The Narenjestan museum consists of the Bagh-e Narenjestan (a small garden) and the adjacent Naranjestan-e Ghavam pavilion. Both were set up by a wealthy Qajar era Shirazi family between 1879 and 1886. The pavilion has richly decorated rooms, with mosaic-mirror walls, intricate tiles and inlaid wooden panels. During the 1950s it hosted the Asian Institute directed by Professor Pope, It is nowadays a tourist attraction in Shiraz.
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