display of ancient Mayan pottery in one of the sitting rooms - showing the eclectic tastes of the former ruler. Entry prices depend on the number of buildings visited and can be as little as 150000rials (4USD) for... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place of rest and recreation Shah Pahlavi was second.Which is currently visited by the public as a museum.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my early twenties the coffeeshop in the garden of Niavaran palace was our local to go place with friends ...good old times. I wonder if the coffeshop is still there?

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Aachen, Germany
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It was unexpectedly not too big and not too luxurious for a king. I found the carpets and some of the Antiques really nice. In the Garden were the trees so tall and so mysterious.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was some rather uninteresting Qajar and Pahlavi period palaces. I spent most of the time at the palaces enjoying coffee in a lovely cafe under the trees. My fellow customers were all local ladies obviously from higher than average incomes and dressed and made up to the nines. They all could speak English. A quick look inside the palaces... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to eh Niavaran Palace. It gave us an idea on how the Shah and the rest of the Roya l Family lived. The bedrooms were designed elegantly, some of the paintings displayed were interesting. It was a nice winter's day activity. Recommended

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Tehran, Iran
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33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It is wonderful complex in a big garden in north-east of tehran.Kings of Qajar and Pahlavi period were living here.you can see how was their life in these palaces!also there is a gallery of paintings for about 150 years ago

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I visited this place solo on a beautiful snowy days- specifically enjoyed the modern art collection of Farah Diba which included Andy Warhol drawing of Mick Jagger and Clown of Picasso. The palace is a modest residence compare to what most rulers lived in at the time. A lot of flash backs between what would life look like in the... More 

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