Masoudieh Palace


Built in 1879 for Naser al-Din Shah's son, who was also the governor of Esfahan, as his residence in Tehran, this lovely building and garden is in the process of restoration. Recently there was a cafe operating in the dining hall, but it was closed at the time of writing. It's still worth visiting for the building's beautiful decoration and peaceful grounds.

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