About Eram Garden
Eram Garden is a Persian garden located in the northwest of Shiraz and contains several historical buildings and botanical garden. This garden with an area of over three hectares is of very high plant diversity and many plants from different areas of the world have been planted there. The courtyard of the garden is covered with cedar, bitter orange and a variety of decorative trees and flowers. The most interesting part of this garden is the avenue built from east to the west in the middle of the garden with cedar trees on both sides of it which is of special beauty. Among cedar trees of this avenue, there is a tall cedar that attracts one's attention from distance and it is called Sarv-e Naz (the beautiful cedar) because of being well-shaped.
The mansion in the middle of this garden is regarded as its central core. This mansion is regarded as one of the architectural masterpieces of Qajar Period in terms of its architecture, paintings, tile work and plaster work and it is a four-story building with abundant decorations. Rooms in the basement are a place to rest during hot days of summer which are decorated with colorful tiles. Two upper stories have pillars the construction of which is inspired by Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis). There is a great picture on the frontal part of the building that depicts images from Shahnameh of Ferdowsi and battle of Qajar kings. Buildings in Eram Garden are among interesting artistic samples of Qajar Period in terms of oil paintings, exquisite wooden doors and their woodcarvings, metal latticed windows, stone plinths, the muqarnas, plaster works, tile works and stone pillars. Eram Garden has been registered as a national monument of Iran.