One of the mementos of Nader Shah, who was a powerful Iranian ruler is Sun palace.Â However, this palace was negotiated with a big garden. Architecture and structure of the palace is Indo-Irani. 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 then-King made people and soldiers united in Iran. Sun Palace
is the most important memento ofÂ the King. This palace was built in the year of 1783. There are some shapes of fruits on the walls of the palace. These structures show the art of Asian architects.
This palace consists of three main floors. First floor –Â or basement – is a very dreadful part and was used forÂ serve crimes. However, the second floor consist a big column hall and some rooms are decorated with golds.
There is also an inscription about the date of King ‘s death andÂ people believe that Nader built that as his monument. Third floor is like a cylinder-like shaped and consists of 67 small columns. Anyway, height of this palace was 25 meters but because of destruction in thirdÂ floor, height of that is 25 meters now.
The basement of the palace is octagonal that is connected to 4th stair rows. About the garden, there is no various plants and just plain trees have been planted.