palace Shah-ski Dvorets (шахский дворец)
Gogolya 2 (Гоголя)
This building was built in 1851-1852. The architect
was F. Gonsiorovsky. (Gonsiorovsky
also designed Gogolya 6, and the Economic University)
Gonsiorovsky was striving to make a structure similar
to medieval castles with their battlements, towers,
and grand arched entrances leading to an inner courtyard.
The building was originally owned by a local rich
landowner. It was later turned over to the city.
Shah's palace from Klod5 at virtualtourist.com
Mohammed Ali, the Shah of Iran, was overthrown
during the revolution of 1905-1911 and fled to Odessa.
The city leased him this building. Since then it is
known as the Shah's palace by Odessites.
the Soviet Union it housed the Amateur Arts Club.
months of restoration work, it was reopened as
a bank in early 2002.
your virtul tour by walking to the
Old Odessa & Odessa's
Return to the Ekaterininskaya
Square, Sabaniyev Most, and Gogolya Street overview
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