Also known as: Ruby Palace, Sorkhe-Hesar (Farsi), Yaghout Palace, Yaqut Palace, Qasr-e Yaqout
Sorkheh Hesar Palace also known as the Yaqoot or Ruby palace (Yaghout Palace) was built by Naseredin Shah at the end of the (13th century). This palace comprised of two parts, named as"Kushk-e-Birouni" and "Haram Khaneh" which in overall consisted of 200 rooms. In addition to above it also had a caravansary, bath and a military quarter that unfortunately at present nothing is left from them.
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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