Imperial Bank, Tehran

The Imperial Bank Building (Persian: ساختمان بانک شاهی) is a historical building in Toopkhane Square Tehran, Iran. It was built during the Qajar era, dedicated to the Imperial Bank of Persia, but since the revolution in 1979 it is owned by the Tejarat Bank. It is listed in the national heritage sites of Iran with the number 7440.[1][2][3][4]

Imperial Bank Building
Native name
Persian: ساختمان بانک شاهی
Toopkhaneh Bank Shahi.jpg
LocationTehran, Iran
ArchitectMarkar Galstiants

It is the only old building remaining in Toopkhaneh square. The other buildings were Telegraphkhane and Tehran's municipality building.


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