Chehel Sotoun Palace in Qazvin; famous Iranian art, architecture
Qazvin (IP) - One of the historical and cultural monuments of Qazvin Province is the Chehel Sotoun Palace or Kolah Farangi mansion, which is one of the important monuments of the Safavid historical period in the province.
Qazvin was chosen as the capital of Iran in the Safavid historical period.
The murals painted in the Chehel Sotoun Palace are an example of the art of painting of the Qazvin School and are world-famous.
Decorated with paintings, the walls of the Palace are unique in their kind and are considered as a symbol of Iranian art and architecture in different historical periods.
The historical edifice was registered in the list of Iran's historical monuments and currently is used as a calligraphy museum in Qazvin Province.
The Chehel Sotoun Palace is one of the tourist attractions of Qazvin, and these days, hosts history-lovers and tourists with the observation of health protocols due to the coronavirus outbreak.