Day archives: February 22nd, 2020

Leon Tadosyan’s Marble Palace In Tehran To Be Reopened

Leon Tadosyan's Marble Palace

Panorama.am reports that the Marble Palace, one of Tehran’s historic buildings and royal residences, will become open to the public after decades of inactivity. The Marble Palace was built in 1934-1937 by the order of Shah Reza Pahlavi. The Palace was based on the design of Iranian-Armenian architect Leon Tadosyan. After the Islamic Revolution of …

Ani, The Ancient Capital Of Armenia

Ani, The Ancient Capital Of Armenia

Ani was the capital of Armenia during the Bagratid dynasty. This ancient Armenian city was known as “the city of a thousand and one churches”. In 2016, Ani was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which implies some benefits related to protection and funding. Prior to being inscribed as a World Heritage Site, this …