Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List

Irans Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace), located in Tehran, was built in the sixteenth century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period
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A general view of Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) as the nation celebrates its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Detail from Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) inscripted to the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Detail from Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) inscripted to the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Mirrors and sculptures decorate Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) as the nation celebrates its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Detail from Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) inscripted to the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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People walk past a pond at Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) as the nation celebrates its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)
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People look at the decorations of Tehran's Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) as the nation celebrates its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 7, 2013. The palace, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of the art of the Qajar period. (AFP/Getty Images)