Saad Abad Museum 1/2 by Tripoto

Saad Abad Museum

Saadabad Palace at the foot of the Alborz mountains was the summer palace of Qajar rulers, although it was built by the Pahlavi dynasty. Situated in Shemiran area of Tehran, it is less grand compared to Golestan but prettier, intimate and also houses museums filled with treasures of the past. Used until 1970′s by Mohammed Reza Pahlavi it was converted into a museum after the Iranian revolution.Complete with pretty chandeliers, fantastic art collection from all over the world, European furniture and fairy tale parks, it is a wonderland.It even has a very Cindrella esque royal carriage.