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بهارستان


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Baharestan Square is the location of the historical Iranian parliament (Majlis) building, inaugurated in 1906 (see: Iranian Constitutional Revolution). It was adopted from the name of the neighborhood and a small palace that adorned the place.The Baharestan remained the location for the lower chamber of the Iranian Parliament (the Senate had moved to a new building in central Tehran) until the Iranian Revolution (1979). After the revolution, the parliament became unicameral and met at the Senate building, and in 2004 to a newly built building near Baharestan. (Wikipedia) - Baharestan For other uses, see Baharestan (disambiguation).
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Old Parliament of Iran

Baharestan (Persian: بَهارِستان ‎) is the name given to the historic Iranian parliament building, inaugurated in 1906 (see: Iranian Constitutional Revolution). It was adopted from the name of the neighborhood and a small palace that adorned the place.

The Baharestan remained the location for the lower chamber of the Iranian Parliament (the Senate had moved to a new building in central Tehran) until the Iranian Revolution (1979). After the revolution, the parliament became unicameral and met at the Senate building, and in 2004 to a newly built building in Baharestan.

Coordinates: 32°30′N 51°48′E / 32.500°N 51.800°E / 32.500; 51.800

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Qajar era: Sepahsalar Mosque in Baharestan. The handwriting reads, Shops in the mosque are open during Ramazan. The oval pool in the middle has a beautiful view. The mosque is a historical site now dedicated to clergy school not open to public.
People gathering at Baharestan Square
An Iranian police officer controls traffic in front of the old parliament at Baharestan square
An old car passing by the historical Majlis Parliament building Tehran Baharestan
Baharestan Square 1930s
Reza Shah takes oath at the Majlis

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