Sanandaj Museum
Kurdistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)


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The province of Kurdestan has only one archaeological and anthropological musem. The museum is in Salar Seyed Edifice in the city of Sanandaj. The museum is housed in a 19th-century royal palace whose Arusi Room, or Wedding Room, is considered a masterpiece of handcrafted woodwork. Kurdistan University, founded after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran, is also in the city. Various relics from the region of Kurdestan, as well as other parts of Iran are housed here.