One of the mementos of Nader Shah, who was a powerful Iranian ruler is Sun palace. However, this palace was negotiated with a big garden. Architecture and structure of the palace is Indian-Iranian. Interestingly, the King used a lot of materials that he had taken from India and he also brought some architects from India for designing the plan for building the place.
Sun Palace background
When Nader Shah got into power, Iran
was ruled by rebels, however, the King made people and soldiers united in Iran. Sun Palace
is the most important memento of the King. The palace was built in the year of 1785. Anyway, there are some shapes of fruits on the walls of the palace. These structures display the art of Asian architects and art.
The palace consists of three main floors. First – or basement – is a very horrific part and was used for serve crimes. However, the second one consist a big column hall and some rooms which are decorated with golds.
There is also an inscription about the date of King ‘s death and people believe that Nader built that as his monument. Third floor – and most beautiful one- is like a cylinder-like shaped and consists of 68 columns. Anyway, height of this palace was 25 meters but because of destruction in third floor, height of that is 26 meters now.
The basement of the palace is octagonal that is connected to 4th stair rows. And the garden, there is no various plants and just plain trees have been planted.