Thursday, 21 October , 2021
qasr-e khorshid Archives - Iran News Daily
Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran 28 Nov 2017

Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran

TEHRAN – Qasr-e Khorshid (literally ‘the Sun Palace’), is an 18th-century iconic monument which is currently used as a museum of anthropology in Kalat County, Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran. The 20-meter-high monument is also well-known as Kalat-e Naderi, named after the famed Afsharid ruler Nader Shah (r. 1736–1747). The structure embraces a scenic fluted-shaped […]

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 […]