"Autumn is the king of the seasons," a verse by the Iranian poet Mehdi Akhwan, a third of which Iranians recite today as they walk on the pavements yellowed by fallen leaves.
Saadabad includes 15 palaces that have been turned into museums, some of which belong to the Presidency of the Republic and receive high-ranking guests (Al-Jazeera)
In Tehran, the city of the four seasons, its children carried the fall from the street to Saadabad Palace, northeast of the capital, which was the former Shah's palace.
Fallen leaves in Saadabad Palace will not be collected for a week (Al-Jazeera)
"Whoever does not take autumn photos, this is his last chance," with this phrase the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts announced the launch of the annual Autumn Photo Festival in Tehran.
The ministry opened the doors of the palace to attend for free during this specific period, unlike the rest of the year (Al-Jazeera)
The announcement stated that the fallen leaves will not be collected in Saadabad Palace for a week, so that people bid farewell to the season by taking pictures of an autumnal nature.
People bid farewell to autumn in Iran by taking pictures of an autumnal nature (Al-Jazeera)
For the occasion, the ministry opened the doors of the palace to attend free of charge during this specified period, unlike the rest of the year.
Saadabad Palace built by the Pahlavis in the Shemiran district of Tehran (Al-Jazeera)
The head of public relations for the Saadabad Historical Cultural Group, Muhammad Kalhar, says that the citizens welcomed the festival after the health restrictions imposed by the Corona pandemic prevented them from taking pictures of the fall during the past two years.
The land of "Saad Abad" has an area of 1.1 million cubic meters (110 hectares) and includes natural forests (the island)
The "Saad Abad" group is called "the jewel of tourism in Tehran", which is a land area of 1.1 million cubic meters (110 hectares), and includes natural forests in the middle of the Darband River descending from the Alborz Mountains north of the capital.
The "Saad Abad" group is called "the jewel of tourism in Tehran" (Al-Jazeera)
The group also includes 15 palaces that have been turned into museums, some of which belong to the Presidency of the Republic, and where senior guests are received.
People walking on the yellowed sidewalks with fallen leaves (the island)
The group was founded by the Qajar kings (a dynasty of shahs who ruled Persia some two centuries ago), and it was their summer residence.
"Saadabad" has today become the most beautiful area in the Iranian capital, Tehran (Al-Jazeera)
After the 1921 coup in Iran, Reza Khan took Saadabad Palace as his residence in the summer, then his son, Shah Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, lived there, before he and his kingdom were overthrown by the 1979 revolution led by Imam Khomeini, who declared the establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran, and by order of the latter. The "Saad Abad" group has become the semi-official institution of the "oppressed", to become today the most beautiful area in the Iranian capital, Tehran.