Baharestan

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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