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News ID: 24411
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 14:20 - 15 June 2018
TEHRAN, June 15 - Chehel Sotoun, also known as Kolah Farangi, is the only remnant of royal palaces built by the Safavid king Shah Tahmasb in the Iranian city of Qazvin.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The edifice was built in the 16th century in Qazvin, which was Iran’s capital at the time.

The building was once fully repaired in the Qajar era.

Chehel Sotoun was registered in the list of Iran’s national heritage in 1956.

In 1970s, it was restored to its former glory.

The building, located near the central square of the old city, has served as a calligraphy museum since 2001.

What follows are ISNA’s photos of the edifice:

 

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Chehel Sotoun Edifice, Qazvin

Source: IFP

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