Rah Kushk Gate
Rah Kushk Gate is a dinky little Qajar decorative remnant of Qazvin’s once-vast city walls.
When Qazvin took its turn as Iran’s capital, this attractive, colonnaded cube was Shah Tahmasp’s royal palace . Built in 1510, it was...
Inside the royal palace Chehel Sotun is a new calligraphy museum .
This wonderfully unpretentious, cheap and down-market all-male teahouse has chess and nard to play. Easily missed, the entrance is on...
Hafezi Alley, off Khayyam St · interesting places nearby
At the upmarket northern end of Khayyam St, Hezardasan makes a valiant attempt at giving its cellar room that sofrakhane sonati (old-style teahouse) feel, but the overall effect is a little too neat to be memorable. Its delicious qimeh nasar comes mounded into barberry rice.