In 1901 Prince Malek Mansur Mirza Shao es-Saltaneh ordered Ali-Akbar Mozayyen-al-Dawla Naghash-bashi to make a decorative iron transenna for the Tomb of Hafez. The current Mausoleum was designed by André Godard, French archeologist and architect, in the late 1930s.
Evin is a neighbourhood in the north of Tehran. The pictures shown here are of the last remaining orchards and old houses in Evin. The traditional village of Evin is located between Daneshgah Square on the north and Evin Mosque on the south. Acacia Lane is the street with the stairs. Evin Prison is also located nearby.
Emamzadeh Abdollah Cemetery is situated in the City of Ray (Shahr-e-Rey), the oldest existing city in the province. The interior of the tomb is thought to be built in Safavid Period (15th century). The family mausoleums are located in the courtyard of the shrine and are in the architectural styles of Qajar & Pahlavi periods.
Located on a rocky hillside north of Shiraz at ‘Baba Koohi’, the Baghe Takht was a garden that existed as early as the eleventh century. A formal garden with a central water channel, it was laid out on multiple terraces with a palace at the uppermost terrace.
Strolling around Shariati avenue, near Qolhak neigbourhood, Tehran. August 2012.
The photographer Roozbeh Shahrestani says: “Although, one might not be able to convey fully the atmosphere of these places, but perhaps with a momentary pause and a brief look the viewer get some sense of them.”
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