Qazvin Chehel Sotun Pavilion depicts a Persian garden with a royal mansion. Chehel Sotun shines like a gem in the heart of an orchard in Qazvin.
Qazvin is a city with 9000 years of civilization on the way of the Silk Road. Its history proves Qazvin to be the capital of Iran in different periods. Alamut Castle is the prominent legacy of the city. Besides, Sa’d al-Saltaneh caravanserai is the largest urban one that shows the importance of Qazvin in Iran.
Qazvin commences attracting attention to a Multinational, multicultural and inter-communication hub, where ideologies and beliefs shaped elevated civilizations. Qazvin indulges our expectations about historical knowledge, that how great empires thrived by developing infrastructures. Qazvin infrastructures are caravansaries, courier-house (chapar khaneh: royal System of communication), sanctuaries and urbanism along the royal road.
Sa’d al-Saltaneh Caravanserai is the largest urban one of its kind on the Silk Road and a highlight of Qazvin. The architecture consists of Iwan, Hojre (Travelers room), Dome and courtyards to provide a relaxing atmosphere for travellers and traders. Qazvin bazaar is one of the bazaars that attracted new structures with charm and charisma.
Saad al-Saltanah Palace is a Safavid caravanserai in the center of the old texture of Qazvin. The old bed of this bazaar is a thousand years old, but new building has traces of Safavid and Qajar. A collection with thousands of years of memories and narrations.
If you are planning to travel to Qazvin, visit Hussainiyah Amini, where immerse travellers in a calm and cosy ambience. Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is a sacred place with a fabulous decoration of paintings, colourful windows and gorgeous plaster and mirror work.
Mr Amini, a famous merchant, built the house in 1896. The magnificent appearance of the house, painted ceilings, exquisite halls, old plasterwork, and stained glass fascinate travellers.
There are no international airline flights available close to the city of Qazvin. Travellers should fly to one of the Iran International Airports and then drive to Qazvin.
The best option is:
Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA), 189 km To Qazvin.