) - Dar ul-Funun (Redirected from Darolfonoon
) Eastern gate of Dar ol-Fonun (دارالفنون) in the Naser Khosrow street. On the upper part of the front face is the following couplet from Ferdowsi
inscribed: "Capable is the one who is enlightened – Knowledge rejuvenates the heart of the old"
Dar ul-Funun (Persian: دارالفنون Polytechnic institute), established in 1851, was the first modern institution of higher learning in Persia.