Also known as: Meidan'e Arg (Farsi), Meydan-e-Arg (Farsi), Toopkhaneh, Imam Khomeini Sq.
Arg or Arg Square is one of the most important Caliphate's seat of Tehran which dates back to the Safavid era (the reign of Shah Tahmasb Safavid). In the past, this square had a moat around it. Other royal buildings were also within this area. This square has its name from the time of Fathali Shah, but during the reign of Naseredin Shah was known as Toop Khaneh and Baq-e-Golshan.
Tehran was one of the villages of Ray city in the Safavid era. At the time of Mongol conquests and destruction of Ray, a large group of people migrated to Tehran village and brought about the development and flourishment of this place. In the Safavid period, Shah Tahmasb ...
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