Marmar Palace Definition
The Marmar or Marble Palace (Kakh-e-Marmar) is located at the intersection of the Sepah (Imam Khomeini) and the Pahlavi (Valiasr) street. It was built during Reza Shah's reign by famous architect of the time headed by Leon Tadosian. The dome of the Marmar Palace is a copy of the dome of Safavid era Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Isfahan whose tileworks were done by Master Hossein Lorzadeh.Completed in 1937, the Marmar Palace which was built over a 35643 msq land in with an infrastructure of 2870m2. Reza Shah used it as his residence and office and the jewelry from the Golestan Palace was kept here for some time.
Tags:Golestan, Imam, Imam Khomeini, Isfahan, Khomeini, Marmar Palace, Pahlavi, Reza Shah, Safavid, Sepah, Shah, Sheikh, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Valiasr