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Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List

Iran’s 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

Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)
Iran's Golestan Palace on World Heritage List
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)