ARCHITECTURE OF WONDERS – HALL OF DIAMONDS

Architectonics 1

Mirrored muqarnas (decorative corbel) in the Hall of Diamonds (Talar-e Almas) in the Golestan Palace, Tehran. It is called Hall of Diamonds because of the exceptional mirror work inside the building. The construction of this hall dates to the time of Fath Ali Shah (circa1806). Tehran, Iran. It was built under Qajar patronage and rebuilt in the middle of the nineteenth century

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