Shakhskii palace stands out from the other mansions and palatial buildings thanks to selected by the author style not specific for the city of the time . Despite its name, it is stylized as a British classic medieval castle. In the second half of the 19th century architect V. Gonsiorovsky built on the that place the palace for Polish magnate Brzhozovsky . Then, in 1909, the former Shah who had fled to Odessa in a coup in Iran settled there. Settling in this palace , Shah decorated the palace for himself in the usual oriental style .