Highlights: The Sad Abad Palace was once a summer retreat for the Iranian royal family, with not only beautifully decorated palaces, but also swimming pools, gardens and stadiums. The Sad Abad Palace is located on a hill in the north of Tehran. It is a very large complex with 14 palaces in total. Surrounded by forests, gardens and lawns, the entire palace has fresh air and a beautiful environment. Palace Overview Saad Abad Palace After the Islamic Revolution, the government turned 7 of the palaces into museums and exhibition halls and opened them to the public. The seven palaces are mainly composed of the White House, the Green Palace, the Mother Palace, the Military Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Miniature Painting Museum, and the Archaeological Museum. Due to the size of the Abad Palace, the distance between each palace is very long. The Saad Abad Palace is a romantic place, the entrance to the palace is surrounded by lush plane trees. If you come here in autumn, the sycamore trees in the garden will fall on the grass and roads, like a golden carpet, creating a romantic atmosphere in the garden. There are also many statues and stone statues in the garden, including people and animals. After entering the park, you can walk to the White House for about 15 minutes. There is a pair of large bronze boot sculptures standing at the entrance of the White House. It is said that it is the sculpture of King Reza Shah Pahlavi, the owner of the palace, but it was pushed down during the Islamic Revolution. , only the boots remain. The exterior of the White House has a German palace style, and the interior is Persian style. The palace is worth seeing for its interior. Today's White House mainly displays the items used by the king in those days. When entering the White House, the palace basically retains exquisite decorations and gorgeous furnishings. You can visit the reception hall, reception room, banquet hall and playroom, etc. Each room is covered with expensive and exquisite Persian carpets, elegant decoration style and exquisite wall lamps, showing the extremely exquisite life scene of the royal family. Go upstairs to visit, there is a carpet of about 143 square meters in the auditorium upstairs, which is relatively rare. Don't miss the stainless steel staircase behind the ground floor, which spirals down to the National Gallery in the basement. The Green Palace The Green Palace is located at the end of the upward slope in the palace. It is open to tourists as a palace for displaying the palace, and it looks more classic in shape. The design of the Green Palace is very gorgeous, and the most famous one is the Hall of Mirrors, which is truly full of mirrors, dazzling and gorgeous. Other museums Royal Automobile Museum (RoyalAutomobileMuseum): Inside the museum displays Rolls-Royce, Cadillac and armed Mercedes-Benz 600. The huge Museum of FineArts, housed in a building near the front door, was the seat of the court from 1968 to 1979, and now houses modern and older furniture and paintings by Iranian artists. Royal Dishware Museum (Royal Dishware Museum): This is an imitation French building, in which you can see those gorgeous plates. Military Museum (MilitaryMuseum): In another palace belonging to Shah's nephew, you can see military-related exhibits such as helicopters here.