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Qasr-E Khorshid: A Source of Charm in Northeastern Iran 25 Sep 2017

Qasr-E Khorshid: A Source of Charm in Northeastern Iran

TEHRAN  – The 18th-century Qasr-e Khorshid (the Sun Palace) is a tourist destination in Razavi Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran. It was once a temporary home to the famed Afsharid ruler Nader Shah (r. 1736–1747) and his family. Built in circa 1740 on top of the ruins of an Ilkhanid-era tomb, it was never finished due […]