TEHRAN.(Iranart) – S mall replicas of major attractions across Iran have been brought together in one place in Tehran.
Miniature Garden Museum is located at the intersection of West Golbarg and North Kerman streets, on the western flank of Emam Ali Highway, south of Resalat Highway.
The museum is a modern building in a Persian garden. The multi-pillared building of the museum features photographs of Iranian monuments inscribed on the World Heritage List. The courtyard and garden of the museum contain miniature models of major tourist attractions.
Built with graphic details, the replicas are installed at a fair distance from each other. Visitors can walk around the models and see them from any angle they desire - an option not available in actual sightseeing.
The modeled monuments include Persepolis and Pasargad (Cyrus’s tomb) in Fars, Choqazanbil and Shushtar Hydraulic System in Khuzestan, Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, Takht-e Soleyman in West Azarbaijan, Dome of Soltaniyeh in Zanjan, Bam Citadel in Kerman, Behistun site and its inscription in Kermanshah, Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardebili Khanqah and Shrine Ensemble in Ardebil, Tabriz Bazaar in East Azarbaijan and Qabus Tower in Golestan along with a number of Armenian churches.
source: Financial Tribune